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Dr. Michael Braxton, MD

Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation ·  Male · Age 53

Dr. Braxton

Ochsner Specialty Health Center - Slidell

105 Medical Center Dr Ste 101 Slidell, LA 70461

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(985) 875-2727

Dr. Michael Braxton, MD is a physical medicine & rehabilitation specialist in Slidell, LA and has been practicing for 26 years. He graduated from Virginia Commonwealth University School Of Medicine in 1993 and specializes in physical medicine & rehabilitation and internal medicine.

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  • Explains conditions well . Patients said this doctor explains conditions well. See reviews
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  • Friendly staff . Patients said the staff was friendly. See reviews

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(985) 875-2727

Dr. Braxton accepts the following insurance:

Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Commercial Insurance Company
Coventry Health Care
Coventry Health Care of Louisiana
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
Choice Care PPO
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
PPO Plus
United Healthcare

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Dr. Braxton's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Back Pain

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Braxton treats Back Pain more than 86% of his peers

Dr. Braxton treats this condition more than 86% of his peers


Treatment Frequency

Dr. Braxton treats Spondylosis more than 69% of his peers

Dr. Braxton treats this condition more than 69% of his peers

Chronic Neck Pain

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Braxton treats Chronic Neck Pain more than 63% of his peers

Dr. Braxton treats this condition more than 63% of his peers

Dr. Braxton's conditions and procedures:

  • Arthritis
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Upper Back Pain

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What People Say About Dr. Michael Braxton, MD
Excellent and caring physician. Highly knowledgeable and skilled. Truly cares for his patients. His office staff is very helpful and friendly. I'm very pleased with the care I have received. I highly recommend Dr. Braxton to friends, family and colleagues.
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About Me

Dr. Braxton is committed to the highest-quality patient care and a friendly, efficient office experience. As a member of the SMH/Ochsner back and spine team he hopes to use that commitment, and years of experience to provide the most comprehensive treatment of spine disorders on the North Shore.


  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
  • Internal Medicine

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation


La State University School Of Med
Residency Hospital
Virginia Commonwealth University School Of Medicine
Medical School


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70% Patient experience rating, 1% higher than the national average

71% Patient experience rating, 2% higher than the national average