Dr. George Ford III, MD

Dr. George Ford III, MD

Internal Medicine  ·  
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Age 69
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Dr. George Ford III, MD is an internal medicine specialist in San Antonio, TX and has been practicing for 39 years. He graduated from Virginia Commonwealth University School Of Medicine in 1976 and specializes in internal medicine.Read his story

1139 E Sonterra Blvd Ste 405

San Antonio, TX 78258

Contact Information

(210) 404-0000

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareSource
  • Cigna
  • Community Health Choice
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Health Net
  • 19 More

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Dr. Ford III's Experience

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Dr. Ford III's 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
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

Dr. Ford III's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Ford III "George Ford III, MD, FACP, studied psychology and microbiology at the University of Virginia in Charlottesville, Virginia, before receiving his medical degree from University of Virginia School of Medicine. He completed his internship and his residency in internal medicine at University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio in San Antonio, Texas, and has been practicing primary care in the area ever since.Intrigued by the intersection of psychology, philosophy, religion and medicine, Dr. Ford completed a Master of Arts degree in Bioethics from Trinity International University in Deerfield, Illinois, where he graduated magna cum laude. He serves on the Methodist Healthcare System Ethics Committee and lectures and teaches in the Methodist Healthcare System. Today, he serves on the Physician Resource Committee at Methodist Stone Oak Hospital. Dr. Ford works extensively in the field of physician burnout and has collaborated with Quint Studer in writing Healing Physician Burnout".Dr. Ford is board certified in Internal Medicine and is a Fellow of the American College of Physicians. His other professional affiliations include Christian Medical Dental Society and American Society for Bioethics and Humanities."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Ford III "Our goal as internal medicine specialists is not only to diagnose and manage acute and chronic adult illness, but more importantly to guide individuals to lifestyle behaviors conducive to physical, emotional, and spiritual health. We also strive to be the patient's advocate in an increasingly complex medical environment."

1  Specialties

  • Internal Medicine

1  Board Certifications

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

258  Conditions Treated

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21  Procedures

  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Diabetes Counseling
  • Diabetes Screening
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Executive Physical Examination
  • Fecal Occult Blood Test for Colorectal Cancer
  • Flu Shot
  • Hepatitis Screening
  • Immunization
  • Liver Function Test
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • Pap Smear
  • Physical Examination
  • Preventive Care
  • Prostate Cancer Screening
  • Rapid Flu Test
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
  • Thyroid Screening
  • Vaccination
  • Wellness Examination

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Texas.

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

  • University of Virginia
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • Virginia Commonwealth University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1976
  • University of Texas Health Science Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1977
  • University Hospital S Tx Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1979

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Ford III has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Ford III's Reviews

4.9
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Ford III to family and friends
46 total reviews (26 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (46)

  • 5
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  • 4
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  • 3
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Dr. Ford III's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (26)

A great doctor that always takes good care of me.
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I was one of George's first patients. I moved back after living in CA for 13 years and was thrilled he would take me back. In 2005 he started taking care of my parents even though he was no longer taking new patients. My parents love him and regret they hadn't gone to him sooner.
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Thank you for your review, Lynne! We value our outstanding team members at iMED Healthcare Associates and will pass along the compliment to Dr. Ford!

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Dr Ford is a great doctor, very concerned!
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Thank you for your review! We value our outstanding team members at iMED Healthcare Associates and will pass along the compliment to Dr. Ford!

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Dr. Ford takes time with his patients and is attentive to healthcare needs.
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Thank you for taking the time to share. We are committed to delivering the quality care patients deserve and are so happy to read about positive experiences. Thank you for sharing!

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Patient, thorough; explains things well; gives as much time is needed; adapts to each situation;
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