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Dr. Leonard B Kancher, MD

Internal Medicine
Metairie, LA

About Dr. Leonard B Kancher MD

Dr. Leonard B Kancher, MD is a doctor primarily located in Metairie, LA. Their specialties include Internal Medicine.

Location

Center For Longevity And Wellness 3601 Houma Blvd Ste 300 Metairie, LA 70006

Specialties

Dr. Leonard B Kancher has the following 1 SPECIALTIES

Internal Medicine
An internist is a physician who focuses on the diagnosis and treatment of conditions that affect the adult population—both acute and chronic.These doctors are often who adults see as their primary physicians because they treat a broad range of illnesses that do not require surgical or specialist interventions. They also work to help a patient maintain optimal health in order to prevent the onset of disease.In addition to treating the common cold and flu, internists also treat chronic diseases like diabetes and heart disease.

Specialty Expertise

Dr. Leonard B Kancher has the following 6 expertise

  • Heartburn
  • Vaccination
  • Physical
  • Check-up
  • Weight Loss
  • Immunization

Dr. Leonard B Kancher Accepts the Following Insurance

  • Aetna
    • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
    • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card
    • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    • CIGNA HMO
    • CIGNA Open Access Plus

More about Dr. Leonard B Kancher

Leonard B. Kancher, MD, received his undergraduate degree from Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge and his medical degree from Louisiana State University School of Medicine in Shreveport, where he has the distinction of being one of just 32 students in the first graduating class of the school. Upon completion of his internship at St. Joseph's Hospital in Houston, Texas he served as captain in the United States Air Force. Dr. Kancher completed his family practice residency at Louisiana State University Medical Center in Shreveport and became Board Certified in Family Practice in 1979. He then completed his internal medicine residency at Ochsner Foundation Hospital in New Orleans and became Board Certified in Internal Medicine in 1981, when he entered private practice. He is the Medical Director of The Center for Longevity and Wellness, and enjoys all aspects of internal medicine with particular interest in preventative healthcare and chronic disease management. Dr. Kancher is on the Medical Staff of East Jefferson General Hospital, having served as Chief-of-Staff in 1987. He is Board Chairman of Louisiana Health Care Review, a Diplomat of the American Board of Internal Medicine, and holds membership in the American College of Physicians, the American Academy of Physician Executives, and the American Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine.

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