Dr. James Smith, MD

GastroenterologyMaleAge 64

Dr. Smith
Accepting new patients
Telehealth services available

Ochsner Medical Center

1514 Jefferson Hwy New Orleans, LA 70121

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(504) 842-4000

Dr. James Smith, MD is a Gastroenterology Specialist in New Orleans, LA. Dr. Smith has more experience with Pancreatic Disease than other specialists in his area. He is affiliated with medical facilities Ochsner Baptist and Ochsner Medical Center. He is accepting new patients and has indicated that he accepts telehealth appointments. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Smith to book an appointment.

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  • Explains Conditions Well
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  • Offers Telehealth
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Frequently Treated by Dr. Smith

Based on treatment records, we have identified the following as areas of care that Dr. Smith treats more often than their peers. If you are unsure whether Dr. Smith treats other conditions, please contact the office at (504) 842-4000.

Pancreatic Disease

Pancreatic disease specialists diagnose and treat conditions affecting the pancreas, such as pancraetitis.Compare with other Pancreatic Disease specialists.

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Dr. Smith's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Pain
  • Achalasia
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Anemia
  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
  • Cancer Surgery
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Cirrhosis
  • Colonoscopy
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Dehydration
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Diarrhea
  • Diffuse Esophageal Spasm
  • Diverticulitis, Intestinal
  • Diverticulosis, Intestinal
  • Duodenal Polypectomy
  • Duodenal Ulcer
  • Duodenitis
  • Dysentery
  • Dysphagia
  • Endoscopy
  • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
  • Enteritis
  • Eosinophilic Esophagitis
  • ERCP (Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography)
  • Esophageal Achalasia and Cardiospasm
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diverticulum
  • Esophageal Motility Disorders
  • Esophageal Ulcer
  • Esophageal Varices
  • Esophagitis
  • Familial Adenomatous Polyposis
  • Gallstones
  • Gas-Bloat Syndrome
  • Gastric Ulcer
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Bleeding
  • Gastrointestinal Malabsorption
  • Gastrojejunal Ulcer
  • Gastroparesis
  • Heartburn
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
  • Hepatitis C
  • Hernia
  • Hiatal Hernia
  • Ileus
  • Indigestion
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Intestinal Ischemia
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Ischemic Colitis
  • Lactose Intolerance
  • Liver Damage from Alcohol
  • Mallory-Weiss Syndrome
  • Malnutrition
  • Manometry
  • Mesenteric Panniculitis
  • Nausea
  • Neoplasm of Gastrointestinal Tract
  • Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
  • Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
  • Pancreatitis
  • Peptic Ulcer
  • Pouchitis
  • Primary Biliary Cholangitis
  • Pyloric Stenosis
  • Reflux Esophagitis
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Unexplained Weight Loss
  • Viral Enteritis
  • Viral Hepatitis
  • Vomiting Disorders

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Dr. Smith accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Aetna POS
Aetna PPO
Choice Plus POS II
American Lifecare
Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
Anthem
National (BlueCard) PPO
Beech Street (Multiplan)
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana PPO
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
HealthyBlue 2.0
HealthyBlue Advantage
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Community Health Network
Coventry Health Care of Louisiana
Coventry Health Care of Louisiana HMO
Employers Health Network
Evolutions Healthcare Systems
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Worker's Compensation WC
Galaxy Health Network
Galaxy Health Network PPO
Worker's Compensation WC
Health Payors Organization
Health Payors Organization PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Humana Veterans
Medicaid
Medicare
Special Needs Plan SNP
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
National Healthcare Alliance
National Preferred Provider Network
PHCS
PPO Plus
PPO Plus PPO
Prime Health Services
Provider Networks of America
Special Needs Plan
Special Needs Plan SNP
Three Rivers Provider Network
UnitedHealthCare
United Healthcare
USA Managed Care Organization
Worker's Compensation
Worker's Compensation WC

Dr. Smith's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Smith

4.8

Based on 6 ratings

5 Stars
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4 Stars
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  • Explained conditions well (6)
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    Excellent trearment since 2006. Refer all to him.
    What went well
    No results
    What could be improved
    No results
    2 people found this helpful
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    Bruce D in Tyler, TX – Jul 20, 2016
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    I highly recommend Dr. Smith. He has been my doctor for over 25 years and I have always received excellent care for the treatment of my Crohn's Disease. He is a very caring physician and is extremely knowledgeable in the treatment of this difficult disease.
    What went well
    No results
    What could be improved
    No results
    1 person found this helpful
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    Mary C. Pierce in Bogalusa, LA – Mar 01, 2016
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    About Me

    Biography

    Dr. Smith received his medical degree from the University of Texas, Southwestern Medical School and completed his internal medicine training at Carolinas...Read more

    Specialties

    • Gastroenterology

    Board Certifications

    • Gastroenterology
    • Internal Medicine

    Education

    Alton Ochsner Medical Foundation - New Orleans, LA
    Fellowship Hospital
    Charlotte Memorial Hospital - Charlotte, NC
    Residency Hospital
    Charlotte Memorial Hospital - Charlotte, NC
    Internship Hospital
    University of Texas Southwestern Medical School - Dallas, TX
    Medical School

    Languages

    • English
    • Spanish

    Awards

    Frequently Asked Questions

    Does Dr. James Smith, MD offer telehealth services?

    Dr. Smith has indicated that they offer telehealth. Contact the office to check for eligibility for your needs.

    Is Dr. James Smith, MD accepting new patients?

    Dr. James Smith, MD generally accepts new patients on Healthgrades. You can see Dr. Smith's profile to make an appointment.

    Does Dr. James Smith, MD accept my insurance?

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    What are Dr. James Smith, MD's top areas of care?

    Dr. Smith frequently treats Pancreatic Disease. See all practice areas where Dr. Smith specializes.

    Where is Dr. James Smith, MD's office located?

    Dr. Smith's office is located at 1514 Jefferson Hwy, New Orleans, LA 70121. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

    What languages does Dr. James Smith, MD speak?

    Dr. Smith speaks Spanish and English. View profile to see all.

    How can I make an appointment with Dr. James Smith, MD?

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    Locations

    Ochsner Medical Center

    Ochsner Medical Center1514 Jefferson Hwy New Orleans, LA 70121
    1

    Practice

    2500 Belle Chasse Hwy Terrytown, LA 70056
    2

    Affiliated Hospitals

    Dr. Smith is affiliated with the following hospitals. Select a hospital below to learn more.

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    Ochsner Baptist

    New Orleans, LA
    19 Awards Received

    Ochsner Medical Center

    New Orleans, LA

    73% Patient experience rating, 4% higher than the national average

    19 Awards Received