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Dr. Bernard Fruge, MD

Internal Medicine*
4.7 (14)
Map Pin Small Lafayette, LA
Accepting new patients
42 years of experience

Offers telehealth

Overview of Dr. Bernard Fruge, MD

Dr. Bernard Fruge, MD is an Internal Medicine Specialist in Lafayette, LA. They specialize in Internal Medicine, has 42 years of experience, and is board certified in Internal Medicine. They graduated from LSU Health Sciences Center New Orleans School of Medicine and is affiliated with Ochsner Lafayette General Medical Center. Patients rated Dr. Fruge an average 4.7 star rating.

Dr. Fruge works at Practice in Lafayette, LA with other offices in Lake Charles, LA. They frequently treat conditions like Hives and Angioedema 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. Fruge's Office Locations

  1. 1
    Allergy Asthma & Immunology Center of Southwest Louisiana
    320 Settlers Trace Blvd, Lafayette, LA 70508 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (337) 981-9495
    Monday
    07:30 - 18:00
    Tuesday
    07:30 - 18:00
    Wednesday
    07:30 - 18:00
    Thursday
    07:30 - 18:00
  2. 2
    Children's Pharmacy
    4111 Lake St, Lake Charles, LA 70605 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (337) 981-9495

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  • Ochsner Lafayette General Medical Center

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Angioedema
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Asthma
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Chronic Sinusitis
Hypogammaglobulinemia
Immunodeficiency Syndromes
Itchy Skin
Pollen Allergy
Sinusitis
Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
Electrocardiogram (EKG)
Patch Testing
Abdominal Pain
Acute Bronchitis
Adult Allergy
Airborne Allergies
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Allergic Asthma
Allergic Bronchopulmonary Aspergillosis
Allergic Conjunctivitis
Allergic Disorders
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Allergic Reactions to Insect Stings
Allergic Rhinitis Due to Pollen
Allergic Rhinoconjunctivitis
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Anaphylactic Fish Allergy
Anaphylactic Food Allergies
Anaphylactic Peanut Allergy
Anaphylactic Shell Fish Allergy
Anaphylactic Tree Nut Allergy
Anemia
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Animal Allergies
Antihypertensive Allergy
Anxiety
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Arthritis
Aspirin-Induced Asthma
Asthma in Adults
Asthma in Children
Asthma in Pregnancy
Asthma-Related Cough
Asthmatic Bronchitis
Atopic Dermatitis (Eczema)
Bee Sting Allergy
Bronchiectasis
Bronchitis
Bronchopulmonary Aspergillosis
Bronchospasm
Chest Pain
Cholinergic Urticaria
Chronic Bronchitis
Chronic Pharyngitis
Chronic Urticaria
Common Variable Immune Deficiency (CVID)
Contact Dermatitis
COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
Cough
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Dehydration
Diarrhea
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Drug Allergy
Dust Mite Allergy
Dyslipidemia
Dysphagia
Eczema and Contact Dermatitis
Elm Tree Allergy
Eosinophilia
Eosinophilic Esophagitis
Esophagitis
Exercise Induced Asthma
Eyelid Eczema
Food Allergy
Food Allergy - Bean
Food Allergy - Crab
Food Allergy - Fish
Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
Grass Pollen Allergy
Hand Eczema
Hay Fever-Like Sneezing
Hereditary Angioedema
Hereditary Angioedema, Type 1
Hereditary Angioedema, Type 2
Hereditary Angioedema, Type 3
Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV)
Hyperlipidemia
Hypothyroidism
IgA Deficiency
IgM Deficiency
Immune Deficiency
Immune Deficiency, Familial Variable
Immune Disorders
Inch Ant Sting
Insect Bites and Stings
Insect Sting Allergies
Joint Pain
Latex Allergy
Lipid Disorders
Malaise and Fatigue
Migraine
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Mold Allergy
Nasopharyngitis
Nausea
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Osteoporosis
Outer Ear Infection
Pediatric Allergies
Pharyngitis
Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
Rash
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Reflux Esophagitis
Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
Shortness of Breath
Sinus Tachycardia
Sleep Apnea
Swimmer's Ear
Tobacco Use Disorder
Toxic Effect of Venom
Tumble Weed (Russian Thistle) Allergy
Urticaria Due to Cold
Wheezing
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Aeroallergen Hyposensitization Therapy
Allergen Immunotherapy
Allergy Drops
Allergy Immunology Care
Allergy Shots
Allergy Skin Testing
Allergy Testing
Allergy Testing for Hypersensitivity to Insects
Allergy Treatment
Blood Allergy Testing
Bronchoprovocation Test
Desensitization
Drug Allergy Testing
Food Desensitization Therapy
Honeybee Desensitization Therapy
Immunization Administration
Intravenous Immune Globulin (IVIG) Treatment
Lung Spirometry
Pulmonary Rehabilitation Services
Radioallergosorbent Test
Skin Testing and Screening
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    4.7
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    Specialties*
    • Internal Medicine

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    Years of Experience
    • 42 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English
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    NPI Number
    • 1225034812
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    Education & Certifications

    Fellowship
    • Augusta University Medical College of Georgia
    Fellowship
    Internship
    • University Medical Center, Lafayette, LA
    Internship
    Medical Education
    • LSU Health Sciences Center New Orleans School of Medicine
    Medical Education
    Undergraduate School
    • LSU Health Sciences Center New Orleans School of Medicine
    Undergraduate School
    Board Certifications
    • Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
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    Dr. Bernard Fruge, MD is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. Fruge is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

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

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

    14 patients have reviewed Dr. Fruge. The overall rating for this provider is 4.7. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Fruge.

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