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Family Practitioner, Primary Care Doctor
19 years of experience
Accepting new patients
License & Identifications

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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (5)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. James Carlson is Excellent. Dr. Carlson has been reviewed by 22 patients who have provided 5 comments. The rating is 4.5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.4
Promptness 4.5
Courteous Staff 4.4
Accurate Diagnosis 4.5
Bedside Manner 4.6
Spends Time with Me 4.7
Follows Up After Visit 4.5

Specialties & Research

Dr. James Carlson, DO is board certified in Family Medicine.

  • He has special expertise in 2 areas:
  • Diabetes
  • Diabetes Complications

Education & Awards

Dr. Carlson graduated from West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine, Lewisburg. He has 8 awards.

Patients' Choice 5th Anniversary Award (2012)
Patients' Choice Award (2008 - 2012, 2015)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2010 - 2012, 2014 - 2015)
Bridges to Excellence Recognition
Diabetes Care Recognition (2014 - 2016)
Level II
Cardiac Care Recognition (2015 - 2017)
Level II
NCQA Diabetes Physician Recognition Program (2014 - 2017)
NCQA Heart/Stroke Recognition Program (2015 - 2018)
On-Time Doctor Award (2009, 2015)


Dr. Carlson has 3 hospital affiliations:

  • Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center 
  • Fort Sanders Regional 
  • St Marys 


  • English

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Additional Information
Dr. James M Carlson DO is a male Family Practitioner, has 19 years of experience and practices in Family Medicine.
Where does Dr. James M. Carlson practice?
Dr. James Carlson has 1 office location.
Dr. James Carlson practices Family Medicine near Knoxville, TN.
See Knoxville Family Physicians.