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James Ford, MD

Dr. Ford is an internal medicine doctor in the Baton Rouge area. He is affiliated with Ochsner Medical Center-Baton Rouge and 3 more hospitals.
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Conditions treated

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71 doctors
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70 doctors
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35 doctors
Dr. Ford saw more lung condition patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Baton Rouge area in 2014–2017. Learn more.

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75 doctors
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75 doctors
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37 doctors
Dr. Ford saw vascular disease patients in 2014–2017, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Baton Rouge area. Learn more.
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78 doctors
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78 doctors
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38 doctors
Dr. Ford saw cardiovascular disease (CVD) patients in 2014–2017, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Baton Rouge area. Learn more.
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42 doctors
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42 doctors
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20 doctors
Dr. Ford saw more cerebrovascular disease patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Baton Rouge area in 2014–2017. Learn more.
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11 doctors
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12 doctors
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5 doctors
Dr. Ford saw encephalopathy patients in 2014–2017, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Baton Rouge area. Learn more.
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39 doctors
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38 doctors
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19 doctors
Dr. Ford saw more stroke patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Baton Rouge area in 2014–2017. Learn more.
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32 doctors
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32 doctors
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16 doctors
Dr. Ford saw more hemorrhage patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Baton Rouge area in 2014–2017. Learn more.
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20 doctors
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20 doctors
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9 doctors
Dr. Ford saw more sepsis patients than 75% of similar doctors in the Baton Rouge area in 2014–2017. Learn more.

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8 doctors
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8 doctors
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3 doctors
Dr. Ford saw head and neck cancers patients in 2014–2017, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Baton Rouge area. Learn more.
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6 doctors
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5 doctors
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2 doctors
Dr. Ford saw diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA) patients in 2014–2017, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Baton Rouge area. Learn more.
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14 doctors
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14 doctors
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6 doctors
Dr. Ford saw type 1 diabetes patients in 2014–2017, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Baton Rouge area. Learn more.
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57 doctors
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57 doctors
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28 doctors
Dr. Ford saw heart disease patients in 2014–2017, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Baton Rouge area. Learn more.
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17 doctors
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16 doctors
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8 doctors
Dr. Ford saw kidney failure patients in 2014–2017, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Baton Rouge area. Learn more.
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16 doctors
Top 15%
15 doctors
Top 5%
7 doctors
Dr. Ford saw acute renal failure patients in 2014–2017, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Baton Rouge area. Learn more.
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33 doctors
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33 doctors
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16 doctors
Dr. Ford saw congestive heart failure (CHF) patients in 2014–2017, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Baton Rouge area. Learn more.
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36 doctors
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36 doctors
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18 doctors
Dr. Ford saw heart failure patients in 2014–2017, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Baton Rouge area. Learn more.
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85 doctors
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85 doctors
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42 doctors
Dr. Ford saw digestive tract conditions patients in 2014–2017, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Baton Rouge area. Learn more.
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27 doctors
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28 doctors
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13 doctors
Dr. Ford saw atrial fibrillation (Afib) patients in 2014–2017, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Baton Rouge area. Learn more.
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43 doctors
Top 15%
44 doctors
Top 5%
21 doctors
Dr. Ford saw pneumonia patients in 2014–2017, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Baton Rouge area. Learn more.
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45 doctors
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46 doctors
Top 5%
22 doctors
Dr. Ford saw peripheral vascular disease (PVD) patients in 2014–2017, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Baton Rouge area. Learn more.
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22 doctors
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22 doctors
Top 5%
10 doctors
Dr. Ford saw chronic bronchitis patients in 2014–2017, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Baton Rouge area. Learn more.
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69 doctors
Top 15%
70 doctors
Top 5%
34 doctors
Dr. Ford saw diabetes patients in 2014–2017, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Baton Rouge area. Learn more.
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31 doctors
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30 doctors
Top 5%
15 doctors
Dr. Ford saw coronary artery disease (CAD) patients in 2014–2017, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Baton Rouge area. Learn more.
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50 doctors
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50 doctors
Top 5%
24 doctors
Dr. Ford saw chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) patients in 2014–2017, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Baton Rouge area. Learn more.
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62 doctors
Top 15%
62 doctors
Top 5%
30 doctors
Dr. Ford saw type 2 diabetes patients in 2014–2017, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Baton Rouge area. Learn more.

Cost estimates

These ranges are network rate estimates across all the insurance plans that Dr. Ford accepts.

Note: These are just estimates. We advise verifying the exact costs with your provider.

Bronchoscopy $1,702 – 4,298

Amino’s cost estimates are estimates of the total amount that you and your health insurance company might pay for a procedure—this is what we call the “network rate”. Our cost estimates can help you prepare for the financial impact of medical care and help you make more confident decisions about where to get treated.

Locations

Dr. Ford sees patients and can be reached at the following location.

Our Lady of the Lake Regional Medical Center
5000 Hennessy Blvd
Baton Rouge, LA 70808
975 miles away

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Credentials
  • LSU HEALTH SCIENCES
    RESIDENCY
  • Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans
    MEDICAL EDUCATION, 2006
  • Louisiana State University School of Medicine in Shreveport
    MEDICAL EDUCATION, 2008

Hospital affiliations

Dr. Ford is able to admit and treat patients at the following hospitals.

  • Ochsner Medical Center-Baton Rouge
    A
    Hospital safety grade (Fall 2017)
  • Baton Rouge General Medical Center Mid-City
    B
    Hospital safety grade (Spring 2017)
  • Baton Rouge General Medical Center-Bluebonnet
    B
    Hospital safety grade (Spring 2017)
  • Our Lady of the Lake Regional Medical Center
    B
    Hospital safety grade (Fall 2017)

Insurance accepted

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  • Aetna
  • Anthem
  • Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield
  • Assurant Health
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Alabama
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Florida
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas City
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Mississippi
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Montana
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of New Mexico
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Dakota
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Oklahoma
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Rhode Island
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Vermont
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Wyoming
  • Blue Cross of Idaho
  • Blue Shield of California
  • BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina
  • BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee
  • Capital District Physicians Health Plan
  • Capital Health Plan
  • CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield
  • Cigna
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina
  • Dean Health Plan
  • EmblemHealth
  • First Choice Health
  • FirstCarolinaCare
  • FrontPath Health Coalition
  • Group Health Cooperative
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • Health Alliance
  • Health Alliance Plan of Michigan
  • Health Net
  • HealthCare Partners
  • HealthSCOPE Benefits
  • HealthSmart
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana
  • Independence Blue Cross AmeriHealth
  • Independent Health
  • Indiana University Health Plan
  • MVP Health Care
  • Magellan Health
  • MagnaCare
  • Mayo Clinic Health Solutions
  • MedCost
  • Medica
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio
  • Medicare
  • Meritain Health
  • Moda Health
  • MultiPlan
  • Optima Health
  • PacificSource
  • Pomco
  • Premera Blue Cross
  • Regence Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Rocky Mountain Health Plans
  • Scott and White Health Plan
  • SelectHealth
  • TRICARE
  • Tufts Health Plan
  • UPMC Health Plan
  • United Healthcare
  • ValueOptions
  • Vantage Health Plan
  • Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield