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Dr. Kim Dakin, MD

Ear, Nose, and Throat*
3.9 (16)
Map Pin Small Lafayette, LA
Accepting new patients
33 years of experience

Offers telehealth

Overview of Dr. Kim Dakin, MD

Dr. Kim Dakin, MD is an Otolaryngology (Ear, Nose & Throat) Specialist in Lafayette, LA. They specialize in Ear, Nose, and Throat, has 33 years of experience, and is board certified in Otolaryngology. They graduated from LSU Health Sciences Center New Orleans School of Medicine and is affiliated with Park Place Surgical Hospital, Our Lady Of Lourdes Regional Medical Center, Acadia - Saint Landry Hospital, Ochsner Acadia General Hospital and Opelousas General Health System. Dr. Dakin, completed a residency at University Miss. Patients rated Dr. Dakin an average 3.9 star rating.

Dr. Dakin works at Gastroenterology Clinics of Louisiana in Lafayette, LA with other offices in Opelousas, LA. 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. Dakin's Office Locations

  1. 1
    Peak Medical Partners LLC
    1101 S College Rd Ste 206, Lafayette, LA 70503 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (337) 237-3637
  2. 2
    Peak Medical Partners LLC
    1101 S College Rd Ste 206, Lafayette, LA 70503 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (337) 500-1645
  3. 3
    Dakin Otolaryngology LLC
    1270 Attakapas Dr Ste 201, Opelousas, LA 70570 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (337) 942-3230

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  • Park Place Surgical Hospital
  • Our Lady Of Lourdes Regional Medical Center
  • Acadia - Saint Landry Hospital
  • Ochsner Acadia General Hospital
  • Opelousas General Health System

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    3.9
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    Specialties*
    • Ear, Nose, and Throat

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    Years of Experience
    • 33 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English
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    NPI Number
    • 1871553008
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    Education & Certifications

    Residency
    • University Miss
    Residency
    Internship
    • Louisana State University
    Internship
    Medical Education
    • LSU Health Sciences Center New Orleans School of Medicine
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • Otolaryngology and Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
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