Dr. James Witten, MD

Dr. James Witten, MD

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72 y/o
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Dr. James Witten, MD is a pulmonologist in Salem, VA and has been practicing for 42 years. He specializes in pulmonary disease.

LewisGale Physicians

1802 Braeburn Dr

Salem, VA 24153
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Anthem
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Assurant Health
  • AvMed
  • Bakery & Confectionary Union Plan
  • CHAMPVA
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Coventry Health Care of Virginia
  • EBS-RMSCO
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Virginia
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Witten's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Pulmonary Edema
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Witten treats Pulmonary Edema more than 100% of his peers

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

Asthma
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Witten treats Asthma more than 100% of his peers

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

COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Witten treats COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease) more than 100% of his peers

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

Dr. Witten's conditions and procedures:

  • Abscess
  • Acidosis
  • Acute Bronchitis
  • Acute Lower Respiratory Infection
  • Alkalosis
  • Aneurysm
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
  • Asbestosis
  • Asthma
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Benign Tumor
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Bronchitis
  • Bronchoscopy
  • Bronchospasm
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiac Imaging
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Cardioversion, Elective
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP)
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Cough
  • Cryptococcosis
  • Cystic Fibrosis
  • Emphysema
  • Empyema
  • Endocarditis
  • Eosinophilic Asthma
  • Fungal Infections
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Murmur
  • Histoplasmosis
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Influenza (Flu)
  • Interstitial Lung Disease
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Low Blood Oxygen Level
  • Lung Abscess
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Nodule
  • Metastatic Respiratory System Cancer
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Mycobacterial Lung Infection
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Pneumoconiosis and Pneumonopathy
  • Pneumonia
  • Pneumonitis (Due to Solids or Liquids)
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Insufficiency
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Respiratory Failure
  • Respiratory Management
  • Rheumatoid Lung Disease
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Sinusitis
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Swine Flu
  • Syncope
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thrombosis
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Tuberculosis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vascular Surgical Procedure
  • Wegener's Granulomatosis
  • Wheezing

About Me

Biography

Dr. James Witten, MD is a pulmonologist in Salem, VA and has been practicing for 42 years. He specializes in pulmonary disease.

Specialties

  • Pulmonary Disease

Board Certifications

  • Critical Care Medicine
  • Internal Medicine
  • Pulmonology

Education

1977
Medical College of Virginia, Veterans Admin. Hospital
Fellowship Hospital
1975
University Of Maryland Hospital
Residency Hospital
1973
University Of Maryland Hospital
Internship Hospital
1972
Virginia Commonwealth University / Medical College of Virginia School of Medicine
Medical School
1968
Randolph Macon College
Undergraduate School
1977
1975
1973
1972
1968

Languages

  • French
  • Russian
  • Spanish
  • Vietnamese

Awards

Dr. Witten's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Witten

4.9

Based on 28 reviews

5 Stars
92.85714285714286%
(26)
4 Stars
3.5714285714285716%
(1)
3 Stars
3.5714285714285716%
(1)
2 Stars
0%
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1 Star
0%
(0)

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Very patient friendly.....listens and explains methods and medicines for treatment
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dr. witten is a very good doctor i would not be living now if not for him.
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Dr. Witten is an excellent doctor. He is professional, caring and always takes time with his patients. He takes time to listen to his patients. Would not go to anyone else for my Pulmonology problems. He explains all of the medical problems to you in a way you can understand.
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Excellent physician. I appreciated his manner in which he worked with me and my pulmonology issues.
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Dr Witten is an excellent doctor! He is very knowledgeable, very thorough and explains everything. Also he has a great bedside manner and is very kind.
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Insurance accepted

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Aetna
Choice Plus POS II
Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
Anthem
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
Assurant Health
AvMed
Open Access
Bakery & Confectionary Union Plan
CHAMPVA
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Commercial Insurance Company
Coventry Health Care
Carelink PPO
Medicare Advantage PFFS
Coventry Health Care of Virginia
Coventry Health Care of Virginia HMO
EBS-RMSCO
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
Harvard Pilgrim Health Care PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
Medicaid
Medico
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
Pyramid Life
Simplifi
Tricare
TriCare for Life
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus POS
Navigate HMO
Navigate POS
Options PPO
Universal American

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