Dr. James M. Poindexter Jr, MD

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Specializes in Vascular Surgery • Male • Age 60

1718 Peachtree St NW Suite 360
Atlanta, GA 30309
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Dr. Poindexter Jr's Specialties

Procedures Dr. Poindexter Jr Performs

  • Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
  • Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft
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Piedmont Fayette Hospital
1255 Highway 54 West
Fayetteville, GA 30214
Piedmont Hospital
1968 Peachtree Road North West
Atlanta, GA 30309

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Georgia Vascular Specialists
Georgia Vascular Specialists PC
1718 Peachtree St NW Suite 360
Atlanta, GA 30309
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5700 Hillandale Dr Suite 290, Bldg. 200
Lithonia, GA 30058
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    Dr. Poindexter Jr's Experience

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    Specialties

    • Vascular Surgery

    Board Certifications

    • General Surgery, 2007
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    • Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
    • Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft
    • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
    • Embolectomy, Thrombectomy, or Vessel Exploration
    • Endovascular Repair of Aorta
    • Laparotomy
    • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
    • Peripheral Artery Bypass Procedures
    • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
    • Port Placements or Replacements
    • Thromboendarterectomy or Excision of Infected Graft
    • Varicose Vein Procedures
    • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy
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    • Aortic Aneurysm
    • Aortic Dissection
    • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
    • Brachial Plexus Palsy
    • Carotid Artery Disease
    • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
    • Cerebral Vascular Disease
    • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
    • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
    • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
    • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
    • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
    • Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
    • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
    • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
    • Varicose Veins
    • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
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    Background Check for Dr. Poindexter Jr

    0 Malpractice Claims

    • No malpractice history found for Georgia.
    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    0 Board Actions

    • No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
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    Awards & Recognitions

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    Washington University St Louis
    Graduated in 1980

    Internship Hospital

    La St University
    Complete in 1981

    Residency Hospital

    Meth Hospital
    Complete in 1982
    University Conn New Britain Genl Hospital
    Complete in 1985

    Fellowship Hospital

    New York Med College
    Complete in 1986

    Undergraduate Schools

    Northwestern
    Graduated in 1975

    Other Education

    Registered Physician In Vascular Interpretation
    Complete in 2013
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Poindexter Jr & Staff

    • English
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    Dr. Poindexter Jr's Hospital Quality

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    • Dekalb Medical

    • Piedmont Fayette Hospital

    • Piedmont Hospital

    • Atlanta Medical Center

    • Piedmont Newnan Hospital

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    Appointments & Offices

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    • Yes.

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    Office Locations

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    Georgia Vascular Specialists
    Georgia Vascular Specialists PC
    1718 Peachtree St NW Suite 360
    Atlanta, GA 30309
    (404) 350-9505 (Office)
    (404) 350-1611 (Fax)
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    Georgia Vascular Specialists
    Georgia Vascular Specialists PC
    5700 Hillandale Dr Suite 290, Bldg. 200
    Lithonia, GA 30058
    (404) 350-9505 (Office)
    (404) 350-1611 (Fax)
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    Georgia Vascular Specialists
    Georgia Vascular Specialists, PC
    315 Boulevard NE Suite 400
    Atlanta, GA 30312
    (404) 350-9505 (Office)
    (404) 350-1611 (Fax)
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