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Dr. Michael Fontenot, MD

Maternal-Fetal Medicine ·  Male · Age 54

Dr. Fontenot

Baton Rouge General Physicians

8595 Picardy Ave Ste 305 Baton Rouge, LA 70809

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Dr. Michael Fontenot, MD is a maternal-fetal medicine specialist in Baton Rouge, LA and has been practicing for 29 years. He graduated from Louisiana State University School Of Medicine In Shreveport in 1990 and specializes in maternal-fetal medicine and obstetrics & gynecology.


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  • Explains conditions well . Patients said this doctor explains conditions well. See reviews
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Dr. Fontenot accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
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Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card
Centene
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Coventry Health Care
Humana
Medicaid
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Dr. Fontenot's Top Procedures and Conditions

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High Risk Pregnancy
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Fontenot treats High Risk Pregnancy more than 89% of his peers

Dr. Fontenot treats this condition more than 89% of his peers

Hypertension Complicating Pregnancy, Childbirth and Postpartum
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Fontenot treats Hypertension Complicating Pregnancy, Childbirth and Postpartum more than 88% of his peers

Dr. Fontenot treats this condition more than 88% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Antepartum Eclampsia
  • Eclampsia
  • Gestational Hypertension
  • Intrapartum Eclampsia
  • Postpartum Eclampsia
  • Preeclampsia
Pregnancy Ultrasound
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Fontenot performs Pregnancy Ultrasound more than 85% of his peers

Dr. Fontenot performs this procedure more than 85% of his peers

Dr. Fontenot's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
  • Antiphospholipid Syndrome (APS)
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Blood Disorders
  • Blood Disorders in Pregnancy
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Breech Position
  • Cancer
  • Cervical Cancer
  • Cervical Polyps
  • Chlamydia Infections
  • Coagulation Defects in Pregnancy and Postpartum
  • Coagulation Disorders (incl. Hemophilia)
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • C-Section
  • Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus
  • Encounters for Normal Pregnancies
  • Endometriosis
  • Fetal Cardiac Monitoring
  • Genitourinary Tract Infections in Pregnancy
  • Gestational Diabetes
  • Gonorrhea Infections
  • Gynecologic Cancer
  • Heart Disease
  • Hemorrhage from Placenta Previa
  • Herpes Simplex Screening
  • High Risk Pregnancy
  • HIV Screening
  • HPV (Human Papillomavirus)
  • Hypercoagulable State
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertension Complicating Pregnancy, Childbirth and Postpartum
  • Intrauterine Growth Restriction
  • Lupus
  • Maternal Anemia
  • Multiple Gestation
  • Nausea
  • Noninflammatory Cervical Disorders
  • Ovarian Cysts
  • Peripartum Cardiomyopathy
  • Placenta Previa
  • Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome
  • Preeclampsia
  • Pregestational Diabetes Mellitus
  • Pregnancy Ultrasound
  • Pregnancy-Related Disorders
  • Primary Hypercoagulable State (incl. Factor V Leiden Disease)
  • Rh Incompatibility Screening
  • Septal Defect
  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
  • Sickle Cell Disease
  • Syphilis Screening
  • Thrombosis
  • Thyroid Screening
  • Trichomoniasis
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Uterine Diseases
  • Uterine Fibroids
  • Vaginal Birth After Cesarean (VBAC)
  • Vaginal Delivery and VBAC
  • Vaginitis and-or Vaginosis
  • Venous Thrombosis and Phlebitis in Pregnancy
  • Yeast Infections

Dr. Fontenot's Reviews

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About Me

Biography

Dr. Michael Fontenot, MD is a maternal-fetal medicine specialist in Baton Rouge, LA and has been practicing for 29 years. He graduated from Louisiana State University School Of Medicine In Shreveport in 1990 and specializes in maternal-fetal medicine and obstetrics & gynecology.

Specialties

  • Maternal-Fetal Medicine
  • Obstetrics & Gynecology

Education

University Of Kentucky
Fellowship Hospital
Louisiana State University Medical Center
Residency Hospital
Louisiana State University School Of Medicine
Internship Hospital
1990
Louisiana State University School Of Medicine In Shreveport
Medical School
1990

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Locations

Baton Rouge General Physicians

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  • Hours
    • Mon: 8:00am - 4:00pm
    • Tue: 8:00am - 4:00pm
    • Wed: 8:00am - 4:00pm
    • Thu: 8:00am - 4:00pm
    • Fri: 8:00am - 4:00pm
    • Sat: closed
    • Sun: closed
  • Directions

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  • Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2018)

78% Patient experience rating, 9% higher than the national average

  • Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2019)
  • Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2018)

76% Patient experience rating, 7% higher than the national average