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Ben Kurz, M.D.


Ages Treated: 16+

(225) 927-1190

Quick Facts:

  • Board Certified Gastroenterologist
  • Currently Accepting New Patients
  • Most Insurance Plans Accepted
  • Performs Colonoscopies

Ben Kurz, M.D. Practices at the Following Locations

Baton Rouge, LA – Perkins Rd 6615 Perkins Rd, Baton Rouge, LA 70808 (225) 927-1190 Request an appointment at this location
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About Ben Kurz, M.D.

Dr. Ben Kurz is a board-eligible gastroenterologist with Texas Digestive Disease Consultants. He performs routine GI procedures such as upper endoscopy and colonoscopy in the diagnosis, screening, and surveillance of gastrointestinal diseases and cancers. Clinical interests range widely from common GI disorders such as reflux disease and screening families for colon cancer to more specific diseases such as chronic viral hepatitis C, Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis. Procedural interests include lower endoscopic mucosal resection, a minimally invasive technique that removes advanced polyps before evolving into cancer. Dr. Kurz is native to Baton Rouge, LA and graduated from Episcopal High School. His practice is accepting new patients.


Undergrad: Louisiana State University, cum laude

Medical School: LSUHSC School of Medicine Louisiana in New Orleans, LA

Residency: LSUHSC Baton Rouge, Internal Medicine Residency

Fellowship: Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center (LSUHSC) in Shreveport, LA

Memberships / Affiliations:

American Gastroenterological Association

American Society for Gastroenterology

American College of Gastroenterology

American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases

Louisiana State Medical Society

Hospital Affiliations:

OLOL, BRG, Woman’s Hospital, LSU Health, Promise LTAC;