Dr. James Vest, MD

Dr. James Vest, MD

Family Medicine  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 63
Dr. James Vest, MD is a family medicine specialist in Myrtle Beach, SC and has been practicing for 34 years. He graduated from Michigan State University in 1984 and specializes in family medicine.

4022 Postal Way

Myrtle Beach, SC 29579

Contact Information

(843) 236-9925

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Golden Rule
  • 13 More

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Dr. Vest'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

Care Philosophy

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1  Specialties

  • Family Medicine

1  Board Certifications

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

6  Conditions Treated

4  Procedures

  • Allergy Testing
  • Allergy Treatment
  • Bone Density Scan
  • Cardiac Imaging

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for South Carolina.

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.


  • Michigan State University
    Medical School | Graduated 1984
  • First Colonial
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • First Colonial Family Practice
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • University of Michigan / Ann Arbor
    Other Education | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Vest has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Vest's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Vest to family and friends
22 total reviews (8 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (22)

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  • 1

Dr. Vest's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (8)

Absolute worst experience with a Dr I’ve ever had. Poor bedside manner, Instead of helping me with my issues he told me to just follow up with my other drs. He prescribed me a bunch of strong medicines and sent me on my way. I was not looking for all the new, strong, very addictive medicine. I was...more
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There are 2 kinds of doctors, those who care and those who don't. Dr. Vest has always been there to help me with my illnesses. He always tries to find out what's wrong and he truly tries to help you. He has always done his best, more than other doctors I have been to. I can always depend...more
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courteous, professional and thorough
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The worst experience with any phycian I've ever come in contact with. Completely dismissive and outright rude. He does not even look at you when he speaks. His lack of knowledge and compassion is evident. It is "doctors" like, and I call him a doctor loosely, Dr. Vest that has sent a once was...more
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Does not treat his patients as if they are people. If you have questions he tries to rush through your appointment and his #1 concern is not your health but collecting a payment. I wouldn't refer my worst enemy to him.
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