Dr. James Tarwater, DO

Dr. James Tarwater, DO

Family Medicine  ·  
Male  ·  
63 y/o

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Dr. James Tarwater, DO is a family medicine specialist in Kansas City, MO and has been practicing for 24 years. He specializes in family medicine.Read his story

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Dr. Tarwater's Experience

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  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Family Medicine
  • Board certified in Family Practice
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

Dr. Tarwater's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Tarwater "Dr.James Tarwater and his wife live in North Kansas City.When away from the office, Dr.Tarwaterenjoys swimming, spending time with family and friends and most of all, playing with hisgranddaughter."

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Tarwater "All aspects of primary care and health maintenance"

1  Specialties

  • Family Medicine

1  Board Certifications

  • Family Practice
    Accredited by: American Board of Family Medicine*

154  Conditions Treated

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13  Procedures

Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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    Medical School | Graduated 1991
  • Park Lane Med Ctr
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1992
  • Trinity Luth Med Ctr
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1994

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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What People Say About Dr. James Tarwater, DO
Waited in office for almost 2 hours, he comes in see 2 existing medicines I use and says he will not prescribe them and passes the buck. Didn’t even spend 60 seconds with me. Horrible experience!
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