Dr. James Yates, MD

Dr. James Yates, MD

Geriatric Medicine  ·  
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Age 67
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Dr. James Yates, MD is a geriatric medicine specialist in Jacksonville, AL and has been practicing for 38 years. He graduated from University Of Alabama School Of Medicine 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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Dr. Yates' Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Canker Sore
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Yates treats Canker Sore more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Yates treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Arthritis of the Elbow
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Yates treats Arthritis of the Elbow more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Yates treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Yates treats Osteoarthritis of Shoulder more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Yates treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Yates' conditions and procedures:

Abdominal Disorders
Abdominal Pain
Abnormal Thyroid
Acidosis
Actinic Keratosis
Acute Bronchitis
Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Acute Lower Respiratory Infection
Acute Pharyngitis
Acute Sinusitis
Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
Alcohol Misuse Screening and Counseling
Alcohol or Substance Misuse Screening and Counseling
All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
Allergic Reaction
Allergic Rhinitis
Anal or Rectal Pain
Anemia
Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
Anxiety
Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
Arthritis
Arthritis of the Elbow
Asthma
Ataxia
Atherosclerosis
Autonomic Disorders
Back Pain
Bacterial Sepsis
Bedsores
Bell's Palsy
Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
Bladder Diseases
Bladder Infection
Blood Disorders
Blood in Urine (Hematuria)
Bone Disorders
Breast Diseases
Breast Pain
Bronchitis
Bronchospasm
Bruise of Face, Scalp, or Neck
Bursitis
Calcium Metabolism Disorders
Candidiasis of Skin and Nails
Canker Sore
Cardiovascular Stress Test
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Cellulitis
Chest Pain
Cholesterol Screening
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
Chronic Interstitial Cystitis
Chronic Neck Pain
Chronic Pain
Chronic Sinusitis
Coccygeal Pain
Confusion
Constipation
COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
Cough
Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Dehydration
Dementia or Depression Screening
Dermatitis
Diabetes Mellitus, Secondary
Diabetes Screening
Diabetes Type 1
Diabetes Type 2
Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
Diabetic Polyneuropathy
Diarrhea
Difficulty With Walking
Diverticulosis, Intestinal
Dizziness
Dysentery
Dysphagia
Dysthymia (Chronic Depression)
Dysthymia and Cyclothymia (Mood Disorders)
Ear Disorders
Earwax Buildup
Elbow Injuries
Electrocardiogram (EKG)
Emphysema
Enlarged Prostate (BPH)
Enteritis
Erectile Dysfunction
Esophageal Diseases
Esophagitis
Essential Tremor
Fecal Occult Blood Test for Colorectal Cancer
Fever
Fibromyalgia
Foot Conditions
Foot Sprain
Fungal Infections
Fungal Nail Infection
Gait Abnormality
Gas-Bloat Syndrome
Gastritis
Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Gout
Hair Loss
Hammer Toe
Headache
Heart Disease
Heart Palpitations
Heartburn
Hemorrhoids
Hepatitis A Screening
Hepatitis B Virus Screening
Hepatitis C Virus Screening
Hepatitis Screening
Herpes Simplex Infection
Herpes Simplex Screening
Herpes Zoster Without Complication
Hip Pointer Injuries
HIV Screening
Hives
Hoarse Voice (Dysphonia)
Hypercalcemia
Hyperkalemia
Hyperlipidemia
Hypertension
Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
Hypoglycemia
Hypokalemia
Hypotension
Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
Hypothyroidism
Immunization
Indigestion
Influenza (Flu)
Insomnia
Irritable Bowel Syndrome
Itchy Skin
Jock Itch
Joint Pain
Kidney Stone Pain (Renal Colic)
Knee Disorders
Lactose Intolerance
Larynx Conditions
Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
Leg and Foot Ulcers
Limb Cramp
Limb Pain
Limb Swelling
Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
Lipid Disorders
Liver Function Test
Low Back Pain
Low Blood Oxygen Level
Lyme Disease
Magnesium Metabolism Disorders
Malaise and Fatigue
Malnutrition
Menopausal and Postmenopausal Disorders
Migraine
Mineral Metabolism Disorders
Muscle Spasm
Muscle Weakness
Nail and Nail Bed Infection
Nausea
Neck Muscle Strain
Neurogenic Bladder
Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
Nosebleed
Obesity
Osteoarthritis
Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
Osteoarthritis of Hands
Osteoarthritis of Hip
Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
Osteoarthritis of Knee
Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
Osteopenia
Osteoporosis
Osteoporosis Screening
Outer Ear Infection
Overactive Bladder
Painful Urination (Dysuria)
Partial Lung Collapse
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
Peptic Ulcer
Pericardial Disease
Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
Peripheral Nerve Disorders
Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
Pharyngitis
Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
Phosphorus Metabolism Disorders
Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
Pneumonia
Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR)
Polyneuropathy
Polyuria
Pregnancy Test
Prostate Cancer Screening
Prostatitis
Pulmonary Disease
Pulmonary Function Test
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Raynaud's Disease
Reflux Esophagitis
Restless Leg Syndrome
Rib Fracture
Ringworm
Rosacea
Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Secondary Hypertension
Sepsis
Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
Shingles
Shortness of Breath
Shoulder Disorders
Sinusitis
Skin Infections
Sleep Apnea
Sleep Disorders
Sleep-Related Leg Cramp
Sore Throat
Spondylosis
Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
Stomach Diseases
Symptomatic Menopause
Syphilis Screening
Testicular Dysfunction
Thrombosis
Thyroid Disease
Thyroid Screening
Tinnitus
Tobacco Use Disorder
Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
Tremor
Trigeminal Neuralgia
Ulcer
Urinary Disorders
Urinary Incontinence
Urinary Stones
Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
Venous Insufficiency
Vertigo
Viral Enteritis
Viral Infection
Vitamin D Deficiency
Wellness Examination
Wheezing
Yeast Infections

About Me

Biography

Dr. James Yates, MD is a geriatric medicine specialist in Jacksonville, AL and has been practicing for 38 years. He graduated from University Of Alabama School Of Medicine in 1978 and specializes in geriatric medicine.

Specialties

  • Geriatric Medicine

Board Certifications

  • Geriatric Medicine
  • Internal Medicine

Education

1981
Brooke Army Medical Center
Residency Hospital
1979
Brooke Army Medical Center
Internship Hospital
1978
University Of Alabama School Of Medicine
Medical School
1981
1979
1978

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Dr. Yates' Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Yates

3.9

Based on 11 reviews

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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...Read 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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Aetna
Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
Dental Blue 100/200/300
Cigna
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO

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