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About Dr. Bryce Samuel S Kellams
Dr. Bryce Samuel S Kellams, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Charlottesville, VA. He has 23 years of experience. His specialties include Family Medicine. Dr. Kellams is affiliated with Sentara Martha Jefferson Hospital. Dr. Kellams has received 6 awards. He speaks English.
Dr. Bryce Samuel S Kellams has the following 1 specialty
- Family Medicine
A family practitioner is a doctor who specializes in caring for people of all ages, at all stages of life. Rather than focusing on the treatment of one disease or patient population, family practitioners are often the doctors that people see for their everyday ailments, like cold and flu or respiratory infections, and health screenings. When necessary, family practitioners will provide referrals for conditions that require the expertise of another specialist.
The doctors may also provide physicals, inoculations, prenatal care, treat chronic diseases, like diabetes and asthma, and provide advice on disease prevention.
- Preventive Medicine
- Weight Loss
- Family Planning
See the board certifications this doctor has received. Board certifications provide confidence that this doctor meets the nationally recognized standards for education, knowledge and experience.
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In 1993 Bryce then a 3rd year medical student at UCSF in his Neurological rotation met a man in need of a temporal lobectomy. He as his current ratings confirm was a natural at bedside manner. My uncle, a doctor witnessed him interact with me and stated..."Bryce has a natural ability and talent for bedside manner, bedside manner is born in you, you can't learn it!" Dr. Kellams would go above and beyond and spend extra time with me and my wife serenading us with his guitar and soothing voice. Thanks for your friendship Bryce. P.S. I have been aura and seizure free since the operation!
I had Bryce as my doctor for a while. My first problem cropped up when he billed my insurance for a problem that I had told him was not covered under my policy. After getting notice from his office I tried to clear up the matter and have them charge my insurance for what I had come in for and what their own records showed. 5 times I called trying to clear this up. It never was. Then on my last visit I was left waiting 50 minutes after being told he'd be right in. Then to top that off on my way out the door, his staff was too engrossed in talking to take care of my bill in a timely manner. I stood right in front of the clerk as she continued to talk away ignoring me standing there. I dumped him and his services. Martha Jefferson seems to have an issue with timely service as I got the same long wait for a shoulder specialist this doctor sent me too.
My doctor Bryce Kellams is the best doctor I have ever had! He is really funny and is very considerate to what I have to say! he is always great at what he does and he has never missed a diagnosis. He has been loving and caring. He not only is a great doctor but a great dad too. i have seen him bring his kids to his office when they are sick and he will do anything for them.he is also a great friend!
Dr. Kellams,,to me,,has truely been a blessing to me,,He so kind an patient,,He listens to WHATEVER I RAMBLE ON ABOUT,,,an believe me,,I can be pretty obnoxious at times,,Im always worrying about things that may be very small are ridiculous to some,,but MY DR.KELLAMS never see anything or hears anything that doesnt deserve an answer,at least, to ease my worries!!!!I could go on an on about this Dr.BUT,just go see for yourself..i am so thankful for Dr. Kellams,,my BP is under control,my worries are under control,,my pain is under control an my family can see the world of difference in me...thank you for letting me BRAG ON MY WONDERFUL DOCTOR..
This doctor wrote down the wrong reason for my visit. What he put down was not covered by my insurance. Now they are harassing me for payment of a bill that would have been covered by my insurance if it had been billed correctly. Have tried 3 times to correct this matter with his staff in billing. Still getting collection notices. I will never use this goof ball again....
Bridges to Excellence: Physician Office Systems Recognition Program
This program is designed to recognize practices that use information systems to enhance the quality of patient care. To obtain Recognition, practices must demonstrate that they have implemented systematic office
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2012, 2015, 2009, 2013, 2010)
Compassionate Doctor certification is granted to physicians who treat their patients with the utmost kindness. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and bedside manner scores.
Patients' Choice 5th Anniversary Award (2013, 2012)
The Patients' Choice Award - 5 Year Honoree is a recognition granted only to those doctors whose ratings have reflected excellence in care for five years in a row. Only 1% of all doctors in the United States are bestowed this honor by their patients.
Patients' Choice Award (2013, 2008, 2009, 2011, 2010, 2012)
Patients' Choice recognition reflects the difference a particular physician has made in the lives of his/her patients. The honor is bestowed to physicians who have received near perfect scores, as voted by patients.
On-Time Doctor Award (2009)
Vitals On-Time + Promptness Award recognizes doctors with consistent high ratings for timeliness of appointments. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and promptness scores.
NCQA Patient-Centered Medical Home
The patient-centered medical home is a way of organizing primary care that emphasizes care coordination and communication to transform primary care into what patients want it to be. Medical homes can lead to higher quality and lower costs, and can improve patients' and providers' experience of care.
Dr. Kellams is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).
23 Years Experience
University Of California Irvine School Of Medicine
Graduated in 1995
University Of North Carolina Health System
Dr. Bryce Samuel S Kellams accepts the following insurance providers.
- Aetna Choice POS II
- Aetna HMO
- Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
- Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
- Anthem HealthKeepers HMO POS
- Anthem KeyCare PPO
BCBS Blue Card
- BCBS Blue Card PPO
- CIGNA HMO
- CIGNA Open Access Plus
- CIGNA PPO
Coventry Health Care
- Coventry - Bon Secours Tier 2
- Coventry - Southside Tier 2
- Coventry Southern Health PPO
- Coventry Virginia - HMO
- First Health PPO
- Humana Choice POS
- Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
- PHCS PPO
- Optima Health OptimaFit Direct HMO
- Optima Vantage HMO
- UHC Choice Plus POS
- UHC Navigate HMO
- UHC Navigate POS
- UHC Optimum Choice Preferred POS
- UHC Options PPO
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Locations & DirectionsForest Lakes Family Medicine, 3263 Proffit Rd Ste 101, Charlottesville, VA
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