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Primary Care Doctor, Family Practitioner
13 years of experience
License & Identifications

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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (2)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. James Shipley is Excellent. Dr. Shipley has been reviewed by 6 patients who have provided 2 comments. The rating is 5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 5.0
Promptness 4.6
Courteous Staff 5.0
Accurate Diagnosis 5.0
Bedside Manner 5.0
Spends Time with Me 5.0
Follows Up After Visit 5.0

Specialties & Research

Dr. James Shipley, MD is board certified in Family Medicine.

Education & Awards

Dr. Shipley graduated from East Tennessee State University, Johnson City. He has 4 awards.

Patients' Choice Award (2014)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2014)
Bridges to Excellence Recognition
Bridges to Excellence Medical Home Recognition (2014 - 2017)
Level III
NCQA Physician Practice Connections - Patient Centered Medical Home (2014 - 2017)


Dr. Shipley has 12 hospital affiliations:

  • Indian Path Medical Center 
  • Russell County Medical Center 

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Additional Information
Dr. James M Shipley MD is a male Family Practitioner, has 13 years of experience and practices in Family Medicine.
Where does Dr. James M. Shipley practice?
Dr. James Shipley has 19 office locations.
Dr. James Shipley practices Family Medicine near Elizabethton, TN.
Additional practice locations include: Bristol, TN and Johnson City, TN.
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