Dr. Ziad M Ashkar, MD



Internal Medicine     -  Louisiana,  Lafayette

 Overview

Dr. Ziad M Ashkar, MD works in Lafayette, Louisiana is a specialist in Internal Medicine and graduated American University Of Beirut, Faculty Of Medicine in 1989. Dr. Ashkar is affiliated with Lafayette General Medical Center, Savoy Medical Center and practicing for 30 years

 Experience and Qualifications

 Specialties

  • Internal Medicine

 Conditions

  • Acidosis
  • Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia
  • Arterial Line Insertion
  • Avascular Necrosis
  • Breast Atrophy
  • Bursa Injection
  • Calcaneus Fracture
  • Cervical Dysplasia
  • Cervical Epidural Steroid Injection
  • Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
  • Chronic Kidney Diseases
  • Dystonia Musculorum Deformans, Type 2
  • Dystonia, Focal, Task-Specific (FTSD)
  • Epilepsy, Benign, Familial, Infantile Epilepsy
  • Esophageal Fistula
  • Gastroenteropancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumor
  • Goiter
  • Hernia Repair
  • Hyperkalemic Renal Tubular Acidosis
  • Hypotony of Eye
  • Hypovolemia
  • Lithotripsy
  • Lymphoma, Large Cell, Anaplastic
  • Mammosite Catheter Insertion
  • Maxillary and Malar Fractures
  • Mood Disorder Due to a General Medical Condition
  • Muscular Dystrophy, Limb-Girdle - Mental Retardation
  • Neck Surgery
  • Neurostimulator Implantation
  • Neurovascular Surgical Services
  • Nondependent Amphetamine or Related Acting Sympathomimetic Abuse
  • Obstructive Hydrocephalus
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Pulmonary Function Tests
  • Quadriceps Tendon Repair
  • Radiesse® Injections
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rupture of Ulnar Collateral Ligament of Thumb
  • Skin Dimpling
  • Sports Medicine Related Procedures
  • Telogen Effluvium
  • Tumor
  • Visual Field Loss

 Procedures

  • Acidosis
  • Acute Kidney Failure
  • Alkalosis
  • Amyloidosis
  • Arteriovenostomy for Renal Dialysis
  • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
  • Chronic Glomerulonephritis
  • Chronic Kidney Diseases
  • Classic Polyarteritis Nodosa
  • Congenital Cystic Kidney Disease
  • Congenital Polycystic Kidney Disease
  • Congenital Renal Agenesis and Dysgenesis
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • Diabetic Ketoacidosis
  • End-Stage Renal Disease
  • End-Stage Renal Disease Related Services
  • Goodpasture's Disease
  • Gout
  • Hemochromatosis
  • Hemodialysis
  • Henoch–Schönlein Purpura (HSP)
  • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
  • Hydronephrosis
  • Hypercalcemia
  • Hyperkalemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypokalemia
  • Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
  • Iron Metabolism Disorders
  • Kidney Hypertrophy
  • Kidney Stones
  • Magnesium Metabolism Disorders
  • Mineral Metabolism Disorders
  • Nephritis and Nephropathy
  • Nephrotic Syndrome
  • Peritoneal Dialysis
  • Phosphorus Metabolism Disorders
  • Proteinuria
  • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
  • Renal Hyperparathyroidism
  • Renal Osteodystrophy
  • Secondary Renovascular Hypertension
  • Systemic Vasculitis
  • Vasculitis
  • Vitamin D Deficiency
  • Wegener's Granulomatosis

 Board Certifications

  • Board Certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine

 Years Since Graduation

  • 30

 Spoken Languages

  • Arabic
  • French

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 Education & Training

Medical School


American University Of Beirut, Faculty Of Medicine

BEIRUT, Lebanon
Graduated: 1989

Internship Hospital


Good Samaritan Hospital Md


Year completed: 1991

Fellowship Hospital


Emory University

Atlanta, GA, USA

Atlanta, GA, USA

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 Office Locations


Primary location

 Ruth Smothers MD P.C.

459 Heymann Boulevard
Louisiana (LA)
Lafayette,
70503

  (337) 289-1952

Accepting New Patients

  • No
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 Map & Directions



Ruth Smothers MD P.C., 459 Heymann Boulevard, Lafayette, Louisiana (LA), 70503




 Insurances Accepted (check insurance plans)

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Choice Care PPO
  • Choice Plus POS
  • Choice Plus POS II
  • Cigna
  • Cigna HMO
  • Cigna PPO
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
  • HealthFirst
  • Humana
  • MedHealthInsurance
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • Medicare MCR
  • MultiPlan
  • MultiPlan PPO
  • Navigate HMO
  • Navigate POS
  • Open Access Plus
  • Options PPO
  • PHCS Network PPO
  • Tricare
  • United Healthcare
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • WellCare

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 Affiliated Hospitals


Lafayette General Medical Center photo


Lafayette General Medical Center

1214 Coolidge Boulevard Louisiana LA, Lafayette, 70503

Lafayette General Medical Center is a hospital located in Lafayette, LA. Procedures/Diagnosis costs are above the state average in 3 of 14 procedures. Length of Stay is at the state average in 13 of 14 procedures.



Savoy Medical Center photo


Savoy Medical Center

801 Poincianna Avenue Louisiana LA, Mamou, 70554

Savoy Medical Center is a hospital located in Mamou, LA. Procedures/Diagnosis costs are at the state average in 2 of 2 procedures. Length of Stay is at the state average in 1 of 2 procedures.




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