Dr. Walter J. Birdsall Jr., MD

Dr. Walter J. Birdsall Jr., MD

Family Medicine | Male | 62 years old

Dr. Birdsall earned his medical degree from Louisiana State University School of Medicine. Following graduation, he completed his internship and residency at LSU in Family Medicine. Dr. Birdsall has been on staff at Ochsner since 1996 and currently practices at the Ochsner Health Center - Luling. Dr. Birdsall is board certified by the American Board of Family Practice.Read more

Ochsner Health Center - Luling
1057 Paul Maillard Rd
Luling, LA 70070 Get Directions
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Dr. Birdsall earned his medical degree from Louisiana State University School of Medicine. Following graduation, he completed his internship and residency at LSU in Family Medicine. Dr. Birdsall has been on staff at Ochsner since 1996 and currently practices at the Ochsner Health Center - Luling. Dr. Birdsall is board certified by the American Board of Family Practice.Read more

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Dr. Birdsall has been my family physician for almost all of my adult life. I am 68. I think I first asked him to be my physician back in the late 70's. I have received excellent service, and I consider myself extremely fortunate to have such a caring person who truly listens to his patients for my physician. I am totally satisfied with his care.
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Dr. Birdsall Jr.'s Care Philosophy

Dr. Birdsall earned his medical degree from Louisiana State University School of Medicine. Following graduation, he completed his internship and residency at LSU in Family Medicine. Dr. Birdsall has been on staff at Ochsner since 1996 and currently practices at the Ochsner Health Center - Luling. Dr. Birdsall is board certified by the American Board of Family Practice.

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

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  • Family Practice

Conditions Treated

  • Allergies
  • Anxiety
  • Arthritis
  • Asthma
  • Depression
  • Diabetes
  • Emphysema
  • Heart Disease
  • High Cholesterol
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Infectious Diseases
  • Injuries
  • Menopause
  • Obesity
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoporosis
  • Pneumonia

Education

  • Medical School
    LSU School of Medicine

    Graduated in 1981

  • Internship Hospital
    Lsu/Earl K. Long Hospital

    Completed in 1984

  • Residency Hospital
    Lsu/Earl K. Long Hospital

    Completed in 1984

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Specialties

  • Family Medicine

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