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Dr. Dabney James, MD

Internal Medicine ·  Female · Age 67

Dr. James

Dr. Dabney James, MD is an internal medicine specialist in Chattanooga, TN and has been practicing for 43 years. She graduated from University Of Tennessee Health Science Center College Of Medicine in 1976 and specializes in internal medicine.


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(423) 698-2435

Dr. James accepts the following insurance:

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Dr. James' conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abnormal Thyroid
  • Acute Bronchitis
  • Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Acute Pharyngitis
  • Acute Sinusitis
  • Acute Tonsillitis
  • Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
  • Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • ADHD and-or ADD
  • Alkalosis
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Allergic Reaction
  • Allergic Rhinitis
  • Anemia
  • Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Anorectal Disorders
  • Anxiety
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Asthma
  • Asymptomatic Post-Menopausal Status
  • Ataxia
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Atopic Dermatitis (Eczema)
  • Atrophic Vaginitis
  • Back Pain
  • Bedsores
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
  • Bladder Diseases
  • Bladder Infection
  • Blood Disorders
  • Blood in Urine (Hematuria)
  • Boil
  • Bone Disorders
  • Breast Diseases
  • Breast Pain
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Bronchitis
  • Bruise of Face, Scalp, or Neck
  • Bursitis
  • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
  • Cancer Counseling
  • Cancer Treatment
  • Candidiasis of Skin and Nails
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Celiac Disease
  • Cellulitis
  • Chest Pain
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
  • Chronic Interstitial Cystitis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Chronic Sinusitis
  • Clotting and Bleeding Disorders
  • Cold Sore
  • Colon Cancer
  • Colon Cancer Screening
  • Colonoscopy
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Confusion
  • Constipation
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Cough
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Dehydration
  • Dementia or Depression Screening
  • Dermatitis
  • Dermatitis Due to Drugs
  • Dermatitis Due to Substances Taken Internally
  • Diabetes Counseling
  • Diabetes Mellitus, Secondary
  • Diabetes Screening
  • Diabetes Type 1
  • Diabetes Type 2
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Diarrhea
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Diverticulosis, Intestinal
  • Dizziness
  • Dysphagia
  • Dysthymia (Chronic Depression)
  • Dysthymia and Cyclothymia (Mood Disorders)
  • Ear Ache
  • Ear Disorders
  • Earwax Buildup
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Emphysema
  • Endoscopy
  • Enlarged Prostate (BPH)
  • Enteritis
  • Erectile Dysfunction
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophagitis
  • Essential Tremor
  • Fecal Occult Blood Test for Colorectal Cancer
  • Fever
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Flexible Sigmoidoscopy
  • Folliculitis
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fungal Infections
  • Fungal Nail Infection
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Genital Herpes
  • Gout
  • Hair Loss
  • Hammer Toe
  • Headache
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Hemorrhoid Treatment
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hepatitis Screening
  • Herpes Simplex Infection
  • Herpes Zoster Without Complication
  • Hiatal Hernia
  • Hives
  • Hypercalcemia
  • Hyperkalemia
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypoglycemia
  • Hypokalemia
  • Hypotension
  • Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Immunization
  • Influenza (Flu)
  • Insomnia
  • Intertrigo
  • Intestinal Diseases
  • Iron Metabolism Disorders
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Limb Cramp
  • Limb Pain
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Lipid Disorders
  • Liver Function Test
  • Low Back Pain
  • Low Blood Oxygen Level
  • Lyme Disease
  • Magnesium Metabolism Disorders
  • Malaise and Fatigue
  • Menopausal and Postmenopausal Disorders
  • Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
  • Migraine
  • Mineral Metabolism Disorders
  • Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
  • Muscle Spasm
  • Muscle Weakness
  • Nausea
  • Nighttime Urination (Nocturia)
  • Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
  • Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
  • Nosebleed
  • Obesity
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • Otitis Media
  • Outer Ear Infection
  • Overactive Bladder
  • Painful Urination (Dysuria)
  • Pap Smear
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Perimenopause
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Pharyngitis
  • Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Pneumonia
  • Poison Ivy, Poison Oak, or Poison Sumac Poisoning
  • Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR)
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Postnasal Drip
  • Prostate Cancer Screening
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rapid Flu Test
  • Rash
  • Raynaud's Disease
  • Rectal Cancer
  • Rectal-Colon Bleeding
  • Reflux Esophagitis
  • Restless Leg Syndrome
  • Rib Fracture
  • Ringworm
  • Rosacea
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Secondary Hypertension
  • Sexual Dysfunction
  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
  • Shingles
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Sickle Cell Disease
  • Sinusitis
  • Skin Infections
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Sleep-Related Leg Cramp
  • Smoking Cessation Counseling
  • Sore Throat
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Strep Throat
  • Swine Flu
  • Symptomatic Menopause
  • Tension Headache
  • Testicular Dysfunction
  • Thrombosis
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Thyroid Screening
  • Tobacco Use Disorder
  • Tonsillitis
  • Torticollis
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Tremor
  • Ulcer
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Urinary Hesitancy
  • Urinary Incontinence
  • Urinary Stones
  • Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
  • Vaginitis and-or Vaginosis
  • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Venous Insufficiency
  • Vertigo
  • Viral Enteritis
  • Viral Infection
  • Vitamin D Deficiency
  • Warts
  • Wellness Examination
  • Yeast Infections

