Dr. Ronald Kober, MD

Dr. Ronald Kober, MD

Thoracic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 68
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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

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

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

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Top Care Areas

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

Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
very high
more than 89% of peers
Hernia Repair
normal
more than 78% of peers
Port Placements or Replacements
normal
more than 74% of peers

Dr. Kober'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

  • Thoracic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

31  Conditions Treated

  • 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
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Empyema
  • Endocarditis
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Heart Disease
  • Lung Cancer
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Thrombosis
  • Vascular Disease

28  Procedures

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 1975
  • Charity Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1976
  • U Tenn Ctr Hlth Sci
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1980

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Kober has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Kober's Reviews

3.7
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Kober to family and friends
6 total reviews

Likelihood to Recommend (6)

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

Dr. Kober's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    31 to 45 minutes
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