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Charles R. Byrd, MD

Dr. Charles R. Byrd, MD

General Surgery

Accepting new patients

Willis-Knighton Physician Network

Office Locations


  • Medical School : Tulane University School of Medicine
  • Internship: LSUHSC Shreveport School of Medicine
  • Residency: LSUHSC Shreveport School of Medicine

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Surgery: General Surgery

Insurance Accepted

Disclaimer: Not all physicians accept all insurance plans. Physicians move in and out of plans throughout the year. When you call for an appointment, confirm that the physician accepts your insurance.

AARP Medicare Supplemental Plans
Aetna Better Health of Louisiana
Aetna Coventry Advantra Louisiana
Aetna Coventry Medicare Dual Preferred
Aetna Medicare Freedom PPO
Amerihealth Caritas Louisiana
Beech Street (Multiplan)
Blue Cross/Blue Shield - PPO Preferred Care
Blue Cross/Blue Shield Federal Employees
Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Louisiana - HMO Louisiana
Blue Cross/Blue Shield OGB
Cigna HealthCare
Coventry Health Care (Aetna)
First Health
GEHA (Government Employees Health Association)
Health Plus of Louisiana
Humana Choice PPO
IMA of Louisiana
Louisiana Healthcare Connections
Louisiana Medicaid
Louisiana Medicaid CHIP
Mail Handler's Benefit Plan (Aetna)
Medicare Railroad
Medicare Traditional Part B
Mutual of Omaha Supplemental Plans
Novasys Health
PHCS (Private Healthcare Systems / Multiplan)
PPO Plus
Tricare for Life
Tricare Prime
Tricare Select / Standard
UMR (United Healthcare)
United Healthcare
United Healthcare Community Plan - Medicaid
Workers Compensation
Healthy Blue
People’s Health

Conditions Treated

Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
Crohn's Disease
Inguinal Hernia
Secondary Malignancies
Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Ventral Hernia
Intestinal Obstruction
Incisional Hernia
Barrett's Esophagus
Colorectal Cancer
Umbilical Hernia
Anal or Rectal Pain
Anorectal Abscess
Abdominal Pain
Intestinal Abscess
Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
Soft Tissue Sarcoma
Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
Pancreatic Cancer
Pyloric Stenosis
Partial Lung Collapse
Small Intestine Cancer
Hiatal Hernia
Capsular Contracture of Breast Implant
Breast Cancer
Stomach Cancer
Ulcerative Colitis
Peptic Ulcer
Cholecystitis and Gallstones
Pelvic Abscess
Ductal Carcinoma in Situ

Procedures Performed

Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
Robotic Heller Myotomy for the Treatment of Achalasia
Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor
Bile Duct Procedure
Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Wound Repair
Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
Open Gastric Restrictive Procedure
Gallbladder Removal
Biopsy of Breast
Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
Revision of Gastric Anastomosis or Restrictive Procedure
Laparoscopic Diaphragmatic or Paraesophageal Hernia Repair With Robotic Assistance
Soft Tissue Tumor Removal
Hernia Repair
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Excision of Stomach Tumor
Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
"Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue
Acid Reflux Surgery
Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
Excision of Breast Tumor
Port Placements or Replacements
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Duodenal Polypectomy
Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
Destruction of Anal Tumor
Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
Laparoscopic Surgery for Achalasia
Laparoscopic Diaphragmatic or Paraesophageal Hernia Repair )
Revision of Gastric Anastomosis or Restrictive Procedure
Laparoscopic Heller Myostomy
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