Dr. Thomas Caton, MD

Dr. Thomas Caton, MD

Geriatric Medicine  |  
Male  |  
Age 34
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Dr. Thomas Caton, MD is a geriatric medicine doctor who practices in Baton Rouge, LA. He is 34 years old and has been practicing for 6 years. Read his story

8585 Picardy Ave

Baton Rouge, LA 70809

Contact Information

(225) 490-3415

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Amerihealth
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Louisiana Healthcare Connections
  • Medicaid
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • Vantage Health Plan
  • Verity Healthnet

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Gait Abnormality
high
more than 86% of peers
Low Back Pain
normal
more than 77% of peers
Joint Pain
normal
more than 77% of peers

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Dr. Caton's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Caton "Thomas Caton, MD, earned his Doctor of Medicine from American University of the Caribbean in St. Maarten. Dr. Caton completed his residency at Baton Rouge General Medical Center in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. He completed a Geriatric Fellowship at Corpus Christi Family Medicine in Corpus Christi, Texas. Dr. Caton is Board Certified in Geriatric Medicine and Family Medicine."

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Specialties

  • Geriatric Medicine
  • Family Medicine
2

Board Certifications

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

  • ADHD and-or ADD
  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Acidosis
  • Acute Bronchitis
  • Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Acute Pharyngitis
  • Acute Sinusitis
  • Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
  • Administrative Physical
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Allergic Reaction
  • Allergic Rhinitis
  • Anemia
  • Anxiety
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Asthma
  • Asymptomatic Post-Menopausal Status
  • Ataxia
  • Back Pain
  • Bacterial Sepsis
  • Bedsores
  • Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
  • Bladder Diseases
  • Bladder Infection
  • Blood Disorders
  • Bone Disorders
  • Breast Diseases
  • Breast Pain
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Bronchiolitis
  • Bronchitis
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
  • Cellulitis
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Chronic Sinusitis
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Constipation
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Cough
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Dehydration
  • Diabetes Type 1
  • Diabetes Type 2
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Diarrhea
  • Dizziness
  • Dysphagia
  • Ear Ache
  • Ear Disorders
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Emphysema
  • Encounters for Normal Pregnancies
  • Enlarged Prostate (BPH)
  • Enteritis
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Febrile Convulsion
  • Fever
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fungal Nail Infection
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gastroparesis
  • Glaucoma
  • Gout
  • Headache
  • Heart Disease
  • Hidradenitis
  • Hyperkalemia
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypoglycemia
  • Hypokalemia
  • Hypotension
  • Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Influenza (Flu)
  • Insomnia
  • Joint Pain
  • Kidney Infection
  • Kidney Infection, Acute
  • Knee Disorders
  • Leg and Foot Ulcers
  • Limb Pain
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Lipid Disorders
  • Liver Damage from Alcohol
  • Low Back Pain
  • Malaise and Fatigue
  • Malnutrition
  • Menopausal and Postmenopausal Disorders
  • Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
  • Migraine
  • Mineral Metabolism Disorders
  • Muscle Spasm
  • Muscle Weakness
  • Nausea
  • Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
  • Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
  • Obesity
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteoporosis
  • Otitis Media
  • Overweight
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Perimenopause
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Pharyngitis
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Pneumonia
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rash
  • Restless Leg Syndrome
  • Ringworm
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Sepsis
  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Sinusitis
  • Skin Infections
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Sleep-Related Leg Cramp
  • Sore Throat
  • Speech, Language and Learning Disorders
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Symptomatic Menopause
  • Thrombosis
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Tinnitus
  • Tobacco Use Disorder
  • Ulcer
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Urinary Incontinence
  • Urinary Stones
  • Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
  • Vertigo
  • Viral Enteritis
  • Vitamin D Deficiency
  • Wheezing
  • Yeast Infections

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Procedures

  • Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
  • Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Diabetes Screening
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Immunization
  • Liver Function Test
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • Pregnancy Ultrasound
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Rapid Flu Test
  • Rh Incompatibility Screening
  • Smoking Cessation Counseling
  • Thyroid Screening

Background Check

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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

  • Texas A&M University / Main Campus
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 2004
  • American University Of The Caribbean / School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2011
  • Tulane University At Baton Rouge General Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2014
  • Texas A&M University At Christus Spohn Memoral Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2015

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Caton has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Caton's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Caton to family and friends
5.0
based on 2 total reviews
Dr. Caton's 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
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Dr. Caton accepts 10 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Amerihealth
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
    Open Access Plus
  • Louisiana Healthcare Connections
  • Medicaid
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Navigate HMO
    Navigate POS
    Options PPO
  • Vantage Health Plan
  • Verity Healthnet

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Hospitals where Dr. Caton has admitting privileges

Baton Rouge General - Bluebonnet
8585 Picardy Ave
Baton Rouge, LA 70809
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Baton Rouge General - Mid City
3600 Florida Blvd
Baton Rouge, LA 70806
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