Dr. James Isobe

Phlebology
Birmingham, AL
53 years experience male

Locations

Office

Birmingham, AL

Address

5295 Preserve Parkway, Suite 270, Birmingham, AL
Directions

My office hours

Saturday: Closed
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Insurances accepted

Aetna

Blue cross blue shield

Humana

United healthcare

First Health PPO

About

Bio

BS Biology, Drake University, Des Moines, IA MD, Univ of Iowa Medical School Internship, Philadelphia General Hospital Surgical Residency, UAB, Birmingham, AL United States Medical Corps, Surgeon, 130th General Hospital, Germany General Surgical Practice 1976-2005, Birmingham, AL Phlebology, 2006-Present. Medical Director, Baptist Vein Center, Birmingham, AL Board Certified in General Surgery (FACS); Diplomate of the American College of Phlebology

Specialties
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Phlebology

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

551 Answers
23 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Isobe
53 years experience Phlebology
Fatigue, dehydration: Muscle fatigue due to physical exertion, dehydration with loss of electrolytes contribute to leg cramping. Venous insufficiency with leg swelling agg ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Isobe
53 years experience Phlebology
Pressure: An experienced venipuncturist who gets into the vein with first try helps. Once needle is out, elevate arm with pressure applied to puncture site. A ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Isobe
53 years experience Phlebology
Yes: Spider veins, reticular veins are telangiectasias, and having a tattoo over such an area may result in increased bleeding and bruising. Treatment of ... Read More
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Testimonials
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Nov 5, 2014
I have known Dr. Isobe for many years having trained at the same medical institution. He is an accomplished vascular surgeon with expertise in phlebology. I highly recommend him to my patients.
Mar 4, 2013
I can easily recommend Dr. Isobe as a very experienced and expert phlebologist. He is well known for doing excellent work and giving great answers on Healthap.
Mar 4, 2013
I can easily recommend Dr. Isobe as an experienced and expert phlebologist. He is well known for doing excellent work and for his great answers on HealthTap.
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I have had bad hip pain for years now and only 40. They said it was bursitus. I have a hard time making it through a work shift without taki
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Thank you very much. I saw my Doctor and he reckon its just nodes but if I'm worried I can have them removed, I'm just confused. Thanks
HealthTap member
Thank you, your answer was very helpful! Thx! I was just worried b/c a couple spots are up my arm. I wont worry

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

U of Iowa
Graduated 1967MD

Awards

Best Surgical Teacher, Baptist Medical Center, Surgical Residency Program

Affiliations

Novation
Baptist medical center princeton
Brookwood medical center
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