Dr. James Newcomb, MD

Dr. James Newcomb, MD

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60 y/o
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Dr. James Newcomb, MD is a family medicine specialist in Slidell, LA and has been practicing for 31 years. He specializes in family medicine.Read his story

Ochsner Health Center - Slidell

2750 Gause Blvd E

Slidell, LA 70461
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • American Lifecare
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Employers Health Network
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Galaxy Health Network
  • Gilsbar 360
  • Medicaid
  • National Preferred Provider Network
  • PPO Plus
  • Prime Health Services

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Dr. Newcomb's conditions and procedures:

Abdominal Disorders
Abdominal Pain
Abscess Incision and Drainage
Acute Bronchitis
Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Acute Lower Respiratory Infection
Acute Pharyngitis
Acute Sinusitis
Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
ADHD and-or ADD
Administrative Physical
All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
Allergic Reaction
Allergic Rhinitis
Allergies
Anal or Rectal Pain
Anemia
Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
Anxiety
Arthritis
Arthritis of the Elbow
Asthma
Asymptomatic Post-Menopausal Status
Atherosclerosis
Back Pain
Bedsores
Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
Bladder Diseases
Blood Disorders
Blood in Urine (Hematuria)
Boil
Bone Disorders
Breast Diseases
Bronchiectasis
Bronchitis
Cardiovascular Stress Test
Care Coordination for Complex Conditions and Procedures
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Cellulitis
Chest Pain
Cholesterol Screening
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
Chronic Neck Pain
Chronic Pain
Chronic Sinusitis
Cold Sore
Constipation
COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
Cough
Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Depressive Disorders
Dermatitis
Diabetes
Diabetes Counseling
Diabetes Mellitus, Secondary
Diabetes Screening
Diabetes Type 1
Diabetes Type 2
Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
Diabetic Polyneuropathy
Diarrhea
Diverticulosis, Intestinal
Dizziness
Dysentery
Dysphagia
Ear Disorders
Earwax Buildup
Elbow Injuries
Electrocardiogram (EKG)
Emphysema
Enlarged Prostate (BPH)
Enteritis
Erectile Dysfunction
Esophageal Diseases
Esophagitis
Fever
Fibromyalgia
Foot Conditions
Gait Abnormality
Gas-Bloat Syndrome
Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Gout
Hammer Toe
Headache
Heart Disease
Heart Palpitations
Hemorrhoids
Hepatitis C Virus Screening
Hepatitis Screening
Herpes Simplex Infection
High Cholesterol
Hives
Hoarse Voice (Dysphonia)
Hyperkalemia
Hyperlipidemia
Hypertension
Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
Hypoglycemia
Hypokalemia
Hypotension
Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
Hypothyroidism
Immunization
Infectious Diseases
Injuries
Insomnia
Irritable Bowel Syndrome
Joint Injection
Joint Pain
Knee Disorders
Larynx Conditions
Limb Cramp
Limb Pain
Limb Swelling
Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
Lipid Disorders
Liver Function Test
Low Back Pain
Low Blood Oxygen Level
Malaise and Fatigue
Menopausal and Postmenopausal Disorders
Migraine
Mole Removal
Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
Muscle Spasm
Muscle Weakness
Nausea
Neurogenic Bladder
Nighttime Urination (Nocturia)
Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
Obesity
Osteoarthritis
Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
Osteoarthritis of Hands
Osteoarthritis of Hip
Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
Osteoarthritis of Knee
Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
Osteopenia
Osteoporosis
Osteoporosis Screening
Otitis Media
Painful Urination (Dysuria)
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
Peptic Ulcer
Perimenopause
Peripheral Nerve Disorders
Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
Pharyngitis
Physical Examination
Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
Plantar Fasciitis
Pneumonia
Polyneuropathy
Polyuria
Postherpetic Neuralgia
Prostate Cancer Screening
Pulmonary Disease
Pulmonary Function Test
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Rash
Reflux Esophagitis
Restless Leg Syndrome
Rib Fracture
Ringworm
Rosacea
Salivary Gland Stones and Inflammation
Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Seborrheic Dermatitis
Secondary Hypertension
Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
Shingles
Shortness of Breath
Shoulder Disorders
Sinusitis
Skin Infections
Sleep Apnea
Sleep Disorders
Smoking Cessation Counseling
Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
Stitches
Stomach Diseases
Symptomatic Menopause
Syphilis Screening
Tension Headache
Testicular Dysfunction
Thrombosis
Thyroid Disease
Thyroid Screening
Tobacco Use Disorder
Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
Tremor
Ulcer
Urinalysis
Urinary Disorders
Urinary Incontinence
Urinary Stones
Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
Vaccination
Vaginitis and-or Vaginosis
Vertigo
Viral Infection
Vitamin D Deficiency
Wart Removal
Wellness Examination
Wheezing

About Me

Care Philosophy

I enjoy taking care of my patients as part of the Ochsner Health Care Team. I love working in the community I live in and have developed great relationships with my patients and families

Specialties

  • Family Medicine

Board Certifications

Education

  • American Board of Family Medicine
    Internship Hospital
  • 1987
    Earl K Long Med Center
    Residency Hospital
    1987
  • 1984
    Louisiana State Univ School Of Medicine In New Orleans
    Medical School
    1984

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

Dr. Newcomb's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Newcomb

3.6

Based on 9 reviews

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1 Star
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For many years Dr. Newcomb has been my primary physician and there is none better, hands down. I would recommend him to anyone ( because he is so good, it takes a while to get an appointment). However, if you do have an emergency you can see his very professional PA's or he will respond very...Read More
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I've only seen Dr Newcomb once as an urgent care situation. He was prompt, courteous, effective, tended to my needs as I hoped.
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Insurance accepted

Accepted insurance can change. Please double-check when making an appointment.

Aetna
American Lifecare
Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana PPO
Cigna
Coventry Health Care
Employers Health Network
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
Galaxy Health Network
Gilsbar 360
Medicaid
National Preferred Provider Network
PPO Plus
PPO Plus PPO
Prime Health Services
Three Rivers Provider Network
UnitedHealthCare
Community Plan
United Healthcare
USA Managed Care Organization

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Ochsner Medical Center

New Orleans, LA

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