Dr. James Elder Jr., MD

Dr. James Elder Jr., MD

Dermatopathology | Male | 67 years old

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Dr. Elder Jr. specializes in Dermatopathology and practices in Birmingham, AL. He practices at 4 locations.

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Dr. Elder Jr.'s experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Dermatopathology
  •  Board certified in Anatomic & Clinical Pathology, Dermatopathology and Pathology Recertification
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  Sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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    Dr. Elder Jr. has received 1 sanction

    What is a sanction or disciplinary action
    • Professional Misconduct (8/26/2005)
    • Action Taken: Surrender
    • Summary: Dr James Everett Elder; License # K5289

      Nature of Complaint:

      The Physician had been suspended by the Board on January 24, 2005 based on the Physician's diversion of an associate's prescription pad to prescribe medications for himself and his family members.

      The Physician has also been subject to disciplinary action by his peers for pre-signing orders and failure to complete discharge in a proper manner.

      The Physician also failed to release medical records in a timely manner so one of his patients could see another physician.

      Action Taken:

      The Board has accepted the Voluntary Surrender of the Physician's license to practice medicine in the State of Texas.

    • State: Texas
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Why It Matters: Dr. Elder Jr.'s Board Certifications

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  • Anatomic & Clinical Pathology
  • Dermatopathology
  • Pathology Recertification

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  • Medical School
    University Of Alabama At Birmingham

    Graduated in 1981

  • Residency Hospital
    University Of Al Hospital

Languages Spoken

  • English

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  • Dermatopathology

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