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Dr. Vernon J Carriere has the following 3 specialties
A gastroenterologist is a specialist in diagnosis and treatment of conditions involving the digestive/gastrointestinal (GI) tract. These doctors are experts on how food moves through the digestive system and is chemically broken down, with nutrients being absorbed and waste excreted. You might see this kind of doctor if you are experiencing any number of stomach issues, some of which might be severe diarrhea, irritable bowel syndrome, hemorrhoids, ulcers, acid reflux, Crohn's disease and more.
- 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.
- Obstetrics & Gynecology
Dr. Vernon J Carriere has the following 11 expertise
- Pap Smear
- Hot Flashes
- Menstrual Pain
- Women's Health
- Pelvic Exam
- Birth Control
- Child Birth
Dr. Vernon J Carriere has 3 board certified specialties
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Dr. Vernon J Carriere is Board Certified in 3 specialties
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Dr. Carriere is the sweetest and caring doctor I have ever been too. He took me when I was 7 months pregnant because my other doctor dropped me because he stopped delivering babies. He always has a smile and always makes sure I have everything I need and if I am doing okay. Also the staff is amazing ! The nurse always calls me back the same day if I have a concern or question.
omg I'm 45 yrs old. I gave been going to DR. Carriere about 25 years. he is God to me. I trust him more than any doctor I ever went to. I will neverrr change. Plus Andre and Susan his 2 nurses THE BEST. ALL HIS workers are also awesome . there is not a better doc. nurses and staff. I Love these people like my family Guess so 25 yrs. and plenty more.
While the doctor himself is great, his office's hours are very limited. Open from 9:00 to noon every day, and then 2:00 to 4:00 only on certain days of the week. Had a prescription for my daughter that needed renewing urgently and it was called in to them on Friday. By Wednesday of the following week, they still hadn't handled it and of course no one available in the afternoon of Wednesdays or Fridays to take any calls.
I have been seeing Dr Carriere for about 18yrs now, I love him. He is easy to talk to always makes you feel comfortable never rushes you. His staff has been with him forever as well and always knows exactly who you are when you call or walk into the office (they don't need to check a chart to remember your name) I had 2 emergency c-sections (acute distress) had it not been for Dr Carriere and him listing and trusting in his patients instincts my first child would have be still born and I would have been dead durning my second pregnancy. Needless to say no more babies for me. I live over an hour away from his office and will continue to make the trip to see him until he retires or I die!!!!!! He is WONDERFUL!!!!!!!! As for as wait time it just depends on the day normally I wait 10-15 minutes often less but as with any OB you never know, both my babies were durning office hours which of course kept someone waiting !!!
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014)
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 (2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2016)
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.
Compassionate Doctor Award - 5 Year Honoree (2014)
Vitals Compassionate Doctor Award - 5 Year Honoree recognizes doctors with the highest scores in bedside manner for five consecutive years. This honor is granted to a few distinct doctors in the United States based on experiences shared by patients.
- Louisiana State University School Of Medicine In New Orleans
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Dr. Vernon J Carriere accepts the following insurance providers.
- Aetna Choice POS II
- Aetna HMO
- Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
- Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
BCBS Blue Card
- BCBS Blue Card PPO
- CIGNA HMO
- CIGNA Open Access Plus
- CIGNA PPO
- Humana Choice POS
- Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
- Multiplan PPO
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