Dr. Philip Gachassin , MD

General Surgery

(337) 289-8088

Lafayette General Surgery Hospital
1000 W Pinhook Rd
Lafayette, LA 70503


Dr. Gachassin, a native of Lafayette, LA completed his Surgical Training in Mobile AL, at the University of South Alabama. He earned his Medical Degree from LSU School of Medicine in New Orleans, and earned his Bachelors Degree from Tulane University in New Orleans. He is a graduate of St. Thomas More High School in Lafayette, LA. Dr. Gachassin performs a wide array of surgical services, and specializes in Minimally Invasive and Advanced Laparoscopic Techniques. Common procedures performed by Dr. Gachassin are laparoscopic/minimally invasive hernia repair, gallbladder removal, and colon resection. Dr. Gachassin provides surgical treatment of Breast Cancer and focuses on Breast conserving therapy. Dr. Gachassin also specializes in the surgical treatment of obesity through laparoscopic/minimally invasive techniques. Dr. Gachassin is a Diplomat of the American Board of Surgery, Fellow of the American College of Surgeons, and Fellow of the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery. He is a member of the American Society of General Surgeons as well as a member of the American Medical Association and the Louisiana State Medical Society. He is currently a member of the Lafayette General Surgical Hospital Medical Executive Committee, and is the President of the Medical Staff at Lafayette General Medical Center. Dr. Gachassin lives in Lafayette with his Jessica Turner Gachassin, and his 2 sons Jacques Gachassin and Turner Gachassin.

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Years in Practice: N/A

Languages Spoken: English and French

Education & Training

Medical School: N/A

Graduation Date: N/A

Specialties & Hospital Affiliations

Hospital Affiliations:

  • Lafayette General Medical Center
  • Our Lady Of Lourdes Regional Medical Center

Specialties: General Surgery

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 BlueConnect HMO POS
  • BCBS LA Community Blue HMO/POS
  • BCBS LA Preferred Care PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access Plus
  • Humana Choice POS
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Humana Louisiana HMOx MRF
  • Humana National POS
  • UHC Choice Plus POS
  • UHC Compass HMO
  • UHC Navigate HMO
  • UHC Navigate POS
  • UHC Options PPO

Dr. Gachassin's Office Information

Lafayette General Surgery Hospital
1000 W Pinhook Rd
Lafayette, LA 70503
(337) 289-8088

Fax: (337) 723-5160
Website: Not available
Accepting New Patients: No
Medicare Accepted: No
Medicaid Accepted: No

Office Hours:

Mon9:00 AM-5:00 PM
Tue9:00 AM-5:00 PM
Wed9:00 AM-5:00 PM
Thu9:00 AM-5:00 PM
Fri9:00 AM-12:00 PM

Doctor Gachassin's Other Office Information

Fax:(337) 723-3077
Accepting New Patients: Yes
Medicare Accepted:Yes
Medicaid Accepted:No

Office Hours:

Mon8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Tue8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Wed8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Thu8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Fri8:00 AM-12:00 PM

Fax:(337) 723-3077
Website:Not available
Accepting New Patients: No
Medicare Accepted:No
Medicaid Accepted:No

Office Hours:


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