Dr. George Golightly, MD

Dr. George Golightly, MD

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General Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
55 y/o
(7)

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Dr. George Golightly, MD is a general surgery specialist in Baton Rouge, LA and has been practicing for 23 years. He specializes in general surgery.Read his story

Ochsner Health Center - O'Neal

16777 Medical Center Dr

Baton Rouge, LA 70816
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • American Lifecare
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Assurant Health
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • CHAMPVA
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Community Health Choice
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Coventry Health Care of Louisiana
  • Employers Health Network

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Golightly performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
very high
more than 98% of peers
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
very high
more than 98% of peers
Abscess
very high
more than 92% of peers

Dr. Golightly's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Dr. Golightly's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Golightly "Dr. Golightly earned his medical degree from LSU and completed his internship and residency at State University of New York in Buffalo. Dr. Golightly is board certified in surgery and has been on staff at Ochsner since 2000."

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Golightly "Dr. George Golightly has been on staff at Ochsner since 2000. He earned his medical degree from LSU and completed his internship and residency at State University of New York in Buffalo. Dr. Golightly is board certified in surgery. "

1  Specialties

  • General Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

63  Conditions Treated

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53  Procedures

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Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Louisiana.

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

  • Louisiana State Univ School Of Medicine In New Orleans
    Medical School | Graduated 1995
  • State University of New York At Buffalo
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • State University of New York At Buffalo
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Golightly has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Golightly's Reviews

2.7
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Golightly to family and friends
7 total reviews (2 have comments)

Ochsner Health System

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4.9
based on 35 total reviews (18 with comments)
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Likelihood to Recommend (7)

  • 5
    (2)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (3)

Dr. Golightly's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    FAIR
  • Explains condition(s) well

    GOOD
  • Answers questions

    GOOD
  • Time well spent

    GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

Dr. Go lightly called me at home and told me I had breast cancer. He never asked if I was alone, which I was at the time. When my husband came home about 45 minutes later I was a complete ""basket case." I guess to doctors who deal with this on a daily basis feel it's no big deal. Please show more...more
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Honestly, stay far, far away from him. Choose someone else. I've had some simple health issues since I was about 17 that caused me to have 2 surgeries by the age 19. I was young, but very familiar with the whole consultation then surgery process (as I had done it twice before, with another...more
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