Family Medicine | Male | 64 years old
Riser Medical Associates
2274 Highway 43 S
Picayune, MS 39466
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Riser Medical Associates is a leading family medicine practice in Picayune, MS, offering state-of-the-art care for patients of all ages, from infants and young children to seniors. In addition to preventive care options like annual well visits, flu shots, and advanced medical screenings to help patients stay healthy, Dr. James Riser and his staff also provide treatment for patients with chronic medical conditions including heart disease, diabetes and high blood pressure, as well as urgent care for injuries and acute illnesses like colds, flu, sore throats and earaches. Plus, the practice offers a full array of women's health services to help women of all ages enjoy optimal health and wellness from puberty through menopause.Conveniently located on Highway 43 South in Picayune, MS, Riser Medical Associates is committed to offering patient-centered care that focuses on each patient's individual medical and wellness needs at every stage of life. The practice welcomes new patients and accepts most major medical insurance plans.
Dr. James Riser is a top-ranked family doctor in Picayune, MS, offering men, women and children personalized care to help them enjoy optimal health and wellness at every age. Dr. Riser earned his medical degree at Tulane University School of Medicine and completed his post graduate work at Alton Ochsner Medical Foundation. After two and half years in emergency medicine, he opened his private Family Medicine Practice. He has been in practice since 1984, and today he offers patients in and around Picayune, MS, the most advanced care options for acute and chronic diseases, in addition to preventive services aimed at helping patients effectively manage their health and avoid serious diseases.
Because of Dr. Riser's Biochemistry research background prior to medical school, he stays involved in pharmaceutical research. Additionally, Dr. Riser is heavily involved in improving automation of medical practices as a consultant with AthenaHealth, a publically traded company. Dr. Riser welcomes the opportunity to care for new patients, and the practice accepts most medical insurance plans.
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No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
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No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
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Board actions are non-disciplinary actions imposed upon a doctor based on a complaint investigation. A patient or medical colleague may file a complaint with that state medical board or professional licensing organization, which then investigates the complaint. Board actions are intended to ensure that a doctor is able to perform safe medical and health care tasks.
Types of non-disciplinary actions include an advisory letter, a corrective action agreement, a limitation or restriction on the medical or healthcare tasks a doctor can perform, or a voluntary agreement by the doctor not to practice. A board action can also include a termination of a corrective action agreement or voluntary agreement, which allows the doctor to return to full practice.
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