BATON ROUGE - J. Benton Dupont, Jr., MD, FACS, has joined Baton Rouge General Physicians.

Dupont specializes in general surgery and surgical oncology. He earned his medical degree from Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans and completed his surgical internship at Emory University School of Medicine, Grady Memorial Hospital in Atlanta. Dr. Dupont completed his residency training at Charity Hospital in New Orleans and completed his surgical oncology fellowship at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston.

Dupont serves as Chief of Cancer Patient Service Group for Baton Rouge General Medical Center. He is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons and is board certified in general surgery.

His office is located at 3401 North Blvd., Suite 200B, in Baton Rouge. The phone number is (225) 763-4500.