Dr. James Blackwell MD
Family Practice Physicians — Livermore, CAContact Dr. Blackwell
Dr. James Blackwell specializes in family practice, internal medicine in Livermore, California. Details of Dr. Blackwell's 43 years experience as an MD, his hospital affiliation and education at Tulane University are available on your free doctor report.
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87 Fenton St
Livermore, CA 94550
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Board Certification, Specialty and Expertise
Dr. James Blackwell identified specializing in
Family PracticeFamily Practice
A family physician is concerned with the total health care of the individual and the family, and is trained to diagnose and treat a wide variety of ailments in patients of all ages. The family physician receives a broad range of training that includes internal medicine, pediatrics, obstetrics and gynecology, psychiatry, and geriatrics. Special emphasis is placed on prevention and primary care of entire families, utilizing consultations and community resources when appropriate. and Internal MedicineInternal Medicine
A personal physician who provides long term, comprehensive care in the office and the hospital, managing both common and complex illness of adolescents, adults, and the elderly. Internists are trained in the diagnosis and treatment of cancer, infections, and diseases affecting the heart, blood, kidneys, joints, and digestive, respiratory and vascular systems. They are also trained in the essentials of primary care internal medicine which incorporates an understanding of disease prevention, wellness, substance abuse, mental health, and effective treatment of common problems of the eyes, ear, skin, nervous system, and reproductive organs.. He obtained board certification from The American Board of Internal Medicine for Internal Medicine.
Dr. James Blackwell accepts the following plans for Blue Shield of California at Livermore Medical Clinic
- Access + HMO
- Active Choice
- Active Start
- Blue Shield 65 Plus Group
Insurance plans and networks accepted by a doctor are not necessarily universal across all locations at which the doctor practices. This can be affected by many factors such as different group practices, hospital affiliations and working arrangements at those locations. Checking that the doctor you are visiting and the facility they are at are in-network providers for your insurance plan can save you money and headaches later from surprise medical bills.
A hospital affiliation covers any doctor who has an affiliation, association or admitting privilege with a hospital. A doctor's particular affiliation to a specific hospital can translate to the overall quality of that provider.
Dr. Blackwell is affiliated with 1 hospital:
San Ramon Regional Medical Center
6001 Norris Canyon Rd
San Ramon, CA
LicenseDr. James Blackwell has been confirmed to have a license in California
EducationDr. Blackwell attended medical school at Tulane University School of Medicine and graduated in 1970 having 43 years experience. Additional Internal Medicine training was conducted at Tulane University Hospital and Clinics.
While there is no proven correlation between the quality of one's educational institution and the quality of one's professional competence, it is often an indicator. Medical schools have various levels of selectivity (some are harder to get into than others), and both the quality of their clinical training and level of research are measured. Additional medical training in both residency and fellowships and the facilities they are conducted at also provide a history of the doctors' level of training and experience.
Patients may also know Dr. James Blackwell MD as:
- James A Blackwell
- J Blackwell
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