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Dr. George Fuhrman, MD

Oncology*
4.2 (5)
Map Pin Small New Orleans, LA
Accepting new patients
38 years of experience

Overview of Dr. George Fuhrman, MD

Dr. George Fuhrman, MD is an Oncology Specialist in New Orleans, LA. They specialize in Oncology, has 38 years of experience, and is board certified in General Surgery. They graduated from Augusta University Medical College of Georgia and is affiliated with Ochsner Medical Center. Dr. Fuhrman, completed a residency at Orlando Regional Medical Center. Patients rated Dr. Fuhrman an average 4.2 star rating.

Dr. Fuhrman works at Practice in New Orleans, LA. They frequently treat conditions like Appendicitis 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. Fuhrman's Office Locations

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    Ochsner Clinic Foundation
    1514 Jefferson Hwy, New Orleans, LA 70121 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (504) 842-4070

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  • Ochsner Medical Center

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Appendicitis
Breast Lump
Biopsy of Breast
Breast Cancer
Breast Carcinoma
Ductal Carcinoma in Situ
Incisional Hernia
Male Breast Carcinoma
Ventral Hernia
Cholecystectomy with Robotic Assist
Colectomy
Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
Excision of Breast Tumor
Gallbladder Removal
Gastrotomy
Laparoscopic Appendectomy
Laparoscopic Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy)
Parathyroidectomy
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Wedge Resection Colon
Abdominal Pain
Acute Bowel Infarction
Adrenal Gland Cancer
Anal and Rectal Cancer
Anorectal Abscess
Anorectal Fistula
Ascites
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Barrett's Esophagus
Basal Cell Carcinoma
Bile Duct Disorders
Biliary Atresia
Biliary Tract Cancer
Boerhaave's Syndrome
Breast Abscess
Breast Diseases
Cancer
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Capsular Contracture of Breast Implant
Carcinoma in Situ
Cholangiocarcinoma
Cholecystitis and Gallstones
Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
Colorectal Cancer
Conn's Syndrome
Constipation
Crohn's Disease
Diaphragmatic and Hiatal Hernia
Diverticulitis
Endocrine Disorders
Esophageal Cancer
Esophageal Diseases
Esophageal Varices
Gallbladder and Biliary Tract Cancer
Gallbladder Cancer
Gallstones
Gastric Ulcer
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Goiter
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Graves' Disease
Head and Neck Cancer
Hemophilia
Hemorrhoids
Hiatal Hernia
Hyperparathyroidism
Hypothalamus Cancer
Ileus
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Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Inguinal Hernia
Intestinal Abscess
Intestinal Diverticulosis
Ischemic Colitis
Lobular Carcinoma
Male Breast Cancer
Malignant Pituitary Gland Tumor
Melanoma
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Metastatic Respiratory System Cancer
Neoplasm of Gastrointestinal Tract
Neuroendocrine Tumors
Obstructed Inguinal Hernia
Obstructive Jaundice
Pancreatic Cancer
Pancreatic Cystic Lesions
Pancreatitis
Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
Parathyroid (Gland) Tumor: Other than Malignant
Parathyroid Cancer
Partial Lung Collapse
Pelvic Abscess
Peptic Ulcer
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
Peritoneal Cancer
Pineal Region Tumors
Pleural Effusion
Retroperitoneum Cancer
Rib Fracture
Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
Sarcoma
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Secondary Hypertension
Skin Cancer
Small Intestine Cancer
Soft Tissue Sarcoma
Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
Stomach Cancer
Stomach Diseases
Thyroid Cancer
Thyroid Disease
Thyroid Nodule
Traumatic Brain Injury
Ulcerative Colitis
Umbilical Hernia
Urinary Tract Cancer
Varicose Veins
Vascular Insufficiency of Intestines
Zollinger-Ellison Syndrome
Abdominoplasty
Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Adrenalectomy
Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
Bile Duct Procedure
Biliary Drainage
Bladder Surgery
Colostomy
Cystotomy
Duodenal Polypectomy
Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
Esophagectomy (Esophagogastrostomy, Esophagojejunostomy)
Excision of Bile Duct Tumor
Excision of Esophageal Lesion
Excision of Stomach Tumor
Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy)
Gastrectomy
Gastrectomy with Robotic Assist
Gastric Bypass Surgery, Open
Gastric Restrictive With Partial Gastrectomy or Jejunojejunostomy
Hepatectomy
Hernia Repair
Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
Laparoscopic Inguinal Hernia Repair
Laparoscopic Removal of Stones from Biliary Tract
Laparoscopic Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair
Laparotomy
Lumpectomy
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Mastectomy
Nephrectomy
Nephrectomy with Robotic Assist
Open Appendectomy
Open Diaphragmatic or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
Open Gastric Restrictive Procedure
Open Incisional or Ventral Hernia Repair
Open Inguinal Hernia Repair
Orchiectomy
Pancreatectomy (incl. Pancreas Transplant and Whipple Procedure)
Peripheral Artery Catheterization
Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
Repair of Anal and Rectal Defects (Anoplasty, Repair of Imperforate Anus, Sphincteroplasty, Rectal Graft)
Skin Grafts
Soft Tissue Tumor Removal
Splenectomy
Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
Splenectomy with Robotic Assist
Thoracentesis
Thyroid Lobectomy
Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
Transendoscopic Stent Placement
Ventral Hernia Repair Open
Wound Repair
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    Specialties*
    • Oncology

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    Years of Experience
    • 38 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English, Vietnamese
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    NPI Number
    • 1215997564
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    Education & Certifications

    Fellowship
    • UT MD Anderson Cancer Center
    Fellowship
    Residency
    • Orlando Regional Medical Center
    Residency
    Medical Education
    • Augusta University Medical College of Georgia
    Medical Education
    Undergraduate School
    • Mercer University
    Undergraduate School
    Board Certifications
    • General Surgery
    Board Certifications
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    Dr. Fuhrman has seen patients for Appendicitis, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Fuhrman on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

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