Dr. Robert Duarte, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  |  
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Age 39
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Dr. Robert Duarte, MD
Dr. Robert Duarte, MD is an orthopedic surgery doctor who practices in Lake Charles, LA. He is 39 years old and has been practicing for 10 years. Dr. Duarte is affiliated with Lake Charles Memorial Hospital.

Memorial Medical Group Orthopedics

1717 Oak Park Blvd Fl 3

Lake Charles, LA 70601

Contact Information

(337) 494-4900

Dr. Robert Duarte, MD

Dr. Robert Duarte, MD

Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana

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Dr. Duarte's Experience

Dr. Duarte's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
  • Board certified in Orthopedic Surgery
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found


  • Orthopedic Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*

Conditions Treated

  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Disorders
  • Bursitis
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Sprain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Sprain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteochondritis Dissecans
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Rib Fracture
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Tibia or Fibula Stress Fracture
  • Wrist Fracture


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  • Anterior Approach Total Hip Replacement
  • Arm Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Knee Shaving
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Excision of Femur or Knee
  • Excision of Radius or Ulna
  • Excision of Tarsal or Metatarsal
  • Excision of Tibia or Fibula
  • Foot and Ankle Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Fracture Care
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Reconstruction Surgery
  • Hip Replacement
  • Hip Replacement Revision
  • Hip Resurfacing
  • Hip Surgery
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Cartilage Implantation
  • Knee Cartilage Repair
  • Knee Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Replacement Revision
  • Knee Surgery
  • Knee Tendon Repair
  • Mini Knee Surgery
  • Mini-Incision Hip Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Hip Replacement
  • Minimally Invasive Hip Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Total Hip Replacement
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Steroid Injection
  • Total Hip Replacement
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Trigger Point Injection


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Background Check

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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.


  • Nova Southeastern University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 2003
  • Florida State University
    Medical School | Graduated 2007
  • Louisiana State University / School of Medicine In New Orleans
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2012
  • Louisiana State University / School of Medicine In New Orleans
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2012
  • Florida Orthopaedic Institute
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2013

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Duarte's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Duarte to family and friends
based on 15 total reviews (8 with comments)
Dr. Duarte's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
  • Explains condition(s) well
  • Answers Questions
  • Time well spent
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Average wait time
    16 to 30 minutes
Patient Comments (8)
Sulphur, LA |
worst service I have ever experienced with a doctors office. 9:00 am was the appointment and we didn't get call back until 10:30 am Once we finally got called back we found out the doctor would not be seeing us One lady told us we was in surgery and the next lady told us he was out of the country. All I wanted was the best care for my two year old bay girl that has a fractured leg. This "Dr." doesn't have enough want/care for his patients to even see them. Thanks for the horrible service.
in Kinder |
Dr. Duarte is my doctor, he will be doing surgery on my knee in the very near future, but he is also my husband's doctor. He has done hip surgery on him. He has always been very informative with all our questions. He also takes the time to address any concerns we have. We appreciate his kindness & the care he shows us. He always takes the time to listen to us & never rushes us, that is a rare quality in doctors today.
Lake Charles, LA |
Best orthopaedic surgeon! He was very patient with me and answered all my questions. I wouldn't go see anyone else.
in Lake Charles, LA. |
After years of repeated injuries to my knees, I was discouraged with my doctors and their treatments. I received many injections, acupuncture, rooster comb injections and pain meds. Nothing seemed to relieve my pain. After my 1st visit with him, I knew he truly cared as he listened to me and had a solution. His kind, caring manner set me at ease. He did a complete knee replacement. I had 6 weeks of PT and enjoying my life again. I highly recommend Dr. Duarte. He's a wonderful surgeon and person.
in Lake Charles, LA |
After seeing two other orthopedic doctors in town who were unable to resolve the problems I've had with my knee, I found Dr. Duarte. He took the time to review my history and discuss my concerns with me. I found him to be one the most compassionate doctors that I've ever met with a great staff! He was very thorough and explained the reason behind everything we did. I was given the option to have a revision total knee replacement. I am so grateful of him and I'm glad that I did it!!!
I love Dr. Duarte he is so loving and caring very straight forward. Nobody in lake Charles area would not touch my ankle when I broke it in three places every dr. Was giving me a run around but when dr. Duarte heard my story he stepped up and did the surgery I'm so thankful for him and so far so good on my surgery no complaints he did an excellent job. I would highly recommend him for anyone
in Lake Charles, La |
This Dr is very arrogant and did not listen to me when I tried to explain my condition. He could not even give me the time of day to even look at me thoroughly. I would not recommend this Dr. Please find another doctor. Horrible bedside manner too.
in Lake Charles, LA |
Dr. Duarte made a cripple out of me. What started our as a hip replacement has morphed into much more. I have had one corrective surgery due to his negligence and another may be required. I would urge any one who is considering surgery to seek another, more competent, less arrogant and more experience surgeon. Don't put your life in this man's hands.
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Dr. Duarte accepts 8 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • AvMed
    Open Access
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
    Blue Care HMO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
    Blue Preferred Patient Care PPO
    Blue Select
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
  • Coventry Health Care
    Group Plan PPO
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Humana

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Hospitals where Dr. Duarte has admitting privileges

Lake Charles Memorial Hospital
1701 Oak Park Blvd
Lake Charles, LA 70601
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