Dr. James Spivey, MD

Dr. James Spivey, MD

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Gastroenterology  ·  
Male  ·  
63 y/o
(13)

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Dr. James Spivey, MD is a gastroenterology specialist in Phoenix, AZ and has been practicing for 35 years. He specializes in gastroenterology.

SJHMC Internal Medicine Department

500 W Thomas Rd Ste 900

Phoenix, AZ 85013
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Insurance Accepted

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

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Spivey performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Liver Damage from Alcohol
very high
more than 99% of peers
Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
very high
more than 99% of peers
Cirrhosis
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Spivey's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Spivey "My mission, along with the Dignity Health Medical Group, is to focus on innovative clinical care and the pursuit of excellence through scholarly activities. This allows me to provide patients with state-of-the-art patient services and exceptional patient experiences."

1  Specialties

  • Gastroenterology

3  Board Certifications

  • Gastroenterology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Transplant Hepatology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

67  Conditions Treated

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4  Procedures

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Arizona.

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

  • Tulane University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1980
  • Bapt Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1981
  • Bapt Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1983
  • Mayo Clin
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1993
  • University Miami
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1990

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Spivey has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Spivey's Reviews

3.4
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Spivey to family and friends
13 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (13)

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

Dr. Spivey's 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 (3)

Dr. Spivey treated my mother for primary biliary cirrhosis as a result of Hepatitis C several years ago. He is a very intelligent man with fabulous bedside manner for the patient AND the family. I can't imagine there being a better doctor in his field. Don't hesitate to see him if he's an option...more
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If you are sick in one of the many areas of Dr Spivey's field of expertise, he NEEDS to be your doctor. He is smart, caring, efficient, disciplined, a great manager (rare for Doctors), and a wonderful bedside manner. I have had first hand experience with his prior location at Mayo Clinic-JAX, where...more
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He is great doctor, he has taken excellent care of me over these last 4 years.
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