Dr. James Wooldridge Jr, MD

Dr. James Wooldridge Jr, MD

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41 y/o
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Dr. James Wooldridge Jr, MD is a general surgery specialist in New Orleans, LA and has been practicing for 10 years. He specializes in general surgery, bariatric surgery, and more.Read his story

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Dr. Wooldridge Jr's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Wooldridge Jr performs Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Wooldridge Jr performs this procedure more than 100% of his peers

Obesity
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Wooldridge Jr treats Obesity more than 96% of his peers

Dr. Wooldridge Jr treats this condition more than 96% of his peers

Bariatric Surgery (Weight Loss Surgery)
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high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Wooldridge Jr performs Bariatric Surgery (Weight Loss Surgery) more than 86% of his peers

Dr. Wooldridge Jr performs this procedure more than 86% of his peers

Dr. Wooldridge Jr's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Wall Reconstruction
  • Achalasia
  • Bariatric Surgery (Weight Loss Surgery)
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Esophagomyotomy
  • Gallbladder Diseases
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gallbladder Surgery
  • Gastric Bypass Surgery, Laparoscopic
  • Gastrotomy
  • Heller Myotomy
  • Hernia
  • Hernia Repair
  • Hiatal Hernia
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Diaphragmatic or Paraesophageal Hernia Repair With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Obesity
  • Open Gastric Restrictive Procedure
  • ORBERA™ Intragastric Balloon System Insertion
  • Sleeve Gastrectomy
  • Stomach Surgery
  • Weight Loss Revisional Surgery

About Me

Knowledge, Compassion, Open Communications, and Understanding of each patient's care plan is paramount for a successful recovery

Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Bariatric Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

2009
University of California At Irvine / California College of Medicine & Surgery
Fellowship Hospital
2008
University of Missouri Hospitals & Clinics
Residency Hospital
2007
University Of Missouri Hospital And Clinics
Internship Hospital
2003
University of Tennessee College of Medicine
Medical School
1999
University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Undergraduate School
2009
2008
2007
2003
1999

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Dr. Wooldridge Jr's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Wooldridge Jr

4.6

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I had my first appointment with Dr. Wooldridge and I found him to be very knowledgeable, easy to converse with, he allowed me to fully define my symptoms and he explained his assessment, and proposed actions.. If you want to be treated like a patient, and not just a number, I would suggest that...Read More
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He is professional and cares about the well-being of his patients. He never makes you feel like he's too rushed to spend time with you and answer your questions- even when he is. He treats with his heart. I would recommend him to anyone. His nurse, Jeneane, is also amazing.
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I would definitely recommend. Dr.Wooldridge he was very professional and concerned about my needs my gastric sleeve surgery was performed with no complications thanks Dr.Wooldridge ??????????
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I've been a patient for over six years. He is always concerned for my well being.
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Dr. Wooldridge has such an amazing bedside manner. I would recommend him to anyone. Top notch!
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Aetna
Aetna Better Health
Aetna POS
Aetna PPO
Behavioral Health
Always Care Benefits
American Lifecare
Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
Beech Street (Multiplan)
Behavioral Health Network
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
Cigna
Community Health Network
Coventry Health Care of Louisiana
Coventry Health Care of Louisiana HMO
Employers Health Network
Evolutions Healthcare Systems
EyeMed Vision Care
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
Gilsbar 360
Health Payors Organization
Health Payors Organization PPO
HealthSmart
Humana
Gold HMO
Vision Care Plan (VCP)
Humana Veterans
LACare
Louisiana Healthcare Connections
Medicaid
Medicare
Special Needs Plan SNP
Molina Healthcare
MHNet - Behavioral Health
MultiPlan
National Healthcare Alliance
National Preferred Provider Network
Peoples Health
PHCS
PPO Plus
PPO Plus PPO
Prime Health Services
Provider Networks of America
ProNet PPO
Spectera
Three Rivers Provider Network
Three Rivers Provider Network PPO
United Healthcare
Optum Behavioral Health
United Healthcare Community Plan
UnitedHealthCare
Community Plan
United Behavioral Health
United Healthcare
USA Managed Care Organization

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Ochsner Medical Center

New Orleans, LA

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