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David P. Hamm, MD

Dr. David P. Hamm, MD

Cardiac/Heart Surgery, Thoracic Surgery, Vascular Surgery

Accepting new patients

Offers Telehealth

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On Willis-Knighton Campus

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  • Fellowship: Mayo Clinic-Rochester (1989)
  • Residency: LSUHSC Shreveport School of Medicine (1986)
  • Fellowship: Duke University Medical Center (1984)
  • Internship: LSUHSC Shreveport School of Medicine (1981)
  • Medical School: Louisiana State University School of Medicine (1980)
  • University: Louisiana State University (1976)
  • University: University of Hawaii at Hilo (1975)
  • University: LSU - Shreveport (1973)

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Thoracic Surgery: Thoracic 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

Cardiac Tamponade
Vascular Disease
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
Atrial Septal Defect
Septal Defect
Lung Cancer
Mitral Valve Regurgitation
Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
Atrial Flutter
Benign Tumor
Neuroendocrine Tumors
Congenital Heart Defects
Esophageal Cancer
Ventricular Fibrillation
Aortic Valve Regurgitation
Esophageal Diseases
Pericardial Disease
Aortic Valve Disease
Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
Aortic Aneurysm
Aneurysm of Heart
Aortic Stenosis
Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
Pulmonary Embolism
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
Heart Disease
Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
Aortic Dissection
Mitral Valve Disease
Mitral Valve Stenosis
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
Atrial Fibrillation
Congenital Heart Disease
Congestive Heart Failure
Patent Foramen Ovale (PFO)
Aortic Ectasia
Pulmonary Disease
Carotid Artery Disease
Coarctation of the Aorta
Pulmonary Valve Disease

Procedures Performed

Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft
Thromboendarterectomy or Excision of Infected Graft
Port Placements or Replacements
Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy
Segmentectomy, Open
Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
Hernia Repair
Lung Surgery
Peripheral Artery Catheterization
Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
Vascular Surgical Procedure
Lobectomy, Open
Cardiac Electrophysiology
Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
Aortic Valve Surgery
Endovascular Repair of Thoracic Aorta
Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR)
Endovascular Repair of Aorta
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Heart Defect Repair
Maze Procedure
Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
Lung Removal, Open
Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
Heart Surgery
Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
Esophageal Surgery
Open Thymectomy
Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
Insertion of Epicardial Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
Impella Device
Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
Cardiac MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) of Heart or Chest
Mitral Valve Surgery
Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
Tracheal Surgery
Tricuspid Valve Surgery
Decortication and Pleurectomy
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure