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Dr. James Christopher, MD

General Surgery*
4.6 (36)
Map Pin Small Mandeville, LA
Accepting new patients
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Overview of Dr. James Christopher, MD

Dr. James Christopher, MD is a General Surgery Specialist in Mandeville, LA. Dr. Christopher, completed a residency at Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center|Louisiana State University School of Medicine in Shreveport|LSUHSC-Shreveport. Patients rated Dr. Christopher an average 4.6 star rating.

Dr. Christopher works at James W. Christopher, M.D., LLC in Mandeville, 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.

Dr. Christopher's Office Locations

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    James W. Christopher M.D. General Surgery
    233 Saint Ann Dr Ste 3, Mandeville, LA 70471 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (985) 635-4285
    Monday
    08:00 - 16:00
    Tuesday
    08:00 - 16:00
    Wednesday
    08:00 - 16:00
    Thursday
    08:00 - 16:00
    Friday
    08:00 - 13:00
    Saturday
    Closed
    Sunday
    Closed

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Cholecystitis and Gallstones
Laparoscopic Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy)
Anal and Rectal Cancer
Diaphragmatic and Hiatal Hernia
Hemorrhoids
Hiatal Hernia with Obstruction
Incisional Hernia
Inguinal Hernia
Intestinal Diverticulosis
Lipomas
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Umbilical Hernia
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Cholecystectomy with Robotic Assist
Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
Gallbladder Removal
Laparoscopic Inguinal Hernia Repair
Laparoscopic Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair
Ventral Hernia Repair Laparoscopic
Abdominal Disorders
Abdominal Pain
Abscess
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Anal Disorders
Anal Fissure
Anal or Rectal Pain
Anal Prolapse
Anorectal Abscess
Anorectal Fistula
Appendicitis
Barrett's Esophagus
Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
Benign Tumor
Boerhaave's Syndrome
Bone Cancer
Brain Injury
Breast Cancer
Breast Diseases
Breast Lump
Burn Injuries
Cancer
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Colorectal Cancer
Congenital Anomaly Intestine
Constipation
Crohn's Disease
Esophageal Cancer
Esophageal Diseases
Esophageal Diverticulum
Fracture
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Gastric Ulcer
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Gastroparesis
Gynecologic Cancer
Head and Neck Cancer
Hernia
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Hiatal Hernia
Hidradenitis
Hyperparathyroidism
Ileus
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Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Intestinal Abscess
Intestinal Obstruction
Ischemic Colitis
Lung Cancer
Meckel's Diverticulum
Median Arcuate Ligament Syndrome (MALS)
Megacolon
Mesenteric Lymphadenitis
Neoplasm of Gastrointestinal Tract
Neuroendocrine Tumors
Obstructed Inguinal Hernia
Osteosarcoma
Pancreatic Cancer
Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
Parathyroid (Gland) Tumor: Other than Malignant
Partial Lung Collapse
Pelvic Abscess
Peptic Ulcer
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
Pleural Effusion
Pyloric Stenosis
Rectovaginal Fistula
Rib Fracture
Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
Second-Degree Burns
Secondary Malignancies
Small Intestine Cancer
Soft Tissue Sarcoma
Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
Stomach Cancer
Stomach Diseases
Testicular Cancer
Thrombosis
Thyroid Cancer
Thyroid Nodule
Traumatic Brain Injury
Ulcer
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Ulcerative Colitis
Vascular Disease
Vascular Insufficiency of Intestines
Ventral Hernia
Abdominoplasty
Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Acid Reflux Surgery
Adjacent Tissue Transfer
Adrenalectomy
Adrenalectomy with Robotic Assist
Anal Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy
Anoscopy
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Atherectomy
Bariatric Surgery (Weight Loss Surgery)
Colectomy
Colectomy Laparoscopic
Colectomy Sigmoidectomy with Robotic Assist
Colonoscopy
Cyst Incision and Drainage
Destruction of Anal Tumor
Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn
Duodenal Polypectomy
Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
Excision
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Excision of Breast Tumor
Excision of Rectal Tumor
Excision of Stomach Tumor
Fecal Impaction Removal
Femoral Hernia Repair, Open
Gastrectomy
Gastrectomy with Robotic Assist
Gastric Restrictive With Partial Gastrectomy or Jejunojejunostomy
Gastrotomy
Gynecomastia Repair
Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
Hernia Repair
Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
Laparoscopic Abdominoperineal Resection of the Rectum With Robotic Assistance
Laparoscopic Appendectomy
Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy Robotic Assist
Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy With Robotic Assistance
Laparoscopic Excision or Destruction of Ovary
Laparoscopic Gastric Bypass Surgery
Laparoscopic Incisional Hernia Repair
Liver Biopsy
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Open Diaphragmatic or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
Open Gastric Restrictive Procedure
Open Incisional or Ventral Hernia Repair
Open Inguinal Hernia Repair
Paraesophageal Hernia Repair
Paraesophageal Hernia Repair Robotic Assist
Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Parathyroidectomy
Port Placements or Replacements
Proctectomy
Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
Revision of Gastric Anastomosis or Restrictive Procedure
Robotic Heller Myotomy for the Treatment of Achalasia
Skin Grafts
Skin-Sparing Mastectomy
Soft Tissue Tumor Removal
Sphincterotomy
Thyroid Lobectomy
Thyroidectomy
Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
Umbilical Hernia Repair Open
Vein Treatment
Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic (VATS) Lobectomy
Wedge Resection Colon
Wound Repair
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    Insurance Accepted

    • Aetna
    • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
    • Anthem
    • Assurant Health
    • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana
    • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    • Buckeye Community Health Plan
    • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
    • Cigna
    • Commercial Insurance Company
    • CoreSource
    • Coventry Health Care
    • First Health
    • Group Health Cooperative (GHC)
    • Health Net
    • Humana
    • Medicaid
    • Medicare
    • Midwest Health Plan
    • MultiPlan
    • Tricare
    • UnitedHealthCare
    • Worker's Compensation

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    Ratings & Reviews

    4.6
    Average provider rating
    Based on 36 ratings
    Patient Ratings (36)
    5 Star
    (32)
    4 Star
    (1)
    3 Star
    (0)
    2 Star
    (0)
    1 Star
    (3)
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    About Dr. James Christopher, MD

    Specialties*
    • General Surgery

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    Languages Spoken
    • English
    Languages Spoken
    Gender
    • Male
    Gender
    NPI Number
    • 1154301869
    NPI Number
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    Education & Certifications

    Residency
    • Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center|Louisiana State University School of Medicine in Shreveport|LSUHSC-Shreveport
    Residency
    Internship
    • EAST CAROLINA UNIVERSITY|Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center|Pitt County Memorial Hospital
    Internship
    Board Certifications
    • General Surgery
    Board Certifications
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    Hospital Affiliations

    • Saint Tammany Parish Hospital
    • Lakeview Hospital
    • Tulane Medical Center
    • AVALA Hospital

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    Dr. Christopher works at James W. Christopher, M.D., LLC in Mandeville, LA. View the full address on Dr. Christopher’s profile.

    36 patients have reviewed Dr. Christopher. The overall rating for this provider is 4.6. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Christopher.

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