Dr. Ronald Kober, MD

Dr. Ronald Kober, MD

Thoracic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 69
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Dr. Ronald Kober, MD is a thoracic surgery specialist in Lake Charles, LA and has been practicing for 38 years. He graduated from La State Univ Sch Of Med In New Orleans in 1975 and specializes in thoracic surgery.

631 Doctor Michael Debakey Dr

Lake Charles, LA 70601

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Insurance Accepted

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana

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Dr. Kober's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kober performs Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure more than 21% of his peers

Dr. Kober performs this procedure more than 21% of his peers

Pulmonary Disease
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kober treats Pulmonary Disease more than 10% of his peers

Dr. Kober treats this condition more than 10% of his peers

Dr. Kober's conditions and procedures:

Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Aneurysm
Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
Aortic Aneurysm
Aortic Ectasia
Aortic Stenosis
Aortic Valve Disease
Aortic Valve Regurgitation
Arrhythmias
Atrial Fibrillation
Atrial Flutter
Benign Tumor
Cancer
Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
Cardiac Electrophysiology
Cardiomegaly
Cardiomyopathy
Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
Carotid Artery Disease
Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
Congenital Heart Defects
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
Decortication and Pleurectomy
Empyema
Endocarditis
Esophageal Diseases
Esophageal Surgery
Head and Neck Surgery
Heart Disease
Heart Surgery
Hernia Repair
Impella Device
Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
Lobectomy, Open
Lung Cancer
Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
Lung Surgery
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Mitral Valve Disease
Mitral Valve Regurgitation
Mitral Valve Stenosis
Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
Peripheral Artery Catheterization
Port Placements or Replacements
Pulmonary Disease
Pulmonary Embolism
Thoracentesis
Thromboendarterectomy or Excision of Infected Graft
Thrombosis
Tracheal Surgery
Vascular Disease
Vascular Surgical Procedure
Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

About Me

Biography

Dr. Ronald Kober, MD is a thoracic surgery specialist in Lake Charles, LA and has been practicing for 38 years. He graduated from La State Univ Sch Of Med In New Orleans in 1975 and specializes in thoracic surgery.

Specialties

  • Thoracic Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

  • 1980
    U Tenn Ctr Hlth Sci
    Residency Hospital
    1980
  • 1976
    Charity Hospital
    Internship Hospital
    1976
  • 1975
    La State Univ Sch Of Med In New Orleans
    Medical School
    1975

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Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO