Dr. James Avery, MD

Internal MedicineMaleAge 56

Dr. James Avery, MD is a Internal Medicine Specialist in Saint Louis, MO and has over 31 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from University Of Tennessee Health Science Center College Of Medicine medical school in 1990. He is affiliated with medical facilities such as Barnes Jewish Hospital and Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital. He is accepting new patients and has indicated that he accepts telehealth appointments. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Avery to book an appointment.

Dr. Avery

Grant Medical Clinic

114 N Taylor Ave Saint Louis, MO 63108
Accepting new patients
Telehealth services available

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  • Explains Conditions Well
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  • Offers Telehealth
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Dr. Avery's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Pain
  • Acute Bronchitis
  • Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Acute Pharyngitis
  • Acute Sinusitis
  • Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
  • Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Advance Directive End of Life Planning
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Allergic Rhinitis
  • Anemia
  • Animal Allergies
  • Anxiety
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Asthma
  • Asymptomatic Post-Menopausal Status
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Atopic Dermatitis (Eczema)
  • Back Pain
  • Balanoposthitis
  • Bedsores
  • Bedwetting
  • Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
  • Bladder Infection
  • Blepharitis
  • Blood in Urine (Hematuria)
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Bronchitis
  • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
  • Cardiovascular Disease Counseling
  • Care Coordination for Complex Conditions and Procedures
  • Cellulitis
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Care Management
  • Chronic Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Chronic Sinusitis
  • Constipation
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Cough
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Dehydration
  • Diabetes Mellitus, Secondary
  • Diabetes Type 1
  • Diabetes Type 2
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Diarrhea
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Diverticulitis, Intestinal
  • Diverticulosis, Intestinal
  • Dizziness
  • Dysentery
  • Dyslipidemia
  • Dysphagia
  • Earwax Buildup
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Emphysema
  • Enlarged Prostate (BPH)
  • Esophagitis
  • Essential Tremor
  • Fecal Occult Blood Test for Colorectal Cancer
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Fungal Nail Infection
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gout
  • Hair Loss
  • Headache
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hernia
  • Hip Pointer Injuries
  • Hydrocele
  • Hypercalcemia
  • Hyperkalemia
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypoglycemia
  • Hypogonadism
  • Hypotension
  • Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Immunization Administration
  • Indigestion
  • Insomnia
  • Iodine Deficiency
  • Iron Metabolism Disorders
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Itchy Skin
  • Jock Itch
  • Joint Pain
  • Kidney Infection
  • Kidney Infection, Acute
  • Knee Sprain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Leg and Foot Ulcers
  • Limb Cramp
  • Limb Pain
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Lipid Disorders
  • Loss of Taste
  • Low Back Pain
  • Malaise and Fatigue
  • Mastodynia
  • Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
  • Migraine
  • Mineral Metabolism Disorders
  • Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
  • Muscle Weakness
  • Nail and Nail Bed Infection
  • Nasopharyngitis
  • Nausea
  • Neck Strain (incl. Whiplash Injury)
  • Neurogenic Bladder
  • 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
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Osteomalacia
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Otitis Media
  • Overactive Bladder
  • Overweight
  • Painful Urination (Dysuria)
  • Pap Smear
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Pharyngitis
  • Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
  • Pneumonia
  • Pollen Allergy
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Polyuria
  • Proteinuria
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rash
  • Reflux Esophagitis
  • Restless Leg Syndrome
  • Ringworm
  • Rosacea
  • Runner's Knee
  • Salivary Gland Cyst
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Secondary Hypertension
  • Secondary Renovascular Hypertension
  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
  • Shingles
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Sinus Bradycardia
  • Sinus Tachycardia
  • Sinusitis
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Speech, Language and Learning Disorders
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Tension Headache
  • Testicular Dysfunction
  • Thyroid Goiter
  • Tinnitus
  • Tobacco Use Disorder
  • Tonsillitis
  • Torticollis
  • Urinary Incontinence
  • Urinary Stones
  • Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
  • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Vertigo
  • Vitamin B Deficiency
  • Vitamin B12 Deficiency
  • Vitamin D Deficiency
  • Wellness Examination
  • Wheezing

