Dr. Charles Breaux

Pediatric Surgery
Grand Junction, CO
38 years experience male

Locations

Office

Grand Junction, CO

Address

The Pediatric Specialty Clinic at St. Mary's Hospital, 2643 Patterson Road, Suite 603, Grand Junction, CO
Directions

My office hours

Saturday: Closed
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Insurances accepted

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Anthem BC Life & Health Insurance Company

CIGNA Health Care

Medicaid

Medicare

Rocky Mountain Health Plan

UnitedHealthcare

Tricare

About

Bio

Undergrad at Harvard. Med school at U. of Alabama. General surgery, surgical critical care, and pediatric surgery residencies at U. of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB). Currently practicing pediatric surgery at St. Mary's Hospital in Grand Junction, Colorado.

Specialties
Doctors may have more than one area of specialty interest. Board certification in a specialty area means the doctor has completed formal training and has practice experience in that specialty, and has passed the certification examination from the corresponding accredited medical specialty board.

Pediatric Surgery, Board Certified

Critical Care, Board Certified

Surgery, Board Certified

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

371 Answers
724 Agrees
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A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Breaux
38 years experience Pediatric Surgery
The white blood ...: count (WBC) is usually elevated in appendicitis. However, sometimes it isn't. In that case, there is usually at least a left shift to the cell differe ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Breaux
38 years experience Pediatric Surgery
Not usually: Once appendicitis starts, it usually progresses to an increasingly serious abdominal infection. Left untreated, one is likely to die. Current treatmen ... Read More
A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Breaux
38 years experience Pediatric Surgery
No: Appendicitis has nothing to do with exercise after eating.

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Apr 12, 2015
Great doctor. Consistently gives thoughtful, insightful and expert advice.
Superior, concise, informative answers
Apr 17, 2014
Very accurate and timely responses.
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Thanks for your quick reply! My wife spilt a red hot coffee all over her leg (literally boiling water has she doesn't have milk) and it has caused a nasty burn.
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Can't decide if my hemicolectomy surgeon(colon) or general is better for I don't heal well with and CFS 2 out of 3 incisions developed herni
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Thank you. I'll try polysporin. For some reason, neosporin only hurts at nighttime. During the day, it doesn't. Not sure why.

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

University of Alabama School of Medicine, AL
Graduated 1982MD

Residency

UNIVERSITY OF ALABAMA HOSPITAL
Completed 1988

Awards

"One of the Best Doctors in America," 2003 - present, selected by physician survey by Best Doctors, Inc.
Listed in the "Guide to America's Top Surgeons," 2004 - present, selected by the Consumers' Research Council of America

Affiliations

St. Mary's Medical Group
American College of Surgeons
American Pediatric Surgical Association
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