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Kamel Brakta, MD

Dr. Kamel Brakta, MD

General Surgery, Bariatric Surgery

Accepting new patients

Offers Telehealth

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Willis-Knighton Physician Network

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  • Residency: Washington Hospital Center (2013)
  • Internship: Washington Hospital Center (2009)
  • Medical School: Louisiana State University School of Medicine (2008)

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

Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
Esophageal Varices
Gastric Ulcer
Pulmonary Disease
Ventral Hernia
Meckel's Diverticulum
Head and Neck Cancer
Anal Fissure
Colon Cancer
Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
Intestinal Obstruction
Crohn's Disease
Breast Cancer
Stomach Cancer
Anal Prolapse
Benign Tumor
Colon Polyp
Peptic Ulcer
Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
Thyroid Nodule
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
Vascular Disease
Partial Lung Collapse
Vascular Insufficiency of Intestines
Liver Cancer
Pleural Effusion
Peripheral Arterial Dissection
Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
Rib Fracture
Breast Lump
Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
Umbilical Hernia
Stomach Diseases
Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
Abdominal Pain
Abdominal Disorders
Skin Cancer
Neuroendocrine Tumors
Varicose Veins
Anal and Rectal Cancer
Ulcerative Colitis
Esophageal Diseases
Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
Barrett's Esophagus
Gynecologic Cancer
Anorectal Abscess
Pyloric Stenosis
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Esophageal Cancer
Gallbladder and Biliary Tract Cancer
Ischemic Colitis
Pelvic Abscess
Second-Degree Burns
Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
Biliary Atresia
Lung Cancer
Gallbladder Cancer
Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Burn Injuries
Incisional Hernia
Soft Tissue Sarcoma
Cholecystitis and Gallstones
Breast Diseases
Secondary Malignancies
Small Intestine Cancer
Hiatal Hernia
Vulvar Cancer
Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
Intestinal Abscess
Colorectal Cancer
Pancreatic Cancer
Anal Disorders
Inguinal Hernia
Bone Cancer

Procedures Performed

Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
Lung Surgery
Vascular Surgical Procedure
Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
Bunion Surgery
Arteriovenostomy for Renal Dialysis
Revision of Gastric Anastomosis or Restrictive Procedure
Excision of Esophageal Lesion
Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Laparoscopic Gastroenterostomy With Robotic Assistance
Bile Duct Procedure
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Peripheral Artery Catheterization
Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Skin Grafts
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Sentinel Node Biopsy
Robotic Heller Myotomy for the Treatment of Achalasia
Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
Esophagomyotomy With Robotic Assistance
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
Laparoscopic Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
Head and Neck Surgery
Esophageal Surgery
Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
Femoral Hernia Repair, Open
Stomach Surgery
Colectomy and Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
Appendectomy, Open
Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
Heart Surgery
Acid Reflux Surgery
Open Gastric Restrictive Procedure
Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
Endoscopic Sphincterotomy and Papillotomy With Robotic Assistance
Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
Revision of Arteriovenous Shunt for Renal Dialysis
Gastric Bypass Surgery, Laparoscopic
Duodenal Polypectomy
Hernia Repair
Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
Soft Tissue Tumor Removal
Dialysis Access Procedures
Excision of Skin Lesion
Tracheal Surgery
Gastroenterology Procedures
Roux-En-Y Gastric Bypass Surgery
Excision of Stomach Tumor
Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Wound Repair
Laparoscopic Excision or Destruction of Ovary With Robotic Assistance
Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy With Robotic Assistance
Pancreatectomy (incl. Pancreas Transplant and Whipple Procedure)
Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
Bladder Surgery
Non-Invasive Mechanical Ventilation With Robotic Assistance
Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
Laparoscopic Diaphragmatic or Paraesophageal Hernia Repair With Robotic Assistance
Breast Surgical Procedure
Bone Marrow Biopsy
Excision of Rectal Tumor
Biopsy of Breast
Gallbladder Removal
Robotic-Assisted Sleeve Gastrectomy
Colon and Rectal Surgery
Cyst Incision and Drainage
Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
Port Placements or Replacements
Bariatric Surgery (Weight Loss Surgery)
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