Local, fellowship-trained and board-certified General Surgeon
Darren Rowan, MD, FACS, has joined
North Oaks Surgical Associates. New patient appointments are now being scheduled. To make an appointment,
call (985) 230-APPT  in Hammond.
Rowan, who is certified by the American Board of Surgery in General Surgery,
shares that his daily goal is to improve the quality of life for each
person with whom he has contact – whether in the operating room
or community. He has practiced medicine for a total of 24 years in Alabama
and Louisiana with 13 years spent on the Northshore.
A fellow of the American College of Surgeons, Rowan earned his medical
degree from Louisiana State University Medical Center in New Orleans.
He completed a residency through the University of South Alabama Medical
Center in Mobile, where he also served as an Emergency Room Clinical Instructor.
Rowan specializes in the diagnosis and surgical intervention for complex
conditions including, but not limited to: biopsy procedures, colon disorders
(diverticulitis and cancer), breast disorders (benign cysts, masses and
cancer), hernia (recurrent, inguinal, hiatal, umbilical and incisional),
thyroid (nodules and cancer) and parathyroid disorders, adrenal gland
disorders, anorectal disorders (hemorrhoids, anal fissures and fistulas),
gallbladder disorders and gastroesophageal reflux disease. He also has
extensive experience utilizing advanced minimally invasive surgery (laparoscopic
and robotic) to treat many of the diseases mentioned above.
North Oaks Surgical Associates is located in Suite 108B of the North Oaks Office Plaza at 15770 Paul
Vega, MD, Drive in Hammond. Clinic hours of operation are 8 a.m.-5 p.m. weekdays.
Other North Oaks Surgical Associates providers include:
Dorothy A. Lewis, MD; and
Nurse Practitioner Jodee D. Bernier, APRN, FNP-C.