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Dr. John L Ness has the following 1 specialty
- Family Medicine
A family practitioner is a doctor who specializes in caring for people of all ages, at all stages of life. Rather than focusing on the treatment of one disease or patient population, family practitioners are often the doctors that people see for their everyday ailments, like cold and flu or respiratory infections, and health screenings. When necessary, family practitioners will provide referrals for conditions that require the expertise of another specialist.
The doctors may also provide physicals, inoculations, prenatal care, treat chronic diseases, like diabetes and asthma, and provide advice on disease prevention.
- Weight Loss
- Family Planning
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I feel so blessed to have Dr. Ness as our family doctor. He is a true gem. Several years ago, before we were patients, we were on his waiting list, and it was well worth the wait! We had a home birth and he actually came to our house for our daughter's post birth check up, such a help not to have to put a newborn in the car and go to an office.He fully supports my parenting choices of extended breastfeeding, co-sleeping and no-vax.He is knowledgeable in nutrition and homeopathy and wants to treat the whole patients and find root causes, not just treat symptoms.Could not ask for a better pediatrician.
Because I'm a nurse myself with a holistic philosophy, his integrative approach was the reason I chose him as my doctor. On my first visit, he asked me about my philosophy of life. He cares about how I want to live in the world, & what matters to me. We are a team (along with his ARNPs) - in my health care. I trust him with my body/mind/spirit.
Dr. Ness is very patient and a great listener. He is open to ideas outside the mainstream. His style is cooperative, with the patient taking responsibility for him- or herself where appropriate. He is actually an extraordinary human being; the best doctor I have ever known from a human, caring perspective. He would be an appropriate doctor for anyone who wants an open-minded health care partner in their doctor, but not for someone who wants a medical mechanic. He does not act like God, and does not treat his patients as objects. In my experience, he is also quite wise in advising patients on the psychological aspects of health and illness, on the development of healthy attitudes and appropriate perspective.
Patients' Choice Award (2016, 2011, 2010, 2014, 2012, 2015)
Patients' Choice recognition reflects the difference a particular physician has made in the lives of his/her patients. The honor is bestowed to physicians who have received near perfect scores, as voted by patients.
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2012, 2016, 2014, 2010, 2015, 2011)
Compassionate Doctor certification is granted to physicians who treat their patients with the utmost kindness. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and bedside manner scores.
On-Time Doctor Award (2014, 2016)
Vitals On-Time + Promptness Award recognizes doctors with consistent high ratings for timeliness of appointments. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and promptness scores.
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Tallahassee Memorial Hospital
Dr. John L Ness accepts the following insurance providers.
- Aetna Choice POS II
- Aetna HMO
- Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
- Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
BCBS Blue Card
- BCBS Blue Card PPO
- Florida Blue BlueOptions
- CIGNA Open Access Plus
- CIGNA PPO
Coventry Health Care
- Coventry FL Employer Group HMO Open Access
- Coventry FL Employer Group PPO
- First Health PPO
- Multiplan PPO
- UHC Choice Plus POS
- UHC Navigate HMO
- UHC Navigate POS
- UHC Options PPO
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Locations & DirectionsNess & Kelch Mds, 616 Universal Dr, Tallahassee, FL
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