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Dr. Richard Byrd, MD

Colorectal Surgery* Age 68
Dr. Richard Byrd, MD
4.5 (15 Ratings)
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Dr. Richard Byrd, MD is a Colorectal Surgery Specialist in Baton Rouge, LA.
Dr. Richard Byrd, MD
4.5 (15 Ratings)
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Dr. Richard Byrd, MD

Colorectal Surgery* Age 68
Baton Rouge, LA
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43 years of experience
Dr. Richard Byrd, MD is a Colorectal Surgery Specialist in Baton Rouge, LA.

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Dr. Richard Byrd, MD is a Colorectal Surgery Specialist in Baton Rouge, LA and has 43 years experience. They graduated from LSU Health Sciences Center Shreveport School of Medicine. They currently practice at Our Lady of the Lake Physician Group Baton Rouge Colon Rectal Associates and are affiliated with Our Lady Of The Lake Regional Medical Center. At present, Dr. Byrd received an average rating of 4.5/5 from patients and has been reviewed 15 times. Their office is not accepting new patients. Dr. Byrd is board certified in Colon & Rectal Surgery and accepts multiple insurance plans.

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Enter a condition or procedure
Constipation
Intestinal Obstruction
Anal and Rectal Cancer
Constipation
Intestinal Obstruction
Anal and Rectal Cancer
Colorectal Cancer
Hemorrhoids
Pelvic Abscess
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Colectomy
Destruction of Anal Tumor
Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
Anal Fissure
Anal or Rectal Pain
Anorectal Abscess
Anorectal Fistula
Appendicitis
Crohn's Disease
Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Intestinal Abscess
Megacolon
Neoplasm of Gastrointestinal Tract
Neuroendocrine Tumors
Rectal Prolapse
Rectovaginal Fistula
Secondary Malignancies
Ulcerative Colitis
Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Anal Cauterization
Anal Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy
Anoscopy
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Colectomy Laparoscopic
Colectomy Sigmoidectomy with Robotic Assist
Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn
Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
Excision of Rectal Tumor
Fecal Impaction Removal
Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
Proctectomy
Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
Repair of Anal and Rectal Defects (Anoplasty, Repair of Imperforate Anus, Sphincteroplasty, Rectal Graft)
Sphincterotomy

Insurance Accepted

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  • Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
    Elect Choice (Open Access) EPO
    Managed Choice (Open Access) POS
    Open Choice PPO
    Premier Care Network Plus - Innovation Health
  • BlueConnect HMO-POS
    Preferred Care PPO
  • Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • Choice Care Network PPO
    Choice Care PPO
    Choice POS
    HMO Premier HMO
    National POS
  • Choice Plus POS
    Navigate HMO
    Navigate POS
    Nexus Open Access
    Options PPO

Locations

  1. 1 Our Lady of the Lake Physician Group Baton Rouge Colon Rectal Associates
    7777 Hennessy Blvd Ste 206, Baton Rouge, LA 70808

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Jun 06, 2023
Treated me for diverticulitis by doing a colon resection, with great success in 2018. I trust him completely. Recently I have been having some new issues and trust him to find the answers. I am confident that he will be able to help. He does a thorough job in diagnosing issues.
J. C. — Jun 06, 2023
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Biography
  • Dr. Richard Byrd, MD is a colorectal surgery specialist in Baton Rouge, LA and has over 42 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from LSU Health Sciences Center Shreveport School of Medicine in 1981. He specializes in Colorectal Surgery.
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Specialties*
Colorectal Surgery
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Education

Education

Medical Education
  • LSU Health Sciences Center Shreveport School of Medicine
    1981
Medical Education

Board Certifications

Board Certifications
  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
Board Certifications
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A board certification represents a provider’s dedication to ongoing training in one or more specialties, including the completion of intensive exams. While not all specialties have board certifications, if your provider does have one they’ve taken the extra step to master their specialty and to keep up with the latest advancements in their field.

Internship

Internship
  • Lsumc
    1982
Internship

Fellowship

Fellowship Hospital
  • Shumpert
    1987
Fellowship Hospital
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New patients are generally accepted by Dr. Richard Byrd, MD. To arrange an appointment, call the number on Dr. Byrd's profile.

Dr. Richard Byrd, MD is affiliated with Our Lady Of The Lake Regional Medical Center.

Yes, Dr. Richard Byrd, MD holds board certification in Colon & Rectal Surgery.

Hospital Affiliations

  • Our Lady Of The Lake Regional Medical Center

    5000 Hennessy Blvd, Baton Rouge, LA