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Dr. Akwasi Sefa, MD

Internal Medicine*
3.7 (19)
Map Pin Small Baton Rouge, LA
Accepting new patients
39 years of experience

Offers telehealth

Overview of Dr. Akwasi Sefa, MD

Dr. Akwasi Sefa, MD is an Internal Medicine Specialist in Baton Rouge, LA. They specialize in Internal Medicine, has 39 years of experience, and is board certified in Internal Medicine. They graduated from University Ghana and is affiliated with Our Lady Of The Lake Regional Medical Center. Dr. Sefa, completed a residency at St Luke's/Roosevelt Hospital. Patients rated Dr. Sefa an average 3.7 star rating.

Dr. Sefa works at Physicians Care Center in Baton Rouge, LA. They frequently treat conditions like Constipation along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Anthem and Blue Cross Blue Shield as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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Dr. Sefa's Office Locations

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    Physicians Care Center
    4750 North Blvd, Baton Rouge, LA 70806 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (225) 925-2331

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  • Our Lady Of The Lake Regional Medical Center

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Achilles Tendinitis
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Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
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Chlamydia Infections
Chronic Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Chronic Depression (Dysthymia)
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Chronic Prostatitis
Chronic Sinusitis
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Cold Sore
Common Cold
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COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
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Enteritis
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Fungal Nail Infection
Gait Abnormality
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Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
Gastroparesis
Genital Herpes
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Herpes Simplex Infection
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Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV)
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Influenza (Flu)
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Intestinal Diverticulitis
Irritable Bowel Syndrome
Itchy Skin
Jock Itch
Knee Sprain
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Laryngitis
Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
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Lichen Simplex Chronicus
Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
Lipid Disorders
Liver Damage from Alcohol
Loss of Voice or Hoarse Voice
Low Back Pain
Low Blood Oxygen Level
Malaise and Fatigue
Malnutrition
Menopausal and Postmenopausal Disorders
Menstrual Disorders
Menstrual Migraine
Migraine
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Mineral Metabolism Disorders
Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
Mood Disorders (Dysthymia and Cyclothymia)
Motion Sickness
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Muscle Weakness
Nail and Nail Bed Infection
Nasopharyngitis
Neck Muscle Strain
Nighttime Urination (Nocturia)
Nosebleed
Obesity
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Osteoarthritis
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Osteoarthritis of Hand
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Osteoarthritis of Knee
Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
Osteoarthritis of Spine
Osteopenia
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Overweight
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Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome (PFPS)
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Perimenopause
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Potassium Deficiency
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    3.7
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    Based on 19 ratings
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    Specialties*
    • Internal Medicine

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    Years of Experience
    • 39 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English
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    NPI Number
    • 1437143757
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    Education & Certifications

    Residency
    • St Luke's/Roosevelt Hospital
    Residency
    Internship
    • St Luke's/Roosevelt Hospital
    Internship
    Medical Education
    • University Ghana
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • Internal Medicine
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    Dr. Akwasi Sefa, MD is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. Sefa is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

    Dr. Sefa has indicated that they do offer telehealth services. Please call the provider’s office at for more information.

    Dr. Sefa works at Physicians Care Center in Baton Rouge, LA. View the full address on Dr. Sefa’s profile.

    Dr. Sefa has seen patients for Constipation, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Sefa on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    19 patients have reviewed Dr. Sefa. The overall rating for this provider is 3.7. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Sefa.

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