Dr. John Overby, MD

Dr. John Overby, MD

General Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 87
Dr. John Overby, MD is a general surgery specialist in Jonesboro, LA and has been practicing for 52 years. He graduated from Tulane Univ Sch Of Med in 1961 and specializes in general surgery.

121 Watts St Ste F

Jonesboro, LA 71251

Contact Information

(318) 259-5636

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • MultiPlan

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more than 77% of peers
Pulmonary Disease
more than 53% of peers
Abdominal Disorders
more than 51% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • General Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

32  Conditions Treated


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3  Procedures

  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Lung Surgery

Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • Tulane Univ Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1961
  • Us Public Hlth Ser
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1962
  • Us Public Hlth Ser
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1966

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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