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Gazi B. Zibari, MD

Dr. Gazi B. Zibari, MD

Transplant Surgery, General Surgery

Accepting new patients

Offers Telehealth

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Willis-Knighton Physician Network

Office Locations



  • Fellowship: Johns Hopkins University Hospital (1992)
  • Residency: LSUHSC Shreveport School of Medicine (1991)
  • Internship: LSUHSC Shreveport School of Medicine (1987)
  • Internship: LSUHSC Shreveport School of Medicine (1986)
  • Medical School: University of Tennessee (1985)
  • University: David Lipscomb College (1980)

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Surgery: General Surgery

Languages Spoken


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

Capsular Contracture of Breast Implant
Boerhaave's Syndrome
Neuroendocrine Tumors
Bile Duct Cancer
Gallbladder Cancer
Cholecystitis and Gallstones
Hiatal Hernia
Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Neoplasm of Gastrointestinal Tract
Inguinal Hernia
Pelvic Abscess
Gastric Ulcer
Esophageal Varices
Varicose Veins
Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
Median Arcuate Ligament Syndrome (MALS)
Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
Umbilical Hernia
Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
Small Intestine Cancer
Pyloric Stenosis
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
Soft Tissue Sarcoma
Gallbladder and Biliary Tract Cancer
Liver Cancer
Crohn's Disease
Barrett's Esophagus
Ischemic Colitis
Ulcerative Colitis
Pancreatic Cancer
Abdominal Pain
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
Colorectal Cancer
Lung Abscess
Pleural Effusion
Adrenal Gland Cancer
Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis
Vascular Insufficiency of Intestines
Ventral Hernia
Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
Secondary Malignancies
Incisional Hernia
Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
Partial Lung Collapse
Stomach Cancer
Biliary Atresia
Lung Cancer
Intestinal Obstruction
Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
Thyroid Nodule

Procedures Performed

Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
Endocrine Surgical Procedure
Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
Liver Transplant
Gastric Bypass Surgery, Open
Wound Repair
Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Excision of Bile Duct Tumor
Complete Nephrectomy With Robotic Assistance
Peripheral Artery Catheterization
Arteriovenostomy for Renal Dialysis
Laparoscopic Diaphragmatic or Paraesophageal Hernia Repair With Robotic Assistance
Total Splenectomy With Robotic Assistance
Laparoscopic Nephrectomy
Peritoneal Dialysis Catheter Placement
Intestinal and Multivisceral Transplant
Vascular Surgical Procedure
Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
Cholecystectomy With Robotic Assistance
Renal Transplant and Nephrectomy
Adrenalectomy With Robotic Assistance
Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
Excision of Esophageal Lesion
Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
Lymphadenectomy With Robotic Assistance
Pancreatectomy (incl. Pancreas Transplant and Whipple Procedure)
Bladder Surgery
Arteriovenous Shunt Creation
Arteriovenous Fistula Repair
Laparoscopic Endocrine Surgery
Port Placements or Replacements
Abdominal Organ Transplant
Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
Duodenal Polypectomy
Excision of Stomach Tumor
Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Esophagectomy (Esophagogastrostomy, Esophagojejunostomy)
Non-Invasive Mechanical Ventilation With Robotic Assistance
Gallbladder Removal
Arterial Catheterization With Robotic Assistance
Biliary Drainage
Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
Bile Duct Procedure
Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
Hernia Repair
Open Gastric Restrictive Procedure