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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (10)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. James McDowell is Good. Dr. McDowell has been reviewed by 43 patients who have provided 10 comments. The rating is 4 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.1
Promptness 4.1
Courteous Staff 4.0
Accurate Diagnosis 4.0
Bedside Manner 4.1
Spends Time with Me 4.0
Follows Up After Visit 3.7

Specialties & Research

Dr. James McDowell, MD is board certified in Surgery.

  • He has special expertise in 2 areas:
  • Gastric Bypass (Gastrojejunostomy)
  • Weight Loss Surgery (Bariatric Surgery)

Education & Awards

Dr. McDowell graduated from The University of Texas at San Antonio. He has 2 awards.

Patients' Choice Award (2009 - 2010)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2010, 2012)


Dr. McDowell has 8 hospital affiliations:

  • Centennial Medical Center Of Ashland Cit 
  • Baptist Hospital 


  • English

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Additional Information
Dr. James G McDowell MD is a male Surgeon, has 14 years of experience and practices in Surgery.
Where does Dr. James G. McDowell practice?
Dr. James McDowell has 1 office location.
Dr. James McDowell practices Surgery near Nashville, TN.
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