Dr. James Fischer, MD

Dr. James Fischer, MD

Geriatric Medicine  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 62
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Dr. James Fischer, MD is a geriatric medicine specialist in Palm Harbor, FL and has been practicing for 34 years. He graduated from University Of South Florida / College Of Medicine in 1981 and specializes in geriatric medicine and internal medicine.

34637 US Highway 19 N

Palm Harbor, FL 34684

Contact Information

(727) 786-1673

Insurance Accepted

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

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Fischer performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Magnesium Metabolism Disorders
very high
more than 99% of peers
Mineral Metabolism Disorders
very high
more than 99% of peers
Thyroid Screening
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Fischer's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

2  Specialties

  • Geriatric Medicine
  • Internal Medicine

1  Board Certifications

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

232  Conditions Treated

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23  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
  • Arrhythmia Screening
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Chronic Care Management
  • Diabetes Screening
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Fecal Occult Blood Test for Colorectal Cancer
  • Hepatitis A Screening
  • Hepatitis C Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis Screening
  • Herpes Simplex Screening
  • HIV Screening
  • Immunization
  • Liver Function Test
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • Prostate Cancer Screening
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
  • Syphilis Screening
  • Thyroid Screening
  • Wellness Examination

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Florida.

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 South Florida / College Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1981
  • University South Fla Affil Hosps
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1982
  • University South Fla Affil Hosps
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1984

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Fischer has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Fischer's Reviews

4.5
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Fischer to family and friends
11 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (11)

  • 5
    (9)
  • 4
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  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (2)
  • 1
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Dr. Fischer'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

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

Very excited to have found Dr. Fischer. Really took his time on my first visit and was very knowledgeable!
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I found Dr.Fischer extremely competent and willing to listen to what his patient had to offer. My wife and I are very lucky to have found such an excellent Primary Care Physician.
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Reminds me of the old time doctor you read about. Makes you feel very comfortable and is up-to-date on all medical concerns. Plus, he's a baseball man!
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