Dr. J Guarisco, MD

Dr. J Guarisco, MD

Pediatric Otolaryngology (Ear, Nose & Throat)  |  
Male  |  
62 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. J Guarisco, MD is a pediatric otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat) doctor who practices in New Orleans, LA. He is 62 years old and has been practicing for 38 years. Dr. Guarisco is affiliated with Ochsner Medical Center.

Ochsner Medical Center

1514 Jefferson Hwy

New Orleans, LA 70121
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Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • American Lifecare
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Cigna
  • Community Health Network
  • Coventry Health Care of Louisiana
  • Employers Health Network
  • Evolutions Healthcare Systems
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Galaxy Health Network
  • Health Payors Organization

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Care Philosophy

Dr. J. Guarisco's special medical interests include evaluating and treating pediatric patients with chronic ear problems, disorders of the tonsils and adenoids, breathing and airway problems and birth abnormalities of / masses on the face and neck. He earned his undergraduate degree from the University of New Orleans and his medical degree from Tulane University School of Medicine in New Orleans, Louisiana. He completed his pediatrics and otolaryngology residencies at Tulane University School of Medicine. Dr. Guarisco is certified by both the American Board of Pediatrics and the American Board of Otolaryngology. He has been on staff at Ochsner since 1987. He is a devoted husband and father of four children. He is a leader in several civic associations and enjoys coaching Little League sports.
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Dr. Guarisco's Experience

Dr. Guarisco's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Pediatric Otolaryngology (Ear, Nose & Throat)
  • Board certified in Otolaryngology and Pediatrics
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found


  • Pediatric Otolaryngology (Ear, Nose & Throat)

Board Certifications

  • Otolaryngology
    Accredited by: American Board of Otolaryngology*
  • Pediatrics
    Accredited by: American Board of Pediatrics*

Conditions Treated

  • Brain Disorders
  • Cholesteatoma
  • Chronic Myeloid Leukemia (CML)
  • Cleft Palate
  • Conductive Hearing Loss
  • Deafness
  • Ear Disorders
  • Earwax Buildup
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Headache
  • Hoarse Voice (Dysphonia)
  • Larynx Conditions
  • Nosebleed
  • Oral and-or Facial Cleft
  • Otitis Media
  • Perforated Eardrum
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Velocardiofacial Syndrome
  • Vertigo


  • Adenoidectomy
  • Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
  • Tonsillectomy

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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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.


  • Tulane University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1979
  • Tulane Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Tulane Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Children's Hospital National Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Guarisco has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Guarisco's Reviews

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based on 8 total reviews (3 with comments)

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based on 32 total reviews (4 with comments)
Dr. Guarisco's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
  • Explains condition(s) well
  • Answers Questions
  • Time well spent
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
Patient Comments (3)
in New Orleans, LA |
Wonderful doctor. After a year of searching he is the only doctor who actually helped my son get better.
in Iota, Louisiana |
Awesome doctor, he surgically repaired nasal passages on my son 12 years ago , he had great after care and office check ups. Now my son is a middle school athlete that plays select sports and has never missed a beat. We were so grateful to him for the health care services he provided to our child 12 years ago.
in Belleville, IL |
Awesome Dr. who put his patient's needs first. Always willing to work with parents to choose best method of healthcare.
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Guarisco accepts 27 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna POS
    Aetna PPO
  • American Lifecare
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • 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 Network
  • Coventry Health Care of Louisiana
    Coventry Health Care of Louisiana HMO
  • Employers Health Network
  • Evolutions Healthcare Systems
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Galaxy Health Network
    Galaxy Health Network PPO
    Worker's Compensation WC
  • Health Payors Organization
    Health Payors Organization PPO
  • Humana Veterans
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
    Special Needs Plan SNP
  • MultiPlan
  • National Healthcare Alliance
  • National Preferred Provider Network
  • PHCS
  • PPO Plus
    PPO Plus PPO
  • Prime Health Services
  • Provider Networks of America
  • Three Rivers Provider Network
  • UnitedHealthCare
    United Healthcare
  • USA Managed Care Organization

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Hospitals where Dr. Guarisco has admitting privileges

Ochsner Medical Center
1516 Jefferson Highway
New Orleans, LA 70121
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