Dr. James Connolly, MD

Dr. James Connolly, MD

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45 y/o
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Dr. James Connolly, MD is an ear, nose, and throat doctor who practices in Covington, LA. He is 45 years old and has been practicing for 18 years.

South Louisiana ENT & Facial Plastics

7039 Highway 190 East Service Rd Ste C

Covington, LA 70433
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Accepted insurance

  • 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

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

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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."
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Specialties

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

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

  • Abscess
  • Acute Insomnia
  • Acute Pharyngitis
  • Acute Sinusitis
  • Acute Tonsillitis
  • Adenoid Infections
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • All Types of Food Poisoning
  • Allergic Reaction
  • Allergic Rhinitis
  • Allergic Rhinitis Due to Food
  • Allergies
  • Anaphylactic Fish Allergy
  • Anaphylactic Food Allergies
  • Anaphylaxis
  • Angioedema
  • Asthma
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Balance Disorders
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Broken Nose
  • Bronchitis
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Cancer
  • Central Sleep Apnea
  • Cholesteatoma
  • Chronic Adenoid Infection
  • Chronic Sinusitis
  • Chronic Tonsillitis
  • Conductive Hearing Loss
  • Cough
  • Deafness
  • Dermatitis
  • Deviated Septum
  • Dizziness
  • Down Syndrome
  • Dysphagia
  • Ear Ache
  • Ear Disorders
  • Ear Infection
  • Earwax Buildup
  • Enlarged Turbinates
  • Eustachian Tube Dysfunction
  • Excessive Daytime Sleepiness
  • Eye Infections
  • Facial Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Geographic Tongue
  • Gum Cancer
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Head or Neck Lump or Swelling
  • Headache
  • Hearing Loss
  • Hives
  • Hoarse Voice (Dysphonia)
  • Hypogammaglobulinemia
  • Idiopathic Hypersomnia
  • Insomnia
  • Insomnia With Sleep Apnea
  • Laryngeal Cancer
  • Laryngitis
  • Larynx Conditions
  • Leukoplakia
  • Loss of Smell and-or Taste
  • Meniere's Disease
  • Mixed Apnea
  • Narcolepsy
  • Narcolepsy and Cataplexy
  • Nasal Obstruction
  • Nasal Polyp
  • Nasopharyngitis
  • Nosebleed
  • Obstructive Sleep Apnea
  • Oral Cancer
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Otitis Media
  • Outer Ear Infection
  • Parasomnias
  • Perforated Eardrum
  • Peritonsillar Abscess
  • Pharyngitis
  • Pollen Allergy
  • Post-Traumatic Hypersomnia
  • Postnasal Drip
  • Primary Restless Leg Syndrome
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Recurrent Hypersomnia
  • Restless Leg Syndrome
  • Salivary Gland Cancer
  • Salivary Gland Stones and Inflammation
  • Secondary Restless Leg Syndrome
  • Sinus Disorders
  • Sinusitis
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Skin Cancer
  • Skin Infections
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Sleep-Related Rhythmic Movement Disorder
  • Sleep-Walking
  • Snoring
  • Sore Throat
  • TMJ
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Tinnitus
  • Tongue Cancer
  • Tongue-Tie
  • Tonsil Cancer
  • Tonsillitis
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Upper Airway Obstruction
  • Vertigo
  • Vocal Cord Nodule
  • Vocal Cord Paralysis
  • Vocal Cord Polyp
  • Wheezing

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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
  • ENT Surgery
  • Ear Surgery
  • Ear Tube Placement
  • Endoscopic Sinus 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

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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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
  • 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

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Connolly to family and friends
4.5
based on 23 total reviews (10 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (23)

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  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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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 (10)

in Franklinton, LA |
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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in Tylertown, MS |
When we are sick we want a Doctor. When we go on vacation we want a friend. With Dr. Connolly we get both! Dr. Connolly is an excellent and caring Doctor. He gives you a relaxed and comfortable experience with each visit. He has surrounded himself with awesome and friendly nurses and office staff....more
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Destin, FL |
He did my tympanoplasty and it failed. And he didn't seem to care or follow up. It's already not an easy surgery (it's not fun having your ear operated on) and now I have to search for a surgeon callable of fixing it.
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in Slidell, LA |
Great staff and he actually listens to what you say. He also explains things in a way that is easy to understand. I highly recommend him.
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in Covington, LA |
He and his staff are excellent!! Takes time answering questions or concerns you may have and explains it well....its hard understanding doctor's terms sometimes. I just felt very comfortable from the first office visit. I highly recommend Dr. Connolly.
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Connolly accepts 19 insurance carriers
  • 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)
    GEHA
  • Humana
  • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
  • Medicare
    Special Needs Plan SNP
  • MultiPlan
    PHCS Network PPO
  • Peoples Health
  • Tricare
    Prime
    Standard
    TriCare for Life
    Tricare South
  • United Healthcare Community Plan
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Medicaid
    United Healthcare
  • WellCare

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Hospitals where Dr. Connolly has admitting privileges

St. Tammany Parish Hospital
1202 S Tyler St
Covington, LA 70433
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Cypress Pointe Surgical Hospital
42570 S Airport Rd
Hammond, LA 70403
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Fairway Medical Surgical Hospital
67252 Industry Ln
Covington, LA 70433
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Lakeview Regional Medical Center
95 Judge Tanner Blvd
Covington, LA 70433
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Louisiana Heart Hospital
64030 Highway 434
Lacombe, LA 70445
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Ochsner Medical Center - North Shore
100 Medical Center Dr
Slidell, LA 70461
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Southern Surgical Hospital
1700 Lindberg Dr
Slidell, LA 70458
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Sterling Surgical Hospital
989 Robert Blvd
Slidell, LA 70458
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