Dr. John Bolton, MD

Dr. John Bolton, MD

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68 y/o
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Dr. John Bolton, MD is a surgical oncology specialist in New Orleans, LA and has been practicing for 36 years. He specializes in surgical oncology and general surgery.Read his story

Ochsner Medical Center

1514 Jefferson Hwy

New Orleans, LA 70121
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Always Care Benefits
  • American Lifecare
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Amerihealth
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Behavioral Health Network
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care of Louisiana
  • Employers Health Network
  • Evolutions Healthcare Systems
  • EyeMed Vision Care

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Dr. Bolton's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Pancreatic Cancer
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Bolton treats Pancreatic Cancer more than 96% of his peers

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

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Familial Pancreatic Cancer
  • Pancreatic Islet Cell Cancer
Esophageal Cancer
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Bolton treats Esophageal Cancer more than 90% of his peers

Dr. Bolton treats this condition more than 90% of his peers

Gastrointestinal Diseases
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Bolton treats Gastrointestinal Diseases more than 83% of his peers

Dr. Bolton treats this condition more than 83% of his peers

Dr. Bolton's conditions and procedures:

Abdominal Disorders
Abdominal Pain
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Adrenal Gland Cancer
Adrenalectomy
All Lymphoma
Anemia
Autoimmune Diseases
Benign Tumor
Bile Duct Procedure
Biliary Atresia
Biliary Drainage
Bleeding Disorders
Blood Disorders
Bone Disorders
Brain Disorders
Cancer
Carcinoma in Situ
Cholangiocarcinoma
Cholecystectomy With Robotic Assistance
Cholecystitis and Gallstones
Cholelithiasis
Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia
Coagulation Disorders (incl. Hemophilia)
Colectomy
Colon and Rectal Surgery
Colorectal Cancer
Crohn's Disease
Decortication and Pleurectomy
Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
Diaphragmatic-Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair With Robotic Assistance
Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
Empyema
Esophageal Cancer
Esophageal Diseases
Esophageal Diverticulum
Esophageal Fistula
Esophageal Surgery
Esophageal Varices
Esophagectomy (Esophagogastrostomy, Esophagojejunostomy)
Esophagomyotomy
Esophagomyotomy With Robotic Assistance
Esophagostomy
Excision of Esophageal Lesion
Excision of Skin Lesion
Excision of Stomach Tumor
Gallbladder and Biliary Tract Cancer
Gallbladder Cancer
Gallbladder Removal
Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
Gastrectomy
Gastrectomy With Robotic Assistance
Gastroenterology Procedures
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Gynecologic Cancer
Head and Neck Surgery
Hepatectomy
Hernia
Hernia Repair
Hypercoagulable State
Hyperparathyroidism
Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura (ITP)
Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
Incisional Hernia
Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Intestinal Obstruction
Kaposi's Sarcoma
Kidney Cancer
Kidney Surgery
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
Laparotomy
Laryngeal Cancer
Larynx Conditions
Leukocytosis
Lipomas
Liver Cancer
Lung Surgery
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Lymphadenectomy With Robotic Assistance
Marginal Zone Lymphoma
Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
Melanoma
Neuroendocrine Tumors
Neutropenia
Nodular Lymphoma
Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
Open Tumor Ablation, Liver
Ovarian Cancer
Pancreatectomy (incl. Pancreas Transplant and Whipple Procedure)
Pancreatic Cancer
Parathyroid (Gland) Tumor: Other than Malignant
Parathyroidectomy
Percutaneous Tumor Ablation, Liver
Pleural Cancer
Pleural Effusion
Port Placements or Replacements
Primary Hypercoagulable State (incl. Factor V Leiden Disease)
Prostate Cancer
Purpura
Pyloric Stenosis
Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
Retina Diseases
Secondary Hypertension
Secondary Malignancies
Skin Cancer
Small Intestine Cancer
Soft Tissue Sarcoma
Splenectomy
Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
Squamous Cell Carcinoma
Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
Stomach Cancer
Stomach Diseases
Stomach Surgery
Thoracentesis
Thoracoscopic Drainage of Pleural Cavity With Robotic Assistance
Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
Thrombocytosis
Thrombosis
Thyroid Cancer
Thyroid Lobectomy
Thyroidectomy
Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
Total Splenectomy With Robotic Assistance
Tracheal Surgery
Ulcer
Urinary Disorders
Vagotomy
Ventral Hernia
Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy
Wound Repair

About Me

Care Philosophy

Dr. Bolton's expertise includes gastric, esophageal, liver, biliary and pancreatic cancer surgery, minimally invasive surgery for esophageal cancer, surgical endocrinology (thyroid, parathyroid, adrenal, and pancreatic surgery) and cancer research...

Specialties

  • Surgical Oncology
  • General Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

  • 1982
    Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
    Fellowship Hospital
    1982
  • 1981
    Lsu Medical Center/Charity Hospital
    Residency Hospital
    1981
  • 1980
    Lahey Clinic
    Internship Hospital
    1980
  • 1976
    LSU School of Medicine
    Medical School
    1976

Awards

Memberships & Affiliations

  • Alton Ochsner Surgical Society, Member
  • American College of Surgeons, Fellow
  • American College of Surgeons, Member
  • Association of Program Directors in Surgery, Member
  • James D. Rives Surgical Society, Member
  • Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract, Member
  • Society of Surgical Oncology, Member
  • Southern Surgical Association, Member

Dr. Bolton's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Bolton

4.0

Based on 4 reviews

5 Stars
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1 Star
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  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
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Dr. Bolton performed my distal pancreactomy and spleenectomy 4/24/18. The surgery was to be part laproscopic and part hand assisted. I ended up having to have open surgery. I am 6 months post surgery, and I feel great. Dr. Bolton was very thorough with the whole process leading up to a decision...Read More
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Dr. Bolton is the best surgeon there is! He is extremely compassionate & thorough in his explanation of things. I highly recommend Dr. Bolton.
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I Dnt recommend Dr.Bolton whatsoever, He did the whipple surgery on my sister, She had faith and trust in him but that's what he had her to believe she would be fine, well,No she's gone all his lies and misleading my sister, He will one day understand what I'm going thru losing her,when one of his...Read More
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Insurance accepted

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Aetna
Aetna Test POS
Aetna Test PPO
Behavioral Health
Always Care Benefits
American Lifecare
Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
Amerihealth
Beech Street (Multiplan)
Behavioral Health Network
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield POS
Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana PPO
Cigna
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) Test PPO
Galaxy Health Network
Galaxy Health Network PPO
Gilsbar 360
Health Care Alliance Pool
Health Payors Organization
Health Payors Organization PPO
HealthSmart
Humana Veterans
Louisiana Healthcare Connections
Medcom
Medicaid
Medicare
Special Needs Plan SNP
Mississippi Health Partners
MultiPlan
MultiPlan Test
National Preferred Provider Network
Peoples Health
PHCS
PPO Plus
PPO Plus PPO
Prime Health Services
Provider Networks of America
Spectera
Three Rivers Provider Network
UnitedHealthCare
United Healthcare
USA Managed Care Organization
Veteran Administration Plan
Vision Benefits of America

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Ochsner Medical Center

New Orleans, LA

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