Dr. Fred Potts IV, MD

Internal Medicine  |  
Male  |  
Age 51
(15)
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Dr. Fred Potts IV, MD
Dr. Fred Potts IV, MD is an internal medicine doctor who practices in Saint Joseph, MO. He is 51 years old and has been practicing for 28 years. Dr. Potts IV is affiliated with Saint Luke's North Hospital - Barry Road and Mosaic Life Care .

Covenent Primary Care

4906 Frederick Ave

Saint Joseph, MO 64506

Contact Information

(816) 233-3700

Dr. Fred Potts IV, MD

Dr. Fred Potts IV, MD

Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Assurant Health
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Health Net
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • WellPoint

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Care Philosophy

I believe that most of medicine is designed to put out fires (ie treat once there is a problem). My philosophy is to prevent issues or treat aggressively to prevent those problems. Through blood testing and other testing I can determine your risks for diabetes, heart disease and a number of other problems that we can treat with diet, exercise and medication to keep you from having those emergencies.
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Dr. Potts IV' Experience

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Dr. Potts IV' experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Internal Medicine
  • Board certified in Internal Medicine
  • Sanctions found
  • No board actions found
1

Specialties

  • Internal Medicine
1

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
16

Conditions Treated

  • Anemia
  • Anxiety
  • Arthritis
  • Asthma
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Depression
  • Diabetes
  • Emphysema
  • Heart Disease
  • High Cholesterol
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Injuries
  • Obesity
  • Osteoporosis
  • Sleep Apnea
9

Procedures

  • Biopsy
  • Breath Testing
  • Carotid Ultrasound
  • Echocardiography
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Immunization
  • Physical Examination
  • Spirometry
  • Vaccination

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Missouri.

4 Sanctions
  • Falsifying application for licensure (6/21/2107)
    Action Taken: Probation Modification Order
    Summary: Please reference the following Document
    Documentation: Download here (PDF)
    State: Georgia
  • Multiple Categories (2/27/2017)
    Action Taken: Voluntary Surrender
    Summary: Please reference the following Document
    Documentation: Download here (PDF)
    State: Missouri
  • Disciplinary action in another state (6/6/2016)
    Action Taken: Suspension
    Summary: Potts, Fred Ernest MD: License # 036135303: NATURE OF COMPLAINT: The physician has sister-state discipline in the State of Georgia. ACTION TAKEN: The Illinois Department of Finance and Professional Regulation placed the physician's licensee on SUSPENSION.
    State: Illinois
  • Falsifying application for licensure (1/7/2016)
    Action Taken: Probation
    Summary: Please reference the following Document
    Documentation: Download here (PDF)
    State: Georgia
0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • Baylor University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1998
  • University Of Texas Medical School At San Antonio
    Medical School | Graduated 1989
  • Mayo Grad Sch Med
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1994
  • Mayo Graduate School Of Medicine
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1997

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Potts IV has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Potts IV has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Potts IV' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Potts IV to family and friends
3.3
based on 15 total reviews
Dr. Potts IV' Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    VERY GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent
    VERY GOOD
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment
    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness
    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Potts IV accepts 10 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Assurant Health
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
    Open Access
  • Coventry Health Care
    Coventry Health America PPO
    Group Plan PPO
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Health Net
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Options PPO
    United Healthcare
  • WellPoint

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Hospitals where Dr. Potts IV has admitting privileges

Mosaic Life Care
5325 Faraon St
Saint Joseph, MO 64506
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Saint Luke's North Hospital - Barry Road
5830 NW Barry Rd
Kansas City, MO 64154
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