Dr. Herbert Kay Plauche, MD

Orthopedic Surgery
Covington, LA 70433 (1 other location)
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About Herbert Kay Plauche MD

Dr. Herbert Kay Plauche, MD is a health care provider primarily located in Covington, LA, with another office in Highlands, NC. They have 60 years of experience. Their specialties include Orthopedic Surgery. Dr. Plauche is affiliated with Highlands-Cashiers Hospital. They speak English and Spanish.

Patients’ Perspective

  • Easy scheduling
  • On-time appointments
  • Friendly staff


Dr. Herbert Kay Plauche has 2 locations


Dr. Herbert Kay Plauche has the following specialty

Specialty Expertise

Dr. Herbert Kay Plauche has the following 15 areas of expertise

  • Osteoarthritis
  • Bone Fracture
  • Osteoarthritis (Hand and Wrist)
  • Herniated Disc
  • Laminectomy
  • Joint Replacement
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Sports Medicine
  • Joint Pain/Swelling
  • Arthroscopy
  • Hip Osteoarthritis
  • Surgery
  • Knee Osteoarthritis
  • Scoliosis
  • Hip Surgery


60 Years Experience

Confederate Memorial Medical Center


Louisiana State University School Of Medicine In New Orleans

Graduated in 1963

Dr. Herbert Kay Plauche Accepts the Following Insurance

  • Anthem Blue Open Access POS Alternate Network
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS GA Blue Choice PPO
  • BCBS GA Blue Open Access POS
  • BCBS NC Blue Select
  • BCBS NC Blue Value
  • BCBS NC BlueOptions
  • CIGNA Open Access Plus
  • Humana Choice POS
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Humana National POS
  • UHC Choice Plus POS
  • UHC Compass HMO
  • UHC Navigate HMO
  • UHC Navigate POS
  • UHC Options PPO

More about Dr. Herbert Kay Plauche

Dr. Plauch joined the medical staff in 1998, moving his orthopedic practice to Highlands from Baton Rouge, LA. A graduate of Louisiana State University, he earned his medical degree from the LSU School of Medicine in New Orleans in 1963 and performed his internship in general medicine at the Confederate Memorial Medical Center in Shreveport, LA. He then completed a combined four-year residency in surgery and orthopedic surgery at Confederate Memorial Medical Center before going into private practice in the Baton Rouge area. In 1971, he and an associate founded Orthopaedic and Sports Medicine Center which grew to become the largest private orthopedic practice in Baton Rouge. He has also been a clinical instructor at LSU's Department of Orthopedics at Earl K. Long Memorial Hospital in Baton Rouge. He is certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery and is a diplomate (Fellow) of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons.He is also a member of numerous professional organizations.


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