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About

Dr. James Powell, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Birmingham, AL. His specialties include Legal Medicine. He speaks English.

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Education

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Specialties & Expertise

Dr. James Powell has the following 2 areas of expertise, 1 specialty and 2 board certifications.

Legal Medicine

Legal medicine specialists advise on a variety of laws and regulations regarding health care and public health. This include disability claims, hospital law, privacy laws and physicians’ obligations and liabilities. They typically have a medical degree and a law degree so they're able to address specific legal issues that apply to medical professionals, hospitals and clinics.

Compared to forensic medicine, which deals with determining cause of death in criminal investigations, they deal with issues that impact patient care and they’re also typically involved in assessing illegal substance use in athletes.

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Expertise

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Board Certifications

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Locations & Directions

Ophthalmic Associates

840 Montclair Rd
Birmingham, AL 35213