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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (6)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. James Payton is Good. Dr. Payton has been reviewed by 16 patients who have provided 6 comments. The rating is 4 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.2
Promptness 3.3
Courteous Staff 4.4
Accurate Diagnosis 4.7
Bedside Manner 4.6
Spends Time with Me 4.4
Follows Up After Visit 4.4

Specialties & Research

Dr. James Payton, MD is board certified in Psychiatry.

  • He has special expertise in 7 areas:
  • Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) / Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
  • Bipolar Disorder / Manic Depressive Disorder
  • Depression
  • Depressive Disorder
  • Insomnia
  • Schizophrenia
  • Sleep Disorders

Education & Awards

Dr. Payton graduated from University of Cincinnati. He has 3 awards.

Fellow status recognizing excellence in clinical a
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2013 - 2015)
On-Time Doctor Award (2014)


Dr. Payton has 5 hospital affiliations:

  • Mission Hospitals 
  • Asheville Specialty Hospital 

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Additional Information
Dr. James Bayard Payton MD is a male Psychiatrist, has 39 years of experience and practices in Psychiatry.
Where does Dr. James B. Payton practice?
Dr. James Payton has 1 office location.
Dr. James Payton practices Psychiatry near Asheville, NC.
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