Dr. Lemuel Jenkins, MD

Dr. Lemuel Jenkins, MD

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Gastroenterology  ·  
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39 y/o
(21)

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Dr. Lemuel Jenkins, MD is a gastroenterology specialist in Covington, LA and has been practicing for 6 years. He specializes in gastroenterology.Read his story

Gastroenterology Group AMC

131 Cherokee Rose Ln Ste B

Covington, LA 70433
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • Medicare
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Jenkins performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
very high
more than 98% of peers
Stomach Diseases
very high
more than 98% of peers
Abdominal Disorders
very high
more than 97% of peers

Dr. Jenkins's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Dr. Jenkins' bio

This content was provided by Dr. Jenkins "Dr. L Phillips Jenkins received his undergraduate degree in biology with a minor in chemistry from the University of Mississippi in Oxford, Mississippi. He received his Doctor of Medicine degree from the University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson, Mississippi. Upon graduation, he completed his residency training in internal medicine at the University Mississippi Medical Center. He completed his fellowship in gastroenterology and hepatology at Louisiana State University Medical Sciences Center in New Orleans. Dr. Jenkins is board certified in internal medicine, gastroenterology and hepatology. Dr. Jenkins is currently a resident of St. Tammany Parish. He maintains active membership in The Louisiana State Medical Society, Louisiana Gastroenterology Society, The American College of Gastroenterology, The American Gastroenterology Association, and The American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy. Dr. Jenkins joined the Gastroenterology Group, AMC in July of 2012. Dr. Jenkins is an active staff member of St. Tammany Parish Hospital, Lakeview Regional Medical Center, Louisiana Heart Hospital, Slidell Memorial Hospital, and Ochsner-Northshore Hospital. When not practicing medicine, Dr. Jenkins enjoys traveling, reading, the outdoors, and spending time with his wife and three daughters."

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Jenkins "My goal is to provide high quality patient care at a reasonable cost using the most advanced technology.

As a group, we conduct our business with our patients and our community in an ethical manner, respecting the individual rights of the patient and to ensure considerate care that guards their personal integrity and respects their cultural, psychosocial and spiritual values."

1  Specialties

  • Gastroenterology

2  Board Certifications

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

85  Conditions Treated

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23  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Bile Duct Procedure
  • Capsule Endoscopy
  • Colon Cancer Screening
  • Colonoscopy
  • Colonoscopy With Polypectomy
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Endoscopic Common Bile Duct Stone Removal
  • Endoscopic Polypectomy
  • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
  • ERCP (Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography)
  • Esophageal pH Monitoring
  • Esophageal Stenting
  • Fecal Impaction Removal
  • Flexible Sigmoidoscopy
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Hemorrhoid Treatment
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Liver Biopsy
  • Manometry
  • Percutaneous Edoscopic Gastrostomy (PEG)

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Louisiana.

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 Mississippi
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 2001
  • Univ Of Ms Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 2006
  • University of Mississippi
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2009
  • University of Mississippi
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2009
  • Louisiana State University / School of Medicine In New Orleans
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2012

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Jenkins has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Jenkins' Reviews

4.1
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Jenkins to family and friends
21 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (21)

  • 5
    (15)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (3)

Dr. Jenkins' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

Dr. Jenkins is wonderful. His attention to his patients is top notch! He is thorough and takes time to listen to his patients. I always recommend Dr. Jenkins to anyone in need a gastroenterologist.
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I was not able to meet him in person before the procedure due to my condition. He was very nice and explained to me what the procedure involved step by step. After the procedure, he spoke with both me and my wife and was very gentle in delivering the diagnosis. He was positive and has called my...more
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He rocks! Great person and explains everything. My colonoscopy was a piece of cake!
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Great Doctor gteat bedside manors
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