Dr. Michael Ford, MD

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Specializes in Family Medicine • Male • Age 71

127 Callahan Ave
Appalachia, VA 24216
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Dr. Ford's Specialties

  • Family Medicine

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Hospital Quality

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Mountain States Health Alliance - Norton Community Hospital
100 15th St NW
Norton, VA 24273
Wellmont Health System - Lonesome Pine Hospital
1990 Holton Ave E
Big Stone Gap, VA 24219

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
Appalachian Medical Clinic PC
Appalachian Medical Clinic PC
127 Callahan Ave
Appalachia, VA 24216
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    Dr. Ford's Experience

    Specialties

    • Family Medicine
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    Background Check for Dr. Ford

    0 Malpractice Claims

    • No malpractice history found for Virginia.
    • Misprescribing or Overprescribing Drugs  (6/20/2012)
    • Action Taken: License Reinstatement with Restrictions and/or Terms and Conditions
    • Summary: Please reference the following Document
    • Documentation: Download here (PDF)
    • State: Virginia
    • Misprescribing or Overprescribing Drugs  (3/21/2012)
    • Action Taken: Suspension
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    • State: Virginia

    1 Board Action

    • Misprescribing or Overprescribing Drugs  (7/22/2013)
    • Action Taken: Release from Prior Order
    • Summary: Please reference the following Document
    • State: Virginia
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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    Virginia Commonwealth University School Of Medicine
    Graduated in 1970

    Internship Hospital

    Roanoke Meml Hospital
    Complete in 1971

    Residency Hospital

    Carilion Health Sys
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Ford & Staff

    • English
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    Dr. Ford's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

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    • Mountain States Health Alliance - Norton Community Hospital

    • Wellmont Health System - Lonesome Pine Hospital

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    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Ford

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    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Ford to family and friends

    3 out of 5

    8 responses

    Dr. Ford's Office & Staff

    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments

    3 out of 5

    8 responses

    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.

    3 out of 5

    8 responses

    Staff friendliness and courteousness

    3 out of 5

    8 responses

    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)

    Over 45 minutes

    7 responses

    Experience with Dr. Ford

    Level of trust in provider's decisions

    3 out of 5

    8 responses

    How well provider explains medical condition(s)

    3 out of 5

    8 responses

    How well provider listens and answers questions

    3 out of 5

    8 responses

    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients

    3 out of 5

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    • Yes.

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    Office Locations

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    Appalachian Medical Clinic PC
    127 Callahan Ave
    Appalachia, VA 24216
    (276) 565-2425 (Office)
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