Dr. James Popkin, MD

Dr. James Popkin, MD

Oncology  |  
Male  |  
Age 67
(9)
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Dr. James Popkin, MD is an oncology doctor who practices in Norwood, MA. He is 67 years old and has been practicing for 41 years.

825 Washington St Ste 340

Norwood, MA 02062

Contact Information

(781) 769-6430

Insurance Accepted

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

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

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Breast Diseases
high
more than 89% of peers
Cancer
high
more than 80% of peers
Blood Disorders
normal
more than 76% of peers

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Specialties

  • Oncology
  • Medical Oncology
2

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Medical Oncology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
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Conditions Treated

  • Adrenal Gland Cancer
  • All Lymphoma
  • Anemia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bladder Cancer
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Blood Disorders
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Diseases
  • Cancer
  • Central Nervous System Lymphoma
  • Coagulation Disorders (incl. Hemophilia)
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gynecologic Cancer
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura (ITP)
  • Kidney Cancer
  • Leukocytosis
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lymphoma, Large-Cell
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
  • Melanoma
  • Meningiomas
  • Multiple Myeloma
  • Myelodysplastic Syndromes
  • Myeloproliferative Disorders
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
  • Oral Cancer
  • Ovarian Cancer
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Pancytopenia
  • Primary Central Nervous System Lymphoma
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Purpura
  • Reticulosarcoma
  • Retina Diseases
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Skin Cancer
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Thalassemia
  • Throat Cancer (Oropharyngeal)
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Vascular Disease

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Procedures

  • Bone Marrow Biopsy
  • Thoracentesis

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.

Education

  • Boston University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1977
  • Boston Va Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1978
  • Boston Va Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1980
  • Boston Va Med Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1982

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Popkin has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

Dr. Popkin does not have any memberships or affiliations listed. If you are Dr. Popkin and would like to add memberships or affiliations, please update your profile.

Dr. Popkin's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Popkin to family and friends
4.6
based on 9 total reviews (2 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (9)

  • 5
    (8)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (1)

Dr. Popkin's Performance

Trustworthiness
EXCELLENT
Explains condition(s) well
EXCELLENT
Answers Questions
EXCELLENT
Time well spent
EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
EXCELLENT
Office environment
VERY GOOD
Staff friendliness
VERY GOOD
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

Norwood, MA |
Excellent Doctor--takes time to understand your condition and get to know you a bit. He's never steered me wrong.
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in Rockland, MA |
One of the finest men and one of the finest doctors I've ever met. Kind, compassionate, funny (when it's appropriate of course) and respects his patients. Genuinely concerned with his patient's health concerns. Would recommend him to everyone.
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Popkin accepts 9 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
    BlueConnect HMO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
    Preferred Blue PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    LocalPlus
    Open Access Plus
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
    Harvard Pilgrim Health Care PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • Tufts Health Plan
    Tufts PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Popkin has admitting privileges

Norwood Hospital
800 Washington St
Norwood, MA 02062
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