Dr. John Erffmeyer, MD

Dr. John Erffmeyer, MD

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65 y/o
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Dr. John Erffmeyer, MD is an allergy & immunology doctor who practices in Baton Rouge, LA. He is 65 years old and has been practicing for 41 years. Dr. Erffmeyer is affiliated with Ochsner Medical Center - Baton Rouge.

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Top Care Areas

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Hives
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more than 99% of peers
Itchy Skin
very high
more than 96% of peers
Allergic Reaction
very high
more than 95% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Erffmeyer "Dr. Erffmeyer earned his medical degree from Northwestern University School of Medicine in Chicago, Illinois, and completed his internship and residency at Ochsner. He completed his allergy and immunology fellowship at at the University of Tennessee Health Sciences Center in Memphis. Dr. Erffmeyer is board certified in internal medicine and allergy and immunology and has been on staff at Ochsner since 1987."

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Specialties

  • Allergy & Immunology
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Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
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Conditions Treated

  • Acute Pharyngitis
  • Acute Sinusitis
  • Allergic Reaction
  • Allergic Rhinitis
  • Anaphylaxis
  • Angioedema
  • Animal Allergies
  • Asthma
  • Atopic Dermatitis (Eczema)
  • Bronchitis
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Chronic Sinusitis
  • Common Variable Immune Deficiency (CVID)
  • Dermatitis
  • Dermatitis Due to Drugs
  • Dermatitis Due to Substances Taken Internally
  • Deviated Septum
  • Eczema and Contact Dermatitis Due to Metals
  • Eosinophilia
  • Eosinophilic Esophagitis
  • Eye Infections
  • Hives
  • Hypogammaglobulinemia
  • Immunodeficiency Syndromes
  • Itchy Skin
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Pollen Allergy
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Sinusitis
  • Skin Allergy
  • Toxic Effect of Venom
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Procedures

  • Allergy Shots
  • Allergy Shots for Insect Stings
  • Allergy Skin Testing
  • Allergy Testing
  • Allergy Treatment

Background Check

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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

  • Northwestern University The Feinberg School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1976
  • Alton Ochsner Medical Foundation
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Alton Ochsner Medical Foundation
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • University Of Tennessee Health Sciences Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Erffmeyer has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Erffmeyer's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Erffmeyer to family and friends
4.3
based on 7 total reviews (1 with a comment)

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4.6
based on 37 total reviews (11 with comments)
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Dr. Erffmeyer's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    VERY GOOD
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
Patient Comments (1)
in Baton Rouge, LA |
Dr. Erffmeyer was outstanding. He listened, diagnosed, and explained. His recommendation was the solution to controlling my allergy. He was very personable and even followed up. He was everything, and more, that one would hope for in a doctor.
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Erffmeyer accepts 26 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna POS
  • American Lifecare
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Assurant Health
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
    Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana PPO
  • Cigna
  • Community Health Choice
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Coventry Health Care of Louisiana
    Coventry Health Care of Louisiana HMO
  • Employers Health Network
  • 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
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
    GEHA
  • Health Net
    Medicare Advantage PFFS
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
    Special Needs Plan SNP
  • MultiPlan
  • National Preferred Provider Network
  • PHCS
  • PPO Plus
    PPO Plus PPO
  • Prime Health Services
  • Three Rivers Provider Network
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Options PPO
    United Healthcare
  • USA Managed Care Organization

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Hospitals where Dr. Erffmeyer has admitting privileges

Ochsner Medical Center - Baton Rouge
17000 Medical Center Dr
Baton Rouge, LA 70816
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