Dr. Russell Cecola, MD

Dr. Russell Cecola, MD

Ear, Nose, and Throat  ·  
Male  ·  
54 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Russell Cecola, MD is an otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat) specialist in Luling, LA and has been practicing for 23 years. He specializes in ear, nose, and throat and general surgery.

Physicians Timeshare

1057 Paul Maillard Rd Ste 2210

Luling, LA 70070
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Insurance Accepted

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

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Top Care Areas

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Outer Ear Infection
very high
more than 98% of peers
Earwax Buildup
very high
more than 98% of peers
very high
more than 97% of peers

Dr. Cecola'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.

2  Specialties

  • Ear, Nose, and Throat
  • General Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Otolaryngology
    Accredited by: American Board of Otolaryngology*

62  Conditions Treated


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26  Procedures

  • Ablation or Excision of Nasal Turbinates
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Antrostomy and Antrotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Cervical Lymph Node Dissection
  • Ear Surgery
  • Ear Tube Placement
  • ENT Surgery
  • Ethmoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Excision of Parotid, Sublingual, or Submandibular Gland
  • Excision or Destruction of Palate or Uvula Lesion
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
  • Laryngoscopy - Laryngotomy - Laryngectomy - Pharyngolaryngectomy - Pharyngectomy
  • Laryngoscopy and Laryngotomy
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
  • Nose Plastic Surgery (Rhinoplasty)
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Thyroidectomy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Uvulectomy
  • Vestibule and Floor of Mouth, Excision or Destruction

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

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  • La State Univ Sch Of Med In New Orleans
    Medical School | Graduated 1988
  • Ochsner Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1989
  • Lsu Sch Med Ctr
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1995
  • Tulane University Hospital and Clinics
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1990

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Cecola has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Cecola's Reviews

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

Likelihood to Recommend (7)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Cecola's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

I looked for a good ENT all over NOLA, when I moved here 10 years ago. Dr. Cecola has been very helpful in managing my chronic sinus problems and terrible nose bleeds. He and his office have always been friendly and caring with my issues. He is also willing to discuss the problems and possible...more
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I have been a patient for 10+ years with the other Physician. Today I saw Dr. Cecola. This visit started out fine in the beginning but resulted in a camera being inserted through my nose to examine my throat. I had trouble breathing and started to gag. Dr. Cecola, showing no compassion had a...more
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