Dr. Carl Bivens Jr, MD

Dr. Carl Bivens Jr, MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 77
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Dr. Carl Bivens Jr, MD is an endocrinology, diabetes & metabolism specialist in Roanoke, VA and has been practicing for 45 years. He graduated from Va Commonwealth Univ Sch Of Med in 1967 and specializes in endocrinology, diabetes & metabolism, endocrinology & metabolism, and more.

1030 S Jefferson St Ste 200

Roanoke, VA 24016

Contact Information

(540) 344-3276

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Humana

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Bivens Jr performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Osteoporosis
very high
more than 99% of peers
Diabetes Type 2
very high
more than 99% of peers
Thyroid Disease
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Bivens Jr's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

3  Specialties

  • Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism
  • Endocrinology & Metabolism
  • Internal Medicine

2  Board Certifications

  • Diabetes, Metabolism & Endocrinology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

43  Conditions Treated

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2  Procedures

  • Continuous Glucose Monitoring
  • Diabetes Counseling

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Virginia.

0 Sanctions

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.

Education

  • Va Commonwealth Univ Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1967
  • U Va MC Hosps
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1968
  • Duke University Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1970
  • Duke University Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1973

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Bivens Jr has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Bivens Jr' Reviews

2.7
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Bivens Jr to family and friends
18 total reviews (5 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (18)

  • 5
    (6)
  • 4
    (2)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
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  • 1
    (10)

Dr. Bivens Jr' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    GOOD
  • Answers questions

    GOOD
  • Time well spent

    GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    GOOD
  • Answers questions

    GOOD
  • Time well spent

    GOOD

Patient Comments (5)

Not sure why the bad reviews for Dr. Bevins, I've been seeing him for several years and he's always been very courteous and takes plenty of time to answer questions. Maybe they didn't see Dr. Bivens?
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Dr. Bivens is such a wonderful endocrinologist. I have been seeing him for quite some time. He is caring and has a super bedside manor. Staff is wonderful, kind, and inviting. I have not had any type of bad service. Thank you Dr. Bivens for making me feel important!
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Bivens is not worth your time and money. He ran bloodwork on me for thyroid problems and instead of just calling me with the results (which they mailed to me), he made me go in just so he could tell me I can't do anything for you. $$$ He's got an awful bedside manner and just stares at you until...more
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I had the exact same experience as J S in Blacksburg. Totally checked out! Sarcastic, didn't listen, flat answers. I got the exact same ambiguous checklist with no results, just interpretation of results and a written confirmation of my diagnosis. I already knew that. Waste of postage. I...more
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It was quite terrible. We waited a month for an appointment, finally got to the day of the appointment, and he has a terrible bedside manner. Flat and sarcastic in all of his answers to my questions. Totally checked out. Two weeks later received a checklist in the mail with a check mark next to...more
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