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John Hutchings, MD

Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine

Section of Gastroenterology
1542 Tulane Avenue
Suite 423, T4M-2
New Orleans, LA 70112
Phone: (504) 568-5722
FAX: (504) 568-2127


MD – 2001
Medical University of South Carolina
Charleston, South Carolina


Dr. Hutchings completed his residency in internal medicine/psychiatry and also a fellowship in gastroenterology at Tulane University Health Sciences Center in New Orleans, Louisiana. While in his fellowship program, he also served as Clinical Instructor in the Department of Psychiatry. Dr. Hutchings practices primarily at University Medical Center where he serves as the director of medical endoscopy. In addition, he maintains a psychiatric practice with the New Orleans Musician's Clinic.


Committees & Administrative Responsibilities

Biomedical Ethics Committee
Interim LSU Public Hospital

Selected Publications

Journal Articles

Mabry C, Hutchings J, Sanders C, Neitzschmann H.  Nausea, vomiting and diarrhea in a patient with hepatitis C and acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS).  J La State Med Soc.  2012 Sept/Oct; 164(5): 290-291.


Chandamuri B, Spiegel J, Nicaud, M, Hutchings J.  Ipilimumab-induced enterocolitis: A fatal immune-related adverse event of melanoma treatment.  J Gastro Hepatol Res.  2013; 2(12): 878-882.


Thélin C, Geist J, Hutchings J, Raines D.  Clinical presentations of secondary aortoenteric fistulae: A case report and literature review.  J Gastro Hepatol Res. 2015; 4(5): 1618-1626


Spera M, Thélin C, Gandolfi A, Clayton N, Nettles K, Hagensee M, Hutchings J, Lopez F.  A 35 year old woman with abdominal pain.  J La State Med Soc.  (Accepted for publication, July 2015)

Textbook Chapters

Raines DL, Hutchings J.  Benign Submucosal Masses.  In: Capsule Endoscopy by Case Study.  Ed. Daniel Raines.  Bethesda, Maryland: Ambris Publishing, 2011.  101-104.


Gupta MK, Jenkins LP, Engel LS, Hutchings JJ.  Intestinal spirochetosis presenting as a leiomyoma.  J Invest Med.  2011 Feb; 59(2):418.