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About Dr. James Carpenter

Dr. James Carpenter, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Glendale, AZ. He has 17 years of experience. His specialties include Internal Medicine. Dr. Carpenter is affiliated with Banner Thunderbird Medical Center and Banner Thunderbird BHC. He speaks English.

Rating Overview

29 Ratings with 16 Comments

The overall average patient rating of Dr. James Carpenter is Excellent. Dr. James Carpenter has been rated by 29 patients. From those 29 patients 16 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. James Carpenter is 4.7 of 5.0 stars.

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Primary Address

5620 W Thunderbird Rd
Glendale, AZ 85306
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Specialties

Dr. James Carpenter 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.

Reviews

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Highly Recommended

Dr. James Carpenter was my doctor when I lived in Glendale, AZ. He was very good and had the knowledge along with my well being in mind to also refer me to a heart specialist. Thank you very much for your service.

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Would highly recommend this Dr. to my family and friends

I have seen Dr. Carpenter for the past several years and just today went in again. When I call for an appt. if the phones are busy I just leave my number and they call you back as if you were in the loop. It usually is about 10-15 minutes and I don't wait on the phone. This Dr. has always believed what I have said about what I am believe is happening and calls for tests that have been accurate. His staff is the best and never never rushes me with questions I may have.

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Dr. Carpenter is great!

Dr. Carpenter and his staff are excellent. He truly cares about his patients. Because of how busy he is, it is sometimes difficult to get an appointment on short notice, but the PAs are an excellent option for an immediate need.

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Excellent, yet needs a minor attitude adjustment and better support staff

Overall, Dr. Carpenter is an excellent physician. He does take the time to listen, makes the correct diagnosis, and seems to be up-to-date on required tests. However, if you would like an immediate explanation about something that sends a red flag on your test results, you are out of luck. You have to wait until your next appointment (sometimes as long as 6 months later) to receive the explanation. In addition, when you tell Dr. Carpenter that you did not receive any information from a previous visit about a specific matter, he will get "snippy" and tell you he did indeed give it to you. I found out after my appointment that the staff at the front desk or his nurse was suppose to have PRINTED the information and given it to me.

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Great doc., terrible office staff

He is a fine physician. The behavior of the support staff seems to be a function of the neighborhood. I heard them fight with a patient and then gossip about him in language audible to the entire waiting room. All this while eating and drinking in view of those in the waiting room. People behaving this way seems acceptable in west Phoenix/Glendale. I suspect they wouldn't survive in Scottsdale. When I objected to their behavior I was dismissed from the practice. I have found that the level of service I receive anywhere is related to the class of the client base, which in turn is related to neighborhood in which the business is located. As in real estate, location, location, location.

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  • Hospital Affiliations

    Dr. Carpenter is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).

  • Banner Thunderbird Medical Center
  • Banner Thunderbird BHC
  • Education

    17 Years Experience

  • Western University Of Health Sciences

    Graduated in 1996

  • Mayo Clinic And Medical School

    Residency

  • Accepted Insurance

    Dr. James Carpenter accepts the following insurance providers.

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Locations & Directions

5620 W Thunderbird Rd, Glendale, AZ
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