Dr. Vivian Fonseca, MD

Dr. Vivian Fonseca, MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism  |  
Male  |  
Age 65
(4)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Vivian Fonseca, MD is an endocrinology, diabetes & metabolism doctor who practices in Metairie, LA. He is 65 years old and has been practicing for 43 years.

4720 S I 10 Service Rd W Ste 101

Metairie, LA 70001

Contact Information

(504) 988-8050

Insurance Accepted

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

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

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Top Care Areas

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Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
very high
more than 93% of peers
Diabetic Ketoacidosis
high
more than 82% of peers
Diabetes Type 1
normal
more than 81% of peers

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Specialties

  • Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism
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Board Certifications

  • Diabetes, Metabolism & Endocrinology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
55

Conditions Treated

  • Abnormal Thyroid
  • Acromegaly and Gigantism
  • Adrenal Gland Diseases
  • Adrenal Incidentaloma
  • Adrenal Insufficiency
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
  • Benign Tumor
  • Bone Disorders
  • Breast Diseases
  • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Diabetes Insipidus
  • Diabetes Mellitus, Secondary
  • Diabetes Type 1
  • Diabetes Type 2
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • Diabetic Ketoacidosis
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Female Infertility
  • Goiter
  • Graves' Disease
  • Growth Hormone Deficiency
  • Gynecomastia
  • Hashimoto's Disease
  • Hyperaldosteronism
  • Hypercalcemia
  • Hyperkalemia
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Hyperthyroidism
  • Hypoglycemia
  • Hypokalemia
  • Hypoparathyroidism
  • Hypopituitarism
  • Hyposmolality and Hyponatremia
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Kidney Disease
  • Lipid Disorders
  • Malaise and Fatigue
  • Obesity
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Overweight
  • Parathyroid (Gland) Tumor: Other than Malignant
  • Parathyroid Cancer
  • Retina Diseases
  • Symptomatic Menopause
  • Testicular Dysfunction
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Thyroid Cyst
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Thyroiditis
  • Vitamin D Deficiency

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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

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • Armed Forces Medical College, Maharashtra University Of Health Sciences
    Medical School | Graduated 1974
  • Kem Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1976
  • Jj Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1979
  • Royal College Of Physicians
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1981
  • Royal Free Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1985

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Fonseca has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Fonseca's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Fonseca to family and friends
2.0
based on 4 total reviews (2 with comments)
Dr. Fonseca's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    FAIR
  • Explains condition(s) well
    FAIR
  • Answers Questions
    FAIR
  • Time well spent
    FAIR
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    FAIR
  • Office environment
    GOOD
  • Staff friendliness
    FAIR
  • Average wait time
    16 to 30 minutes
Patient Comments (2)
Gonzales, LA |
Helped me with Graves disease and I am now in remission!
New Orleans, LA |
Condescending and patronizing.
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Fonseca accepts 6 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
    Preferred PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

Hospitals where Dr. Fonseca has admitting privileges

Interim LSU Hospital
2021 Perdido St
New Orleans, LA 70112
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Tulane Medical Center
1415 Tulane Ave
New Orleans, LA 70112
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