Dr. Mark James, MD

Dr. Mark James, MD

Family Medicine | Male | 60 years old

Dr. Mark James was born in Columbia and grew up in Franklinton. He received his...Read more

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Dr. Mark James was born in Columbia and grew up in Franklinton. He received his medical degree from Louisiana State...
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5 based on 13 responses
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  • Helpfulness
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  • Staff
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  • Scheduling
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Experience with Dr. James
  • Level of trust in provider's decisions
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  • How well provider explains medical condition(s)
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  • How well provider listens and answers questions
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  • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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Dr. James' Office & Staff
  • Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
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  • Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
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  • Staff friendliness and courteousness
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  • Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
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Dr. James says

Thank you for taking the time to visit my Healthgrades profile to share your opinion. I value your input. Hearing from patients like you helps me examine how I come across as a caregiver and physician. It helps me improve my interactions with patients and ultimately the patient experience in my office. Please contact my office manager at 985-839-9895 if you'd like to discuss your experience in more detail.

in Bogalusa, LA |
It was great! He took his time with me and he is very caring. Great bedside manner!
in Franklinton, LA |
It was great. It always is. He shows great concern and compassion for his patients. If he does not think he can help, he will send you to someone who can. Morning or afternoon, he always has a smile on his face and shows no impatience or frustration to his patients.
in Bogalusa, LA |
Dr. James is very professional and thorough with his patients.
in Franklinton, LA |
Great demeanor. Thorough, and comprehensive. Also personable... Makes it easy to be examined.
in Kentwood, LA |
very friendly an professional
in Franklinton, LA |
He has been my physican for a very long time and am very pleased.
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Specialties

  • Family Medicine

Board Certifications

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  • Family Practice

Conditions Treated

  • Allergies
  • Anxiety
  • Arthritis
  • Asthma
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Depression
  • Diabetes
  • Emphysema
  • Heart Disease
  • High Cholesterol
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Infectious Diseases
  • Injuries
  • Menopause
  • Obesity
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoporosis
  • Pneumonia

Procedures Performed

  • Abscess Incision and Drainage
  • Biopsy
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Immunization
  • Joint Injection
  • Physical Examination
  • Skin Biopsy
  • Stitches
  • Urinalysis
  • Vaccination
  • Wart Removal
  • Well Baby Care
  • Wellness Examination

Background Check

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    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

  • Medical School
    La State Univ Sch Of Med In New Orleans

    Graduated in 1981

  • Internship Hospital
    LA State University Med Ctr

    Completed in 1981

  • Residency Hospital
    Earl K. Long Medical Center

    Completed in 1984

  • Undergraduate School
    La State University

    Graduated in 1977

Awards & Recognition

  • Awards & Honors
    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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  • Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Affiliations

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Dr. James' 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
  • Malpractice claims in Louisiana not available
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Dr. James' Office & Staff

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Staff friendliness and courteousness
Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
10 – 15 minutes

Experience with Dr. James

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How well provider explains medical condition(s)
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Dr. James says...

Dr. Mark James was born in Columbia and grew up in Franklinton. He received his medical degree from Louisiana State University and completed his residency at Earl K. Long Hospital in Baton Rouge, where he served as Assistant Chief Resident and Chief Resident. He is board certified in Family Practice and is a member of AAFP, AMA, Washington Parish Medical Society and Louisiana Academy of Family Practice.

Dr. James is on active staff at Riverside Medical Center and consulting staff at St. Tammany Parish Hospital. He serves as Medical Director of Family Medical Clinic of St. Tammany Parish Hospital.

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Dr. James says...

Thank you for taking the time to visit my Healthgrades profile to share your opinion. I value your input. Hearing from patients like you helps me examine how I come across as a caregiver and physician. It helps me improve my interactions with patients and ultimately the patient experience in my office. Please contact my office manager at 985-839-9895 if you'd like to discuss your experience in more detail.