Dr. Sebastian Koga, MD

Dr. Sebastian Koga, MD

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41 y/o
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Dr. Sebastian Koga, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Covington, LA and has been practicing for 8 years. He specializes in neurosurgery.Read his story

Ochsner Neuroscience Institute - Covington

1341 Ochsner Blvd

Covington, LA 70433
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Dr. Koga's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Low Back Pain
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high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Koga treats Low Back Pain more than 90% of his peers

Dr. Koga treats this condition more than 90% of his peers

Spondylosis
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high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Koga treats Spondylosis more than 88% of his peers

Dr. Koga treats this condition more than 88% of his peers

Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
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high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Koga treats Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement) more than 86% of his peers

Dr. Koga treats this condition more than 86% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Brachial Neuritis
  • Neuritis
  • Neuritis With Brachial Predilection
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Peripheral Neuritis
  • Polyneuritis
  • Radiculitis
  • Ulnar Neuritis
  • Vestibular Neuritis

Dr. Koga's conditions and procedures:

Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Acoustic Neuroma
Aneurysm
Bone Cancer
Bone Disorders
Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
Brain Aneurysm
Brain Cancer
Brain Disorders
Brain Surgery
Brain Tumor
Broken Neck
Cancer
Carotid Artery Disease
Cauda Equina Syndrome
Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
Cerebral Hemorrhage
Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
Cerebrovascular Disease
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
Chiari's Deformity
Complex Spine Disorders
Cranial Trauma
Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
Craniopharyngioma
CyberKnife®, Cranial (Stereotactic Radiosurgery, Cranial) incl. Gamma Knife and LINAC Photon Beam
Deep Brain Stimulation
Degenerative Disc Disease
Disc Replacement
Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
Ear Disorders
Epilepsy
Fracture
Herniated Disc
Herniated Disc Surgery
Hydrocephalus
Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Intracranial Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM) Repair
Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
Low Back Pain
Lumbar Spine Fracture
Meningiomas
Myelopathy
Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
Nerve Sheath Tumors
Neurostimulation
Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
Osteosarcoma
Pathological Spine Fracture
Pituitary Gland Cancer
Pituitary Gland Tumor Excision
Pituitary Tumor
Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Repair Intracranial Aneurysm
Scoliosis
Secondary Malignancies
Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
Spinal Cord Injury
Spinal Cord Stimulation
Spinal Cord Tumor
Spinal Fusion
Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
Spinal Stenosis
Spine Deformities
Spine Disorders
Spine Fracture Treatment
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
Spondylolisthesis
Spondylosis
Stereotactic Radiosurgery
Stereotactic Radiosurgery, Spinal or Cranial
Stereotactic Surgery
Stereotaxis
Stroke
Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
Subdural Hemorrhage
Thoracic Spine Fracture
Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
Thrombosis
Torticollis
Traumatic Brain Injury
Trigeminal Neuralgia
Vascular Disease
Vertebral Column Tumors

About Me

"I focus on bringing state-of-the-art neurosurgery to our patients on the Northshore. My goal is to provide the full spectrum of neurosurgery services, enabling patients to receive world-class care without traveling away from the region. I work to ensure that each patient is a full partner in his or her care, from the first visit to our clinic to the operating room and beyond."

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Education

2013
International Neuroscience Institute
Fellowship Hospital
2012
University of Virginia
Residency Hospital
2011
christchurch hospital
Fellowship Hospital
2010
University of Virginia
Internship Hospital
2006
Tulane University of Louisiana
Medical School
2013
2012
2011
2010
2006

Languages

  • French
  • Italian
  • Japanese
  • Nepali

Dr. Koga's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Koga

4.5

Based on 91 reviews

5 Stars
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4 Stars
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2 Stars
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1 Star
12.087912087912088%
(11)

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I'm 38 year old female recently diagnosed with a melanoma brain tumor. Once put in touch with Dr. Koga, my medical care started progressing fast. Diagnosed on a Friday, tumor removal on a Wednesday. His staff was very respectful and always available for questions.
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Dr. Koga did an excellent job working with me before, during and after surgery, with the help of his able PA's. I'd recommend him to others 100%.
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This Doctor was a gift from god. I was diagnosed with Astrocytoma Grade II. When i first visted with him he was straight to the point. He noticed a Frontal Tumor on the right side of my brain. He told me what was the best option for me his staff arrange for me to have the surgery it was a success...Read More
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One of the few doctors that treet you like a person listens to you and explains and make sure you understand.
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I had a TSR (pituitary cyst). Dr. Koga made my family and myself feel at ease throughout the entire process. What really impressed me about Dr. Koga, is that he took time out of his busy schedule to check not just myself, but my family as well. He was very thorough in everything he did and included...Read More
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Locations

Ochsner Neuroscience Institute - Covington

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(504) 266-0058
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  • Hours
    • Mon: 8:30am - 5:00pm
    • Tue: 8:30am - 5:00pm
    • Wed: 8:30am - 5:00pm
    • Thu: 8:30am - 5:00pm
    • Fri: 8:30am - 5:00pm
    • Sat: closed
    • Sun: closed
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Insurance accepted

Accepted insurance can change. Please double-check when making an appointment.

Aetna
Choice Plus POS II
AvMed
Open Access
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus POS
Navigate HMO
Navigate POS
Options PPO

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