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(314) 534-8600

Dr. Avery accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Anthem
Balanced Blue Access Choice-MO
Balanced Blue Access-MO
Blue Access Choice (St Louis) (Select Network)-MO
Blue Access Choice - S-MO
Blue Access Choice-MO
Blue Access-MO
Blue Traditional-MO
Bronze Blue Access Choice Plus-MO
Bronze Blue Access Choice-MO
Bronze Blue Access Plus-MO
Bronze Blue Access-MO
Gold Blue Access Choice Plus-MO
Gold Blue Access Choice-MO
Gold Blue Access Plus-MO
Gold Blue Access-MO
Gold Blue Preferred Options-MO
Lumenos Plans (Blue Access Choice)-MO
Lumenos plans (Blue Access)-MO
National (BlueCard Basic) PPO
National (BlueCard) PPO
Preferred-Care Blue (KC) (Select Network)-MO
Silver Blue Access Choice Plus-MO
Silver Blue Access Choice-MO
Silver Blue Access Plus-MO
Silver Blue Access-MO
Silver Blue Preferred Options-MO
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
HealthyBlue 2.0
HealthyBlue Advantage
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
LocalPlus
Open Access Plus
HealthLink
HealthLink PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO

Dr. Avery's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Avery

4.2

Based on 20 ratings

5 Stars
70%
(14)
4 Stars
5%
(1)
3 Stars
5%
(1)
2 Stars
10%
(2)
1 Star
10%
(2)
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What went well
  • Explained conditions well (18)
  • Trusted the provider's decisions (18)
  • Appointment wasn't rushed (17)
What could be improved
  • Staff wasn't friendly (3)
  • Long wait times (2)
  • Office environment (2)
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I am so blessed to have Dr Avery as my Primary care Physician! He is knowledgeable, caring and professional. I totally trust him with my health management. His PA Yancy is also great!
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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Sandy in Missouri – Mar 27, 2018
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Doctor Avery is the only reason I even see a physician. I am one of those men that don't need doctors or hospitals. He keeps me on track. He knows what I should do to stay alive. He makes me try to pay attention. He cares
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Ofallon – Jan 30, 2018
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Dr. Avery makes you feel very comfortable and is very thorough in his examination. He is very attentive and asks all of the right questions. I was impressed that he did his homework on my history.
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Benjamin Cooper in Edwardsville , IL – Jan 29, 2018
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Takes time to listen to what you say and explains things well. Would highly recommend to family and friends.
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About Me

Biography

Dr. James Avery, MD is a Internal Medicine Specialist in Saint Louis, MO and has over 31 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from University...Read more

Specialties

  • Internal Medicine

Board Certifications

Education

Barnes Jewish Hospital S Campus
Residency Hospital
1990
University Of Tennessee Health Science Center College Of Medicine
Medical School

Awards

Frequently Asked Questions

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What are Dr. James Avery, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Avery frequently treats Osteoporosis, Wellness Examination, and Immunization Administration. See all procedures and conditions Dr. Avery treats.

Where is Dr. James Avery, MD's office located?

Dr. Avery's office is located at 114 N Taylor Ave, Saint Louis, MO 63108. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

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Locations

Grant Medical Clinic

Bortz Research Center114 N Taylor Ave Saint Louis, MO 63108
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Practice

Gynecology Treatment Center4921 Parkview Pl Ste C Saint Louis, MO 63110
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Affiliated Hospitals

Dr. Avery is affiliated with the following hospitals. Select a hospital below to learn more.

Learn more about how Healthgrades measuresHospital Quality.

Barnes Jewish Hospital

Saint Louis, MO

77% Patient Experience Rating, 8% higher than the national average

9 Awards Received

Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital

Creve Coeur, MO

80% Patient Experience Rating, 11% higher than the national average

4 Awards Received

Award Highlight: Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2018)

Memorial Hospital East

Shiloh, IL

81% Patient Experience Rating, 12% higher than the national average

3 Awards Received

Award Highlight: Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2018)