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Donald L. Sorrells, Jr, MD

Dr. Donald L. Sorrells, Jr, MD

Pediatric Surgery

accepting new patients

Offers Telehealth

Willis Knighton Physician Network


Pediatric Surgical Associates

2508 Bert Kouns Industrial Loop
Suite 310
Shreveport , LA 71118

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8:00am - 5:00pm
8:00am - 5:00pm
8:00am - 5:00pm
8:00am - 5:00pm
8:00am - 5:00pm
Pediatric Surgical Associates

About Me

Donald L. Sorrells, Jr, MD, is a board certified pediatric surgeon (American Board of Surgery). He works with children and their parents to prevent fear, pain and any type of negative experience during a major surgery.  

A native of Red River Parish, Dr. Sorrells graduated from Louisiana State University Shreveport School of Medicine, where he also completed a general surgery residency.  

A member of the U.S. Air Force, Dr. Sorrells was a flight surgeon and served at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio, Texas. He served Operation Desert Freedom with a tour in Kuwait. 

He did a two-year pediatric surgery fellowship at Hasbro Children’s Hospital in Rhode Island and was a surgery instructor at Brown University. In 2005, Dr. Sorrells returned to Shreveport to practice pediatric surgery. 

Outside the operating room, Dr. Sorrells enjoys spending quality time with his family, fishing and hunting. Dr. Sorrells and his wife have two sons. 


Rhode Island Hospital

LSUHSC Shreveport School of Medicine

LSUHSC Shreveport School of Medicine

Childrens Hospital of Pittsburgh

LSUHSC Shreveport School of Medicine

LSUHSC Shreveport School of Medicine

Medical School:
Louisiana State University School of Medicine

Board Certifications

Pediatric Surgery, American Board of Surgery

Insurances Accepted

  • AARP Medicare Supplemental Plans
  • Aetna
  • 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 of Louisiana - Medicare Advantage
  • Blue Cross/Blue Shield OGB
  • Cigna HealthCare
  • Coventry Health Care (Aetna)
  • First Health
  • GEHA (Government Employees Health Association)
  • Gilsbar
  • Health Plus of Louisiana
  • Healthy Blue
  • Humana
  • Humana Choice PPO
  • 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
  • Multiplan
  • Mutual of Omaha Supplemental Plans
  • Novasys Health
  • People's 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
  • United Healthcare Dual Complete
  • Vantage Health Plans – Commercial & Medicare Advantage
  • Workers Compensation
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Conditions Treated

  • Anal Fissure
  • Anal Fistula
  • Appendicitis
  • Biliary Atresia
  • Bone Cancer
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Esophageal Fistula
  • Hiatal Hernia
  • Hidradenitis Suppurativa (HS)
  • Inguinal Hernia
  • Intestinal Atresia
  • Mesenteric Lymphadenitis
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Pyloric Stenosis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)
  • Umbilical Hernia
  • Ventral Hernia
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Procedures Performed

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Colectomy
  • Duodenal Polypectomy
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Hernia Repair
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Laparotomy
  • Lymph Node Biopsy
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Pyloromyotomy
  • Repair of Anal and Rectal Defects (Anoplasty, Repair of Imperforate Anus, Sphincteroplasty, Rectal Graft)
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Provider Ratings

4.7 out of 5

(35 ratings)

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