Dr. James Shuffield DO
Family Practice Physicians — Tacoma, WAContact Dr. Shuffield
Dr. James Shuffield specializes in family practice in Tacoma, Washington. Details of Dr. Shuffield's 20 years experience as an DO, his hospital affiliation and education at University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth are available on your free doctor report.
Dr. Shuffield has been compared
Primary Location for Dr. Shuffield
1802 S Union Ave
Tacoma, WA 98405
Ratings and Reviews for Dr. James ShuffieldExcellent
If you know and have received services from Dr. James Shuffield, you can rate and review Dr. James Shuffield by clicking the following button.
Board Certification, Specialty and Expertise
Dr. James Shuffield 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..
Dr. James Shuffield accepts the following plans for United Healthcare at 1802 S Union Ave
- Definity Choice Plus
- Definity PPO
- Harvard Pilgrim Choice Plus
- Harvard Pilgrim Options
- PacifiCare SignatureElite
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. Shuffield is affiliated with 1 hospital:
Tacoma General Hospital
315 Martin Luther King Jr Way
EducationDr. Shuffield attended medical school at University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine and graduated in 1992 having 20 years experience.
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 Shuffield DO as:
- James W Shuffield
- J Shuffield
Top searched Family Practice Physicians in Tacoma, WA:
We found 5 doctors nearby Dr. Shuffield who also specialize in Family Practice:
We found 4 doctors with names similar to Dr. James Shuffield:
Are you Dr. James Shuffield?
Update your information
Health Tools & Offers