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Allen L. Cox, Jr., MD

Dr. Allen L. Cox, Jr., MD

Family Medicine
Willis-Knighton Physician Network

Office Locations

About Me

Upon completion of his residency, Dr. Cox came to the Bossier area where he gained additional experience as an independent practitioner in family medicine clinics and at Bossier Medical Center. He joined Louisiana Family Practice and the Willis-Knighton Physician Network in 2001.He is a Diplomate of the American Board of Family Practice and a member of the American Medical Association as well as Phi Beta Kappa and Alpha Omega Alpha.   Throughout his years in Bossier he has assumed numerous leadership roles with the Bossier Parish Medical Society and as well as hospital positions, including service on the WK Bossier board. In addition to his medical practice in Bossier he has participated in medical mission groups to With the Louisiana Baptist Medical and Dental Association, helping people in Mexico, Honduras, China, Kenya and Haiti.   Dr. Cox is married, and he and his wife, Donna, have two daughters, Laura and Leslie.

Education

  • Residency: W O Moss Regional Medical Center (1983)
  • Internship: W O Moss Regional Medical Center (1983)
  • Medical School: Louisiana State University School of Medicine (1980)
  • University: Louisiana State University (1976)

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Family Practice: Family Medicine

Insurance Accepted

Disclaimer: Not all physicians accept all insurance plans. Physicians move in and out of plans throughout the year. When you call for an appointment, confirm that the physician accepts your insurance.

AARP Medicare Supplemental Plans
Aetna
Aetna Better Health of Louisiana
Aetna Coventry Advantra Louisiana
Aetna Coventry Medicare Dual Preferred
Aetna Medicare Freedom PPO
Amerihealth Caritas Louisiana
Beech Street (Multiplan)
Blue Cross/Blue Shield - PPO Preferred Care
Blue Cross/Blue Shield Federal Employees
Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Louisiana - HMO Louisiana
Blue Cross/Blue Shield OGB
Cigna HealthCare
Coventry Health Care (Aetna)
First Health
GEHA (Government Employees Health Association)
Gilsbar
Health Plus of Louisiana
Humana
Humana Choice PPO
IMA of Louisiana
Louisiana Healthcare Connections
Louisiana Medicaid
Louisiana Medicaid CHIP
Mail Handler's Benefit Plan (Aetna)
Medicare Railroad
Medicare Traditional Part B
Mutual of Omaha Supplemental Plans
Novasys Health
PHCS (Private Healthcare Systems / Multiplan)
PPO Plus
Tricare for Life
Tricare Prime
Tricare Select / Standard
UMR (United Healthcare)
United Healthcare
United Healthcare Community Plan - Medicaid
Workers Compensation
Healthy Blue
People’s Health
United Healthcare Dual Complete
Multiplan

Conditions Treated

Hypertension
Bursitis
Bronchitis
Acute Sinusitis
Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
Iron Metabolism Disorders
Runner's Knee
Swine Flu
Boil
Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Diverticulosis, Intestinal
Dermatitis
Tremor
Hair Loss
Gout
Sleep Apnea
Throat Pain
Acute Laryngitis
Rickets
Ringworm
Trigeminal Neuralgia
Nail and Nail Bed Infection
Muscle Weakness
Hyperkalemia
Malaise and Fatigue
Menopausal and Postmenopausal Disorders
Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Gastritis
Essential Tremor
Blood in Urine (Hematuria)
Strep Throat
Urinary Incontinence
Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
Bladder Infection
Osteoporosis
Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
Abdominal Pain
Pharyngitis
Bruise of Face, Scalp, or Neck
Cough
Sleep-Related Leg Cramp
Cellulitis
Diarrhea
Osteopenia
Chest Wall Pain Syndrome
Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
Laryngitis
Atopic Dermatitis (Eczema)
Hip Pointer Injuries
Hemorrhoids
Dehydration
Adhesive Capsulitis
Insomnia
Impetigo
Restless Leg Syndrome
ADHD and-or ADD
Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
Peripheral Nerve Disorders
Muscle Spasm
Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
Proteinuria
Urinary Stones
Malnutrition
Polyneuropathy
Heart Disease
Osteomalacia
Osteoarthritis of Hip
Magnesium Metabolism Disorders
Mastodynia
Heart Palpitations
Excessive Menstrual Bleeding
Otitis Media
Irritable Bowel Syndrome
Osteoarthritis
Hypotension
Bronchiectasis
Prostatitis
Dysentery
Migraine
Influenza (Flu)
Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
Gait Abnormality
Warts
Arthritis
Testicular Dysfunction
Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
Leg and Foot Ulcers
Back Pain
Tension Headache
Diabetic Polyneuropathy
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
Calcium Metabolism Disorders
Sinusitis
COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
Sinus Tachycardia
Actinic Keratosis
Fever
Pneumonia
Emphysema
Hypoglycemia
Diverticulitis, Intestinal
Dysphagia
Ganglion Cyst
Vitamin B Deficiency
Chest Pain
Constipation
Hernia
Joint Pain
Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
Rash
Anxiety
Painful Urination (Dysuria)
Earwax Buildup
Plantar Fasciitis
Hypokalemia
Limb Pain
Limb Swelling
Dizziness
Raynaud's Disease
Sinus Bradycardia
Sarcoidosis
Allergic Rhinitis
Enlarged Prostate (BPH)
Hypogonadism
Wheezing
Nausea
Shortness of Breath
Vitamin D Deficiency
Esophagitis
Thyroid Goiter
Anal or Rectal Pain
Yeast Infections
Asthma
Anemia
Tobacco Use Disorder
Jock Itch
Tonsillitis
Lipid Disorders
Diabetes Mellitus, Secondary
DIABETES- ALL TYPES
Abscess/Drainage/Aspiration
Hives
Nasopharyngitis
Heartburn

Procedures Performed

Wellness Examination
Fecal Occult Blood Test for Colorectal Cancer
Nail Avulsion and Excision
Electrocardiogram (EKG)
Diabetes Counseling
Pap Smear
Care Coordination for Complex Conditions and Procedures
Immunization Administration
Abscess Incision and Drainage