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Internist, Geriatric Specialist (elderly care)
27 years of experience
Accepting new patients
License & Identifications

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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (2)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Cathi Fontenot is Good. Dr. Fontenot has been reviewed by 12 patients who have provided 2 comments. The rating is 4 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 2.3
Promptness 3.4
Courteous Staff 3.7
Accurate Diagnosis 4.3
Bedside Manner 4.5
Spends Time with Me 4.5
Follows Up After Visit 4.2

Specialties & Research

Dr. Cathi Fontenot, MD is board certified in Internal Medicine and Geriatric Medicine.

  • She has special expertise in 1 area:
  • Alzheimer Disease

Education & Awards

Dr. Fontenot graduated from Louisiana State University at New Orleans. She has 4 awards.

Patients' Choice Award (2011, 2014)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2010 - 2011)
Bridges to Excellence Recognition
Bridges to Excellence Medical Home Recognition (2014 - 2017)
Level II
NCQA Physician Practice Connections - Patient Centered Medical Home (2014 - 2017)


Dr. Fontenot has 6 hospital affiliations:

  • Touro Infirmary 
  • Kenner Regional Medical Center 

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Additional Information
Dr. Cathi Ellen Fontenot MD is a female Internist, has 27 years of experience and practices in Internal Medicine and Geriatric Medicine.
Where does Dr. Cathi E. Fontenot practice?
Dr. Cathi Fontenot has 4 office locations.
Dr. Cathi Fontenot practices Internal Medicine and Geriatric Medicine near New Orleans, LA.
See New Orleans Internists and New Orleans Geriatric Doctors.