Dr. James Yates, MD

Dr. James Yates, MD

Geriatric Medicine  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 66
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Dr. James Yates, MD is a geriatric medicine specialist in Jacksonville, AL and has been practicing for 37 years. He graduated from Univ Of Al Sch Of Med in 1978 and specializes in geriatric medicine.

1460 2nd Ave SW Ste A

Jacksonville, AL 36265

Contact Information

(256) 435-2180

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Yates performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Canker Sore
very high
more than 99% of peers
Diabetes Type 1
very high
more than 99% of peers
Insomnia
very high
more than 99% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Geriatric Medicine

2  Board Certifications

  • Geriatric Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

217  Conditions Treated

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26  Procedures

  • Alcohol Misuse Screening and Counseling
  • Alcohol or Substance Misuse Screening and Counseling
  • Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
  • Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Dementia or Depression Screening
  • Diabetes Screening
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Fecal Occult Blood Test for Colorectal Cancer
  • Hepatitis A Screening
  • Hepatitis B Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis C Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis Screening
  • Herpes Simplex Screening
  • HIV Screening
  • Immunization
  • Liver Function Test
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • Pregnancy Test
  • Prostate Cancer Screening
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
  • Syphilis Screening
  • Thyroid Screening
  • Wellness Examination

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Alabama.

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.

Education

  • Univ Of Al Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1978
  • Brooke Army Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1979
  • Brooke Army Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1981

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Yates has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Yates' Reviews

3.9
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Yates to family and friends
11 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (11)

  • 5
    (8)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (3)

Dr. Yates' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

My father was a patient of Dr. Yates'. He developed an unusual and complex condition, which I understand would be difficult for any doctor to diagnose. However, when his condition continued to worsen, resulting in multiple hospital stays and trips to the ER, Dr. Yates took a wait and see approach...more
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Best practice in Jacksonville Al. Great Listening skills and knowledge management experience and nice. Hard to find these days!
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Treated my mother for years and was one of the best Drs. she ever had.
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