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Dr. Patricia James, MD

Internal Medicine*
3.5 (51)
Map Pin Small Palm Desert, CA
Accepting new patients
48 years of experience

Offers telehealth

Overview of Dr. Patricia James, MD

Dr. Patricia James, MD is an Internal Medicine Specialist in Palm Desert, CA. They specialize in Internal Medicine, has 48 years of experience, and is board certified in Internal Medicine. They graduated from UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN / MEDICAL CENTER and is affiliated with Desert Regional Medical Center and Eisenhower Medical Center. Patients rated Dr. James an average 3.5 star rating.

Dr. James works at Practice in Palm Desert, CA. They frequently treat conditions like Constipation along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Cross Blue Shield as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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Dr. James' Office Locations

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    Laura R. Morgan MD Inc.
    36921 Cook St Ste 102, Palm Desert, CA 92211 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (760) 836-9066

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Admitting Hospitals

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  • Desert Regional Medical Center
  • Eisenhower Medical Center

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Fecal Occult Blood Test for Colorectal Cancer
Constipation
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Fecal Occult Blood Test for Colorectal Cancer

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Fecal Occult Blood Test for Colorectal Cancer
Constipation
Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
Wellness Examination
Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
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Dehydration
Genu Varum
Intestinal Diverticulitis
Joint Pain
Limb Pain
Muscle Cramping
Muscle Spasm
Nausea
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Shortness of Breath
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Urinary Incontinence
Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
Care Coordination for Complex Conditions and Procedures
Diabetes Counseling
Electrocardiogram (EKG)
Immunization Administration
Abdominal Pain
Abnormal Thyroid
Acidosis
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Acne
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Actinic Keratosis
Acute Bronchitis
Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
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Acute Pharyngitis
Acute Sinusitis
Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
Alkalosis
Allergic Rhinitis
Anal or Rectal Pain
Anemia
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Animal Allergies
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Anxiety
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Arthritis
Arthritis of the Elbow
Arthritis of the Neck
Asthma
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Asymptomatic Post-Menopausal Status
Ataxia
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Atherosclerosis
Atrophic Vaginitis
Back Pain
Balanoposthitis
Bedsores
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Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
Bladder Infection
Blood in Urine (Hematuria)
Breast Pain
Bronchiectasis
Bronchitis
Bronchospasm
Bursitis
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Calcium Metabolism Disorders
Canker Sore
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Celiac Disease
Cellulitis
Chest Pain
Chronic Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
Chronic Neck Pain
Chronic Pain
Chronic Sinusitis
Cluster Headache
Coccygeal Pain
Cold Sore
Common Cold
Confusion
Contact Dermatitis
COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
Cough
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Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Diabetes
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Diabetes Type 1
Diabetes Type 2
Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
Diabetic Polyneuropathy
Diarrhea
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Difficulty With Walking
Diverticulitis
Diverticulosis
Dizziness
Dry Eyes
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Dry Skin
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Dyslipidemia
Dysphagia
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Earwax Buildup
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Emphysema
Enlarged Prostate (BPH)
Enteritis
Esophagitis
Essential Tremor
Familial Hypercholesterolemia
Fever
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Fibromyalgia
Folic Acid Deficiency
Fungal Nail Infection
Gait Abnormality
Ganglion Cyst
Gas-Bloat Syndrome
Gastritis
Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
Gastroparesis
Gout
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Hair Loss
Headache
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Heart Disease
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Heartburn
Hemorrhoids
Hernia
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Herpes Simplex Infection
Herpes Zoster Without Complication
Histoplasmosis
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Hypercalcemia
Hyperkalemia
Hyperlipidemia
Hypertension
Hypogonadism
Hypotension
Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
Hypothyroidism
Influenza (Flu)
Insomnia
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Iodine Deficiency
Irritable Bowel Syndrome
Itchy Skin
Kidney Stone Pain (Renal Colic)
Lactose Intolerance
Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
Leg and Foot Ulcers
Leukocytopenia
Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
Lipid Disorders
Liver Damage from Alcohol
Low Back Pain
Lyme Disease
Magnesium Metabolism Disorders
Malaise and Fatigue
Malnutrition
Menopausal and Postmenopausal Disorders
Migraine
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Mineral Metabolism Disorders
Muscle Weakness
Mycobacterial Lung Infection
Nail and Nail Bed Infection
Nasopharyngitis
Nighttime Urination (Nocturia)
Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
Obesity
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Orchitis
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Osteoarthritis
Osteoarthritis of Foot
Osteoarthritis of Hand
Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
Osteoarthritis of Hip
Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
Osteoarthritis of Knee
Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
Osteoarthritis of Spine
Osteopenia
Osteoporosis
Otitis Media
Outer Ear Infection
Overactive Bladder
Overweight
Painful Urination (Dysuria)
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome (PFPS)
Peptic Ulcer
Peripheral Nerve Disorders
Pharyngitis
Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
Plantar Fasciitis
Plantar Wart
Pneumonia
Pollen Allergy
Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR)
Polyneuropathy
Polyuria
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Potassium Deficiency
Prostatitis
Proteinuria
Radiculopathy
Rash
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Raynaud's Disease
Reflux Esophagitis
Restless Leg Syndrome
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Sarcoidosis
Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Secondary Hypertension
Secondary Renovascular Hypertension
Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
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Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
Sinus Bradycardia
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Sleep Apnea
Sleep-Related Leg Cramp
Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
Stye
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Swine Flu
Symptomatic Menopause
Syphilis Infections
Tension Headache
Testicular Dysfunction
Throat Pain
Thyroid Goiter
Tinnitus
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Torticollis
Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
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Vaginitis or Vaginosis
Varicose Eczema
Venous Compression
Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
Venous Insufficiency
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Viral Infection
Vitamin A Deficiency
Vitamin B Deficiency
Vitamin B12 Deficiency
Vitamin D Deficiency
Vitamin K Deficiency
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Yeast Infections
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    3.5
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    Specialties*
    • Internal Medicine

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    Years of Experience
    • 48 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English
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    NPI Number
    • 1689693517
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    Education & Certifications

    Medical Education
    • UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN / MEDICAL CENTER
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • Internal Medicine
    Board Certifications
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    Dr. Patricia James, MD is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. James is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

    Dr. James has indicated that they do offer telehealth services. Please call the provider’s office at for more information.

    Dr. James has seen patients for Constipation, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. James on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    51 patients have reviewed Dr. James. The overall rating for this provider is 3.5. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. James.

    Whether a person prefers to schedule an appointment online or over the phone with Dr. James, there are benefits to both methods. A person calling to schedule an with Dr. James appointment can ask questions about the practice, provider availability, conditions treated, procedures performed, and if their insurance carrier is accepted. While online scheduling is quicker, easier, allows one to view a wide range of appointment times, and may provide the ability to sync with a personal calendar.

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