Ray Scott Daugherty, MD, specializes in treating all colorectal diseases,
including colon cancer, rectal cancer, anal cancer, inflammatory bowel
disease (Crohn’s/Ulcerative colitis), diverticulitis, rectal prolapse,
hemorrhoids, anal fissures, perirectal abscess/fistula and pilonidal disease.
He offers minimally invasive treatments including robotic-assisted surgery
and advanced laparoscopic procedures. A Lafayette native, Dr. Daugherty
completed his general surgery residency at LSU Health Sciences Center
in New Orleans and his colon and rectal surgery fellowship at LSU Health
Sciences Center in Shreveport. He graduated from LSU Health Sciences Center
School of Medicine in New Orleans and received his undergraduate degree
from Loyola University New Orleans. Dr. Daugherty is also an assistant
professor of surgery at LSUHSC in New Orleans. Prior to returning to Baton
Rouge, he spent two years as a clinical instructor in the Department of
Surgical Oncology at University of Tennessee/West Cancer Center in Memphis.
He serves on the American Society of Colon & Rectal Surgeons’
Young Surgeons Committee and is also involved in the Society of American
Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons and the Cohn Rives Surgical Society.