Joanna Bayles, D.O., is a member of the American Academy of Family Physicians, the American Osteopathic Association and the American Chemical Society. She practices family medicine at Ochsner Health Center-Hancock.
Dr. Bayles is a graduate of the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine in Suwanee, Georgia, and completed her residency in the Department of Family Medicine at the University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson, MS. She earned her undergraduate degree in Chemistry from the Georgia Institute of Technology. She was born in New Jersey and grew up in Atlanta.
Services at Ochsner Health Center-Hancock include comprehensive family medicine for patients of all ages. This includes acute, chronic and preventive medical care services. In addition to diagnosing and treating illness, physicians also provide preventive care, including routine checkups, health-risk assessments, immunization and screening tests, and personalized counseling on maintaining a healthy lifestyle. The staff will also help patients manage chronic illness, coordinating with medical specialists when needed.