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About Dr. Ronald S Kober

Dr. Ronald S Kober, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Lake Charles, LA. He has 43 years of experience. His specialties include Surgery and Vascular Surgery. Dr. Kober has received 2 awards. He speaks English.

Rating Overview

23 Ratings with 6 Comments

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Ronald S Kober is Great. Dr. Ronald S Kober has been rated by 23 patients. From those 23 patients 6 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. Ronald S Kober is 3.7 of 5.0 stars.

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Primary Address

General Vascular Thoracic Surgery

641 Doctor Michael Debakey Dr
Lake Charles, LA 70601
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Specialties

Dr. Ronald S Kober has the following 2 specialties

  • Surgery
  • Vascular Surgery

    Vascular surgeons treat and manage disorders in your veins, arteries and your lymphatic system to ensure blood circulation in your heart and in brain is the best it can be. They're well-versed on how your vascular system works with the rest of your body and they can treat conditions that may cause blockages or buildup.
    They can perform many of the same diagnostic testing as interventional radiologists can, such as angiography and MRIs. In addition to diagnosis, they provide critical care and treatment for aneurysms, artery blockages and trauma injuries that involve your veins. They can also help patients manage diabetes, blood pressure and cholesterol as well as treat artery disease. Treatment for more serious cases might include bypass surgery or surgery to remove plaque.

  • Specialty Expertise

    Dr. Ronald S Kober has the following 5 expertise

  • Deep Vein Thrombosis
  • Vascular Malformations
  • Aneurysm
  • Varicose Veins
  • Diabetes Complications

Board Certifications

Dr. Ronald S Kober is Board Certified in 1 specialty

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Reviews

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EXCELLENT DOC, HIGHLY RECOMMENDED

Very competent, well spoken, supportive, and full of common sense.

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Five Stars

Dr Kober did surgery on me in 2004 recessitated me 2 times and saved my life and for that I am grateful

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Worst Bedside Manner Ever

This doctor may be an excellent surgeon. However, he was constantly condescending & insulting. Have never seen a doctor who has such an arrogancy toward family and patient. Patients' choice award???? I was surprised to read that. Never again! We are all God's children. When we are at our most vulnerable, some compassion would be appreciated more than a rude lecture. I hope his heart softens.

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Sad way my brother died

My brother had a swollen colon so the dr pretty much scared him into having emerge surgery instead of having a second opinion about going to the texas medical center where his son work at, but after surgery things went down hill, no urgency with dr, no different take on how to interact with infections it was like the dr forgot his talents. The family trusted his skill as a surgeon but his skills did not show up after the surgery I recommend everyone take a trip to either the texas medical center or kelsy sebo for other options. The dr even had the nerve to say bad things to say in front my brother until we asked him to walk outside abd speak with us, I'm pretty much done with this dr and will further investigate the real cause of death.

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Five Stars

Dr. Kober took my daughter in by referral the same afternoon her primary doctor called him. He was very thorough and accurate in his diagnosis. My 9 year old daughter was comfortable with him and he answered all of her questions patiently. If the need arises, we would consult with him again.

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  • Awards

    2 Awards

  • Compassionate Doctor Recognition

    Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2013)

    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 (2013)

    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.

  • Education

    43 Years Experience

  • Louisiana State University School Of Medicine In New Orleans

    Graduated in 1975

  • University Of Tennessee Health Science Center

    Residency

  • Accepted Insurance

    Dr. Ronald S Kober accepts the following insurance providers.

  • Aetna
    • Aetna Choice POS II
    • Aetna HMO
    • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
    • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card
    • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • First Health
    • First Health PPO
  • Humana
    • Humana Choice POS
    • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
    • Humana National POS
  • Multiplan
    • Multiplan PPO

Locations & Directions

General Vascular Thoracic Surgery, 641 Doctor Michael Debakey Dr, Lake Charles, LA
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