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About Dr. Patricia M James

Dr. Patricia M James, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Palm Desert, CA. She has 42 years of experience. Her specialties include Emergency Medicine. Dr. James is affiliated with Loma Linda University Medical Center East Campus. Dr. James has received 2 awards. She speaks English.

Rating Overview

31 Ratings with 8 Comments

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Patricia M James is Great. Dr. Patricia M James has been rated by 31 patients. From those 31 patients 8 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. Patricia M James is 3.8 of 5.0 stars.

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Primary Address

Erik J Williams MD

36921 Cook St Ste 102
Palm Desert, CA 92211
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Specialties

Dr. Patricia M James has the following 1 specialty

  • Emergency Medicine

    An emergency physician is a doctor who is an expert in handling conditions of an urgent and extremely dangerous nature. These specialists work in the emergency room (ER) departments of hospitals where they oversee cases involving cardiac distress, trauma, fractures, lacerations and other acute conditions.
    Emergency physicians are specially trained to make urgent life-saving decisions to treat patients during an emergency medical crisis. These doctors diagnose and stabilize patients before they are either well enough to be discharged, or transferred to the appropriate department for long-term care.

  • Specialty Expertise

    Dr. Patricia M James has the following 3 expertise

  • Trauma
  • Accidents
  • Injury

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They take a long time to return calls. I called and left two messages regarding my lab results it took two days to receive a call after lab work was put on my health! The lady at the front desk is really terrible and get you mixed up with other patients!

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Prescriptions not filled in timely manner. Had to request refill 3 times...still waiting

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Four Stars

Dr. James is excellent, spends lots of time with me each time. However, her staff's follow through is lacking.

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Five Stars

Best doctor I have ever had!

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  • Awards

    2 Awards

  • Patients' Choice Award

    Patients' Choice Award (2008, 2009, 2012, 2013, 2018)

    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.

  • Compassionate Doctor Recognition

    Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2012, 2015, 2016)

    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.

  • Hospital Affiliations

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

  • Education

    42 Years Experience

  • University Of Michigan Medical School

    Graduated in 1976

  • Huntington Memorial Hospital

    Residency

  • Accepted Insurance

    Dr. Patricia M James accepts the following insurance providers.

  • Aetna
    • Aetna Choice POS II
    • Aetna HMO
    • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
    • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card
    • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross California
    • BC CA California Care Small Group HMO
    • Blue Cross CA PPO Prudent Buyer Small Group
    • Blue Cross CA Advantage PPO Preferred DirectAccess Plus
    • Blue Cross CA California Care Large Group HMO
    • Blue Cross CA PPO Prudent Buyer Individual
    • Blue Cross CA PPO Prudent Buyer Large Group
    • Blue Cross CA Pathway X PPO
    • Blue Cross CA Select Plus HMO
  • Blue Shield California
    • BS CA Platinum 90 PPO
    • Blue Shield CA Access Plus HMO
    • Blue Shield CA Bronze 60 PPO SHOP
    • Blue Shield CA Bronze Full PPO 4500
    • Blue Shield CA PPO
    • Blue Shield CA Platinum Access+ HMO 25
    • Blue Shield CA Silver 70 PPO
  • Cigna
    • CIGNA HMO
    • CIGNA Open Access Plus
  • Health Net
    • Health Net CA HMO Employer Group
  • UHC West
    • UHC SignatureValue Flex1
    • UHC SignatureValue Flex2
    • UHC SignatureValue Flex3
    • UHC SignatureValue Focus
    • UHC West SignatureValue HMO
  • United Healthcare
    • UHC Choice Plus POS
    • UHC Navigate HMO
    • UHC Navigate POS
    • UHC Options PPO

Locations & Directions

Erik J Williams MD, 36921 Cook St Ste 102, Palm Desert, CA
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