About Me

Offering comprehensive internal medicine specialties; including, primary care, pulmonology, sleep medicine, critical care and endocrinology our physicians are experts in adult healthcare. This team of physicians is focused on prevention, early detect...

Specialties

  • Internal Medicine

Board Certifications

Education

Emory University Atlanta Ga
Residency Hospital
City Of Memphis Hospital
Internship Hospital
1976
University Of Tennessee Health Science Center College Of Medicine
Medical School
1976

Awards

Dr. James' Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. James

4.9

Based on 65 reviews

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I have been a patient for 30+ years. Can’t imagine going anywhere else.
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I have been with Dr James so long I have forgotten the year but most of my adult life and am 77 yrs old now. She has always taken time with you when going in for a visit. She does not always want to change your medicines and keep adding more. She works with you about your care and I have always trusted her judgement and have never considered another doctor although I live about one hour and half away. She will also help you get the right treatment if you need someone to see a specialist.
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She is a very good show concerns about the problems you may be having, will send you to another Dr about your problem she will call you and tell you things about your health, and let you know what you need to do I love my Doctor
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She listens well and asks the right questions! Thus providing the best health care!
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Excellent experience every time I call or see Dr. James.
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Dr. James has been my PCP for 30+ years! I love her professionalism, caring manner, thoroughness and rapid response by her and her staff to my medical needs. If I need a Specialist in a medical field she promptly refers me to that provider. I have no doubt that she has me and my welfare and best interest in mind when I see her and have always felt confidence in her as well as other doctors in her group when she was unavailable for some justifiable reason.
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She's great, very thorough. I would recommend her to anyone.
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We have recommended Dr. James to our children and their husbands.
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Dr. James and her staff are excellent in every detail--professional, knowledgeable, and caring. They are always understanding of my concerns and problems and that means so much to me as a widow and living alone. They have my highest recommendation.
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Dr Dabney James is the best doctor. I know this for sure after talking to others about their doctors. She is more knowledgeable and concerned than any of my friends ‘ doctors
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I've always had good results with Dr. James...she's the reason they found my lung cancer..got it taken care of before it spread
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Thank you for the kind words, Gary!
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I love Dr. James. I feel blessed to be under her care. She is professional, thorough, kind, caring, and genuine. Top notch.
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My husband and I have been patients of Dr. James for over 20 years. My office wait is never long. Her nurses are congenial. Yet I never feel that she is in a rush, because she takes time to answer my questions and to explain her recommendations or observations. She has recommended excellent specialists when I expressed ambivalence with the ones I had. She is not a doctor who checks under the hood, and hustles you out the door. She cares about her patients.
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In a world where medical care is often driven by serving as many patients as possible per hour, Dr. James' one-on-one time with each patient is extraordinary. I never feel that she is rushed or that she has anything more important on her mind than meeting my medical needs. She is an exceptional medical professional, up-to-date on current knowledge and clearly focused on her patients' care.
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I have been with Dr. James for over 20 years. She's always professional and kind. She's easy to talk to and a great listener. Answers all of my questions. I have kidded her over the years for finding things wrong with me when I didn't even know I was sick. Whenever she sends me to a specialist her assumptions have been correct. I trust her completely.
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I have been a patient of Dr. Dabney James for ten years. She is s very caring Physician. I was not an easy patient in the beginning of our relationship. It had been 20 years since I had a physical, blood tests, etc. and she /we really had a time getting my blood pressure, cholesterol under control. She was very determined to do this as she was so concerned about my health. She is up to date on the medicines she prescribes and insures she monitored my prescriptions to meet my needs.
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I have been a patient of Dr. James for over 20 years. She is excellent! She is patient, kind and very thorough.
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great doctor!
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she does a great job !!!
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I was lucky enough to choose Dr Dabney James as my personal physician many years ago. I always feel like she truly cares about my health and well being. The wait in her office is rarely ever very long and once you get to the examination room she spends ample time with you and your concerns. Her nurses are efficient and friendly. The total time spend each visit is very reasonable. Her staff always calls you personally with test and lab results. You won't find a better practice in this area.
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