Dr. Robert Cummiskey III, MD

Dr. Robert Cummiskey III, MD

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General Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
50 y/o
(15)

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Dr. Robert Cummiskey III, MD is a general surgery specialist in Marrero, LA and has been practicing for 19 years. He specializes in general surgery.Read his story

Southern Surgical Specialists, LLC

1200 Avenue G

Marrero, LA 70072
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Cummiskey III performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Lipomas
high
more than 86% of peers
Cholecystitis and Gallstones
high
more than 83% of peers
Intestinal Obstruction
high
more than 82% of peers

Dr. Cummiskey III's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Dr. Cummiskey III's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Cummiskey III "Dr. Cummiskey was born in New Orleans, Louisiana. He completed his medical education at Louisiana State University School of Medicine. He went on to do his general surgery residency in New Orleans where he was appointed Chief resident for his final year. Dr. Cummiskey became board certified by the American Board of Surgery in 2000.After completing his residency he joined a private practice as a general surgeon and later joined Southern Surgical Specialists in 2006. Dr. Cummiskey is a member in good standing with the American College of Surgeons, American Board of Surgery, and the Louisiana State Medical Society. He is a certified proctor for the daVinci robotic system and is the father of one daughter."

1  Specialties

  • General Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

55  Conditions Treated

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44  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Biopsy of Breast
  • Bladder Surgery
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Cholecystectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Colectomy
  • Colectomy and Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Decortication and Pleurectomy
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Femoral Hernia Repair, Open
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Gastrotomy
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Heart Surgery
  • Hernia Repair
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Mastectomy
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Parathyroidectomy
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Stomach Surgery
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Thyroidectomy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Wound Repair
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Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Louisiana.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • La State Univ Sch Of Med In New Orleans
    Medical School | Graduated 1994
  • La St U Med Ctr
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1995
  • Charity Hosp-La St U Med Ctr
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1999

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Cummiskey III has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Cummiskey III's Reviews

4.7
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Cummiskey III to family and friends
15 total reviews

Likelihood to Recommend (15)

  • 5
    (14)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Cummiskey III's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes
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