Dr. Amanda Fontenot, MD

Dr. Amanda Fontenot, MD

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Obesity Medicine  |  
Female  |  
38 y/o
(42)

Accepting new patients

Dr. Fontenot is board certified Internal Medicine and a diplomate of the American Board of Obesity Medicine. In addition to her training in general medicine for adults, she pursues additional knowledge, training and peer recoginition as a specialist in treating overweight, obesity and related medical conditions. She also has a background as a personal trainer and fitness instructor.

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Dr. Fontenot's Experience

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Dr. Fontenot's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Obesity Medicine
  • Board certified in Internal Medicine
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Fontenot "Dr. Fontenot believes in empowering patients to make better health care decisions through education about how both medications and/or  life style changes can help them live the longest and best life possible."
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Specialties

  • Obesity Medicine
  • Internal Medicine
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Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
19

Conditions Treated

  • Anemia
  • Anxiety
  • Arthritis
  • Asthma
  • Binge Eating Disorder
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Depression
  • Dermatitis
  • Diabetes
  • Emphysema
  • Heart Disease
  • High Cholesterol
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Obesity
  • Osteoporosis
  • Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome
  • Sleep Apnea
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Procedures

  • Physical Examination

Background Check

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0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • Florida A&M University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 2000
  • Meharry Medical College
    Medical School | Graduated 2005
  • Ochsner Clinic Foundation
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2006
  • Ochsner Clinic Foundation
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2008

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications
  • Polyarticular Gout with Spinal Involvement, JCR of Clinical Rheumatology 14(3) 188-189, June 2008,

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

  • Obesity Medicine Association and The Obesity Society, Member

Dr. Fontenot's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Fontenot to family and friends
4.4
based on 42 total reviews (2 with comments)

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4.5
based on 81 total reviews (21 with comments)
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Dr. Fontenot's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    Under 10 minutes
Patient Comments (2)
Westwego, LA |
Very rude and condescending. Has no empathy
Thank you for this review. We're saddened to hear your experience was less than exemplary, and we'd like to have someone reach out to you personally. Please email us at connect@ochsner.org with your contact information so we can pass it along.
Really smart and nice
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Fontenot accepts 36 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna Better Health
    Aetna Better Health of Louisiana
    Aetna PPO
    Behavioral Health
  • Always Care Benefits
    Standard Plan
  • American Lifecare
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Behavioral Health Network
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
    Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana PPO
  • Cigna
  • Community Health Network
  • Coventry Health Care of Louisiana
    Coventry Health Care of Louisiana HMO
  • Employers Health Network
  • Evolutions Healthcare Systems
  • EyeMed Vision Care
    EyePrefer Essential Plan
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    Worker's Compensation WC
  • Galaxy Health Network
    Galaxy Health Network PPO
    Worker's Compensation WC
  • Health Payors Organization
    Health Payors Organization PPO
  • HealthSmart
    HealthSmart POS
    HealthSmart PPO
  • Humana Veterans
  • LACare
  • Louisiana Healthcare Connections
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
    Special Needs Plan SNP
  • MultiPlan
  • National Healthcare Alliance
  • National Preferred Provider Network
  • Optum
    Behavioral Health
  • PHCS
  • PPO Plus
    PPO Plus PPO
  • Prime Health Services
  • Provider Networks of America
  • Spectera
  • Three Rivers Provider Network
  • United Healthcare Community Plan
  • UnitedHealthCare
    United Healthcare
  • USA Managed Care Organization

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Hospitals where Dr. Fontenot has admitting privileges

Ochsner Medical Center- West Bank Campus
2500 Belle Chasse Hwy
Terrytown, LA 70056
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Ochsner Medical Center
1516 Jefferson Highway
New Orleans, LA 70121
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