Dr. James Powers, MD

Dr. James Powers, MD

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Infectious Disease Medicine  |  
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41 y/o
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Dr. James Powers, MD is an infectious disease specialist in Little River, SC and has been practicing for 9 years. He graduated from University Of Tennessee Health Scences Center College Of Medicine in 2004 and specializes in infectious disease medicine and internal medicine.

Little River Medical Center

4303 Live Oak Dr

Little River, SC 29566
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Accepted insurance

  • AARP
  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CHAMPVA
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Healthcare of the Carolinas
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio
  • MultiPlan
  • Principal Financial Group
  • Tricare

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Dr. Powers' Experience

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Dr. Powers' experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Infectious Disease Medicine
  • Board certified in Infectious Disease and Internal Medicine
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Powers "Strand Infectious Disease strives to improve the health of the people of the Grand Strand region by delivering compassionate, quality infectious disease care in a professional manner. We treat and offer preventative counseling for a wide variety of infectious conditions ranging from malaria prevention for travelers to chronic viral hepatitis."
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Specialties

  • Infectious Disease Medicine
  • Internal Medicine
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Board Certifications

  • Infectious Disease
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
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Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Abscess
  • Bacteremia
  • Cellulitis
  • Empyema
  • Endocarditis
  • HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Virus)
  • Hepatitis
  • Hepatitis B
  • Hepatitis C
  • International Travel Diseases
  • MRSA Infection
  • Meningitis
  • Osteomyelitis
  • Pelvic Abscess
  • Pneumocystis jiroveci Pneumonia
  • Pneumonia
  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
  • Wound Infection
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Procedures

  • Antibiotic Infusion
  • International Travel Vaccination
  • Vaccination

Background Check

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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

  • Union University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1998
  • University Of Tennessee Health Scences Center College Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2004
  • Wake Forest University
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2005
  • Wake Forest University
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2007
  • Wake Forest University
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2009

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Powers has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Powers' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Powers to family and friends
3.5
based on 13 total reviews (1 with a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (13)

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

Dr. Powers' Performance

Trustworthiness
VERY GOOD
Explains condition(s) well
VERY GOOD
Answers Questions
VERY GOOD
Time well spent
VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
VERY GOOD
Office environment
VERY GOOD
Staff friendliness
VERY GOOD
Average wait time
16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

in Myrtle Beach, SC |
I will put it plan and simple, I can thank God for the blessings that I was sent to Dr. Powers. If it would not be for his persistence and caring heart I would not be alive today. He saved my life. He fought to help me get the medicine I needed to cure Hep C. I had a very severe case and had to try...more
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Dr. Powers accepts 17 insurance carriers
  • AARP
  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
  • Aetna
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • CHAMPVA
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
    Open Access
  • Coventry Healthcare of the Carolinas
    Coventry Health Care of the Carolinas, Inc. HMO
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • Medicaid
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • Principal Financial Group
  • Tricare
    TriCare for Life
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Options PPO
    United Healthcare
  • WellCare
    WellCare PPO
  • WellPoint

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Hospitals where Dr. Powers has admitting privileges

Grand Strand Health – Grand Strand Medical Center
809 82nd Pkwy
Myrtle Beach, SC 29572
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Conway Medical Center
300 Singleton Ridge Rd
Conway, SC 29526
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Tidelands Waccamaw Community Hospital
4070 Highway 17
Murrells Inlet, SC 29576
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