Dr. James Elder Jr, MD

Dr. James Elder Jr, MD

Dermatopathology  |  
Male  |  
Age 68
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. James Elder Jr, MD is a dermatopathology doctor who practices in Birmingham, AL. He is 68 years old and has been practicing for 36 years.

3550 Independence Dr Ste B

Birmingham, AL 35209

Contact Information

(205) 949-2806

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana

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Dr. Elder Jr's Experience

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


  • Dermatopathology

Board Certifications

  • Anatomic & Clinical Pathology
    Accredited by: American Board of Pathology*
  • Dermatopathology
    Accredited by: American Board of Pathology*
  • Pathology Recertification
    Accredited by: American Board of Pathology*

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Alabama.

1 Sanction
  • 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
0 Board Actions

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


  • University Of Alabama At Birmingham
    Medical School | Graduated 1981
  • University Of Al Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

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Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Elder Jr accepts 5 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO

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