Dr. James Givens IV, MD

Dr. James Givens IV, MD

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Age 66
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Dr. James Givens IV, MD is a general surgery specialist in West Columbia, SC and has been practicing for 41 years. He graduated from Vanderbilt University School Of Medicine in 1977 and specializes in general surgery and thoracic surgery.

146 N Hospital Dr Ste 430

West Columbia, SC 29169

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Insurance Accepted

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

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Dr. Givens IV' Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Abdominal Disorders
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high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Givens IV treats Abdominal Disorders more than 86% of his peers

Dr. Givens IV treats this condition more than 86% of his peers

Gastrointestinal Diseases
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high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Givens IV treats Gastrointestinal Diseases more than 81% of his peers

Dr. Givens IV treats this condition more than 81% of his peers

Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
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normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Givens IV performs Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure more than 76% of his peers

Dr. Givens IV performs this procedure more than 76% of his peers

Dr. Givens IV' conditions and procedures:

Abdominal Disorders
Abdominal Pain
Abscess
Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Adrenalectomy
Anal Disorders
Anal Fissure
Anal or Rectal Pain
Anal Prolapse
Aneurysm
Anorectal Abscess
Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
Appendectomy, Open
Appendicitis
Arteriovenous Shunt Creation
Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
Benign Tumor
Biliary Atresia
Biopsy of Breast
Bladder Surgery
Bone Marrow Biopsy
Breast Cancer
Breast Diseases
Breast Lump
Breast Surgical Procedure
Cancer
Cholecystitis and Gallstones
Cholelithiasis
Colectomy
Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
Colon and Rectal Surgery
Colorectal Cancer
Constipation
Crohn's Disease
Decortication and Pleurectomy
Dialysis Access Procedures
Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
Esophageal Cancer
Esophageal Diseases
Esophageal Surgery
Excision of Breast Tumor
Excision of Skin Lesion
Excision of Stomach Tumor
Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
Fracture
Gallbladder Removal
Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
Gastric Bypass Surgery, Laparoscopic
Gastroenterology Procedures
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Gastrotomy
Head and Neck Cancer
Head and Neck Surgery
Heart Surgery
Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
Hemorrhoids
Hernia
Hernia Repair
Hidradenitis
Hyperparathyroidism
Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
Incisional Hernia
Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Inguinal Hernia
Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
Intestinal Abscess
Intestinal Obstruction
Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
Laparotomy
Lipomas
Liver Cancer
Lobectomy, Open
Lung Cancer
Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
Lung Surgery
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Mastectomy
Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
Orchiectomy
Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
Parathyroidectomy
Partial Lung Collapse
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
Pleural Effusion
Port Placements or Replacements
Pulmonary Disease
Pyloric Stenosis
Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
Rib Fracture
Secondary Malignancies
Small Intestine Cancer
Soft Tissue Sarcoma
Sphincterotomy
Splenectomy
Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
Stomach Cancer
Stomach Diseases
Stomach Surgery
Thoracentesis
Thrombosis
Thyroid Lobectomy
Thyroidectomy
Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
Tracheal Surgery
Ulcer
Umbilical Hernia
Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Varicose Veins
Vascular Disease
Vascular Surgical Procedure
Ventral Hernia
Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy
Wound Repair

About Me

Biography

Dr. James Givens IV, MD is a general surgery specialist in West Columbia, SC and has been practicing for 41 years. He graduated from Vanderbilt University School Of Medicine in 1977 and specializes in general surgery and thoracic surgery.

Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Thoracic Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

  • Georgetown University Hospital
    Residency Hospital
  • 1977
    Vanderbilt University School Of Medicine
    Medical School
    1977

Awards

Dr. Givens IV' Reviews

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Humana
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Lexington Medical Center

West Columbia, SC