About Dr. Laurence W Arend

Dr. Laurence W Arend, MD is a Doctor primarily located in New Orleans, LA, with another office in New Orleans, LA. He has 47 years of experience. His specialties include Ophthalmology. Dr. Arend is affiliated with Slidell Memorial Hospital, Merit Health Biloxi Physician and Tulane Lakeside Hospital. He speaks English.

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4 Ratings

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Laurence W Arend is Excellent. Dr. Laurence W Arend has been rated by 4 patients. From those 4 patients 0 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. Laurence W Arend is 5.0 of 5.0 stars.


Dr. Laurence W Arend has 2 locations

1514 Jefferson Hwy
New Orleans, LA 70121
get directions Oschner Medical Center Ophthalmology
1514 Jefferson Hwy Fl 10
New Orleans, LA 70121

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Dr. Laurence W Arend has the following 1 specialty

  • Specialty Expertise

    Dr. Laurence W Arend has the following 12 expertise

  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Vision Issues
  • Blindness
  • Retina Surgery
  • Lasik Surgery
  • Macular Degeneration
  • Diabetic Eye Disease (Diabetic Retinopathy)
  • Eye Pain
  • Glaucoma
  • Retinal Disorders
  • Cataract
  • Eye Exam

Board Certifications

Dr. Laurence W Arend is Board Certified in 1 specialty

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  • Hospital Affiliations

    Dr. Arend is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).

  • Education

    47 Years Experience

  • Tulane University School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1971

  • Lsu Health Sciences


  • Dr. Laurence W Arend Accepts the Following Insurance

  • Aetna
    • Aetna Choice POS II
    • Aetna HMO
    • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
    • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card
    • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Louisiana
    • BCBS LA BlueConnect HMO POS
  • Cigna
    • CIGNA Open Access Plus
  • First Health
    • First Health PPO
  • Humana
    • Humana Choice POS
    • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan
    • Multiplan PPO
    • PHCS PPO
  • United Healthcare
    • UHC Choice Plus POS
    • UHC Navigate HMO
    • UHC Navigate POS
    • UHC Options PPO

More about Dr. Laurence W Arend

Dr. Laurence Arend was born in Austin, Texas and attended high school there. His academic education was at Cornell University in Ithaca, New York, where he was on the deans list. He earned his medical degree from Tulane, where he was elected to the Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society. He completed his internship at Charity Hospital and his residencies in internal medicine and pathology with the U.S. Public Health Service in New Orleans. He completed his ophthalmology residency and cornea fellowship at St. John Ophthalmic Hospital in Jerusalem, Israel, and a fellowship in diseases and surgery of the retina and vitreous at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas. Dr. Arend is board certified in ophthalmology and has been on staff at Ochsner since 1979. His special interest is in the treatment of diabetic retinopathy and age-related macular degeneration and he is actively participating in national research trials in these areas. He is a pioneer in the develpoment of surgery for macular holes. Dr. Arend holds Clinical Assistant Professorships at LSU and Tulane and is a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology and the Vitreous Society. He is the President of the New Orleans Academy of Ophthalmology and Past President of the Southern Retina Group and the Baylor Ophthalmology Alumni Association. In 1994, His Royal and Imperial Highness Prince Robert and the Honours Committee of the New York-based Imperial Russian Order of Saint John of Jerusalem Ecumenical Foundation for philanthropic endeavors knighted Dr. Arend with the Bestowal of Honors. Dr. Arend practices at Ochsners main campus.

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