Dr. James Powell, MD

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Specializes in Ophthalmology • Male • Age 76

700 18th St S Ste 601
Birmingham, AL 35233
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    Dr. Powell's Experience

    Specialties

    • Ophthalmology
    • Anatomic Pathology

    Board Certifications

    • Anatomic Pathology
    • Ophthalmology
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    Awards & Recognitions

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    University Of Alabama School Of Medicine
    Graduated in 1967

    Internship Hospital

    University Hospital Hillman Clin
    Complete in 1968

    Residency Hospital

    Bascom Palmer Eye Institute
    Complete in 1974
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Powell & Staff

    • English
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    Office Locations

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    700 18th St S Ste 601
    Birmingham, AL 35233
    (205) 591-2311 (Office)
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    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Powell to family and friends*
    Tell us about your experience with Dr. Powell
    Tell us about the office & staff
    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    Under 10 minutes
    Tell us about Dr. Powell
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    Tell us about yourself How's this used?
    Your gender:
       
    Your age group:
    18 – 24 years old
    Number of office visits you've had in the last 2 years:
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    Display Name:
    City, State:
    Email: *
    How would you like to verify your survey? *
     
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