Dr. Stephen Laga, MD

Dr. Stephen Laga, MD

Cardiovascular Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 63
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Dr. Stephen Laga, MD is a cardiovascular surgery specialist in Lake Charles, LA and has been practicing for 40 years. He graduated from Saint Louis University School Of Medicine in 1979 and specializes in cardiovascular surgery, cardiac surgery, and more.

1717 Oak Park Blvd Fl 2

Lake Charles, LA 70601

Contact Information

(337) 494-6799

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
  • Cigna
  • Cofinity
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • HealthLink
  • Humana
  • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)

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Dr. Laga's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
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normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Laga treats Coronary Artery Disease (CAD) more than 50% of his peers

Dr. Laga treats this condition more than 50% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Coronary Artery Calcification
  • Coronary Artery Disease, Autosomal Dominant 1
  • Coronary Artery Disease, Autosomal Dominant 2
Vascular Disease
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Laga treats Vascular Disease more than 47% of his peers

Dr. Laga treats this condition more than 47% of his peers

Heart Disease
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Laga treats Heart Disease more than 38% of his peers

Dr. Laga treats this condition more than 38% of his peers

Dr. Laga's conditions and procedures:

Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
Aneurysm
Aneurysm of Heart
Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
Aortic Aneurysm
Aortic Dissection
Aortic Ectasia
Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
Aortic Stenosis
Aortic Valve Disease
Aortic Valve Regurgitation
Aortic Valve Surgery
Arrhythmias
Arteriovenous Fistula Repair
Atherosclerosis
Atherosclerosis of Aorta
Atrial Fibrillation
Atrial Flutter
Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Implantation
Benign Tumor
Cancer
Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
Cardiac Electrophysiology
Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
Cardiomegaly
Cardiomyopathy
Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
Carotid Artery Disease
Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft
Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
Chronic Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Chronic Venous Embolism Thrombosis
Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
Congenital Heart Defects
Congenital Heart Disease
Congestive Heart Failure
Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Dialysis Access Procedures
Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
Endocarditis
Endovascular Repair of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm
Endovascular Repair of Aorta
Esophageal Diseases
Esophageal Surgery
Excision of Esophageal Lesion
Head and Neck Surgery
Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
Heart Defect Repair
Heart Disease
Heart Surgery
Heart Tumors, Benign
Impella Device
Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
Lung Removal, Open
Lung Surgery
Maze Procedure
Mitral Valve Disease
Mitral Valve Regurgitation
Mitral Valve Stenosis
Mitral Valve Surgery
Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
Open Thymectomy
Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
Patent Ductus Arteriosus
Pericardial Disease
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
Peripheral Arterial Disease of Extremities
Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
Peripheral Artery Bypass
Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
Peripheral Nerve Disorders
Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
Pleural Cancer
Pulmonary Disease
Pulmonary Embolism
Removal of Arteriovenous Shunt for Renal Dialysis
Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
Resection of Cardiac Tumor
Rheumatic Aortic Valve Disorders
Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
Segmentectomy, Open
Thoracoscopic Segmentectomy
Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
Thromboendarterectomy or Excision of Infected Graft
Thrombosis
Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
Tricuspid Valve Surgery
Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
Vascular Disease
Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography
Vascular Surgical Procedure
Venous Compression
Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
Venous Insufficiency

About Me

Biography

Dr. Stephen Laga, MD is a cardiovascular surgery specialist in Lake Charles, LA and has been practicing for 40 years. He graduated from Saint Louis University School Of Medicine in 1979 and specializes in cardiovascular surgery, cardiac surgery, and more.

Specialties

  • Cardiovascular Surgery
  • Adult Cardiac Surgery
  • Cardiac Surgery
  • Cardiothoracic Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Thoracic Surgery

Education

Baylor University
Residency Hospital
Finch University Of Health Sciences
Residency Hospital
Rush Presbyterian St Luke's Med Ctr
Residency Hospital
Saint Louis University Group Hospitals
Internship Hospital
1989
Baylor College Of Med
Fellowship Hospital
1979
Saint Louis University School Of Medicine
Medical School
1989
1979

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Dr. Laga's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Laga

3.5

Based on 11 reviews

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1 Star
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(4)

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Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
AvMed
Open Access
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois PPO
Cigna
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Cofinity
Cofinity PPO
Commercial Insurance Company
HealthLink
HealthLink PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)

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