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Specialties & Research
Dr. Joseph Gaar, MD is board certified in Orthopaedic Surgery.
- He has special expertise in 3 areas:
- Hip Osteoarthritis
- Knee Osteoarthritis
- Osteoarthritis (Hand and Wrist)
Education & Awards
Dr. Gaar graduated from Louisiana State University at New Orleans.
Dr. Gaar has 3 hospital affiliations:
- Opelousas General Health System
- Doctors Hospital of Opelousas
- Opelousas General Hospital
Accepted Insurance Plans
Dr. Gaar accepts these health insurances in at least one office:
- Humana - 12 plans
- Cigna - 5 plans
- Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan - 2 plans
- Aetna - 2 plans
- Louisiana Medicaid - 1 plan
- USA H & W Network - 1 plan
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- Where does Dr. Joseph F. Gaar practice?
Dr. Joseph Gaar practices Orthopaedic Surgery near Opelousas, LA.
See Opelousas Surgeons.