Dr. Veronica Dugan, MD

Dr. Veronica Dugan, MD

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Gastroenterology  ·  
Female  ·  
44 y/o
(28)

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Dr. Veronica Dugan, MD is a gastroenterology specialist in Covington, LA and has been practicing for 12 years. She specializes in gastroenterology.Read her story

Gastroenterology Group AMC

131 Cherokee Rose Ln Ste B

Covington, LA 70433
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Coventry Health Care of Louisiana
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • Kaiser Permanente
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
  • Principal Financial Group
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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

Ulcer
very high
more than 99% of peers
Gastroparesis
very high
more than 96% of peers
Crohn's Disease
very high
more than 95% of peers

Dr. Dugan'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.

Dr. Dugan's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Dugan "Dr. Veronica Dugan received her undergraduate degree in biology with a minor in chemistry at Loyola University in New Orleans. She received her Doctor of Medicine degree from Louisiana State University Medical Sciences Center in New Orleans. Upon graduation, she continued to reside in New Orleans where she completed her internal medicine residency and gastroenterology and hepatology fellowship training at the LSU Medical Sciences Center. Dr. Dugan is board certified in internal medicine, gastroenterology and hepatology. Dr. Dugan is currently a resident of St. Tammany Parish. She maintains active membership in The American College of Gastroenterology, The American Society of Gastroenterologists, The American Gastroenterological Association, and Louisiana State Medical Society. A partner of Gastroenterology Group, AMC, she has practiced in the Slidell office since July, 2006. Dr. Dugan is an active staff member of Slidell Memorial Hospital, Ochsner-Northshore, St. Tammany Parish Hospital, Lakeview Regional Medical Center and Louisiana Heart Hospital."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Dugan "My goal is to provide high quality patient care at a reasonable cost using the most advanced technology.

As a group, we conduct our business with our patients and our community in an ethical manner, respecting the individual rights of the patient and to ensure considerate care that guards their personal integrity and respects their cultural, psychosocial and spiritual values."

1  Specialties

  • Gastroenterology

2  Board Certifications

  • Gastroenterology
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

89  Conditions Treated

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10  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Bile Duct Procedure
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
  • ERCP (Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography)
  • Esophagogastroscopy
  • Esophagoscopy
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Liver Biopsy

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

  • Loyola University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1995
  • Louisiana State Univ School Of Medicine In New Orleans
    Medical School | Graduated 2000
  • Medical Center Of Louisiana At N O
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2001
  • LSU Medical Center of New Orleans
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2003
  • Medical Center Of Louisiana At N O
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2006

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Dugan has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Vietnamese

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Dugan's Reviews

4.1
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Dugan to family and friends
28 total reviews (9 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (28)

  • 5
    (21)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (5)

Dr. Dugan's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (9)

She is a good doctor, and a good listener, but this group has rules that they don't tell you about, and if you cross them, they drop you. I was a patient there for years, and had no plans to leave, but because of a billing issue and some advice from my health plan (Blue Cross), as one of their...more
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I have been a patient of Doctor Dugan for the last five years or so. She is the best I have ever seen, and I have seen a lot. Doctor Dugan is extremely knowledgeable about my conditions. She takes her time to explain everything concerning my health. I will never go to another gastro doctor.
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After being in the care of a local gastroenterologist, who would not consider that I had something else wrong with me.Dr Dugan ran some tests and in three days was able to tell me what was wrong with me and take care of my problem. My illness was shutting down my entire body and all its functions....more
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I was very impressed. Dr. Dugan has a great personality, listens to what you have to say, and takes the time to explain things in depth.
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She listens carefully. She is easy to talk to, is straight forward, and is good at explaining EVERYTHING.
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