Dr. Robert Tarpy, MD

Dr. Robert Tarpy, MD

Ear, Nose, and Throat  ·  
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Age 73
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Dr. Robert Tarpy, MD is an otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat) specialist in Lafayette, LA and has been practicing for 45 years. He graduated from Louisiana State Univ School Of Medicine In New Orleans in 1970 and specializes in ear, nose, and throat.

1103 Kaliste Saloom Rd Ste 308

Lafayette, LA 70508

Contact Information

(337) 233-7016

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Assurant Health
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • 3 More

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Top Care Areas

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

Otitis Media
very high
more than 99% of peers
Earwax Buildup
very high
more than 98% of peers
Chronic Sinusitis
very high
more than 97% of peers

Dr. Tarpy'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.

1  Specialties

  • Ear, Nose, and Throat

1  Board Certifications

  • Otolaryngology
    Accredited by: American Board of Otolaryngology*

32  Conditions Treated

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16  Procedures

  • Ablation or Excision of Nasal Turbinates
  • Adenoidectomy
  • Antrostomy and Antrotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Balloon Sinuplasty
  • Caldwell-Luc Procedure
  • Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
  • Endoscopic Sinus Surgery
  • ENT Surgery
  • Ethmoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
  • Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Sphenoidotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Vestibule and Floor of Mouth, Excision or Destruction
  • Wound Repair

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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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.

Education

  • Louisiana State Univ School Of Medicine In New Orleans
    Medical School | Graduated 1970
  • University Ala
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1971
  • Bapt Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1972
  • University Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1975
  • Armed Forces Institute Path
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1973

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Tarpy has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Tarpy's Reviews

3.9
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Tarpy to family and friends
7 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (7)

  • 5
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  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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Dr. Tarpy's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

I have seen Dr. Tarpy for the last 6 years. He is one of the kindest, most qualified doctors I know. I would not hesitate to recommend him to anyone. He is one of the best doctors that I have ever had. I always looked forward to visits with him. I believe his diagnoses were always on point. He was...more
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For two years I suffered with sinus trouble and went to several different doctors who could never give me any relief. I went to Dr.Tarpy and he seemed to care what I had to say and my condition. He was the only doctor who suggested the proper treatment to give me relief and be able to breath.
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