Dr. Stephen Abshire, MD

Dr. Stephen Abshire, MD

Gastroenterology  |  
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Age 73
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Dr. Stephen Abshire, MD is a gastroenterology specialist in Lafayette, LA and has been practicing for 41 years. He graduated from Tulane University School Of Medicine in 1972 and specializes in gastroenterology.

1211 Coolidge Blvd # 303

Lafayette, LA 70503

Contact Information

(337) 232-6697

Insurance Accepted

  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
  • Aetna
  • Assurant Health
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
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Dr. Abshire's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Abshire treats Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Abshire treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Abshire treats Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Abshire treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Reflux Esophagitis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Abshire treats Reflux Esophagitis more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Abshire treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Abshire's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abscess
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Benign Tumor
  • Bile Duct Procedure
  • Blood Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Capsule Endoscopy
  • Celiac Disease
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Cholelithiasis
  • Cirrhosis
  • Colitis
  • Colon Cancer
  • Colon Cancer Screening
  • Colon Disorders
  • Colon Polyp
  • Colonoscopy
  • Colonoscopy With Polypectomy
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Colorectal Cancer Screening
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Dehydration
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Diarrhea
  • Diverticulitis, Intestinal
  • Diverticulosis, Intestinal
  • Duodenal Ulcer
  • Duodenitis
  • Dysentery
  • Dysphagia
  • Endoscopic Common Bile Duct Stone Removal
  • Endoscopic Polypectomy
  • Endoscopy
  • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
  • Enteritis
  • ERCP (Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography)
  • ERCP With Spincterotomy
  • Esophageal Achalasia and Cardiospasm
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Dilation
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Diverticulum
  • Esophageal pH Monitoring
  • Esophageal Stenting
  • Esophageal Ulcer
  • Esophageal Varices
  • Esophagitis
  • Esophagoscopy
  • Flexible Sigmoidoscopy
  • Gas-Bloat Syndrome
  • Gastric Ulcer
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Bleeding
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gastrointestinal Malabsorption
  • Gastroparesis
  • Giardiasis
  • Heartburn
  • Hemorrhoid Banding
  • Hemorrhoid Treatment
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hepatitis
  • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
  • Hepatitis C
  • Hernia
  • Ileus
  • Indigestion
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Intestinal Abscess
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Lactose Intolerance
  • Liver Biopsy
  • Liver Damage from Alcohol
  • Malnutrition
  • Meckel's Diverticulum
  • Megacolon
  • Nausea
  • Neoplasm of Gastrointestinal Tract
  • Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
  • Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
  • Non-Neonatal Jaundice
  • Pancreatitis
  • Peptic Ulcer
  • Percutaneous Edoscopic Gastrostomy (PEG)
  • Pouchitis
  • Pyloric Stenosis
  • Radiofrequency Ablation for Barrett's Esophagus
  • Reflux Esophagitis
  • Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Stomal Ulcer
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Viral Enteritis
  • Viral Hepatitis
  • Vomiting Disorders

About Me

Care Philosophy

We believe in delivering the highest quality care, for the best possible treatment of our patients. We aim to combine state of the art medicine, with an environment of respect and compassion.

Specialties

  • Gastroenterology

Board Certifications

  • Gastroenterology
  • Internal Medicine

Education

1978
Ochsner Fdn
Fellowship Hospital
1975
Charity Hospital Tulane University
Residency Hospital
1973
Charity Hospital Tulane University
Internship Hospital
1972
Tulane University School Of Medicine
Medical School
1969
Tulane University Of Louisiana
Undergraduate School
1978
1975
1973
1972
1969

Languages

  • French
  • English

Awards

Dr. Abshire's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Abshire

3.5

Based on 29 reviews

5 Stars
58.62068965517241%
(17)
4 Stars
3.4482758620689653%
(1)
3 Stars
0%
(0)
2 Stars
6.896551724137931%
(2)
1 Star
31.03448275862069%
(9)

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Have seen him for years, has always been consistent with maintaining my GI health!
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I’m alive today because Dr. Abshire and RNP Sylvia Oats never gave up on me. My case was sooo complicated and they found a great deal of things wrong and they had the knowledge to look and then treat. I would never go to anyone else. Thanks
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I've been a long time patient of Dr. Abshire. He has been my lifesaver. I had fallen very ill and I appreciate a Doctor that can admit not sure what's going on. When Dr Abshire isn't sure it motivates him to do everything in his power to get to the bottom of it. Thanks to him being so professional I was diagnosed with Colon Cancer. We had no family history of any type of cancer. Thanks to Dr.Abshire I'm an 18 year colon cancer survivor. Thank You Dr.Abshire n Staff!
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Had a colonoscopy done years ago. The anesthesia wore off. Told him I could feel everything continue with the procedure. Never did he apologize. With the nurse and the anesthesiologist , and they said nothing.
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81% Patient experience rating, 12% higher than the national average

  • Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2019, 2018, 2017)