Dr. James H. Newcomb, MD

Dr. James H. Newcomb, MD

Family Medicine | Male | 58 years old

Dr. Newcomb earned his medical degree from the Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center. Following graduation, he completed his residency training in Family Practice at the Earl K. Long Hospital in Baton Rouge. Dr. Newcomb practices at Ochsner Health Center Slidell. He has been on staff at Ochsner since 2006 and is board certified by the American Board of Family Practice.Read more

Ochsner Health Center - Slidell
2750 Gause Blvd E
Slidell, LA 70461 Get Directions
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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 familiesRead more

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Dr. Newcomb says...

Dr. Newcomb earned his medical degree from the Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center. Following graduation, he completed his residency training in Family Practice at the Earl K. Long Hospital in Baton Rouge. Dr. Newcomb practices at Ochsner Health Center Slidell. He has been on staff at Ochsner since 2006 and is board certified by the American Board of Family Practice.

Dr. Newcomb's 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

Dr. Newcomb's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Family Medicine
  •  No board certification on record with Healthgrades
  •  Malpractice claims in Louisiana not available
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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Conditions Treated

  • Allergies
  • Anxiety
  • Arthritis
  • Asthma
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Depression
  • Diabetes
  • Emphysema
  • Heart Disease
  • High Cholesterol
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Infectious Diseases
  • Injuries
  • Obesity
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoporosis
  • Pneumonia

Education

  • Medical School
    Louisiana State Univ School Of Medicine In New Orleans

    Graduated in 1984

  • Internship Hospital
    American Board of Family Medicine
  • Residency Hospital
    Earl K Long Med Center

    Completed in 1987

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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Specialties

  • Family Medicine

Procedures Performed

  • Abscess Incision and Drainage
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Immunization
  • Joint Injection
  • Mole Removal
  • Physical Examination
  • Stitches
  • Urinalysis
  • Vaccination
  • Wart Removal
  • Wellness Examination