Dr. Simie Degefu, MD

Dr. Simie Degefu, MD

Obstetrics & Gynecology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 74
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Dr. Simie Degefu, MD is an obstetrics & gynecology specialist in Metairie, LA and has been practicing for 38 years. He graduated from Haile Selassie U in 1971 and specializes in obstetrics & gynecology.

4720 S I 10 Service Rd W Ste 302

Metairie, LA 70001

Contact Information

(504) 988-8070

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Top Care Areas

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Uterine Fibroids
very high
more than 99% of peers
Hepatitis B Virus Screening
very high
more than 99% of peers
Syphilis Screening
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Degefu'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.

1  Specialties

  • Obstetrics & Gynecology

1  Board Certifications

  • Obstetrics & Gynecology
    Accredited by: American Board of Obstetrics & Gynecology*

48  Conditions Treated

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23  Procedures

  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Colposcopy
  • Destruction or Excision of Lesion of Cervix (incl. LEEP)
  • Dilation and Curettage
  • Endocervical Curettage
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Fecal Occult Blood Test for Colorectal Cancer
  • Gonorrhea Screening
  • Hepatitis B Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis C Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis Screening
  • HIV Screening
  • Hysterectomy - Open
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Myomectomy - Open and-or Laparoscopic
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • Pap Smear
  • Pregnancy Test
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Rh Incompatibility Screening
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
  • Syphilis Screening
  • Thyroid Screening

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

  • Haile Selassie U
    Medical School | Graduated 1971
  • Lying In Hosp-U Chicago
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1974
  • Ohio State U Hosp Clin
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1978
  • The Ohio State University Hospitals
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1980

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Degefu has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Degefu's Reviews

5.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Degefu to family and friends
2 total reviews

Likelihood to Recommend (2)

  • 5
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  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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Dr. Degefu'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

    10 to 15 minutes
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