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About Dr. James Hipkens
Dr. James Hipkens, MD, PHD is a Doctor primarily located in Duluth, GA. He has 30 years of experience. His specialties include Internal Medicine. Dr. Hipkens is affiliated with Northside Forsyth Hospital, Northside Hospital and Gwinnett Medical Center - Lawrenceville. Dr. Hipkens has received 3 awards. He speaks English.
Dr. James Hipkens has the following 1 specialty
- Internal Medicine
An internist is a physician who focuses on the diagnosis and treatment of conditions that affect the adult population—both acute and chronic.
These doctors are often who adults see as their primary physicians because they treat a broad range of illnesses that do not require surgical or specialist interventions. They also work to help a patient maintain optimal health in order to prevent the onset of disease.
In addition to treating the common cold and flu, internists also treat chronic diseases like diabetes and heart disease.
Dr. James Hipkens has the following 2 expertise
- Diabetes Complications
Dr. James Hipkens is Board Certified in 1 specialty
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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Dr.Hipkens is Despite his credentials,not the typical (up on pedestal) personality that you get with most doctors. He is a regular guy with compassion for the needs of his patients. He still understands the everyday stresses & problems of the regular working folks. He always takes the time to listen very carefully, not only to what the patient is saying, but what he is not saying.There are some things that even patients aren't comfortable talking about (embarrasing), he has a way about him of not talking down to you, but jumping right in "with" you. I feel very blessed to have had his care & encouragement that things will be o.k.
Dr. Hipkins has been my internist for several years, and I feel very fortunate to have him guiding my health care. He is smart, caring, knowledgeable, and personally interested in his patients. He gives great advice and is willing to spend time discussing your concerns and answering questions. I would recommend him to anyone.
Patients' Choice Award (2014)
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 (2014)
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.
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2014)
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.
Dr. Hipkens is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).
Northside Forsyth Hospital
Gwinnett Medical Center - Lawrenceville
Northside Hospital Atlanta, Northside Hospital Forsyth
30 Years Experience
Graduated in 1983
Please contact the office for more information.
Locations & Directions3650 Steve Reynolds Blvd, Duluth, GA
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