Dr. James Newcomb, MD

Dr. James Newcomb, MD

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59 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 graduated from Louisiana State Univ School Of Medicine In New Orleans in 1984 and specializes in family medicine.Read his story

Ochsner Health Center - Slidell

2750 Gause Blvd E

Slidell, LA 70461
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Accepted insurance

  • 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 Experience

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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
  • Board certified in Family Practice
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

Dr. Newcomb's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Newcomb "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."

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Newcomb "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"
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Specialties

  • Family Medicine
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Board Certifications

  • Family Practice
    Accredited by: American Board of Family Medicine*
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Conditions Treated

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Procedures

  • Abscess Incision and Drainage
  • Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Care Coordination for Complex Conditions and Procedures
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Diabetes Counseling
  • Diabetes Screening
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Hepatitis C Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis Screening
  • Immunization
  • Joint Injection
  • Liver Function Test
  • Mole Removal
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • Physical Examination
  • Prostate Cancer Screening
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
  • Smoking Cessation Counseling
  • Stitches
  • Syphilis Screening
  • Thyroid Screening
  • Urinalysis
  • Vaccination
  • Wart Removal
  • Wellness Examination

Background Check

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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 School Of Medicine In New Orleans
    Medical School | Graduated 1984
  • American Board of Family Medicine
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Earl K Long Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1987

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Newcomb has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Newcomb's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Newcomb to family and friends
3.6
based on 9 total reviews (2 with comments)

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4.6
based on 98 total reviews (12 with comments)
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Likelihood to Recommend (9)

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Dr. Newcomb's Performance

Trustworthiness
EXCELLENT
Explains condition(s) well
VERY GOOD
Answers Questions
VERY GOOD
Time well spent
VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
GOOD
Office environment
VERY GOOD
Staff friendliness
VERY GOOD
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

in Slidell, LA
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...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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