Dr. Champagne specializes in colon & rectal surgery. He received his undergraduate degree from USL (now UL) and later graduated from the Louisiana State University School of Medicine at New Orleans. Upon graduation he completed several residencies including General Surgery at LSU School of Medicine in New Orleans and the Lahey Clinic in Burlington, Massachusetts. Dr. Champagne also completed a colon and rectal residency as Chief Resident at LSU Hospital in Shreveport, LA. He is a member of multiple professional societies including the American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons, Lafayette Parish Medical Society, Louisiana State Medical Society, American Medical Association, James Rives Surgical Society, and the Louisiana chapter of the American College of Surgeons. He received Outstanding 5th Year Resident Honors at Louisiana State University Department of Surgery. Dr. Champagne is board certified by the American Board of Colon and Rectal Surgeons.