Dr. James Gettys, MD

Dr. James Gettys, MD

Family Medicine  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 46
Dr. James Gettys, MD is a family medicine specialist in Travelers Rest, SC and has been practicing for 18 years. He graduated from Medical University Of South Carolina in 2000 and specializes in family medicine.

9 McElhaney Rd

Travelers Rest, SC 29690

Contact Information

(864) 834-3192

Insurance Accepted

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

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

Learn about Dr. Gettys

Be confident in your decisions by checking out your provider's top areas of care, education, patient reviews and more. Learn about finding the right doctor for you.

Dr. Gettys' Experience

Dr. Gettys' experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Family Medicine
  • Board certified in Family Practice
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

1  Specialties

  • Family Medicine

1  Board Certifications

  • Family Practice
    Accredited by: American Board of Family Medicine*

192  Conditions Treated

Read Less

26  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Care Coordination for Complex Conditions and Procedures
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Diabetes Counseling
  • Diabetes Screening
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Fecal Occult Blood Test for Colorectal Cancer
  • Hepatitis B Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis C Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis Screening
  • HIV Screening
  • Immunization
  • Liver Function Test
  • Newborn Metabolic Screening
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • Prostate Cancer Screening
  • Rapid Flu Test
  • Rh Incompatibility Screening
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
  • Smoking Cessation Counseling
  • Syphilis Screening
  • Thyroid Screening
  • Wellness Examination

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for South Carolina.

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.


  • Medical University Of South Carolina
    Medical School | Graduated 2000
  • Greenville Hospital System
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Gettys has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

Dr. Gettys does not have any memberships or affiliations listed. If you are Dr. Gettys and would like to add memberships or affiliations, please update your profile.

Dr. Gettys' Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Gettys


Based on 31 reviews

5 Stars
4 Stars
3 Stars
2 Stars
1 Star

Leave a review

How likely are you to recommend
Dr. Gettys?
(Select your rating)
Average Wait Time
  • 10 – 15 minutes
Dr. Gettys' Performance
  • Trustworthiness
  • Explains condition(s) well
  • Answers questions
  • Time well spent
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
What People Say About Dr. James Gettys, MD
Dr. Gettys is the best doctor. He listens and takes time. He honestly cares and goes the extra mile.
Was this helpful?
thumbs up icon option1
thumbs down icon option
Leigh Anne OKelley in Travelers Rest – Oct 14, 2017
×Post a ResponseAre you Dr. James Gettys, MD?
I love Dr. Gettys he always listens to everything I am concerned with and takes the time to answer me.. I highly recommend him as a doctor.. The offices are always very clean and its a very friendly environment...
Was this helpful?
thumbs up icon option1
thumbs down icon option
Shannon in Travelers Rest – Feb 18, 2017
×Post a ResponseAre you Dr. James Gettys, MD?
I wish the Practice had not joined GHS. It has nothing to do with Dr Gettys. Dr. Gettys has the best nurse ever Eileen. I am totally satisfied with my Dr. and Nurse.
Was this helpful?
thumbs up icon option1
thumbs down icon option
Debbie Davis in Greenville, SC – Jun 09, 2016
×Post a ResponseAre you Dr. James Gettys, MD?
Dr. Gettys listened to my concerns and medical issue. He was thorough ordering appropriate tests and making referrals. He called me to explain test results and next steps. He spent time and included me in decisions about my treatment. I highly recommend him!
Was this helpful?
thumbs up icon option3
thumbs down icon option
WM in Greenville, SC – Feb 04, 2016
×Post a ResponseAre you Dr. James Gettys, MD?
appeared to be more interested in how many patients could be seen than the care of the patient
Was this helpful?
thumbs up icon option2
thumbs down icon option1
Greenville, SC – Dec 30, 2015
×Post a ResponseAre you Dr. James Gettys, MD?

Leave a review

How was your experience with Dr. Gettys?