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Dr. David Fontenot, MD

Internal Medicine*
4.9 (143)
Map Pin Small Baton Rouge, LA
Accepting new patients
30 years of experience

Offers telehealth

Overview of Dr. David Fontenot, MD

Dr. David Fontenot, MD is an Internal Medicine Specialist in Baton Rouge, LA. They specialize in Internal Medicine, has 30 years of experience, and is board certified in Internal Medicine. They graduated from LSU Health Sciences Center New Orleans School of Medicine and is affiliated with Baton Rouge General-Bluebonnet and Our Lady of the Lake Regional Medical Center. Dr. Fontenot, completed a residency at Earl K Long Medical Center. Patients rated Dr. Fontenot an average 4.9 star rating.

Dr. Fontenot works at The Baton Rouge Clinic AMC in Baton Rouge, LA. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Anthem and Blue Cross Blue Shield as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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Dr. Fontenot's Office Locations

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    Internal Medicine
    7373 Perkins Rd, Baton Rouge, LA 70808 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (225) 769-4044
    Monday
    07:00 - 18:00
    Tuesday
    07:00 - 18:00
    Wednesday
    07:00 - 18:00
    Thursday
    07:00 - 18:00
    Friday
    07:00 - 17:00
    Saturday
    Closed
    Sunday
    Closed

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  • Baton Rouge General-Bluebonnet
  • Our Lady of the Lake Regional Medical Center

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    4.9
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    Specialties*
    • Internal Medicine

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    Years of Experience
    • 30 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English
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    • 1184640021
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    Education & Certifications

    Residency
    • Earl K Long Medical Center
    Residency
    Internship
    • Earl K Long Medical Center
    Internship
    Medical Education
    • LSU Health Sciences Center New Orleans School of Medicine
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    Board Certifications
    • Internal Medicine
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    Dr. Fontenot works at The Baton Rouge Clinic AMC in Baton Rouge, LA. View the full address on Dr. Fontenot’s profile.

    143 patients have reviewed Dr. Fontenot. The overall rating for this provider is 4.9. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Fontenot.

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