Dr. Amanda Fontenot, MD

Dr. Amanda Fontenot, MD

Obesity Medicine  ·  
Female  ·  
38 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Amanda Fontenot, MD is an obesity medicine specialist in New Orleans, LA and has been practicing for 10 years. She specializes in obesity medicine and internal medicine.Read her story

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Dr. Fontenot's Experience

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

Dr. Fontenot's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Fontenot "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."

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."

2  Specialties

  • Obesity Medicine
  • Internal Medicine

1  Board Certifications

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

1  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.


  • 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
42 total reviews (2 have comments)

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Likelihood to Recommend (42)

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Dr. Fontenot's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

Very rude and condescending. Has no empathy
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Really smart and nice
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