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Dr. Donald Schwab, MD

General Surgery* Age 53
Dr. Donald Schwab, MD
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Dr. Donald Schwab, MD is a General Surgery Specialist in Houma, LA.
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Dr. Donald Schwab, MD

General Surgery* Age 53
Houma, LA
Accepting new patients
28 years of experience
Dr. Donald Schwab, MD is a General Surgery Specialist in Houma, LA.

About

Dr. Donald Schwab, MD is a General Surgery Specialist in Houma, LA and has 28 years experience. They graduated from LSU Health Sciences Center New Orleans School of Medicine in 1996 and completed a residency at Greenville Hospital.They currently practice at Practice and are affiliated with Terrebonne General Health System. At present, Dr. Schwab received an average rating of 5.0/5 from patients and has been reviewed 6 times. Their office accepts new patients. Dr. Schwab is board certified in General Surgery and accepts multiple insurance plans.

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Enter a condition or procedure
Port Placements or Replacements
Biopsy of Breast
Laparoscopic Appendectomy
Port Placements or Replacements
Biopsy of Breast
Laparoscopic Appendectomy
Appendicitis
Breast Lump
Cholecystitis and Gallstones
Diaphragmatic and Hiatal Hernia
Gallstones
Lipomas
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Obesity
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Cholecystectomy with Robotic Assist
Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
Gallbladder Removal
Laparoscopic Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy)
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Abdominal Abscess
Abdominal Disorders
Abdominal Hernia
Abdominal Pain
Abscess
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Acute Appendicitis
Acute Bowel Infarction
Adrenal Cortical Carcinoma
All Lymphoma
Anal and Rectal Cancer
Anal Cancer
Anal Disorders
Anal Fissure
Anal or Rectal Pain
Anal Prolapse
Anemia
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Anorectal Abscess
Anorectal Abscess and Fistula
Anorectal Fistula
Appendix Cancer
Ascites
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Autoimmune Diseases
Autoimmune Thyroiditis
Barrett's Esophagus
Basal Cell Carcinoma
Benign Mediastinal Tumor
Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
Biliary Tract Cancer
Bleeding Disorders
Breast Abscess
Breast Cancer
Breast Carcinoma
Breast Diseases
Bronchioalveolar Carcinoma
Bronchogenic Carcinoma
Cancer
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Capsular Contracture of Breast Implant
Carcinoma
Carcinoma in Situ
Cholangiocarcinoma
Cholecystitis
Chronic Appendicitis
Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
Colorectal Cancer
Colorectal Polyp
Constipation
Crohn's Disease
Cutaneous Squamous Cell Carcinoma
Diaphragmatic Hernia, Congenital
Distal Gastrointestinal Tract Cancers
Ductal Carcinoma in Situ
Duodenal Cancer
Endocrine Cancer
Epidermoid Carcinoma
Esophageal Cancer
Esophageal Diseases
Esophageal Fistula
Facial Skin Cancer
Follicular Adenocarcinoma
Gallbladder and Biliary Tract Cancer
Gastric Cancer, Borrmann 4
Gastric Ulcer
Gastroenterologic Cancer (Colon, Stomach, Esophageal, Liver)
Gastroenteropancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumor
Gastrointestinal Bleeding
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Gynecologic Cancer
Hemorrhoids
Hernia
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Hiatal Hernia
Hiatal Hernia with Obstruction
Hidradenitis
Hyperparathyroidism
Ileus
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Incisional Hernia
Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Inguinal Hernia
Intestinal Abscess
Intestinal Cancer
Intestinal Diverticulosis
Intestinal Obstruction
Invasive Ductal Carcinoma
Invasive Lobular Carcinoma
Ischemic Colitis
Liver Abscess
Liver Cancer
Lobular Carcinoma in Situ (LCIS)
Lung Abscess
Lung Cancer
Lymphoma, Large-Cell
Male Breast Carcinoma
Meckel's Diverticulum
Medullary Thyroid Cancer
Megacolon
Melanoma
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Merkel Cell Carcinoma
Myeloma
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Neuroendocrine Tumors
Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
Non-Melanoma Skin Cancer
Obstructed Inguinal Hernia
Osteosarcoma
Pancreatic Abscess
Pancreatic Cancer
Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
Parathyroid (Gland) Tumor: Other than Malignant
Parathyroid Carcinoma
Partial Lung Collapse
Pediatric Hernia
Pelvic Abscess
Peptic Ulcer
Perianal Abscess
Pericolic Abscess
Perirectal Abscess
Pleura Cancer
Pleural Cancer
Pleural Effusion
Prostate Cancer
Pulmonary Disease
Pyloric Stenosis
Rectal Cancer
Rectovaginal Fistula
Retroperitoneal Abscess
Rib Fracture
Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
Sebaceous Gland Carcinoma
Secondary Malignancies
Skin Cancer
Small Intestine Cancer
Soft Tissue Sarcoma
Squamous Cell Carcinoma of Skin
Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
Stomach Cancer
Stomach Cancer, Familial
Stomach Diseases
Thyroid Cancer
Thyroid Nodule
Thyrotoxicosis
Traumatic Brain Injury
Traumatic Hernia
Ulcer
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Ulcerative Colitis
Umbilical Hernia
Urinary Disorders
Varicose Veins
Vascular Disease
Vascular Insufficiency of Intestines
Ventral Hernia
Abdominal Mass Biopsy
Abdominoplasty
Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Acid Reflux Surgery
Adjustable Gastric Banding
Anoscopy
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Appendectomy
Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
Bariatric Surgery (Weight Loss Surgery)
Bile Duct Procedure
Biopsy
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Biopsy of Affected Tissue
Breast Reduction
Colectomy
Colectomy Laparoscopic
Colectomy Sigmoidectomy with Robotic Assist
Colon and Rectal Surgery
Colonoscopy
Colonoscopy With Polypectomy
Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
CT-Guided Biopsy
Cyst Incision and Drainage
Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn
Duodenal Polypectomy
Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
Esophageal Surgery
Esophagogastroscopy
Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
Excision of Breast Tumor
Excision of Cyst
Excision of Esophageal Lesion
Excision of Lipoma
Excision of Neck Mass
Excision of Parotid, Sublingual, or Submandibular Gland
Excision of Rectal Tumor
Excision of Skin Cancer
Excision of Skin Lesion
Excision of Soft Tissue Lesion
Excision of Stomach Tumor
Gastrectomy
Gastric Banding
Gastric Banding, Laparoscopic
Gastric Restrictive With Partial Gastrectomy or Jejunojejunostomy
Gastroenterology Procedures
Gastrotomy
Hemicolectomy
Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
Hernia Repair
Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
Intestinal Biopsy
Laparoscopic Colectomy
Laparoscopic Removal of Stones from Biliary Tract
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
Laparotomy
Liver Biopsy
Lumpectomy
Lung Biopsy
Mammotome® Breast Biopsy
Mastectomy
Muscle Biopsy
Nerve Biopsy
Open Diaphragmatic or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
Open Incisional or Ventral Hernia Repair
Open Inguinal Hernia Repair
Parathyroidectomy
Partial Mastectomy
Port Removal
Puncture Aspiration
Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
Screening Colonoscopy
Sentinel Node Biopsy
Sigmoidoscopy
Skin Biopsy
Skin Grafts
Skin-Sparing Mastectomy
Sleeve Gastrectomy
Soft Tissue Tumor Removal
Sphincterotomy
Splenectomy
Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
Stereotactic Biopsy
Stomach Surgery
Surgical Biopsy
Temporal Artery Biopsy
Therapeutic Colonoscopy
Thoracentesis
Thyroid Lobectomy
Thyroidectomy
Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
Tracheal Surgery
Trigger Point Injection
Ultrasound-Guided Biopsy
Ultrasound-Guided Breast Biopsy
Ultrasound-Guided Mammotome® Biopsy
Umbilical Hernia Repair Open
Ventral Hernia Repair Open
Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy
Wedge Resection Colon
Wound Repair
X-Ray Guided Biopsy

