Dr. James H. Newcomb, MD

Dr. James H. Newcomb, MD

Family Medicine | Male | 57 years old

Dr. Newcomb earned his medical degree from the Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center. Following...Read more

Ochsner Health Center- Slidell East
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Dr. Newcomb earned his medical degree from the Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center. Following graduation, he completed his residency...
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17 Insurance Carriers 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
  • Three Rivers Provider Network
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • USA Managed Care Organization

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  • Staff
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  • How well provider explains medical condition(s)
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  • How well provider listens and answers questions
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  • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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  • Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
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  • Staff friendliness and courteousness
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  • Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
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Specialties

  • Family Medicine

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

Procedures Performed

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

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    Malpractice Claims not available

    Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Louisiana.

  • 0
    Sanctions

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  • 0
    Board Actions

    No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

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

Awards & Recognition

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  • Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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  • 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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Dr. Newcomb's Office & Staff

Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
Staff friendliness and courteousness
Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
10 – 15 minutes

Experience with Dr. Newcomb

Level of trust in provider's decisions
How well provider explains medical condition(s)
How well provider listens and answers questions
Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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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.

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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