Nicholas John Persich , MD

Gastroenterology and Internal Medicine

(504) 456-6701

Metropolitan Gastroenterology Associates
4228 Houma Blvd Ste 120
Metairie, LA 70006

Overview

Dr. Persich was born in New Orleans, and received his medical degree from Louisiana State University Medical School of New Orleans in 1987. He completed his internship, residency, fellowship and gastrointestinal endoscopy training at Louisiana State University Medical Center of New Orleans between 1987-1992. Having received his board certification from the American Board of Internal Medicine in 1990, Dr. Persich received his board certification from the American Board of Internal Medicine, Subspecialty of Gastroenterology in 1998 and obtained his recertification by the Board in 2008. Dr. Persich is currently a member of the active staffs of East Jefferson General Hospital in Metairie and River Parish Hospital in Laplace. Dr. Persich maintains active membership in numerous professional organizations including the American College of Gastroenterology, American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, American Gastroenterological Association, American College of Physicians, Louisiana State Medical Society, and Jefferson Parish Medical Society. He is a Fellow of The American College of Physicians. Dr. Persich is also credentialed by the MD Anderson Physicians Network. Dr. Persich entered the academic practice of medicine at the LSU Medical Center Department of Gastroenterology in New Orleans where he was Assistant Clinical Professor for six years teaching and instructing medical students, residents and fellows in the field of gastrointestinal medicine. In 1999, he entered private practice with IMG Healthcare, a multi-specialty group in New Orleans, until joining the practice of Dr. Silvers in December 2003. Dr. Persich has a special interest in the diagnosis and treatment of inflammatory bowel disease, colon cancer and irritable bowel syndrome. Dr. Persich lives in Metairie, Louisiana with his wife, Charlene, and his three children, Nicholas, Shane and Samantha.

Gender: Male

Years in Practice: 33 Years

Languages Spoken: English and Spanish

Education & Training

Medical School: Louisiana State University School Of Medicine In New Orleans

Graduation Date: in 1987

Specialties & Hospital Affiliations

Hospital Affiliations:

  • East Jefferson General Hospital

Specialties: Gastroenterology and Internal Medicine

Health Insurance and Affiliations

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
  • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS LA HMO LA HMO/POS MRF
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access Plus
  • CIGNA PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Humana Choice POS
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Humana Louisiana HMOx MRF
  • UHC Choice Plus POS
  • UHC Compass HMO
  • UHC Navigate HMO
  • UHC Navigate POS
  • UHC Options PPO

Persich's Office Information

Metropolitan Gastroenterology Associates
4228 Houma Blvd Ste 120
Metairie, LA 70006
(504) 456-6701

Fax: (504) 445-6684
Website: www.metairiegastro.com
Accepting New Patients: Yes
Medicare Accepted: No
Medicaid Accepted: Yes

Office Hours:

Mon8:00 AM-4:30 PM
Tue8:00 AM-4:30 PM
Wed8:00 AM-4:30 PM
Thu8:00 AM-4:30 PM
Fri8:00 AM-4:30 PM
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Doctor Persich's Other Office Information

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3717 Houma Blvd Ste 200
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(504) 885-7676

Fax:(504) 488-5765
Website:allianceendo.com
Accepting New Patients: Yes
Medicare Accepted:Yes
Medicaid Accepted:No

Office Hours:

Mon7:00 AM-4:00 PM
Tue7:00 AM-4:00 PM
Wed7:00 AM-4:00 PM
Thu7:00 AM-4:00 PM
Fri7:00 AM-4:00 PM
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Roberto Perez Millan Md Pa
3717 Houma Blvd Ste 200
Metairie, LA 70006
(504) 779-5515

Fax:
Website:Not available
Accepting New Patients: No
Medicare Accepted:No
Medicaid Accepted:No

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Metropolitan Gastroenterology Associates
4228 Houma Blvd Ste 520
Metairie, LA 70006
(504) 456-8020

Fax:(504) 445-6802
Website:www.metrogi.com
Accepting New Patients: Yes
Medicare Accepted:Yes
Medicaid Accepted:No

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