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  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
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  • MultiPlan PPO
  • United Healthcare

Locations

  1. 1 Bayou Surgical Specialists LLC
    5619 Highway 311 Ste A, Houma, LA 70360
    Monday
    09:00 - 17:00
    Tuesday
    09:00 - 17:00
    Wednesday
    09:00 - 17:00
    Thursday
    09:00 - 17:00
    Friday
    09:00 - 14:00

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Feb 27, 2023
I had know personal knowledge of him , he was recommended by Surgery Plus. They only use the best of the best Doctors, I was not disappointed.
A B — Feb 27, 2023
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Biography
  • Dr. Donald Schwab, MD is a general surgery specialist in Houma, LA and has over 27 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from LSU Health Sciences Center New Orleans School of Medicine in 1996. He specializes in General Surgery, Breast Surgical Oncology, and more.
Biography
Specialties*
General Surgery
Breast Surgical Oncology
Bariatric Surgery
Colorectal Surgery
Breast Surgery
Endocrine Surgery
Gastroenterological Surgery
Laparoscopic Surgery
Specialties*
  • *Sharecare does not verify qualifications for medical specialties. Please verify your provider's specialty and qualifications directly with your provider and applicable medical board.
Education

Education

Medical Education
  • LSU Health Sciences Center New Orleans School of Medicine
    1996
Medical Education

Board Certifications

Board Certifications
  • General Surgery
Board Certifications
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Internship

Internship
  • Lsu Charity
    1997
Internship

Residency

Residency Hospital
  • Greenville Hospital
    2002
Residency Hospital
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New patients are generally accepted by Dr. Donald Schwab, MD. To arrange an appointment, call the number on Dr. Schwab's profile.

Dr. Donald Schwab, MD is affiliated with Terrebonne General Health System.

Yes, Dr. Donald Schwab, MD holds board certification in General Surgery.

Hospital Affiliations

  • Terrebonne General Health System

    8166 Main St, Houma, LA