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Dr. John Bolton, MD

Oncology*
4.3 (6)
Map Pin Small New Orleans, LA
Accepting new patients
48 years of experience

Offers telehealth

Overview of Dr. John Bolton, MD

Dr. John Bolton, MD is an Oncology Specialist in New Orleans, LA. They specialize in Oncology, has 48 years of experience, and is board certified in General Surgery. They graduated from LSU Health Sciences Center New Orleans School of Medicine and is affiliated with Ochsner Medical Center. Dr. Bolton, completed a residency at Lsu Medical Center/Charity Hospital. Patients rated Dr. Bolton an average 4.3 star rating.

Dr. Bolton works at Practice in New Orleans, LA with other offices in Covington, LA. They frequently treat conditions like Upper Digestive Tract Cancer, Pancreatic Cancer and Retroperitoneum Cancer along with other conditions at varying frequencies. 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. Bolton's Office Locations

  1. 1
    Ochsner Clinic Foundation
    1514 Jefferson Hwy, New Orleans, LA 70121 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (504) 842-4070
  2. 2
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    901 Ochsner Blvd, Covington, LA 70433 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (985) 249-2383

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  • Ochsner Medical Center

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    Specialties*
    • Oncology

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    Years of Experience
    • 48 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English
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    NPI Number
    • 1154389039
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    Education & Certifications

    Fellowship
    • Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
    Fellowship
    Residency
    • Lsu Medical Center/Charity Hospital
    Residency
    Internship
    • Lahey Clinic
    Internship
    Medical Education
    • LSU Health Sciences Center New Orleans School of Medicine
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • General Surgery
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    Dr. Bolton has seen patients for Upper Digestive Tract Cancer, Pancreatic Cancer and Retroperitoneum Cancer, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Bolton on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    6 patients have reviewed Dr. Bolton. The overall rating for this provider is 4.3. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Bolton.

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