Dr. John Root, MD

Dr. John Root, MD

Family Medicine  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 48
Dr. John Root, MD is a family medicine specialist in Altus, OK. He graduated from University Of British Columbia / Faculty Of Medicine in 1994 and specializes in family medicine.

205 S Park Ln Ste 210

Altus, OK 73521

Contact Information

(580) 379-6650

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • American Republic
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Oklahoma
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Community Care Network
  • CoreSource
  • 12 More

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Dr. Root's Experience

Dr. Root's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Family Medicine
  • Board certified in Family Practice
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

1  Specialties

  • Family Medicine

1  Board Certifications

  • Family Practice
    Accredited by: American Board of Family Medicine*

303  Conditions Treated


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53  Procedures

  • Abscess Incision and Drainage
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
  • Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
  • Biopsy
  • Breast Exam
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Care Coordination for Complex Conditions and Procedures
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Dementia or Depression Screening
  • Diabetes Counseling
  • Diabetes Screening
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Fecal Occult Blood Test for Colorectal Cancer
  • Gonorrhea Screening
  • Gynecologic Cancer Screening
  • Hearing Screening
  • Hepatitis B Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis C Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis Screening
  • Herpes Simplex Screening
  • HIV Screening
  • Human Papillomavirus DNA Testing
  • Immunization
  • Joint Injection
  • Liver Function Test
  • Mole Removal
  • Nail Avulsion and Excision
  • Newborn Metabolic Screening
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • Pap Smear
  • Pelvic Exams
  • Physical Examination
  • Pregnancy Ultrasound
  • Prostate Cancer Screening
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Rapid Flu Test
  • Rh Incompatibility Screening
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
  • Skin Biopsy
  • Smoking Cessation Counseling
  • Stitches
  • Syphilis Screening
  • Thyroid Screening
  • Trichomoniasis Screening
  • Urinalysis
  • Vaccination
  • Vaginosis Screening
  • Wart Removal
  • Well Baby Care
  • Wellness Examination


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Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Oklahoma.

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.


  • Simon Fraser University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1990
  • University Of British Columbia / Faculty Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1994
  • Dalhousie University / Faculty Of Medicine
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Faafp
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2014

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Root has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Root's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Root to family and friends
6 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (6)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Root'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 (2)

We just moved to the area and changed to Dr Root. On our first visit, he diagnosed a thyroid condition that our previous doctor had overlooked for 3 years. He took time to explain things and listened to our concerns. Very personable.. I'm glad we changed to Dr Root!
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Dr Root has been our family’s doctor for years now. He is knowledgeable, caring, and thorough. We have complete faith and trust in his abilities. The staff is always friendly and caring as well.
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