Dr. Robert Duarte, MD

Dr. Robert Duarte, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 39
(15)
Insurances AcceptedSave
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 5 years.

1717 Oak Park Blvd Fl 3

Lake Charles, LA 70601

Contact Information

(337) 494-4900

Insurance Accepted

  • 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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Top Care Areas

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Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
very high
more than 99% of peers
Knee Disorders
very high
more than 99% of peers
Joint Pain
very high
more than 98% of peers

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Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
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Board Certifications

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

  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Ankle and Foot Instability or Derangement
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Disorders
  • Bursitis
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • 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 Cramp
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Non-Traumatic Rupture of Achilles Tendon
  • 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
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Rib Fracture
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Tibia or Fibula Stress Fracture
  • Wrist Fracture

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Procedures

  • All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
  • 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
  • Foot and Ankle DislocationTreatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
  • Fracture Care
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Arthroscopy
  • 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
  • Reverse Total Shoulder and Total Shoulder Replacement
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
  • Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Steroid Injection
  • Total Hip Replacement
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Trigger Point Injection

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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

  • 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

Dr. Duarte has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Duarte's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Duarte to family and friends
3.9
based on 15 total reviews (8 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (15)

  • 5
    (11)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (4)

Dr. Duarte's Performance

Trustworthiness
VERY GOOD
Explains condition(s) well
VERY GOOD
Answers Questions
VERY GOOD
Time well spent
VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
VERY GOOD
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
VERY GOOD
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...more
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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 &...more
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Lake Charles, LA |
Best orthopaedic surgeon! He was very patient with me and answered all my questions. I wouldn't go see anyone else.
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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...more
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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...more
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Now Accepting New Patients
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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