Dr. James Krell, MD

Dr. James Krell, MD

Dermatology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 55
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Dr. James Krell, MD is a dermatologist in Birmingham, AL and has been practicing for 25 years. He graduated from Harvard Medical School in 1989 and specializes in dermatology.

2100 16th Ave S Ste 202

Birmingham, AL 35205

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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

Atopic Dermatitis (Eczema)
very high
more than 99% of peers
Actinic Keratosis
very high
more than 99% of peers
Excision of Skin Lesion
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Krell'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.

1  Specialties

  • Dermatology

1  Board Certifications

  • Dermatology
    Accredited by: American Board of Dermatology*

46  Conditions Treated

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10  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Adjacent Tissue Transfer
  • Destruction of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Destruction of Malignant Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Shaving of Skin Lesion
  • Skin Tag Removal

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Alabama.

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

  • Harvard Medical School
    Medical School | Graduated 1989
  • Emory University
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1993

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Krell has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Krell's Reviews

4.1
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Krell to family and friends
16 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (16)

  • 5
    (12)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (3)

Dr. Krell's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

I have been a patient for many years, due to issues with precancerous and one basal cell excision. I trust Dr. Krell. He has the knowledge that goes with his exceptional training and the experience to guide him. I recommend him without hesitation.
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I highly recommend this doctor if you have all day to sit in his office and wait. If you want an office staff who are very unfriendly and seem to be annoyed by you, this is your place. I suppose the doctor might be really good. That is what I have heard. I didn't get past the office staff. I...more
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I would highly recommend Dr. Krell. Both he and his staff were professional, prompt and friendly. The evening after performing skin cancer excision surgery on my ear, he personally called me at my home to make sure I was doing well. I was very pleased with the treatment I received, and with the...more
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My experience with Dr. Krill was a pleasant. All employees were friendly, professional & welcoming. No long waits.
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