Dr. Eric Joseph Jukes M.D.
Surgeon1514 Jefferson Hwy New Orleans LA, 70121
Dr. Eric Jukes is a general surgeon practicing in New Orleans, LA. Dr. Jukes specializes in abdominal contents including the esophagus, stomach, liver, gallbladder, pancreas and often thyroid glands. General surgeons are able to deal with almost any surgical or critical care emergency, also involving the skin or soft tissue trauma. Dr. Jukes provides quality surgical service for gravely ill or injured patients and is able to respond quickly due to knowledge of various surgical procedures.
Education and Training
Louisiana State University Health Shreveport / School of Medicine 2006
SurgeryAmerican Board of SurgeryABS
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