Dr. James Saxton, MD

Family MedicineMaleAge 80

Dr. James Saxton, MD is a Family Medicine Specialist in Lufkin, TX and has over 53 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from University Of Texas Medical Branch At Galveston medical school in 1968. He is affiliated with medical facilities CHI St. Luke's Health - Memorial Lufkin and Woodland Heights Medical Center. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Saxton to book an appointment.

Dr. Saxton

James E Saxton MD

300 N John Redditt Dr Ste 7 Lufkin, TX 75904

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"He is a very kind DR. has a friendly staff !!! I ABSOLUTELY LIKE BOTH LISA’S very kind and PROFESSIONAL !! Very easy to get in and out . Hardly no wait..."

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No malpractice claims found for Texas
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Saxton's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abnormal Thyroid
  • Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
  • Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Anemia
  • Anxiety
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Neck
  • Asymptomatic Post-Menopausal Status
  • Ataxia
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Back Pain
  • Bedsores
  • Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
  • Blood in Urine (Hematuria)
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Capsular Contracture of Breast Implant
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chest Pain
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Diabetes Counseling
  • Diabetes Type 2
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Diverticulitis, Intestinal
  • Diverticulosis, Intestinal
  • Dizziness
  • Dyslipidemia
  • Dysphagia
  • Earwax Buildup
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Emphysema
  • Enlarged Prostate (BPH)
  • Essential Tremor
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Gallstones
  • Gas-Bloat Syndrome
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gout
  • Heart Disease
  • Hernia
  • Herpes Zoster Without Complication
  • Hydrocele
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Inguinal Hernia
  • Insomnia
  • Joint Pain
  • Limb Pain
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Lipid Disorders
  • Lipomas
  • Low Back Pain
  • Malaise and Fatigue
  • Mastodynia
  • Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
  • Migraine
  • Muscle Weakness
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Otitis Media
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
  • Salivary Gland Stones and Inflammation
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Shingles
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Thyroid Goiter
  • Thyroid Nodule
  • Tobacco Use Disorder
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Urinary Stones
  • Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
  • Vertigo
  • Vitamin B Deficiency
  • Vitamin D Deficiency

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(936) 632-1811

Dr. Saxton accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Choice Plus POS II
Anthem
National (BlueCard) PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
Blue Choice
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
HealthyBlue 2.0
HealthyBlue Advantage
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Cigna PPO
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Dr. Saxton's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Saxton

3.9

Based on 8 ratings

5 Stars
62.5%
(5)
4 Stars
12.5%
(1)
3 Stars
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2 Stars
0%
(0)
1 Star
25%
(2)
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  • Appointment wasn't rushed (5)
  • Listened & answered questions (5)
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  • Appointment was rushed (2)
  • Didn't explain conditions well (2)
  • Didn't listen or answer questions (2)
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He was my dad's doctor for years and I began to use him. He is very sweet, explains everything to you where you can understand it. He's old school and not up with technology still charts with paper so less likely for cyber hacks as well. Recommend him as a GP/PCP
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He is a very kind DR. has a friendly staff !!! I ABSOLUTELY LIKE BOTH LISA’S very kind and PROFESSIONAL !! Very easy to get in and out . Hardly no wait time at all . The office is very nice and clean .
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Biography

Dr. James Saxton, MD is a Family Medicine Specialist in Lufkin, TX and has over 53 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from University...Read more

Specialties

  • Family Medicine

Education

R E Thomason Gen Hospital
Residency Hospital
1968
University Of Texas Medical Branch At Galveston
Medical School

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What are Dr. James Saxton, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Saxton frequently treats Acute Upper Respiratory Infection, Joint Pain, and Osteoporosis. See all procedures and conditions Dr. Saxton treats.

Where is Dr. James Saxton, MD's office located?

Dr. Saxton's office is located at 300 N John Redditt Dr Ste 7, Lufkin, TX 75904. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

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Locations

James E Saxton MD

LufKin Office300 N John Redditt Dr Ste 7 Lufkin, TX 75904
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Affiliated Hospitals

Dr. Saxton is affiliated with the following hospitals. Select a hospital below to learn more.

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CHI St. Luke's Health - Memorial Lufkin

Lufkin, TX

69% Patient Experience Rating, Equal to the national average

3 Awards Received

Award Highlight: Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2018)

Woodland Heights Medical Center

Lufkin, TX

73% Patient Experience Rating, 4% higher than the national average

5 Awards Received

Award Highlight: Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2018)