About Dr. Ralph R Chesson Jr

Dr. Ralph R Chesson Jr, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Lafayette, LA. He has 46 years of experience. His specialties include Obstetrics and Gynecology, Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery and Gynecology. Dr. Chesson is affiliated with Ochsner Medical Center - Kenner. Dr. Chesson has received 4 awards. He speaks English.

Rating Overview

43 Ratings with 14 Comments

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Ralph R Chesson Jr is Great. Dr. Ralph R Chesson Jr has been rated by 43 patients. From those 43 patients 14 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. Ralph R Chesson Jr is 4.0 of 5.0 stars.

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Primary Address

WOMENS AND KIDS SPECIALTY CENTER

4704 Ambassador Caffery Pkwy
Lafayette, LA 70508
(337) 371-3101

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Specialties

Dr. Ralph R Chesson Jr has the following 3 specialties

  • Obstetrics and Gynecology

    An obstetrician & gynecologist, or OB/GYN, is a physician who cares for women throughout their pregnancies, straight through to the delivery of their baby (obstetrician). They also specialize in annual care, as well as the diagnosis and treatment of disorders of the female reproductive system (gynecologist). Many physicians specialize in both of these fields in order to provide complete overall health services to women at every stage of life.

  • Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery
  • Gynecology
  • Specialty Expertise

    Dr. Ralph R Chesson Jr has the following 13 expertise

  • Menstrual Pain
  • Pap Smear
  • Pelvic Exam
  • Hot Flashes
  • Infertility
  • Hysterectomy (Uterus)
  • Urinary Incontinence, Stress
  • Menstruation
  • Ultrasound
  • Menopause
  • Birth Control
  • Breast Exam
  • Women's Health

Board Certifications

Dr. Ralph R Chesson Jr is Board Certified in 2 specialties

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Reviews

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Very kind and knowledgeable!

Dr. Chesson is very compassionate and has excellent bedside manners. He is very intelligent and I feel like I'm in great hands with him as my physician. I would highly recommend him.

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Five Stars

I was very nervous being this was my first visit. Dr. Chesson's and his nurse was very professional, patient and I felt relieved knowing that they were to assure me my health was top priority. I wasn't rush and they took time explaining procedures for me to consider. I would defiantly recommend Dr. Chesson's.

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30 minutes
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Five Stars

Dr. Chesson is such a good doctor. He takes the time to listen to you. I was so comfortable talking to him about my issues. He has gotten me back on track and I am feeling a lot better. His assistant, Karen is so kind. She has a very pleasant personality and is also very helpful. These two make a great team! I highly advise any woman if she is having some sort of female issue, to go see Dr. Chesson.

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Five Stars

Dr. chesson and his staff are professional and are excellent at explaining things to you are very very helpful.

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  • Awards

    4 Awards

  • On-Time Doctor Award

    On-Time Doctor Award (2018)

    Vitals On-Time + Promptness Award recognizes doctors with consistent high ratings for timeliness of appointments. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and promptness scores.

  • Castle Connolly Regional Top Doctors

    Castle Connolly Regional Top Doctors

    Castle Connolly is America's trusted source for the identification of Top Doctors. Their physician-led research team reviews and screens the credentials of tens of thousands of physicians who are nominated by their peers annually, via a nationwide online process, before selecting those physicians who are regionally or nationally among the very best in their medical specialties. Castle Connolly believes strongly that Top Doctors Make a Difference™.

  • Compassionate Doctor Recognition

    Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2016, 2018)

    Compassionate Doctor certification is granted to physicians who treat their patients with the utmost kindness. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and bedside manner scores.

  • Patients' Choice Award

    Patients' Choice Award (2018)

    Patients' Choice recognition reflects the difference a particular physician has made in the lives of his/her patients. The honor is bestowed to physicians who have received near perfect scores, as voted by patients.

  • Hospital Affiliations

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

  • Education

    46 Years Experience

  • Virginia Commonwealth University School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1972

  • Accepted Insurance

    Dr. Ralph R Chesson Jr accepts the following insurance providers.

  • Aetna
    • Aetna Choice POS II
    • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card
    • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    • CIGNA HMO
    • CIGNA Open Access Plus
    • CIGNA PPO
  • Multiplan
    • Multiplan PPO
    • PHCS PPO

More about Dr. Ralph R Chesson Jr

Ralph R. Chesson, MD received his undergraduate education from the U.S. Naval Academy and his Medical Degree from Medical College of Virginia in Richmond. He completed an Internship and Residency at Portsmouth Naval Hospital in Portsmouth, Virginia and later returned to a faculty position after completing a three year tour at Camp Lejeune Marine Corps base in North Carolina. After retiring from the Navy as a Captain in November 1984, he opened a private practice in Norfolk, Virginia and started a Urogynecology clinic at Eastern Virginia Medical School in 1985. After 10 years he left private practice to join the faculty at LSUMC.

Locations & Directions

WOMENS AND KIDS SPECIALTY CENTER, 4704 Ambassador Caffery Pkwy, Lafayette, LA
Uploaded January 1, 2012

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