Dr. James Shiver, MD

Dr. James Shiver, MD

Family Medicine  |  
Male  |  
Age 61
(18)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. James Shiver, MD is a family medicine doctor who practices in Athens, GA. He is 61 years old and has been practicing for 36 years.

2205 Barnett Shoals Rd

Athens, GA 30605

Contact Information

(706) 548-1555

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Dr. Shiver's Experience

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Dr. Shiver's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Family Medicine
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Specialties

  • Family Medicine
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Board Certifications

Dr. Shiver does not have any board certifications listed.

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Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Acute Bronchitis
  • Acute Pharyngitis
  • Acute Sinusitis
  • Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Allergic Reaction
  • Allergic Rhinitis
  • Anemia
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Anxiety
  • Arthritis
  • Asthma
  • Asymptomatic Post-Menopausal Status
  • Ataxia
  • Back Pain
  • Bedsores
  • Bladder Diseases
  • Blood Disorders
  • Blood in Urine (Hematuria)
  • Bone Disorders
  • Bronchitis
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Cellulitis
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Confusion
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Cough
  • Diabetes Type 1
  • Diabetes Type 2
  • Diarrhea
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Dizziness
  • Dysentery
  • Dysphagia
  • Ear Ache
  • Ear Disorders
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enteritis
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophagitis
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gout
  • Headache
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Herpes Zoster Without Complication
  • Hip Sprain
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypokalemia
  • Hypotension
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Indigestion
  • Insomnia
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Limb Cramp
  • Limb Pain
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Lipid Disorders
  • Low Back Pain
  • Low Blood Oxygen Level
  • Magnesium Metabolism Disorders
  • Malaise and Fatigue
  • Mineral Metabolism Disorders
  • Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
  • Muscle Weakness
  • Nausea
  • Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Otitis Media
  • Overactive Bladder
  • Painful Urination (Dysuria)
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Pharyngitis
  • Pneumonia
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rash
  • Reflux Esophagitis
  • Rib Fracture
  • Ringworm
  • Rosacea
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Secondary Hypertension
  • Sepsis
  • Shingles
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Sinusitis
  • Skin Infections
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Sore Throat
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Testicular Dysfunction
  • Thrombosis
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Tobacco Use Disorder
  • Ulcer
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Urinary Incontinence
  • Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
  • Venous Insufficiency
  • Vertigo
  • Warts

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Procedures

  • Advance Directive End of Life Planning
  • Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
  • Cardiovascular Disease Counseling
  • Care Coordination for Complex Conditions and Procedures
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Chronic Care Management
  • Diabetes Screening
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Fecal Occult Blood Test for Colorectal Cancer
  • Immunization
  • Liver Function Test
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Rapid Flu Test
  • Thyroid Screening
  • Wellness Examination

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Georgia.

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

  • Med Coll Of Ga Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1982
  • Med College Of Ga Hospital and Cli
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Shiver has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Shiver has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Shiver's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Shiver to family and friends
2.8
based on 18 total reviews (5 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (18)

  • 5
    (7)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (2)
  • 1
    (8)

Dr. Shiver's Performance

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

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
VERY GOOD
Office environment
GOOD
Staff friendliness
GOOD
Average wait time
31 to 45 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

in Athens, Ga |
While Dr. Shiver is a good Doctor and a nice person it is very irritating to routinely have to wait an hour and a half to two hour past your appointment timed to see him. And there seems to be a very high turn over rate in his office staff. A few years ago it was stable. Now it seems there are...more
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Lexington GA |
I changed from a terrible facility to Dr Shriver based on reviews. Big mistake. He is nice and seems concerned but the efficiency of this office is awful! I had a total of 4 visits in 6 months time. Never waited less than two hours in the waiting room and after that wait time, spent another 35-45...more
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in Athens, GA |
Dr. Shiver is very laid back and easy to talk to. He sits down with you, listens and answers questions without rushing through the visit. He prescribes medications based on what's best for you and not what's best for the drug company.
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Athens, GA |
Worst doctor ever. For starters, the wait times in both the waiting room and exam room are atrocious. An hour each. Then, he could not diagnose a herniated disc. He never even had me tested in any capacity. No x-rays, nothing. He felt my back and told me not to sit, stand or lean over and sent me...more
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in Stephens, GA |
This is the first Dr. I have seen in 16 years. His listening skills and sincerely level of caring has changed my opinion of a Dr. office visit.
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Shiver accepts 7 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia
    Blue Choice HMO
    Blue Choice Option POS
    Blue Open Access POS
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

Hospitals where Dr. Shiver has admitting privileges

Athens Regional Medical Center
1199 Prince Ave
Athens, GA 30606
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St. Mary's Health Care System
1230 Baxter St
Athens, GA 30606
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