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Dr. James Stands, MD

Obstetrics & Gynecology ·  Male · Age 69

Dr. Stands

Dr. James Stands, MD is an obstetrics & gynecology specialist in Columbia, SC and has been practicing for 39 years. He graduated from South Carolina U, College Of Medicine in 1979 and specializes in obstetrics & gynecology.


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(803) 254-1300

Dr. Stands accepts the following insurance:

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Dr. Stands' Top Procedures and Conditions

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Symptomatic Menopause
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Dr. Stands treats Symptomatic Menopause more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Stands treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Menopausal and Postmenopausal Disorders
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Dr. Stands treats Menopausal and Postmenopausal Disorders more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Stands treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Perimenopause
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Stands treats Perimenopause more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Stands treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Stands' conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Asymptomatic Post-Menopausal Status
  • Atrophic Vaginitis
  • Blood Disorders
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Breast Diseases
  • Breast Pain
  • Cancer
  • Cervicitis
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Colporrhaphy
  • Endometriosis
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Fecal Occult Blood Test for Colorectal Cancer
  • Fetal Cardiac Monitoring
  • Gynecologic Cancer
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hysterectomy - Laparoscopic
  • Hysterectomy - Open
  • Hysteroscopy
  • Incontinence Sling Procedure
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Menopausal and Postmenopausal Disorders
  • Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
  • Noninflammatory Cervical Disorders
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • Ovarian Cancer
  • Ovarian Cysts
  • Pap Smear
  • Perimenopause
  • Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome
  • Pregnancy Test
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Rh Incompatibility Screening
  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
  • Symptomatic Menopause
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Uterine Diseases
  • Uterine Fibroids
  • Uterine Prolapse
  • Vaginal and Pelvic Prolapse
  • Vaginal Surgery
  • Vaginitis and-or Vaginosis
  • Yeast Infections

About Me

Biography

Dr. James Stands, MD is an obstetrics & gynecology specialist in Columbia, SC and has been practicing for 39 years. He graduated from South Carolina U, College Of Medicine in 1979 and specializes in obstetrics & gynecology.

Specialties

  • Obstetrics & Gynecology

Board Certifications

Education

Richland Meml Hosp
Internship Hospital
1980
Richland Meml Hosp
Residency Hospital
1979
South Carolina U, College Of Medicine
Medical School
1980
1979

Awards

Dr. Stands' Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Stands

4.1

Based on 14 reviews

5 Stars
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4 Stars
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1 Star
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Dr. Stands was once my gyn -until my husband & I were seated at a table next to a group including him at a restaurant. During our meal, my husband & I overheard Dr. Stands sharing & laughing about embarrassing personal details of several of his patients. I immediately changed doctors afterwards &...Read More
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Dr. Stands is one of the nicest doctors I’ve ever been to! Makes you feel completely at ease! Highly recommend him!
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Dr. Stands is a wonderful physician and person! He performed my surgery back in October 2016, and I could not be more pleased with my recovery. Dr. Stands knew how anxious I was regarding my procedure and actually prayed with me. He has an extraordinary bedside manner and a calming spirit. I highly...Read More
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Dr Stands is kind and friendly. He cares about his patients as if they were a part of his own family. He is gentle and takes the time to listen. I highly recommend him.
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I have been to Dr. Stands office once a year for the past three years after my original OBGYN in the same office retired. With each visit, I always feel RUSH with any questions I may have and don't feel I get the appropriate amount of time with him. He answers questions VERY FAST and I feel like...Read More
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