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John G. Noles, MD

Dr. John G. Noles, MD

Pain Management, Pain Medicine Anesthesiology

accepting new patients

Willis Knighton Physician Network

Locations

Willis Knighton Spine & Pain Specialists Bossier

2449 Hospital Drive
Suite 300
Bossier City , LA 71111

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Monday
8:00am - 5:00pm
Tuesday
8:00am - 5:00pm
Wednesday
8:00am - 5:00pm
Thursday
8:00am - 5:00pm
Friday
8:00am - 5:00pm
Willis Knighton Spine & Pain Specialists Bossier

Willis Knighton Spine & Pain Specialists Pierremont

1811 East Bert Kouns Industrial Loop
Suite 300
Shreveport , LA 71105

View hours
Monday
8:00am - 5:00pm
Tuesday
8:00am - 5:00pm
Wednesday
8:00am - 5:00pm
Thursday
8:00am - 5:00pm
Friday
8:00am - 5:00pm
Willis Knighton Spine & Pain Specialists Pierremont

About Me

John G. Noles, MD, is a pain medicine doctor who works with patients at WK Spine & Specialists clinics in Shreveport and Bossier City. He diagnoses and treats emergency and long-term pain problems to get patients back on their feet and reclaim their quality of life. Patients benefit from services offered in his clinic right when they need it, without extra travel and wait times.

A native of Shreveport, Dr. Noles graduated from Captain Shreve High School in 1991 and from Baylor University in 1995. He returned home for medical school at LSU Health Sciences Center – Shreveport to earn his medical degree in 1999. Dr. Noles completed his residency in anesthesiology at Parkland Memorial Hospital in Dallas, which was at that time the largest anesthesia residency program in the United States. While there, he was voted by his peers to the prestigious position of chief resident during his final year of residency. Because his father also trained in anesthesiology at UT Southwestern, Dr. Noles became the first legacy graduate of the program.

Dr. Noles practiced anesthesia for eight years at WK Pierremont Health Center with Pierremont Anesthesia Consultants. During this time, his practice was recognized by the community as a leader in bringing innovative postoperative pain treatments to surgery patients. His interest in chronic pain management was born from his experience treating surgical patients through acute pain service at WK Pierremont. During his years as an anesthesiologist, Dr. Noles held multiple leadership positions with Willis-Knighton medical staff and also on the board of directors of Shreveport Medical Society.

A 2013 fellowship in chronic pain medicine at Duke University Medical Center in Durham, North Carolina, allowed Dr. Noles to study at one of the top anesthesiology departments in the world. He trained to perform state-of-the art procedures for unusual and difficult pain conditions through his work at Duke University Medical Center, Duke Cancer Center and the Durham VA Medical Center. Dr. Noles developed a special interest in treating cancer pain, as well as treating military veterans with chronic pain syndromes.

Both interventional and noninterventional therapies are available from Dr. Noles for conditions such as low-back pain, neck pain, cancer pain, chronic regional pain syndrome (CRPS), facial pain, headaches, phantom limb pain, diabetic peripheral neuropathy, spinal stenosis, degenerative disc disease, sciatica, trigeminal neuralgia, whiplash injury and others. Among the treatments he offers are cervical epidural steroid injection, lumbar epidural steroid injection, adhesiolysis, Botox® injections for migraine headaches, BOTOX® injections for cervical dystonia, caudal steroid injection, celiac plexus block, continuous catheter nerve blocks, facet injections, ganglion impar block, intrathecal pump implants, kyphoplasty, medial branch blocks, occipital nerve block, peripheral nerve stimulation, radiofrequency ablation, sacroiliac joint injections, selective nerve root block, spinal cord stimulator implants, sphenopalatine ganglion block, stellate ganglion block, superior hypogastric plexus block and sympathetic block.

As a qualified pain specialist, Dr. Noles recognizes that it is important to treat every patient as an individual, understanding that patients do not all respond the same to pain therapies and medication techniques.

Dr. Noles and his family reside in Shreveport. In his spare time, Dr. Noles enjoys running, reading and spending time with his wife and two daughters.

Education

Fellowship:
Duke University Medical Center

Residency:
Parkland Memorial Hospital

Internship:
Methodist Dallas Medical Center

Medical School:
LSU - Shreveport

Board Certifications

American Board of Anesthesia

Insurances Accepted

  • 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 of Louisiana - Medicare Advantage
  • Blue Cross/Blue Shield OGB
  • Cigna HealthCare
  • Coventry Health Care (Aetna)
  • First Health
  • GEHA (Government Employees Health Association)
  • Gilsbar
  • Health Plus of Louisiana
  • Healthy Blue
  • Humana
  • Humana Choice PPO
  • Humana Gold Plus SNP Dual Eligible
  • IMA of Louisiana
  • Louisiana Healthcare Connections
  • Louisiana Medicaid
  • Louisiana Medicaid CHIP
  • Mail Handler's Benefit Plan (Aetna)
  • Medicare Railroad
  • Medicare Traditional Part B
  • Multiplan
  • Mutual of Omaha Supplemental Plans
  • Novasys Health
  • People's 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
  • United Healthcare Dual Complete
  • Vantage Health Plans – Commercial & Medicare Advantage
  • Workers Compensation
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Conditions Treated

  • Acute Postoperative Pain
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer Pain
  • Cancer Related Pain
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Chronic Postoperative Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Facet Joint Pain
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Fracture
  • Headache
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Knee Disorders
  • Low Back Pain
  • Migraine
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Pain
  • Neck Strain (incl. Whiplash Injury)
  • Osteoarthritis of the Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of the Spine
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Piriformis Syndrome
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Postherpetic Neuralgia
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Sacroiliac Joint Pain
  • Sciatica
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shingles and Postherpetic Neuralgia
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia (TN)
  • Upper Back Pain
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Procedures Performed

  • Discography
  • Epidural Steroid Injections
  • Facet Joint Injections / Medial Branch Blocks / Radiofrequency
  • Kyphoplasty
  • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
  • Sacroiliac Joint Injection
  • Selective Nerve Root Block / Transforaminal Epidural Steroid Injection

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Provider Ratings

5 out of 5

(473 ratings)

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