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Dr. Ricardo McCall, MD

Gastroenterology*
4.2 (12)
Map Pin Small Lake Charles, LA
Accepting new patients
32 years of experience

Offers telehealth

Overview of Dr. Ricardo McCall, MD

Dr. Ricardo McCall, MD is a Gastroenterologist in Lake Charles, LA. They specialize in Gastroenterology, has 32 years of experience, and is board certified in Gastroenterology. They graduated from LSU Health Sciences Center New Orleans School of Medicine and is affiliated with West Calcasieu Cameron Hospital, CHRISTUS Ochsner Saint Patrick Hospital and Beauregard Memorial Hospital. Dr. McCall, completed a residency at Alton Ochsner Med Fndn|University Tx Med School At Houston. Patients rated Dr. McCall an average 4.2 star rating.

Dr. McCall works at Ochsner CHRISTUS Health Center in Lake Charles, LA. They frequently treat conditions like Hemorrhoids, Diaphragmatic and Hiatal Hernia and Dysphagia 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. McCall's Office Locations

  1. 1
    Ochsner Health Center
    401 Doctor Michael Debakey Dr Ste 100, Lake Charles, LA 70601 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (337) 439-0762
  2. 2
    GI Associates
    555 Doctor Michael Debakey Dr Ste 101, Lake Charles, LA 70601 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (337) 439-0762

Hospital Affiliations
Admitting Hospitals

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  • West Calcasieu Cameron Hospital
  • CHRISTUS Ochsner Saint Patrick Hospital
  • Beauregard Memorial Hospital

Experience & Treatment Frequency

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Hemorrhoids
Diaphragmatic and Hiatal Hernia
Dysphagia

Treatment frequency



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Hemorrhoids
Diaphragmatic and Hiatal Hernia
Dysphagia
Abdominal Pain
Constipation
Diarrhea
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Esophageal Motility Disorders
Gastric Ulcer
Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
Infectious Diarrheal Disease
Intestinal Diverticulosis
Intestinal Ulcer
Nausea
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Vomiting Disorders
Colorectal Polyp
Duodenal Ulcer
Enteritis
Gastritis
Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
Acute Gastritis
Alcoholic Cirrhosis
Anemia
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Ascites
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Barrett's Esophagus
Biliary Cirrhosis
Chronic Gastritis
Cirrhosis
Crohn's Disease
Duodenitis
Esophageal Ulcer
Esophagitis
Gallstones
Gas-Bloat Syndrome
Gastrointestinal Bleeding
Gastroparesis
Gastroptosis
Indigestion
Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Intestinal Obstruction
Irritable Bowel Syndrome
Liver Damage from Alcohol
Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
Pancreatitis
Primary Biliary Cholangitis
Reflux Esophagitis
Unexplained Weight Loss
Vitamin_Deficiency
Duodenal Polypectomy
ERCP (Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography)
Flexible Sigmoidoscopy
Manometry
Rigid Proctosigmoidoscopy
Anal or Rectal Pain
Barretts Esophagus with Dysplasia
Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
Bile Duct Obstruction
Celiac Disease
Congenital Anomaly Intestine
Cyclical Vomiting
Dehydration
Diffuse Esophageal Spasm
Diverticulitis
Diverticulosis
Duodenal Cancer
Dysentery
Eosinophilic Esophagitis
Esophageal Achalasia and Cardiospasm
Esophageal Diverticulum
Esophageal Varices
Familial Adenomatous Polyposis
Food Allergy
Gastrointestinal Malabsorption
Heartburn
Hemochromatosis
Hepatitis B
Hepatitis B - Immune Response
Hepatitis C
Hepatorenal Syndrome
Hernia
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Hiatal Hernia
Ileus
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Intestinal Diverticulitis
Ischemic Colitis
Lactose Intolerance
Mallory-Weiss Syndrome
Malnutrition
Neoplasm of Gastrointestinal Tract
Peptic Ulcer
Potassium Deficiency
Pouchitis
Pyloric Stenosis
Retroperitoneum Cancer
Splenomegaly
Stomal Ulcer
Ulcerative Colitis
Upper Digestive Tract Cancer
Viral Enteritis
Viral Hepatitis
Bile Duct Procedure
Colon Cancer Screening
Colonoscopy
Colorectal Cancer Screening
Gallbladder Scan
Hepatitis A Screening
Hepatitis B Virus Screening
Hepatitis C Virus Screening
Hepatitis Screening
Impedance Testing
Instrumental Diagnostic Evaluation for Dysphagia
Laparoscopic Removal of Stones from Biliary Tract
Liver Biopsy
Liver Function Test
pH Probe
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Screening Colonoscopy
Ultrasound
VAP Lipid Testing
Wireless pH Testing
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    4.2
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    About Dr. Ricardo McCall, MD

    Specialties*
    • Gastroenterology

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    Years of Experience
    • 32 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English
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    NPI Number
    • 1265413876
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    Education & Certifications

    Residency
    • Alton Ochsner Med Fndn|University Tx Med School At Houston
    Residency
    Medical Education
    • LSU Health Sciences Center New Orleans School of Medicine
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • Gastroenterology
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    Dr. Ricardo McCall, MD is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. McCall is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

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

    Dr. McCall works at Ochsner CHRISTUS Health Center in Lake Charles, LA. View the full address on Dr. McCall’s profile.

    Dr. McCall has seen patients for Hemorrhoids, Diaphragmatic and Hiatal Hernia and Dysphagia, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. McCall on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    12 patients have reviewed Dr. McCall. The overall rating for this provider is 4.2. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. McCall.

    Whether a person prefers to schedule an appointment online or over the phone with Dr. McCall, there are benefits to both methods. A person calling to schedule an with Dr. McCall appointment can ask questions about the practice, provider availability, conditions treated, procedures performed, and if their insurance carrier is accepted. While online scheduling is quicker, easier, allows one to view a wide range of appointment times, and may provide the ability to sync with a personal calendar.

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