Dr. Stephen Lindsey, MD

Dr. Stephen Lindsey, MD

Rheumatology  ·  
Male  ·  
70 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Stephen Lindsey, MD is a rheumatology specialist in Baton Rouge, LA and has been practicing for 39 years. He specializes in rheumatology.

Ochsner Health Center - Summa (Bluebonnet Blvd)

9001 Summa Ave Fl 2

Baton Rouge, LA 70809
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • American Lifecare
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Assurant Health
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Cigna
  • Community Health Choice
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Coventry Health Care of Louisiana
  • Employers Health Network
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Galaxy Health Network

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Top Care Areas

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

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more than 99% of peers
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more than 99% of peers
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more than 99% of peers

Dr. Lindsey'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.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Lindsey "Dr. Lindsey's special medical interests include osteoporosis and rheumatoid arthritis. He is a Clinical Professor of Medicine at LSU Medical School and has been on staff at Ochsner since 1996. Dr. Lindsey received his undergraduate degree from LSU in Baton Rouge and earned his medical degree from LSU in New Orleans. While serving in the US Army, he completed his internship and residency at Letterman Army Medical Center in San Francisco, California. He completed his fellowship in rheumatology at Walter Reed Army Medical Center in Washington, DC, where he also completed a World Course in Tropical Medicine-Infectious Disease. Dr. Lindsey is board certified in internal medicine and rheumatology, has authored and co-authored numerous scientific journal articles and has participated in many arthritis and osteoporosis research projects. "


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1  Specialties

  • Rheumatology

2  Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Rheumatology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

83  Conditions Treated


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5  Procedures

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

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  • Louisiana State University School of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1972
  • Letterman Army Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1973
  • Letterman Army Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1975
  • Walter Reed Army Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1979

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Lindsey has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Lindsey's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Lindsey to family and friends
19 total reviews (2 have comments)

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Likelihood to Recommend (19)

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Dr. Lindsey's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

Love Dr Lindsey and nurse Shay. They are awesome. They listen to your needs and make sure your health care needs are met.
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I've seen Dr. Lindsey since 2009, after being diagnosed with a rare disease. I was so sick that no one knew whether or not I would improve. Without his support during this time, I'm not sure what may have happened. I continue to see him every 3 months, and I can always count on him to patiently...more
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