Dr. James Kolb, MD

Dr. James Kolb, MD

Internal Medicine  ·  
Male  ·  
67 y/o

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Dr. James Kolb, MD is an internal medicine specialist in Arlington, MA and has been practicing for 37 years. He specializes in internal medicine.

Lahey Health Primary Care, Arlington

37 Broadway

Arlington, MA 02474
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Cigna
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • MultiPlan
  • Tufts Health Plan

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Dr. Kolb's Experience

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

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Kolb "We are here to take care of what matters most, you. Lahey Health offers access to board-certified specialists in nearly every medical specialty and more than 75 primary care practices in over 30 communities providing you with the full continuum of care, all close to home."

1  Specialties

  • Internal Medicine

1  Board Certifications

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

209  Conditions Treated

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24  Procedures

  • Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
  • Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Care Coordination for Complex Conditions and Procedures
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Dementia or Depression Screening
  • Diabetes Counseling
  • Diabetes Screening
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Fecal Occult Blood Test for Colorectal Cancer
  • Hepatitis A Screening
  • Hepatitis B Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis C Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis Screening
  • HIV Screening
  • Human Papillomavirus DNA Testing
  • Immunization
  • Liver Function Test
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • Pap Smear
  • Prostate Cancer Screening
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
  • Thyroid Screening
  • Wellness Examination

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Massachusetts.

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.


  • Albany Medical College
    Medical School | Graduated 1981
  • Albany Medical College
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Albany Medical College
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Kolb has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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What People Say About Dr. James Kolb, MD
The best doctor!! Listens, answers, responsive and actually shows he cares!! I can’t express enough how attentive and on point he is with not only his medical background but how he treats and responds to patients in the most respectful way!!
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C Flynn in North Reading – Jun 16, 2018
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As was my experience with my previous Lahey primary care physician, Dr. Kolb is a GREAT doctor, and very attentive.
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James Thomas in Winchester, MA – Dec 17, 2016
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Dr James Kolb has been my Dr nearly 5 years.I've had Many doctors prior. He is the most empathetic caring And also very personaable when it comes to MY immediate reasons for a visit.He is patient is extremely kind and personable with me. he's never got it wrong w his diagnosis and long-term...Read More
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Lynne Spencer in Arlington MASS – Feb 20, 2016
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