Dr. Mark James, MD

Dr. Mark James, MD

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Family Medicine  |  
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62 y/o
(18)

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Dr. Mark James, MD is a family medicine specialist in Franklinton, LA and has been practicing for 34 years. He graduated from La State Univ Sch Of Med In New Orleans in 1981 and specializes in family medicine.Read his story

Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Dr. James' Experience

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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
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

Dr. James' bio

This content was provided by Dr. James "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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Specialties

  • Family Medicine
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Board Certifications

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

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Procedures

  • Abscess Incision and Drainage
  • Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
  • Biopsy
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Care Coordination for Complex Conditions and Procedures
  • Cholesterol 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
  • Hepatitis B Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis C Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis Screening
  • Herpes Simplex Screening
  • HIV Screening
  • Immunization
  • Joint Injection
  • Liver Function Test
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • Physical Examination
  • Prostate Cancer Screening
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Rh Incompatibility Screening
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
  • Skin Biopsy
  • Smoking Cessation Counseling
  • Stitches
  • Syphilis Screening
  • Thyroid Screening
  • Urinalysis
  • Vaccination
  • Wart Removal
  • Well Baby Care
  • Wellness Examination

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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

  • La State University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1977
  • La State Univ Sch Of Med In New Orleans
    Medical School | Graduated 1981
  • La State University Med Ctr
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1981
  • Earl K. Long Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1984

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. James has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. James' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. James to family and friends
5.0
based on 18 total reviews (10 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (18)

  • 5
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  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. James' 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
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.


Patient Comments (10)

in Covington, La
Dr. James is one of the most caring physicians I know. He always takes time to listen. He always fits my kids in the same day when they are sick. He is truly one of a kind. I appreciate him more than words can explain. If your thinking of a doctor in this areoa, he is A+ one of the best.
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in Folsom La
Dr James is amazing, he listens and truly wants to help his patients. In my opinion he is smart, caring and is a doctor that is on the patient's side!!
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in Franklinton, LA 70438
Dr. James is the best doctor that I have ever been to in my entire life. He is up-beat and friendly all the time. In addition, he listens to you, shows true concern for your situation. My husband and I have been going to Dr. James for about 20 years, or so. However, when we were approved for United...more
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in Covington, LA
Dr. James has been my Dr for over 25 years. He has always be honest with me helped me through pretty hard times. He is one of the most caring Dr's. i have ever been to. All his patients will be treated the same. I am very thankful for Dr. James.
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in Bogalusa, LA
It was great! He took his time with me and he is very caring. Great bedside manner!
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