Dr. Walter Birdsall Jr, MD

Dr. Walter Birdsall Jr, MD

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Family Medicine  ·  
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64 y/o
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Dr. Walter Birdsall Jr, MD is a family medicine specialist in Luling, LA and has been practicing for 34 years. He specializes in family medicine.Read his story

Ochsner Health Center - Luling

1057 Paul Maillard Rd

Luling, LA 70070
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • American Lifecare
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care of Louisiana
  • Employers Health Network
  • Evolutions Healthcare Systems
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Galaxy Health Network
  • Health Payors Organization
  • Medicaid

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Dr. Birdsall Jr's Experience

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Dr. Birdsall 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 Family Medicine
  • Board certified in Family Practice
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

Dr. Birdsall Jr's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Birdsall Jr "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."

1  Specialties

  • Family Medicine

1  Board Certifications

  • Family Practice
    Accredited by: American Board of Family Medicine*

240  Conditions Treated

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28  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Diabetes Counseling
  • Diabetes Screening
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Fecal Occult Blood Test for Colorectal Cancer
  • Hepatitis A Screening
  • Hepatitis B Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis C Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis Screening
  • HIV Screening
  • Immunization
  • Liver Function Test
  • Nail Avulsion and Excision
  • Newborn Metabolic Screening
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • Paracentesis
  • Pregnancy Test
  • Prostate Cancer Screening
  • Rh Incompatibility Screening
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
  • Smoking Cessation Counseling
  • Syphilis Screening
  • Thyroid Screening
  • Wellness Examination

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

  • LSU School of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1981
  • Lsu/Earl K. Long Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1984
  • Lsu/Earl K. Long Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1984

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Birdsall Jr has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Birdsall Jr's Reviews

4.2
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Birdsall Jr to family and friends
13 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (13)

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  • 3
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Dr. Birdsall Jr's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

Dr. Birdsall doesn't rush through appointments. He takes the time needed to correctly diagnose the condition of each patient. Both doctor and hid staff members are awesome!!
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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...more
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