Dr. James Newcomb, MD

Dr. James Newcomb, MD

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Family Medicine  ·  
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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 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 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"

1  Specialties

  • Family Medicine

1  Board Certifications

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

189  Conditions Treated

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27  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

Malpractice Claims not available

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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

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

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4.6
based on 98 total reviews (31 with comments)
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Likelihood to Recommend (9)

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  • 4
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  • 2
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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)

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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