Dr. John Cozart, MD

Dr. John Cozart, MD

Gastroenterology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 52
Dr. John Cozart, MD is a gastroenterology specialist in Texarkana, TX and has been practicing for 20 years. He graduated from University Of Texas Medical Branch At Galveston in 1992 and specializes in gastroenterology and internal medicine.Read his story

1920 Moores Ln Ste A

Texarkana, TX 75503

Contact Information

(903) 792-8030

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care of Tennessee
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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very high
more than 99% of peers
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more than 99% of peers
Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Dr. Cozart's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Cozart "Dr. Cozart is a native of Nacogdoches, Texas, attending Stephen F. Austin State University where he was salutatorian of his graduating class and served as president of Alpha Chi, the university honor society. During his medical residency at The University of Iowa, Dr. Cozart was chosen as the top resident of his class, and was given the Resident Award for Excellence. Dr. Cozart completed a Gastroenterology fellowship at Washington University in St. Louis, and then went on to complete an Advanced Therapeutic Endoscopy Fellowship at the University of Toronto, where Dr. Cozart received extensive training in the management of biliary and pancreatic diseases, as well as in non-surgical techniques for removal of large colonic polyps. Dr. Cozart has a special interest in non-surgical management of hemorrhoids. Infrared Coagulation (IRC) of hemorrhoids is a non-surgical approach to hemorrhoids that alleviates hemorrhoidal bleeding without the need for surgery. Dr. Cozart introduced Infrared Coagulation (IRC) of hemorrhoids to Texarkana in 2009 and has since performed over 400 procedures. He and his partners are the only physicians in Texarkana to offer IRC. Dr. Cozart has numerous publications in peer-reviewed medical journals, including an essay that explores the physician's response to a patient's death. This piece was published in The Journal of the American Medical Association and was later featured in the book, A Piece of My Mind, which contains a collection of these essays. Dr. Cozart and his wife, Terrie, are members of the First Baptist Church in Texarkana. They enjoy spending free time in the country with their dogs, horses, donkeys, ducks, and geese. They also love going to the lake with friends and family."


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2  Specialties

  • Gastroenterology
  • Internal Medicine

2  Board Certifications

  • Gastroenterology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

70  Conditions Treated


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9  Procedures

  • Anorectal Manometry
  • Bile Duct Procedure
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
  • ERCP (Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography)
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Infrared Coagulation (IRC) Hemorrhoid Removal
  • Liver Biopsy
  • Manometry

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Texas.

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.


  • Stephen F. Austin State University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1988
  • University Of Texas Medical Branch At Galveston
    Medical School | Graduated 1992
  • University Iowa Hospital And Clin
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1993
  • University Iowa Hospital And Clin
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1995
  • Washington University in St. Louis, Gastroenterology
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1998
  • The University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada, Advanced Therapeutic Endoscopy
    Other Education | Completed 1999

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Cozart has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Cozart's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Cozart to family and friends
10 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (10)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Cozart's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

Wonderful Doctor. Takes time and explains things. Never seems to rush you through your appointment.
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