Dr. Yi-Zarn Wang, MD

Dr. Yi-Zarn Wang, MD

General Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 68
Dr. Yi-Zarn Wang, MD is a general surgery specialist in Kenner, LA and has been practicing for 28 years. He graduated from Oregon Health Sciences University in 1990 and specializes in general surgery.

200 W Esplanade Ave Ste 200

Kenner, LA 70065

Contact Information

(504) 464-8500

Insurance Accepted

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Buckeye Community Health Plan
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Neuroendocrine Tumors
very high
more than 93% of peers
more than 27% of peers
Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
more than 21% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • General Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

59  Conditions Treated

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42  Procedures

  • Adrenalectomy
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Colectomy
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Dialysis Access Procedures
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Excision of Rectal Tumor
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Heart Surgery
  • Hepatectomy
  • Hernia Repair
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparoscopic Tumor Ablation, Liver
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Open Tumor Ablation, Liver
  • Pancreatectomy (incl. Pancreas Transplant and Whipple Procedure)
  • Percutaneous Tumor Ablation, Liver
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Revision of Arteriovenous Shunt for Renal Dialysis
  • Splenectomy
  • Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
  • Stomach Surgery
  • Thoracentesis
  • Vascular Surgical Procedure
  • Wound Repair
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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • Oregon Health Sciences University
    Medical School | Graduated 1990
  • Washington Univ Sch Med/Barnes Hosp
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Chung-Hsin Meml Hosp
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Wang has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Chinese

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What People Say About Dr. Yi-Zarn Wang, MD
Dr. Wang is an awesome physician and a compassionate and skilled surgeon. I trusted him to perform a very delicate surgery on me in 2014. Thanks to his skill and expertise, the surgery was a success with no complications and all cancer was removed. He checked on me daily during my hospital stay and...Read More
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Attorney G. Burrell – Aug 05, 2017
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The information on the site for EXISTING PATIENTS is wrong! The correct and only contact right now for Dr. Wang is 985.868.2273! Someone is obviously misrepresenting him by trying to lure his existing patients away. I would not hesitate to recommend Dr. Wang to anyone. He practices with the...Read More
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Lake Worth, FL – Feb 23, 2017
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Dr. Wang is a wonderful doctor and fabulous surgeon! Great personality and so down to earth... My husband had liver resection in 09 and Dr Wang was always there checking on his patients.. Morning, Noon and night- even weekends! You can tell he truly loves what he does! Cares so much for zebras !!
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