Dr. James Wachter, MD


Family Medicine | Male

Dr. James Wachter, MD
Dr. James Wachter, MD is a family medicine doctor who practices in Carterville, IL. He is 59 years old and has been practicing for 31 years. Dr. Wachter is affiliated with Memorial Hospital of Carbondale, Herrin Hospital and St. Joseph Memorial Hospital.

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Dr. Wachter's Performance
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  • Explains condition(s) well
  • Answers Questions
  • Time well spent
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  • Average wait time
    16 to 30 minutes
Patient Comments (2)
in Carterville, IL |
Dr Wachter takes the time to listen, evaluate and explain. He is empathetic and does not rush you out for the next patient.
in Carterville il |
Unlike doctors I have had in the past this dr takes his time ( instead of pushing patients out the door ) , he also seems to b very compassionate and caring about the matter at hand . I will continue to recommend him as I have in the past .
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Dr. Wachter'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
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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Board Certifications

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  • Family Practice

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  • Medical School
    R Franklin Univ Of Med & Sci

    Graduated in 1986

  • Residency Hospital
    Siu Belleville Fp Res Program

Languages Spoken

  • English

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  • Family Medicine

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