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 39 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

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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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Laga performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Pulmonary Disease
normal
more than 72% of peers
Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
normal
more than 55% of peers
Vascular Disease
normal
more than 51% of peers

Dr. Laga'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.

7  Specialties

  • Cardiovascular Surgery
  • Adult Cardiac Surgery
  • Cardiac Surgery
  • Cardiothoracic Surgery
  • Congenital Cardiac Surgery
  • Thoracic Surgery
  • Vascular Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Thoracic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Physician Specialties*

60  Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
  • Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm of Heart
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Atherosclerosis of Aorta
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cancer
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chronic Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Chronic Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Endocarditis
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Tumors, Benign
  • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Patent Ductus Arteriosus
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Disease of Extremities
  • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
  • Pleural Cancer
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
  • Rheumatic Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
  • Thrombosis
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Vascular Disease
  • Venous Compression
  • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Venous Insufficiency
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42  Procedures

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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

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

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Laga has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Laga's Reviews

3.6
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Laga to family and friends
11 total reviews

Likelihood to Recommend (11)

  • 5
    (7)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (4)

Dr. Laga's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes
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