Dr. James Pontious, MD

Dr. James Pontious, MD

Family Medicine  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 65
Dr. James Pontious, MD is a family medicine specialist in Enid, OK and has been practicing for 36 years. He graduated from University Of Oklahoma College Of Medicine in 1979 and specializes in family medicine.Read his story

302 N Independence St Ste 600

Enid, OK 73701

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Oklahoma
  • Cigna
  • Community Care Network
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Dr. Pontious' bio

This content was provided by Dr. Pontious "I am a native Oklahoman, born in Ada and grew up in Ponca City and Enid. I am a graduate of Enid High, Oklahoma Baptist University and the University of Oklahoma College of Medicine. I am married to Myrna Kirk Pontious M.D. and we have three grown children. I am the editor of the Journal of the Oklahoma State Medical Association, professor emeritus from the Department of Family and Preventive Medicine at OU. In addition to my current clinical practice, I currently serve as the Chief Medical Officer for St. Mary's Regional Medical Center and St. Mary's Physician Associates."

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Pontious "Quality primary care is based on an approach to medical care that is evidence based and scientific in its foundation.  I see my responsibility as providing the best primary care possible.  This will require that I listen to the patient's complaint or concern and use my skills to evaluate and assist with a plan of care.

The team that I work with is also motivated by this same philosophy.

It is not that we can always provide the care that you need, we use a set of consultants that we trust to assist us in providing your care.

If there are areas that we need to improve our approach, we are open to your concerns and ideas.

Thank you for entrusting your medical care to our practice."

1  Specialties

  • Family Medicine

1  Board Certifications

  • Family Practice
    Accredited by: American Board of Family Medicine*

194  Conditions Treated

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19  Procedures

  • Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Dementia or Depression Screening
  • Diabetes Counseling
  • Diabetes Screening
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Fecal Occult Blood Test for Colorectal Cancer
  • Hepatitis B Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis C Virus Screening
  • HIV Screening
  • Immunization
  • Liver Function Test
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • Prostate Cancer Screening
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Rapid Flu Test
  • Smoking Cessation Counseling
  • Thyroid Screening
  • Wellness Examination

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • Oklahoma Baptist University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1975
  • University Of Oklahoma College Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1979
  • U Okla
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1980
  • U Okla
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1982

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Pontious has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Pontious' Performance

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  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent

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