St. James Surgical Specialists – 225.258.2080

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About Dr. Charles McGaff, Jr., MD, MBA:

Dr. Charles McGaff brings an impressive background and has served as St. James Parish Hospital’s Director of Surgical Services for over eight years. Dr. McGaff attended Medical School at Ohio State University College of Medicine and went on to complete post-graduate training at Stehlin Foundation for Cancer Research, Louisiana State University Department of Surgery at Charity Hospital of New Orleans and trained in Burn Surgery and Critical Care at the U.S. Army Institute for Surgical Research. In addition, Dr. McGaff earned his Master’s in Business Administration at Louisiana State University.

Dr. McGaff’s professional experience includes leading a private practice in General Surgery and Surgical Oncology, serving as Medical Director of River Parishes Hospital’s Wound Care Clinic and participating as Team Surgeon/Tactical Medical Support for the St. John Parish Sheriff’s Office Crisis Management Unit. Dr. McGaff is Board-Certified with the American Board of Surgery and specializes in General Surgery, Surgical Oncology and Wound Care. 

Dr. Charles McGaff, General Surgeon at St. James Surgical Specialists, provides care to patients across the River Parishes. His primary office is located on the same campus as St. James Parish Hospital in David Reynaud Medical Plaza. 



  • Hernia Repair
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Hemorrhoid Removal
  • Cyst Biopsies
  • Breast Biopsies
  • Mastectomies 
  • Skin Mass Procedures
  • Thyroid Biopsies
  • Thyroid Removal 
  • Wound Care 

Schedule an Appointment:

ADDRESS 1645 Lutcher Avenue, Lutcher, LA
LOCATION Medical Plaza (next to hospital)
PHONE 225.258.2080