Dr. James Stocks, MD

Pulmonary Disease •  Male • Age 67
  
Dr. Stocks
Accepting new patients

University Texas Health Scien Center

11937 US Highway 271 Tyler, TX 75708

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(903) 877-3451

Dr. James Stocks, MD is a Pulmonologist in Tyler, TX and has over 41 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Stocks has more experience with Obstructive Lung Disease, Sleep-disordered Breathing, and Interstitial Lung Disease than other specialists in his area. He graduated from University of Texas Southwestern Medical School medical school in 1979. He is affiliated with University Of Texas Health Science Center At Tyler. He is accepting new patients. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Stocks to book an appointment.


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(903) 877-3451

Dr. Stocks accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
Blue Advantage HMO
Blue Choice
Cigna
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Humana
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Preferred PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO

Background Check

1 disciplinary action Found
  • Felony conviction relating to controlled substance violations (9/10/2019)View details
1 board action Found
  • Felony conviction relating to controlled substance violations (12/6/2019)View details
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Practice Areas

Obstructive Lung Disease

Obstructive lung disease specialists diagnose and treat conditions including COPD, emphysema, asthma and cystic fibrosis that cause blockages or narrowing in the airways of the lungs, making breathing difficult.Compare with other Obstructive Lung Disease specialists.

Typically treats 86% more than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 5 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Stocks treats COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease) more than 100% of their peers

Dr. Stocks treats this condition more than 100% of their peers

Pulmonary Function Test
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Stocks performs Pulmonary Function Test more than 100% of their peers

Dr. Stocks performs this procedure more than 100% of their peers

Asthma
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Stocks treats Asthma more than 97% of their peers

Dr. Stocks treats this condition more than 97% of their peers

Sleep-disordered Breathing

Sleep-disordered breathing specialists diagnose and treat conditions, such as snoring or obstructive sleep apnea, in which breathing is interrupted during sleep, resulting in symptoms of fatigue, irritability and high blood pressure.Compare with other Sleep-disordered Breathing specialists.

Typically treats 100% more than similar doctors

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TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Sleep Disorders
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Stocks treats Sleep Disorders more than 100% of their peers

Dr. Stocks treats this condition more than 100% of their peers

Sleep Apnea
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Stocks treats Sleep Apnea more than 100% of their peers

Dr. Stocks treats this condition more than 100% of their peers

Interstitial Lung Disease

Interstitial lung disease specialists diagnose and treat a range of conditions that cause scarring of lung tissue due to autoimmune disease or environment exposure to harmful materials.Compare with other Interstitial Lung Disease specialists.

Typically treats 78% more than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 5 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Stocks treats COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease) more than 100% of their peers

Dr. Stocks treats this condition more than 100% of their peers

Pulmonary Function Test
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Stocks performs Pulmonary Function Test more than 100% of their peers

Dr. Stocks performs this procedure more than 100% of their peers

Bronchiectasis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Stocks treats Bronchiectasis more than 100% of their peers

Dr. Stocks treats this condition more than 100% of their peers

Respiratory-tract Conditions

Immunologists diagnose and treat conditions such as pneumonia, bronchitis, and COPD that affect the respiratory system, including the nasal passages, bronchi and lungs.Compare with other Respiratory-tract Conditions specialists.

Typically treats 66% more than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 12 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Mycobacterial Lung Infection
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Stocks treats Mycobacterial Lung Infection more than 99% of their peers

Dr. Stocks treats this condition more than 99% of their peers

Asthma
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Stocks treats Asthma more than 97% of their peers

Dr. Stocks treats this condition more than 97% of their peers

Shortness of Breath
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Stocks treats Shortness of Breath more than 95% of their peers

Dr. Stocks treats this condition more than 95% of their peers

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Dr. Stocks' conditions and procedures:

  • Abscess
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Acidosis
  • Acute Bronchitis
  • Acute Lower Respiratory Infection
  • Acute Pharyngitis
  • Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
  • Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
  • Asbestosis
  • Asthma
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Bronchiolitis
  • Bronchitis
  • Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia
  • Bronchoscopy
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
  • Common Cold
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Cough
  • Cystic Fibrosis
  • Emphysema
  • Empyema
  • Eosinophilic Asthma
  • Fungal Infections
  • Hypersensitivity Pneumonitis
  • Influenza (Flu)
  • Interstitial Lung Disease
  • Low Blood Oxygen Level
  • Lung Abscess
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Nodule
  • Metastatic Respiratory System Cancer
  • Mycobacterial Lung Infection
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Pneumoconiosis and Pneumonopathy
  • Pneumonia
  • Pneumonitis (Due to Solids or Liquids)
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Eosinophilia
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Insufficiency
  • Respiratory Failure
  • Respiratory Management
  • Rheumatoid Lung Disease
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Sinusitis
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Smoking Cessation Counseling
  • Swine Flu
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thrombosis
  • Tuberculosis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Wheezing
  • Whooping Cough

Dr. Stocks' Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Stocks

4.0

Based on 6 ratings

5 Stars
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4 Stars
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3 Stars
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1 Star
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For nearly twenty years at The University of Texas Northeast Healthcare facility, Dr Stocks was my treatment physician for Sleep Apnea. As a patient, I felt my treatment and interaction with this physician were superlative
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Ronald M Tissier – May 10, 2020
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Dr stocks. Has seen me for 3 years I was very sick he thought me how to make life changes. Anyone with alpha 1. Needs dr stock he will teach you what you need to know. I'm my opinion he the best And. Had save my life Thomas Goodale royal arkansa
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Dr. Stocks is the only doctor I've found who explains what is going on. I have a genetic condition and Dr. Stocks was the only doctor who explained the mechanism behind the disease. Every time I see him, I learn something that helps me understand my condition and treatment.
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About Me

Biography

Dr. James Stocks, MD is a Pulmonologist in Tyler, TX and has over 41 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Stocks has more experience with Obstructive Lung Disease, Sleep-disordered Breathing, and Interstitial Lung Disease than other special...Read more

Specialties

  • Pulmonary Disease

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
  • Pulmonary Disease

Education

1985
U Pittsburgh Affil Hosps
Fellowship Hospital
1982
U Pittsburgh Affil Hosps
Residency Hospital
1980
U Pittsburgh Affil Hosps
Internship Hospital
1979
University of Texas Southwestern Medical School
Medical School

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Locations

University Texas Health Scien Center

University Texas Health Scien Center11937 US Highway 271 Tyler, TX 75708
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University Of Texas Health Science Center At Tyler

Tyler, TX

83% Patient experience rating, 14% higher than the national average

  • Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)