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Dr. James Underwood, MD

Gastroenterology •  Male • Age 51

  48 Reviews
Dr. Underwood

Gastrointestinal Associates, P.A.

2510 Lakeland Dr Flowood, MS 39232
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Dr. James Underwood, MD is a gastroenterology specialist in Flowood, MS and has been practicing for 18 years. He graduated from University Of Mississippi in 1994 and specializes in gastroenterology.

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Dr. Underwood's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Dysphagia
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Underwood treats Dysphagia more than 100% of his peers

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

Gastrointestinal Diseases
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Underwood treats Gastrointestinal Diseases more than 100% of his peers

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

Abdominal Disorders
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Underwood treats Abdominal Disorders more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Underwood treats this condition more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Underwood's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Anemia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
  • Benign Tumor
  • Biliary Atresia
  • Blood Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Capsule Endoscopy
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Cholelithiasis
  • Cirrhosis
  • Colon Cancer Screening
  • Colonoscopy
  • Colonoscopy With Polypectomy
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Colorectal Cancer Screening
  • Constipation
  • Copper Metabolism Disorders
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Dehydration
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Diarrhea
  • Diverticulitis, Intestinal
  • Diverticulosis, Intestinal
  • Duodenal Ulcer
  • Duodenitis
  • Dysentery
  • Dysphagia
  • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
  • Enteritis
  • ERCP (Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography)
  • Esophageal Achalasia and Cardiospasm
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Dilation
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Diverticulum
  • Esophageal Ulcer
  • Esophageal Varices
  • Esophagitis
  • Gas-Bloat Syndrome
  • Gastric Ulcer
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Bleeding
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gastrointestinal Malabsorption
  • Gastroparesis
  • Heartburn
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
  • Hepatitis C
  • Hernia
  • Ileus
  • Indigestion
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Intestinal Abscess
  • Intestinal Atresia
  • Intestinal Ischemia
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Lactose Intolerance
  • Liver Biopsy
  • Liver Damage from Alcohol
  • Malnutrition
  • Manometry
  • Nausea
  • Neoplasm of Gastrointestinal Tract
  • Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
  • Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
  • Non-Neonatal Jaundice
  • Pancreatitis
  • Peptic Ulcer
  • Pouchitis
  • Pyloric Stenosis
  • Reflux Esophagitis
  • Sigmoidoscopy
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Stomal Ulcer
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Unexplained Weight Loss
  • Viral Enteritis
  • Viral Hepatitis
  • Vomiting Disorders

Dr. Underwood's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Underwood

4.2

Based on 48 reviews

5 Stars
79.16666666666667%
(38)
4 Stars
2.0833333333333335%
(1)
3 Stars
0%
(0)
2 Stars
0%
(0)
1 Star
18.75%
(9)

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Dr Underwood was very nice and gave me personal feedback after my procedure. I would definitely recommend him for your health issues.
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Colonoscopy,-Dr Underwood is thorough and has a great bedside manner and takes time to listen. They were very efficient moving through the process from check in to release.
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Had a procedure at the GI Associates building with Dr. Underwood and it was an excellent experience from start to finish.
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Excellent service! Explained everything as we went! Highly recommend Dr. Underwood and his team!
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Thank you Dr. Underwood for your medical expertise. Thanks to everyone at GIA for a great experience.
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Dr Underwood receives high rating with me great guy —- Linda Bridges- Pearl Ms
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Excellent. Entire staff from front desk throughout the procedure were kind and professional. Dr. Underwood is very professional and has my trust.
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Dr Underwood took time to explain things to me and gave me options. He didn’t tell me ‘I’m going to do this.’ He explained the condition and options, and gave me a choice of treatments.I like that, because very few doctors will do that.
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He explained everything in detail,
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About Me

Biography

Dr. James Underwood, MD is a gastroenterology specialist in Flowood, MS and has been practicing for 18 years. He graduated from University Of Mississippi in 1994 and specializes in gastroenterology.

Specialties

  • Gastroenterology

Board Certifications

Education

2001
Vanderbilt University
Fellowship Hospital
1998
University Of Mississippi
Residency Hospital
1997
Johns Hopkins
Residency Hospital
1994
University Of Mississippi
Medical School
1990
University Of Mississippi
Undergraduate School

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78% Patient experience rating, 9% higher than the national average

  • Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2019, 2018, 2017)

78% Patient experience rating, 9% higher than the national average

  • Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2018, 2017)

72% Patient experience rating, 3% higher than the national average

68% Patient experience rating, 1% lower than the national average

82% Patient experience rating, 13% higher than the national average

  • Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2018, 2017)