Dr. James Ponder, MD

Dr. James Ponder, MD

Geriatric Medicine  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 65
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Dr. James Ponder, MD is a geriatric medicine specialist in Franklin, VA and has been practicing for 36 years. He graduated from Virginia Commonwealth University School Of Medicine in 1979 and specializes in geriatric medicine.

102 Fairview Dr Ste B

Franklin, VA 23851

Contact Information

(757) 562-2158

Insurance Accepted

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

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Top Care Areas

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

Viral Enteritis
very high
more than 99% of peers
Speech, Language and Learning Disorders
very high
more than 97% of peers
Herpes Zoster Without Complication
very high
more than 96% of peers

Dr. Ponder'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

  • Geriatric Medicine

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Ponder does not have any board certifications listed.

196  Conditions Treated

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24  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
  • Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Diabetes Screening
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Fecal Occult Blood Test for Colorectal Cancer
  • Hepatitis A Screening
  • Hepatitis C Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis Screening
  • HIV Screening
  • Immunization
  • Liver Function Test
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • Prostate Cancer Screening
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Rapid Flu Test
  • Rh Incompatibility Screening
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
  • Syphilis Screening
  • Thyroid Screening
  • Wellness Examination

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Virginia.

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

  • Virginia Commonwealth University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1979
  • Med College Va
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1980
  • Blackstone Fp Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1982

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Ponder has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Ponder has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Ponder's Reviews

4.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Ponder to family and friends
6 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (6)

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

Dr. Ponder's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

dr ponder is an excellent dr. well educated, great bedside manners, very easy to talk to. a gem.
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