Dr. James M. Vest, MD

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Dr. James M. Vest, MD

Family Medicine | Male

Primary Medical Associates 4022 Postal Way, Myrtle Beach, SC 29579 Get Directions
(843) 236-9925

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4.2 based on 18 responses
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  • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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in Longs, SC |
I met Dr Vest back in 2002 when he was taking care of my mother in an area long-term care facility. I liked his approach, he was easy to talk with and he cared about his patient and their family equally. I lost track of him after Mom died, but when the GP I was going to retired and Dr Vest picked up his patients, including me, I was happy. Dr Vest listens, he cares, he doesn't condescend, he's real and he knows what he's doing. Can't ask for more than that.
in Myrtle Beach, SC |
Dr Vest is wonderful and takes the time to really listen! I would DEFINITELY recommend him!
in Myrtle Beach, SC |
I said I was there for my annual physical exam. I was asked, Well, what do you want me to do? Oh, you know, BP, blood work, that kind of stuff. I shouldn't have to tell him. Seems to operate more from a philosophy of What's broke, we'' fix it.
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Specialties

  • Family Medicine
  • Emergency Medicine
  • Family Planning
  • Geriatric Medicine

Board Certifications

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  • Family Practice

Conditions Treated

  • Allergies
  • Bone Loss
  • Geriatric Diseases
  • Heart Disease
  • Immune Deficiency
  • Infectious Diseases

Procedures Performed

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

Background Check

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    Malpractice Claims not available

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    Sanctions

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    Board Actions

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Education

  • Medical School
    Michigan State University

    Graduated in 1984

  • Residency Hospital
    First Colonial
    First Colonial Family Practice
  • Other Education
    University Of Michigan / Ann Arbor

Awards & Recognition

  • Awards & Honors
    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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Languages Spoken

  • English

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Dr. Vest's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Family Medicine
  • Board certified in Family Practice
  • Malpractice claims in South Carolina not available
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Dr. Vest's Office & Staff

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Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
Staff friendliness and courteousness
Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
10 – 15 minutes

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How well provider explains medical condition(s)
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Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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Dr. Vest's Care Philosophy

Each person is different and Dr. Vest's customized approach, allows you to create achievable goals that are based on your lifestyle and physicality. For more information visit JamesVestMD.com.