Dr. John Runnels, MD

Dr. John Runnels, MD

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Gastroenterology  |  
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42 y/o
(9)

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Dr. John Runnels, MD is a gastroenterology specialist in Flowood, MS and has been practicing for 9 years. He graduated from University of Mississippi in 2003 and specializes in gastroenterology.

Gastrointestinal Associates, P.A.

2510 Lakeland Dr

Flowood, MS 39232
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Accepted insurance

  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Choice Health
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • Mississippi Health Partners
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • WellCare
  • WellPoint

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Top Care Areas

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Gastroparesis
very high
more than 99% of peers
Dysphagia
very high
more than 99% of peers
Diarrhea
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Specialties

  • Gastroenterology
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Board Certifications

Dr. Runnels does not have any board certifications listed.

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Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abscess
  • Anal Prolapse
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Anemia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
  • Benign Tumor
  • Biliary Atresia
  • Blood Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Celiac Disease
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Cholelithiasis
  • Cirrhosis
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Dehydration
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Diarrhea
  • Diverticulitis, Intestinal
  • Diverticulosis, Intestinal
  • Duodenal Ulcer
  • Duodenitis
  • Dysentery
  • Dysphagia
  • Enteritis
  • Esophageal Achalasia and Cardiospasm
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Dilation
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Diverticulum
  • Esophageal Ulcer
  • Esophageal Varices
  • Esophagitis
  • Food Poisoning
  • Gas-Bloat Syndrome
  • Gastric Ulcer
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Bleeding
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gastrointestinal Malabsorption
  • Gastroparesis
  • Heartburn
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hepatitis A
  • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
  • Hepatitis C
  • Hernia
  • Ileus
  • Indigestion
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Intestinal Abscess
  • Intestinal Ischemia
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Lactose Intolerance
  • Liver Damage from Alcohol
  • Malnutrition
  • Nausea
  • Neoplasm of Gastrointestinal Tract
  • Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
  • Non-Neonatal Jaundice
  • Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
  • Pancreatitis
  • Peptic Ulcer
  • Pinworm
  • Pyloric Stenosis
  • Reflux Esophagitis
  • Salmonella Food Poisoning
  • Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Unexplained Weight Loss
  • Viral Hepatitis
  • Vomiting Disorders

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Procedures

  • Capsule Endoscopy
  • Colon Cancer Screening
  • Colonoscopy
  • Colonoscopy With Polypectomy
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Colorectal Cancer Screening
  • ERCP (Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography)
  • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Liver Biopsy
  • Manometry
  • Sigmoidoscopy

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Mississippi.

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 North Carolina
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1997
  • University of Mississippi
    Medical School | Graduated 2003
  • University Of Mississippi Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2006
  • University Of Mississippi Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2009

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Runnels has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Runnels has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Mississippi Baptist Medical Center

is a Recipient of a Healthgrades Excellence Award
Patient Safety Excellence Award

Hospital Quality Award

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Dr. Runnels' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Runnels to family and friends
4.6
based on 9 total reviews (5 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (9)

  • 5
    (8)
  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
    (1)

Dr. Runnels' Performance

Trustworthiness
EXCELLENT
Explains condition(s) well
EXCELLENT
Answers Questions
EXCELLENT
Time well spent
EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
EXCELLENT
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

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He is the best out there. Highly recommend him.
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Dr. Runnels is the best. He is very through and has the best side manner I have ever seen in a doctor. I highly recommend him. Staff is excellent. Nurse is fantastic. My mother saw Dr. Runnels was my mother's doctor several years ago and actually saved her life. I vote Dr. Runnel's as one of...more
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in Brandon, MS |
I am so grateful for Dr. Runnels! His serious approach in response to my symptoms led to finding and removing a dangerous pre-cancerous growth that would have become cancerous soon, had he not been so thorough! He takes plenty of time to listen to patients and discuss his assessment with you. He...more
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in Jackson, MS |
Very good doc
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in Columbus |
He was an amazing doctor,we loved him..I had to have half my stomach taken out and Dr runnels actually cared and he explained things to me so I could understand.. I thank God for Dr runnels..I would give him 10 stars!!!
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Runnels accepts 12 insurance carriers
  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Choice Health
  • Humana
    Tricare
  • Medicaid
  • Mississippi Health Partners
  • MultiPlan
    Integrated Health Plan (IHP) PPO
  • UnitedHealthCare
    United Healthcare
  • WellCare
    WellCare PPO
  • WellPoint

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Hospitals where Dr. Runnels has admitting privileges

Mississippi Baptist Medical Center
1225 N State St
Jackson, MS 39202
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St. Dominic Hospital
969 Lakeland Dr
Jackson, MS 39216
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Merit Health River Oaks
1030 River Oaks Dr
Flowood, MS 39232
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Merit Health Woman's Hospital
1026 N Flowood Dr
Flowood, MS 39232
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Hardy Wilson Memorial Hospital
233 Magnolia St
Hazlehurst, MS 39083
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Lackey Memorial Hospital
330 N Broad St
Forest, MS 39074
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Magee General Hospital
300 3rd Ave SE
Magee, MS 39111
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Scott Regional Hospital
317 Highway 13 S
Morton, MS 39117
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