Dr. Vernon Carriere Jr, MD
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Dr. Vernon Carriere Jr, MD


Gastroenterology | Male

Metairie Gastroenterology 4228 Houma Blvd Ste 120 Metairie, LA 70006 Get Directions

Care Philosophy

I strive to provide personalized, professional care of the highest quality in the field of gastroenterology and hepatology.


Dr. Vernon Carriere Jr, MD is a gastroenterology doctor who practices in Metairie, LA. He is 36 years old and has been practicing for 11 years. Dr. Carriere Jr is affiliated with East Jefferson General Hospital.

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I always appreciate the feedback because our patient satisfaction is of our foremost concern.

Dr. Carriere Jr's Performance
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  • Explains condition(s) well
  • Answers Questions
  • Time well spent
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  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
Patient Reviews (7)
Metairie, LA |
Dr. Carriere has a great bedside manner.
Kenner, LA |
Dr. and staff were very friendly, caring and compassionate.
in Metairie, LA |
Dr. Carriere is a fantastic doctor! I felt very comfortable with him from the first time he treated me when I went in the hospital with abdominal pains. He really listens and wants to find the best treatment. His office staff is always very nice and helpful. I highly recommend him.
Dr. Carriere is a very caring doctor. I have many different health issues and many different doctors. Dr. Carriere makes a point to work with them and help me to understand what is going on.
in Norco, LA |
Dr. Carriere Jr. is a very caring doctor who is down to earth and very easy to talk to. I appreciate he saw me on time, that was very unusual. He listened and answered all my questions.
in Harahan la |
Scheduling was easy, while timeliness was reasonable in the wait (15 min.). For my first visit with Dr. Carriere Jr. - finally a Dr. With a good personality and understanding. Great approach and logical responses. Would recommend without a second thought!
in Metairie, LA |
Dr. Carriere took care of my 84 year old father, who happens to be a real pain when it comes to seeing a doctor, and he was able to take care of him with out too much problems. Dr. Carriere was kind and made my father feel good about his problem. I would refer Dr. Carriere to anyone that needed a doctor.
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Dr. Carriere Jr's Care Philosophy

I strive to provide personalized, professional care of the highest quality in the field of gastroenterology and hepatology.

Dr. Carriere Jr says...

We perform a large volume of painless treatment of internal hemorrhoids.

Dr. Carriere Jr says...

I always appreciate the feedback because our patient satisfaction is of our foremost concern.

Dr. Carriere Jr's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Gastroenterology
  •  Board certified in Gastroenterology
  •  Malpractice claims in Louisiana not available
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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Board Certifications

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  • Gastroenterology

Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Anal Prolapse
  • Anemia
  • Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cancer
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Cirrhosis
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Dehydration
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Diarrhea
  • Diverticulitis, Intestinal
  • Diverticulosis, Intestinal
  • Duodenal Ulcer
  • Duodenitis
  • Dysphagia
  • Enteritis
  • Esophageal Achalasia and Cardiospasm
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Ulcer
  • Esophageal Varices
  • Esophagitis
  • Gallstones
  • Gas-Bloat Syndrome
  • Gastric Ulcer
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Bleeding
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gastrointestinal Malabsorption
  • Gastroparesis
  • Heartburn
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
  • Hepatitis C
  • Hernia
  • Ileus
  • Indigestion
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Malnutrition
  • Nausea
  • Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
  • Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
  • Pancreatitis
  • Peptic Ulcer
  • Pyloric Stenosis
  • Reflux Esophagitis
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Unexplained Weight Loss
  • Vascular Insufficiency of Intestines
  • Viral Hepatitis
  • Vomiting Disorders


  • Medical School
    Louisiana State University Medical School In New Orleans

    Graduated in 2006

  • Internship Hospital
    University Of Alabama At Birmingham

    Completed in 2007

  • Residency Hospital
    University Of Alabama At Birmingham

    Completed in 2009

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center

    Completed in 2012

  • Undergraduate School
    Louisiana State Univeristy

    Graduated in 2002

Languages Spoken

  • English

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  • Gastroenterology

Procedures Performed

  • Anoscopy
  • CRH Hemorrhoid Banding
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • ERCP (Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography)
  • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Manometry