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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (3)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. James Hipkens is Excellent. Dr. Hipkens has been reviewed by 13 patients who have provided 3 comments. The rating is 3.5 out of 4 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 3.3
Promptness 3.7
Courteous Staff 4.0
Accurate Diagnosis 4.0
Bedside Manner 4.0
Spends Time with Me 4.0
Follows Up After Visit 4.0

Specialties & Research

Dr. James Hipkens, MD, PHD is board certified in Internal Medicine.

  • He has special expertise in 2 areas:
  • Diabetes
  • Diabetes Complications

Education & Awards

Dr. Hipkens graduated from Emory University , Atlanta. He has 4 awards.

Castle Connolly's Top Doctors™ (2012 - 2013)
Patients' Choice Award (2014)
NCQA Physician Practice Connections - Patient Centered Medical Home (2013 - 2016)
On-Time Doctor Award (2014)


Dr. Hipkens has 4 hospital affiliations:

  • Northside Forsyth Hospital 
  • Gwinnett Medical Center - Lawrenceville 

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Additional Information
Dr. James Henry Hipkens MD and PHD is a male Internist, has 28 years of experience and practices in Internal Medicine.
Where does Dr. James H. Hipkens practice?
Dr. James Hipkens has 1 office location.
Dr. James Hipkens practices Internal Medicine near Duluth, GA.
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