Dr. Sarath Krishnan, MD

Dr. Sarath Krishnan, MD

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Gastroenterology  |  
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37 y/o
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Dr. Sarath Krishnan, MD is a gastroenterology doctor who practices in Marrero, LA. He is 37 years old and has been practicing for 11 years. Dr. Krishnan is affiliated with Ochsner Baptist and Ochsner Medical Center- West Bank Campus.

Metropolitan Gastroenterology Associates

1111 Medical Center Blvd # S450

Marrero, LA 70072
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Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • American Lifecare
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Amerihealth
  • AmeriPlan
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Benefit Management
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Cigna
  • Community Health Choice
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
  • Humana

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Top Care Areas

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

Diarrhea
very high
more than 98% of peers
Heartburn
very high
more than 98% of peers
Abdominal Disorders
very high
more than 97% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Krishnan "Metropolitan Gastroenterology Associates' team is committed to excellence in patient care and the development of lifelong relationships with the residents and visitors of New Orleans. We believe in promoting both the highest level and quality of care with the greatest degree of compassion possible. Patient satisfaction is always our goal."

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Specialties

  • Gastroenterology
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Board Certifications

  • Gastroenterology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
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Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abscess
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Anemia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blood Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Celiac Disease
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Cirrhosis
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Colorectal Polyp
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Dehydration
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Diarrhea
  • Diverticulitis
  • Diverticulitis, Intestinal
  • Diverticulosis
  • Diverticulosis, Intestinal
  • Duodenal Ulcer
  • Duodenitis
  • Dysentery
  • Dysphagia
  • Enteritis
  • Esophageal Achalasia and Cardiospasm
  • Esophageal Dilation
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Stricture
  • Esophageal Ulcer
  • Esophageal Varices
  • Esophagitis
  • Gallstones
  • Gas-Bloat Syndrome
  • Gastric Ulcer
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Bleeding
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gastrointestinal Malabsorption
  • Gastroparesis
  • Heartburn
  • Hemochromatosis
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
  • Hepatitis C
  • Hernia
  • Hiatal Hernia
  • Ileus
  • Indigestion
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Liver Damage from Alcohol
  • Malnutrition
  • Megacolon
  • Nausea
  • Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
  • Non-Neonatal Jaundice
  • Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
  • Pancreatic Disease
  • Pancreatitis
  • Peptic Ulcer
  • Reflux Esophagitis
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Swallowing Disorders
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Unexplained Weight Loss
  • Vascular Insufficiency of Intestines
  • Viral Hepatitis
  • Vomiting Disorders

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Procedures

  • Bile Duct Procedure
  • Bravo pH Testing
  • Capsule Endoscopy
  • Colon Cancer Screening
  • Colonoscopy
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • ERCP (Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography)
  • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
  • Flexible Sigmoidoscopy
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Hemorrhoid Banding
  • Manometry

Background Check

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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

  • LSU School of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2006
  • Tulane University School Of Medicine
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2007
  • Tulane University School Of Medicine
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2009
  • Tulane University School Of Medicine
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2012

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Krishnan has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Ochsner Medical Center- West Bank Campus

is a Recipient of a Healthgrades Excellence Award
Gastrointestinal Care Excellence Award

Hospital Quality Award

Dr. Krishnan is on the medical staff at our top-rated hospital.

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Dr. Krishnan's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Krishnan to family and friends
5.0
based on 3 total reviews (1 with a comment)
Dr. Krishnan'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
    16 to 30 minutes
Patient Comments (1)
in Marrero, LA |
Dr krishnan made a very scary situation a breeze.I have nothing but great things to say about him and his staff.Once i spoke for the first time to Dr.krishnan i knew i had found a caring and educated dr.My treatment before and after a upper and lower gi procedure was absolutely fabulous.THANKS AGAIN TO DR.KRISHNAN AND STAFF FOR JOB WELL DONE....... P.S. My wife of 45 years likes dr krishnan so much she is scheduling a procedure herself.
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Krishnan accepts 23 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
  • American Lifecare
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Amerihealth
  • AmeriPlan
    Discount Card
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Benefit Management
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
    Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana PPO
  • Cigna
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna
  • Community Health Choice
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
    GEHA
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
  • PHCS
  • PPO Plus
    PPO Plus PPO
  • Tricare
    TriCare for Life
  • UnitedHealthCare
    United Healthcare
  • USA Health and Wellness Network
  • USA Managed Care Organization
  • WellCare

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Hospitals where Dr. Krishnan has admitting privileges

Ochsner Medical Center- West Bank Campus
2500 Belle Chasse Hwy
Terrytown, LA 70056
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Ochsner Baptist
2700 Napoleon Ave
New Orleans, LA 70115
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