Dr. James Shipley MD is a male Family Practitioner, has 12 years of experience and practices in Family Medicine.
Dr. James Shipley has 12 office locations.
Mountain States Medical Group - Family Medicine/Internal Med
1497 W Elk Ave
Suite 21
Elizabethton, TN 37643

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Locations and availability (12)
License & Identifications

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Patient Reviews

  • Currently 4 of 4 stars
Patient comments (1)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. James Shipley is Excellent. Dr. Shipley has been reviewed by 3 patients who have provided 1 comments. The rating is 4 out of 4 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.0
  • Currently 4 of 4 stars
Promptness 3.5
  • Currently 3.5 of 4 stars
Courteous Staff 4.0
  • Currently 4 of 4 stars
Accurate Diagnosis 4.0
  • Currently 4 of 4 stars
Bedside Manner 4.0
  • Currently 4 of 4 stars
Spends Time with Me 4.0
  • Currently 4 of 4 stars
Follows Up After Visit 4.0
  • Currently 4 of 4 stars

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 2 awards.

Bridges to Excellence Recognition
Bridges to Excellence Medical Home Recognition (2011 - 2014)
NCQA Physician Practice Connections - Patient Centered Medical Home (2014)


Dr. Shipley has 12 hospital affiliations:

  • Indian Path Medical Center 
  • Smyth County Comm Hosp 

Accepted Insurance Plans

Dr. Shipley accepts these health insurances in at least one office:

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Tennessee - 2 plans
  • Humana - 2 plans
  • USA H & W Network - 1 plan
  • Cigna - 2 plans
  • United Healthcare - 12 plans
  • Great-West Healthcare - 2 plans
  • Bluegrass Family Health - 2 plans

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Additional Information
Where does Dr. James Shipley practice?
Dr. James Shipley practices Family Medicine near Elizabethton, TN.
Additional practice locations include: Johnson City, TN and Kingsport, TN.
See Elizabethton Family Physicians.