Dr. James Poindexter, MD

Vascular Surgery •  Male • Age 66
  
Dr. Poindexter
Accepting new patients
Telehealth services available

Georgia Vascular Specialists

1718 Peachtree St Nw Ste 360 Atlanta, GA 30309

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Dr. James Poindexter, MD is a vascular surgery specialist in Atlanta, GA and has been practicing for 34 years. He graduated from Washington University St Louis in 1980 and specializes in vascular surgery.


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Dr. Poindexter accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Ambetter
Superior Health Plan
Assurant Health
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia
Blue Choice HMO
Blue Choice Option POS
Blue Open Access POS
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
LocalPlus
Open Access
Open Access Plus
Coventry Health Care
Coventry Health Care of Georgia
Coventry Health Care of Georgia HMO
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Golden Rule
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Preferred PPO
Kaiser Permanente
Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
Medicaid
Medical Mutual of Ohio
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
Principal Financial Group
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus POS
Options PPO
United Healthcare
WellCare
WellCare PPO
WellPoint

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Georgia
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Practice Areas

Peripheral Vascular Disorders

Peripheral vascular disorder specialists diagnose and treat narrowing or blockages in the blood vessels outside the heart, most commonly caused by atherosclerosis, a buildup of plague inside the blood vessel wall.

Typically treats 53% more than their peers

Based on claims data for 8 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Venous Insufficiency
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Poindexter treats Venous Insufficiency more than 94% of their peers

Dr. Poindexter treats this condition more than 94% of their peers

Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Poindexter treats Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD) more than 93% of their peers

Dr. Poindexter treats this condition more than 93% of their peers

Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Poindexter treats Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis more than 88% of their peers

Dr. Poindexter treats this condition more than 88% of their peers

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Dr. Poindexter's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Venous Insufficiency
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Poindexter treats Venous Insufficiency more than 94% of his peers

Dr. Poindexter treats this condition more than 94% of his peers

Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Poindexter treats Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD) more than 93% of his peers

Dr. Poindexter treats this condition more than 93% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Atherosclerosis
  • Autoimmune Atherosclerosis
  • Buerger's Disease
  • Carotid Atherosclerosis
  • Coronary Artery Calcification
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Coronary Artery Disease, Autosomal Dominant 1
  • Coronary Artery Disease, Autosomal Dominant 2
  • Coronary Atherosclerosis
  • Raynaud's Disease
  • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
Thrombosis
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Poindexter treats Thrombosis more than 84% of his peers

Dr. Poindexter treats this condition more than 84% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Arterial Thrombosis
  • Budd-Chiari Syndrome
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Effort Vein Thrombosis
  • Intracranial Venous Thrombosis
  • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Portal Vein Thrombosis
  • Renal Vein Thrombosis
  • Thromboembolism
  • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Venous Thrombosis

Dr. Poindexter's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
  • Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Aneurysm
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
  • Arterial Thrombosis
  • Arteriovenous Fistula Repair
  • Arteriovenous Shunt Creation
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Atherosclerosis of Aorta
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Buerger's Disease
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Carotid Artery Stenosis
  • Carotid Atherosclerosis
  • Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft
  • Carotid Ultrasound
  • Chronic Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Chronic Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Dialysis Access Procedures
  • Dissecting Aneurysm
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Effort Vein Thrombosis
  • Embolectomy, Thrombectomy, or Vessel Exploration
  • Endovascular Aortic Aneurysm
  • Endovascular Repair of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  • Endovascular Repair of Aorta
  • Endovascular Repair of Visceral Aorta
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Surgery
  • Laparotomy
  • Lung Surgery
  • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Disease of Extremities
  • Peripheral Arterial Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Peripheral Artery Bypass
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Portal Vein Thrombosis
  • Raynaud's Disease
  • Removal of Arteriovenous Shunt for Renal Dialysis
  • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
  • Revision of Arteriovenous Shunt for Renal Dialysis
  • Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
  • Thromboembolism
  • Thromboendarterectomy or Excision of Infected Graft
  • Thrombosis
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Varicose Vein Procedure
  • Varicose Veins
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography
  • Vascular Surgical Procedure
  • Vascular Transcatheter Embolization
  • Venous Compression
  • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Venous Insufficiency
  • Venous Thrombosis
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

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Dr. Poindexter's Reviews

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3.7

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Dr. Poindexter did my surgery to remove my vericose veins. He was the best vascular surgeon I have ever had in 35 years. Thank You Doctor
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About Me

Biography

After receiving his undergraduate degree from Northwestern University in his home state of Illinois, Dr. Poindexter completed his medical degree at Washington University Medical School in St. Louis, Missouri. He served as a surgical intern at Louisia...

Specialties

  • Vascular Surgery

Education

2013
Registered Physician in Vascular Interpretation
1986
New York Med College
Fellowship Hospital
1985
University Conn New Britain Genl Hospital
Residency Hospital
1982
Meth Hospital
Residency Hospital
1981
LA St U
Internship Hospital
1980
Washington University St Louis
Medical School
1975
Northwestern
Undergraduate School

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Locations

Georgia Vascular Specialists

Georgia Vascular Specialists, PC - Buckhead1718 Peachtree St Nw Ste 360 Atlanta, GA 30309
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    • Mon: 9:00am - 5:00pm
    • Tue: 9:00am - 5:00pm
    • Wed: 9:00am - 5:00pm
    • Thu: 9:00am - 5:00pm
    • Fri: 9:00am - 5:00pm
    • Sat: closed
    • Sun: closed
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Georgia Vascular Specialists, PC - Hillandale6000 Hillandale Dr Ste 140 Lithonia, GA 30058
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    • Mon: 9:00am - 5:00pm
    • Tue: 9:00am - 5:00pm
    • Wed: 9:00am - 5:00pm
    • Thu: 9:00am - 5:00pm
    • Fri: 9:00am - 5:00pm
    • Sat: closed
    • Sun: closed
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Affiliated Hospitals

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Piedmont Hospital

Atlanta, GA

76% Patient experience rating, 7% higher than the national average

  • America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2020, 2019)

Wellstar Atlanta Medical Center

Atlanta, GA

50% Patient experience rating, 19% lower than the national average