Dr. Simie Degefu, MD

Dr. Simie Degefu, MD

Obstetrics & Gynecology  |  
Male  |  
Age 73
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Dr. Simie Degefu, MD is an obstetrics & gynecology doctor who practices in Metairie, LA. He is 73 years old and has been practicing for 38 years.

4720 S I 10 Service Rd W Ste 302

Metairie, LA 70001

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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

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Specialties

  • Obstetrics & Gynecology
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Board Certifications

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

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Asymptomatic Post-Menopausal Status
  • Atrophic Vaginitis
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Blood Disorders
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Breast Diseases
  • Breast Pain
  • Cancer
  • Cervical Cancer
  • Cervical Polyps
  • Cervicitis
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Encounters for Normal Pregnancies
  • Endometriosis
  • Female Infertility
  • Gynecologic Cancer
  • HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Virus)
  • HPV (Human Papillomavirus)
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Menopausal and Postmenopausal Disorders
  • Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Ovarian Cysts
  • Pap Smear Abnormalities
  • Perimenopause
  • Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome
  • Sexual Dysfunction
  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
  • Sickle Cell Disease
  • Symptomatic Menopause
  • Syphilis Infections
  • Thrombosis
  • Trichomoniasis
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Uterine Cancer
  • Uterine Diseases
  • Uterine Fibroids
  • Uterine Prolapse
  • Vaginal and Pelvic Prolapse
  • Vaginitis and-or Vaginosis
  • Vulvar Cancer
  • Yeast Infections

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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
  • HIV Screening
  • Hepatitis B Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis C Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis 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

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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

  • 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

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

Likelihood to Recommend (2)

  • 5
    (2)
  • 4
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  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
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  • 1
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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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Hospitals where Dr. Degefu has admitting privileges

Tulane Medical Center
1415 Tulane Ave
New Orleans, LA 70112
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