Dr. James Fontenot, MD

Internal Medicine  |  
Male  |  
Age 41
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Dr. James Fontenot, MD
Dr. James Fontenot, MD is an internal medicine doctor who practices in Ville Platte, LA. He is 41 years old and has been practicing for 15 years. Dr. Fontenot is affiliated with Mercy Regional Medical Center.

Fontenot Healthcare Inc

421 Jack Miller Rd

Ville Platte, LA 70586

Contact Information

(337) 363-4499

Dr. James Fontenot, MD

Dr. James Fontenot, MD

Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CHAMPVA
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Coventry Health Care of Louisiana
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
  • 2 More

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Care Philosophy

As an Internist in a small town, I believe in treating multiple complex conditions to serve the needs of my community and make people healthier. I strongly believe in preventative care so people live a longer healthier quality of life.
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Dr. Fontenot's Experience

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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 Internal Medicine
  • Board certified in Internal Medicine
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
1

Specialties

  • Internal Medicine
1

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
19

Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Pain
  • Acquired Hypothyroidism
  • Asthma
  • Back Pain
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Colon Polyp
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Diabetes
  • Diarrhea
  • Diarrheagenic Escherichia Coli
  • Dizziness
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Hepatitis
  • High Cholesterol
  • Hypertension
  • Obesity
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoporosis
8

Procedures

  • Arthrocentesis
  • Cardioversion
  • Cardioversion, Elective
  • Colonoscopy
  • Colonoscopy With Polypectomy
  • Esophageal Dilatation
  • Esophagogastroscopy
  • Liver Biopsy

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
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1998
  • Louisiana State Univ School Of Medicine In New Orleans
    Medical School | Graduated 2002
  • Earl K. Long Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2003
  • Earl K. Long Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2006

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Fontenot has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Fontenot's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Fontenot to family and friends
4.3
based on 6 total reviews
Dr. Fontenot's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness
    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time
    16 to 30 minutes
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Dr. Fontenot accepts 16 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • CHAMPVA
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Coventry Health Care of Louisiana
    Coventry Health Care of Louisiana HMO
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Navigate HMO
    Navigate POS
    Options PPO
    United Healthcare
  • Universal American

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Hospitals where Dr. Fontenot has admitting privileges

Mercy Regional Medical Center
800 E Main St
Ville Platte, LA 70586
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