Overview

Dr. Gigi L. Girard MD is a female general practitioner in Louisville, KY with over 18 years of experience. Her CareDash rating is 4.8 out of 5 by 4 patients, and she has 4 reviews. Dr. Girard is affiliated with Norton Audubon Wound Care Center in Louisville, as well as Baptist Health LA Grange in La Grange. She received $681 in payments from medical companies between 2014 and 2016, which is more than 65% of General Practitioners and more than 65% of providers nationally. Dr. Girard graduated from University of Kentucky College of Medicine in 2000. She is licensed to practice by the state board in Kentucky (38468).

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Patient Reviews

Overall Rating

4.8

(4 Ratings)

Communication:

5.0 (3)

Scheduling:

4.3 (3)

Staff:

4.3 (3)

Treatment:

4.7 (3)

Bedside Manner:

5.0 (3)

Average Wait Time:

Under 15 minutes

Recommended by 3 Reviewers

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October 12, 2017

ash1286

2 Reviews

Louisville, KY

She is a very good doctor for most women

I began seeing her when I had a miscarriage. She was amazingly sympathetic and gentle. I went back to her when I was pregnant again and she was very supportive of natural birth and hiring a doula. She even stated I needed to take an out of hospital class if natural birth was my goal. However, complications arose, I ended up with a c-section (no doubt in my mind it was medically necessary). She processed that with me at my 6 week check up and brought up VBAC to me. She would mention VBAC at my yearly visits for the next few years, so I began researching.

However, when I became pregnant again, the first prenatal appointment was not what I expected. I (and later found out my husband independently felt the same way) felt that she was no longer supportive and it would be a fight for a VBAC that she had been telling me about for years. So I switched care providers. Following the transfer, I found out that her practice banned VBACs despite research saying it is safe.

That being said, I still recommend her to friends that I know would feel safer with a more medicalized approach to pregnancy. Just because she was no longer the best doctor for my situation does not take away how amazing she was through all of my issues prior.

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October 12, 2017

Shirley Embry

1 Review

Louisville, KY

I was a very sick woman who was terrified of Doctors because of I had a few bad experiences with doctors that just didn't care. When I went to the emergency room I was in bad shape and I got another bad doctor. When I was released they told me to make an appointment with this quacky doctor, I refused I called my insurance company who recommended Dr.Gigi Girard she treated me so well. She knew I was scared and took the time to assure me that everything would be ok. I had a very large fibroid tumors she performed a hysterectomy. If it wasn't for Dr Girard I know I would not be here today. She is the most caring Dr. I have ever had.

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September 12, 2017

Jane V.

1 Review

Louisville, KY

Dr. Girard saved my life.

I have been seeing her for at least 10 years. She had me come in for something I thought would be minor and wound up being cancer. She called me personally with the test results and next steps and I felt like I had a partner through out the experience. I have given her name and number to any friend who has asked for a recommendation and will continue to do so.

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September 26, 2017

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175 Reviews

Cambridge, MA

Dr. Gigi Girard she is the most caring OB/GYN she is so sweet and caring makes you feel comfortable. If it wasn't for her I probably wouldn't be here today. I was terrified of Dr. because I had some very bad ones. Thank You Dr. Gigi Garard.

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About Dr. Girard

Education and Training

Dr. Gigi L. Girard MD graduated from University of Kentucky College of Medicine in 2000.

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Basic Information

Full Name: Gigi L Girard

Gender: Female

Years of Experience: 18+

License Number: 38468 - Issued by the state board in Kentucky

NPI: 1053303545

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Practice and Hospital Affiliations

Affiliated Practices

1. Norton Audubon Wound Care Center

1930 Bishop Lane
Louisville, KY

(502) 272-5340

Affiliated Hospitals

1. Baptist Health LA Grange

1025 New Moody Lane
La Grange, KY

(502) 222-5388

2. Jewish Hospital

200 Abraham Flexner Way
Louisville, KY

(502) 587-4011

Location

Office Information

4123 Dutchmans Lane

Suite 300

Louisville, KY 40207

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Payments Received from Medical Companies

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Total Payments Received Between 2014 and 2016:

Many providers have received payments from medical companies ranging from small amounts in the form of food at conferences to large payments for consulting or royalties. Some providers have received payments for specific drugs. These payments are not necessarily cause for concern, but we encourage you to speak with your provider if they do raise any questions or issues.

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Dr. Girard received more money than a majority (65%) of general practitioners. See the breakdown of payments by category.

Providers receive payments in various different categories, from travel and lodging or food and beverages at conferences to fees for promotional speaking or consulting engagements. Some providers receive payments from royalties or licenses, usually from having helped develop a product or drug.

This chart represents the breakdown of payments Dr. Girard has received by specific category of payment. See the breakdown of payments by company.

Providers receive payments from specific medical companies, sometimes for specific drugs. If you have any questions or concerns about the specific company or drug payments your provider has received, we encourage you to speak with your provider directly.

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