Dr. Thomas Lavin, MD

Dr. Thomas Lavin, MD

General Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 56
Dr. Thomas Lavin, MD is a general surgery specialist in Metairie, LA and has been practicing for 23 years. He graduated from Med Coll Of Ohio in 1988 and specializes in general surgery.

4720 S I 10 Service Rd W Ste 510

Metairie, LA 70001

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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Stomach Surgery
more than 51% of peers
Stomach Diseases
more than 51% of peers
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
more than 49% of peers

Dr. Lavin'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.

1  Specialties

  • General Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

24  Conditions Treated

14  Procedures

  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Gastrotomy
  • Hernia Repair
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Lung Surgery
  • Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
  • Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Stomach Surgery

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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  • Med Coll Of Ohio
    Medical School | Graduated 1988
  • Ochsner Surg-Ochsner Med Found
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1995

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Lavin has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Lavin's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Lavin to family and friends
15 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (15)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Lavin's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

Dr. Thomas Lavin has always been a wonderful person and always has the same disposition. Sometimes I may disagree with the things that he's done to me, but all in all he is an awesome Dr and I would will recommend him. He listens to you and he tries to make the best decisions for you,he at times...more
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