Dr. Mark Jones, MD

Dr. Mark Jones, MD

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General Surgery  ·  
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43 y/o
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Dr. Mark Jones, MD is a general surgery specialist in Covington, LA and has been practicing for 9 years. He specializes in general surgery.Read his story

Northlake Surgical Associates

606 W 11th Ave

Covington, LA 70433
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Insurance Accepted

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

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Top Care Areas

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

Port Placements or Replacements
very high
more than 98% of peers
Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
very high
more than 94% of peers
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
very high
more than 94% of peers

Dr. Jones'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. Jones' bio

This content was provided by Dr. Jones "Mark Jones MD is a native of the Covington area who returned home in September 2014 as a surgeon, focusing on disorders of the endocrine system and gastrointestinal tract. He received his bachelor's degree in microbiology from Louisiana State University in 1997 and earned his medical degree from LSU Health Sciences Center in Shreveport in 2009. He completed his residency at the Greenville Health System in Greenville, S.C., in 2014. "I'm very fortunate to be able to return to my hometown to provide world-class care and surgeries, in addition to continuing to make our community a healthy one" Dr. Jones said. He is a member of the American College of Surgeons. He enjoys spending time in the Louisiana outdoors with his wife and three children."
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1  Specialties

  • General Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

70  Conditions Treated

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57  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
  • Bile Duct Procedure
  • Biopsy of Breast
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Colectomy
  • Colectomy and Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Excision of Breast Tumor
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Heart Surgery
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hepatectomy
  • Hernia Repair
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Kidney Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Parathyroidectomy
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Renal Transplant and Nephrectomy
  • Sphincterotomy
  • Splenectomy
  • Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
  • Stomach Surgery
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Thyroidectomy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Vaginal Surgery
  • Wound Repair
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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 UNIV SCH OF MED IN SHREVEPORT
    Medical School | Graduated 2009

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Jones has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Jones' Reviews

4.7
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Jones to family and friends
10 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (10)

  • 5
    (9)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (0)

Dr. Jones' 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

    Under 10 minutes
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Patient Comments (4)

Dr.Jones is an amazing doctor / surgeon. He saved my daddy's, Erney Granger, life. He is extremely skilled, knowledgeable and very pleasant. In my opinion, he could probably "walk on water". His staff and surgery team is remarkable. Dr.Jones has much patience and great bedside manner. Dealing...more
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My husband had a procedure done in office. Dr. Jones and his 2 nurses made him and I feel so comfortable. Laughing and joking, making us feel much better about the whole thing. There was so much blood and after, the nurses cleaned him all up! They were all just so sweet and did an amazing job. We...more
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Dr. Jones is amazing. He is so easy-going and has such great bedside manner. He made our son feel very comfortable and calmed his fear of surgery. He was on time the next morning and made getting ready for surgery quite easy. We were so lucky to be have him as the oncall surgeon for our son's...more
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I felt at ease with Dr. Jones, and he explained the procedure very well. I experienced NO pain, have been wearing it for seven months without a problem.
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