Dr. Ruben Fabrega, MD

Dr. Ruben Fabrega, MD

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Hematology & Oncology  ·  
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65 y/o
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Dr. Ruben Fabrega, MD is a hematology & oncology specialist in Baton Rouge, LA and has been practicing for 43 years. He specializes in hematology & oncology, oncology, and more.Read his story

Ochsner Health Center - Summa (Bluebonnet Blvd)

9001 Summa Ave

Baton Rouge, LA 70809
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • American Lifecare
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Cigna
  • Community Health Choice
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Coventry Health Care of Louisiana
  • Employers Health Network
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Galaxy Health Network
  • Medicaid

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Top Care Areas

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

Anemia
very high
more than 98% of peers
Blood Disorders
very high
more than 98% of peers
Thalassemia
very high
more than 96% of peers

Dr. Fabrega'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.

Dr. Fabrega's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Fabrega "Dr. Fabrega earned his medical degree from the University of Panama School of Medicine and completed his internship at Social Security Hospital, Republic of Panama. He completed his residency at Gorgas Army Hospital at the former Panama Canal Zone. He completed his fellowship in medical oncology in the Department of Developmental Therapeutics at MD Anderson Hospital in Houston and the Department of Clinical Immunology at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in New York. Dr. Fabrega has held positions as a private practitioner at Schoolcraft Memorial Hospital in Manistique, Michigan; Assistant Chief of Medical Oncology in the Department of Medicine at the Social Security Hospital in the Republic of Panama; Medical Officer at the MEDDAC Panama, Coco Solo Army Health Clinic; and private practitioner at King's Daughters Hospital in Yazoo City, Mississippi. Dr. Fabrega is board certified in medical oncology and internal medicine and has been on staff at Ochsner since 1993. His special medical interests include travel medicine, breast, lung and colon cancer."

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3  Specialties

  • Hematology & Oncology
  • Medical Oncology
  • Oncology

2  Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Medical Oncology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

95  Conditions Treated

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2  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

  • University de Panama-Faculty de Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1975
  • Panama Social Security Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Gorgas U.S. Army Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • MD Anderson Cancer Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Fabrega has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Fabrega's Reviews

5.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Fabrega to family and friends
2 total reviews (1 has a comment)

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4.7
based on 96 total reviews (36 with comments)
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Likelihood to Recommend (2)

  • 5
    (2)
  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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Dr. Fabrega's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

Dr. Fabrega is so kind and patient, he takes the time to hear your consider and explain things to you in a way that is not so devastating. When I first was diagnosed, he consoled me and told me everything was going to be okay and that science has come a long way in the treatment of cancer. I...more
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