Dr. James Connolly, MD

Dr. James Connolly, MD

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Ear, Nose, and Throat  ·  
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45 y/o
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Dr. James Connolly, MD is an otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat) specialist in Covington, LA and has been practicing for 5 years. He specializes in ear, nose, and throat, sleep medicine, and more.

South Louisiana ENT & Facial Plastics

7039 Highway 190 East Service Rd Ste C

Covington, LA 70433
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Golden Rule
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
  • Humana
  • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
  • Medicare
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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

Balloon Sinuplasty
very high
more than 99% of peers
Sleep Disorders
very high
more than 99% of peers
Sleep Apnea
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Connolly'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.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Connolly "As an otolaryngologist I believe that the best medical practices are where science meets humanity. As a fourth generation Christian in medicine, I find that patients do best when we listen to them and provide a thoughtful, timely, safe interventions. At South Louisiana Ear, Nose, Throat & Facial Plastics we strive to treat each patient like a family member and offer the best available technology & techniques in their care."

4  Specialties

  • Ear, Nose, and Throat
  • Allergy
  • Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
  • Sleep Medicine

2  Board Certifications

  • Otolaryngology
    Accredited by: American Board of Otolaryngology*
  • Sleep Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Otolaryngology*

121  Conditions Treated

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56  Procedures

  • Ablation or Excision of Nasal Turbinates
  • Adenoidectomy
  • Allergy Shots
  • Allergy Skin Testing
  • Allergy Testing
  • Allergy Treatment
  • Antrostomy and Antrotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Balloon Sinuplasty
  • Breath Testing
  • Cervical Lymph Node Dissection
  • Cochlear Implant Insertion
  • Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP)
  • Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
  • Ear Surgery
  • Ear Tube Placement
  • Endoscopic Sinus Surgery
  • ENT Surgery
  • Ethmoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Evaluation and Treatment of Sleep Disorders
  • Excision of Neck Mass
  • Excision of Parotid, Sublingual, or Submandibular Gland
  • Excision or Destruction of Palate or Uvula Lesion
  • Excision or Destruction of Pharynx Lesion
  • Excision or Destruction of Tongue Lesion
  • Frenectomy
  • Glossectomy
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Inner Ear Repair
  • Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
  • Laryngoscopy
  • Laryngoscopy - Laryngotomy - Laryngectomy - Pharyngolaryngectomy - Pharyngectomy
  • Laryngoscopy and Laryngotomy
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Microlaryngoscopy
  • Multiple Sleep Latency Test (MSLT)
  • Myringotomy
  • Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
  • Nasal Surgery
  • Perforated Eardrum Repair (Tympanoplasty)
  • Salivary Gland Surgery
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Sleep Apnea Oral Appliances
  • Sleep Apnea Surgery
  • Sleep Study
  • Sphenoidotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Thyroidectomy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Turbinate Reduction
  • Uvulectomy
  • Uvulopalatopharyngoplasty (UPPP)
  • Vestibule and Floor of Mouth, Excision or Destruction
  • Vocal Cord Surgery
  • Wound Repair
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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

  • Millsaps College
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1995
  • Louisiana State Univ School Of Medicine In New Orleans
    Medical School | Graduated 2000
  • University of Mississippi
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2001
  • University Ms Ummc
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2005
  • St Tammany Parish Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2013
  • Clinical Fellowship In Allergy
    Other Education | Completed 2014
  • Clinical Fellowship In Sleep Medicine
    Other Education | Completed 2011

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Connolly has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Connolly's Reviews

4.6
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Connolly to family and friends
27 total reviews (14 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (27)

  • 5
    (24)
  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
    (3)

Dr. Connolly'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

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (14)

Today my little one at only 6 months old needed tubes placed in his ears. I would like to say that Dr. Connolly was amazing with everything from explaining what he was going to do at his office all the way to checking on us in recovery at the surgical center! I am so happy we have him as an ENT!! I...more
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Dr. Connolly is by far the nicest, most caring and attentive Dr! He did my daughters tubes and removed her adenoids. The next day he called to check on her, that sealed the deal for me with him! Highly recommend Dr Connolly!
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Dr. Connolly and his staff has been awesome when it comes to patient care, especially in times of an emergency. The medical care is top notch and the effective treatment has helped my live a more normal life with a chronic medical issue.
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When I came to Dr. Connolly I had seen five specialists concerning a throat issue that was never solved. Dr. Connolly has worked to ease my severe allergy issues and I would highly recommend him to anyone who needs a doctor that doesn't just write a prescription and say, "next!". And his staff,...more
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Went to Dr Connolly with external ear pain. He was very gentle while examining and cleaning my ears. Had never had my ears cleaned before and didn't really know what to expect. Totally painless, couldn't even feel it. I have had a clear drippy nose, coughing and hoarseness for bout 6 years and he...more
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