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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

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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
Humana Gold Plus HMO
Humana Gold Plus SNP Dual Eligible
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

Conditions Treated

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

Procedures Performed

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