Dr. James M. Poindexter Jr., MD

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Specializes in Vascular Surgery • Male • Age 61

1718 Peachtree St NW Ste 360
Atlanta, GA 30309
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Dr. Poindexter Jr.'s Experience

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Dr. Poindexter Jr.'s Specialties

Procedures Dr. Poindexter Jr. Performs

  • Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
  • Arteriovenous Fistula Repair
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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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Accepting new patients?

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

    Specialties

    • Vascular Surgery

    Board Certifications

    • General Surgery
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    • Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
    • Arteriovenous Fistula Repair
    • Arteriovenous Shunt Creation
    • 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 Abdominal Aorta
    • Endovascular Repair of Aorta
    • Laparotomy
    • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
    • Peripheral Artery Bypass Procedures
    • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
    • Port Placements or Replacements
    • Removal of Arteriovenous Shunt for Renal Dialysis
    • Revision of Arteriovenous Shunt for Renal Dialysis
    • Thromboendarterectomy or Excision of Infected Graft
    • Ultrasound, Carotid
    • Varicose Vein Procedures
    • Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography
    • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy
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    • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
    • Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
    • Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
    • Aortic Aneurysm
    • Aortic Dissection
    • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
    • Atherosclerosis of Aorta
    • Brachial Plexus Palsy
    • Carotid Artery Disease
    • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
    • Cerebral Vascular Disease
    • Chronic Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
    • Chronic Venous Embolism Thrombosis
    • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
    • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
    • Peripheral Arterial Disease of Extremities
    • 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 Compression
    • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
    • Venous Insufficiency
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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
  2. Healthgrades

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    Dr. Poindexter Jr.'s Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

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    • Piedmont Fayette Hospital

    • Piedmont Hospital

    • Dekalb Medical

    • Piedmont Newnan Hospital

    • Atlanta Medical Center

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    Patient Satisfaction

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    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
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    6 responses
    below
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    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    10 – 15 minutes 4 responses
    same as
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    above
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    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
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    Office Locations

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    Georgia Vascular Specialists
    Georgia Vascular Specialists PC
    1718 Peachtree St NW Ste 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 Ste 290
    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 Ste 400
    Atlanta, GA 30312
    (404) 350-9505 (Office)
    (404) 350-1611 (Fax)
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