Dr. Andrew Lawton, MD

Dr. Andrew Lawton, MD

OphthalmologyMaleAge 69

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(504) 345-1180

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Dr. Andrew Lawton, MD is a Ophthalmology Specialist in New Orleans, LA. He is affiliated with medical facilities Ochsner Baptist and Ochsner Medical Center. He is accepting new patients. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Lawton to book an appointment.



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(504) 345-1180
Ochsner Medical Center1514 Jefferson Hwy New Orleans, LA 70121

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Dr. Lawton's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Visual Field Defects
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Lawton treats Visual Field Defects more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Lawton treats this condition more than 97% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Scotoma
Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Lawton treats Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis) more than 96% of his peers

Dr. Lawton treats this condition more than 96% of his peers

Eye Infections

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Lawton treats Eye Infections more than 87% of his peers

Dr. Lawton treats this condition more than 87% of his peers

Dr. Lawton's conditions and procedures:

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Allergic Conjunctivitis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Benign Tumor
  • Black Eye
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Diplopia
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Graves' Disease
  • Headache
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Migraine
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
  • Nystagmus
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Retina Diseases
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Strabismus
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Ulcer
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects

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Dr. Lawton accepts the following insurance:

Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
National (BlueCard) PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
HealthyBlue 2.0
HealthyBlue Advantage
Cigna HMO
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Choice Care PPO
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO

About Me


Dr. Lawton is a board-certified ophthalmologist specializing in Neuro-Ophthalmology. He has expertise in evaluating patients with visual problems originating...Read more


  • Ophthalmology

Board Certifications

  • Anatomic Pathology
  • Neuropathology
  • Ophthalmology


University of Southern California, Manhattan Eye, Ear, and Throat Hospital
Fellowship Hospital
Beth Israel Hospital, Emory University
Residency Hospital
Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Medical School
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Internship Hospital


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How can I make an appointment with Dr. Andrew Lawton, MD?

Click here to schedule an appointment online. New patients can also call (504) 345-1180, and for other questions, call (866) 624-7637.

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Dr. Andrew Lawton, MD generally accepts new patients on Healthgrades. You can see Dr. Lawton's profile to make an appointment.

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What are Dr. Andrew Lawton, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Lawton frequently treats Visual Field Defects, Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis), and Eye Infections. See all procedures and conditions Dr. Lawton treats.

Where is Dr. Andrew Lawton, MD's office located?

Dr. Lawton's office is located at 1514 Jefferson Hwy, New Orleans, LA 70121. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

Does Dr. Andrew Lawton, MD offer telehealth services?

Dr. Lawton has not yet indicated whether they offer telehealth services. Please contact the office to check for availability/eligibility.

Affiliated Hospitals

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Ochsner Baptist

New Orleans, LA
  • America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2018)

Ochsner Medical Center

New Orleans, LA

73% Patient experience rating, 4% higher than the national average

  • America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2018)