Dr. J. Linson, OD

Dr. J. Linson, OD

OphthalmologyMaleAge 57

Accepting new patients

Dr. J. Linson, OD is a Ophthalmology Specialist in Covington, LA. He is affiliated with medical facilities Ochsner Medical Center - North Shore and Ochsner Medical Center. He is accepting new patients and has indicated that he accepts telehealth appointments. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Linson to book an appointment.


Ochsner Health Center - Covington

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(985) 288-1834
Ochsner Health Center - Covington1000 Ochsner Blvd Covington, LA 70433

At a Glance

  • Explains Conditions Well Patients said this doctor explains conditions well. See reviews
  • Offers Telehealth This provider offers telehealth appointments. Call the office to schedule an appointment.
  • Hospital Satisfaction Patients said they were highly satisfied at this doctor's hospital. See hospitals

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    Our family has seen him several times. He is thorough, has bedside manners, and always makes your time worth it, listening, which is important to our entire family of 6.
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    Mandeville, LA – May 02, 2017
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    Nice, good demeanor, thorough. Took time to talk and explain. Good listener.
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    Dee in Covington, La – Jan 09, 2016
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    Experience and Background Checks


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    Healthgrades does not collect malpractice claims information for Louisiana
    No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
    No board actions found for the years we collect data
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    Dr. Linson's conditions and procedures:

    • Allergic Conjunctivitis
    • Allergy Drops
    • Astigmatism
    • Corneal Abrasion
    • Diabetic Eye Exam
    • Dry Eyes
    • Eye Disease
    • Eye Examination
    • Eye Infections
    • Eyeglasses
    • Eyelid Inflammation
    • Farsightedness
    • Foreign Body in Eye
    • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
    • Glaucoma
    • Keratoconus
    • Lazy Eye
    • Nearsightedness
    • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
    • Post-Operative Care
    • Pre-Operative Care
    • Punctal Plug Insertion
    • Retinal Testing
    • Soft Contact Lenses
    • Vision Screening

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    Dr. Linson accepts

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    (985) 288-1834

    Dr. Linson accepts the following insurance:

    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
    Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
    First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
    Choice Care PPO
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
    Choice Plus POS
    Navigate HMO
    Navigate POS
    Options PPO

    About Me

    Care Philosophy

    I support a patient's decision/ right about their treatment plan. I take the time to educate and encourage patients to be involved in all aspects of their...Read more


    Graduating from Indiana University School of Optometry in 1991, Dr. David Linson has over 25 years of experience in the practice of Optometry.  Following...Read more


    • Ophthalmology


    Veterans Administration Hospital, Perry Point, Maryland
    Internship Hospital
    Indiana University School Of Optometry
    Medical School
    Residency Hospital
    Indiana University, Bloomington, IN
    Undergraduate School

    Frequently Asked Questions

    How can I make an appointment with Dr. J. Linson, OD?

    Click here to schedule an appointment online. New patients can also call (985) 288-1834, and for other questions, call (985) 875-2828.

    Does Dr. J. Linson, OD offer telehealth services?

    Dr. Linson has indicated that they offer telehealth. Contact the office to check for eligibility for your needs.

    Is Dr. J. Linson, OD accepting new patients?

    Dr. J. Linson, OD generally accepts new patients on Healthgrades. You can see Dr. Linson's profile to make an appointment.

    Does Dr. J. Linson, OD accept my insurance?

    Use the Healthgrades insurance check to verify if Dr. Linson accepts your insurance.

    What are Dr. J. Linson, OD's top areas of care?

    Dr. Linson frequently treats Allergic Conjunctivitis, Allergy Drops, and Astigmatism. See all procedures and conditions Dr. Linson treats.

    Where is Dr. J. Linson, OD's office located?

    Dr. Linson's office is located at 1000 Ochsner Blvd, Covington, LA 70433. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

    Affiliated Hospitals

    Dr. Linson is affiliated with the following hospitals. Select a hospital below to learn more.

    Learn more about how Healthgrades measuresHospital Quality.

    Ochsner Medical Center - North Shore

    Slidell, LA

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

    Ochsner Medical Center

    New Orleans, LA

    73% Patient experience rating, 4% higher than the national average

    19 Awards Received