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 39 years. He graduated from Lsu School Of Medicine-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

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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
  • Esophagectomy (Esophagogastrostomy, Esophagojejunostomy)
  • 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
  • Paracentesis
  • 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 39 years. He graduated from Lsu School Of Medicine-New Orleans in 1975 and specializes in thoracic surgery.

Specialties

  • Thoracic Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

1980
U Tenn Ctr Hlth Sci
Residency Hospital
1976
Charity Hospital
Internship Hospital
1975
Lsu School Of Medicine-New Orleans
Medical School
1980
1976
1975

Awards

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