Dr. John Patterson, MD

Dr. John Patterson, MD

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Internal Medicine  ·  
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76 y/o
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Dr. John Patterson, MD is an internal medicine specialist in Metairie, LA and has been practicing for 44 years. He specializes in internal medicine.Read his story

Ochsner Health Center - Metairie

2005 Veterans Memorial Blvd

Metairie, LA 70002
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Insurance Accepted

  • 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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Dr. Patterson's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Patterson "Dr. Patterson earned his medical degree from the University of Tennessee College of Medicine in Memphis and completed his internship and residency at Ochsner. He is board certified in Internal Medicine and has been on staff at Ochsner since early 2002. He practices at Ochsner Health Center - Metairie."

1  Specialties

  • Internal Medicine

1  Board Certifications

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

112  Conditions Treated

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10  Procedures

  • Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Diabetes Screening
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Herpes Simplex Screening
  • Immunization
  • Liver Function Test
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
  • Syphilis Screening
  • Thyroid Screening

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.

Education

  • University Of Tennessee College Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1974
  • Alton Ochsner Medical Foundation
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Ochsner
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Patterson has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Patterson's Reviews

1.5
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Patterson to family and friends
2 total reviews (1 has a comment)

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4.4
based on 33 total reviews (10 with comments)
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Likelihood to Recommend (2)

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Dr. Patterson's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    POOR
  • Explains condition(s) well

    POOR
  • Answers questions

    POOR
  • Time well spent

    POOR

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    FAIR
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    GOOD
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

Would not recommend. Dr Patterson was friendly, but did not prescribe medications appropriate to my illness and situation and did not prescribe any medications for other symptoms (hacking cough). Had to call the nurse on-call after 2 additional sick days to remedy my illness.
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