Dr. James Douglas Birmingham MD

Dr. James Birmingham is a medicine/pediatrics doctor in Grand Rapids, Michigan. He is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Saint Mary's Health Care and St. Mary's Medical Center of Evansville. Dr. Birmingham accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 11 doctors at Saint Mary's Health Care and one of 7 at St. Mary's Medical Center of Evansville who specialize in Medicine/Pediatrics.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

General Medicine/Pediatrics

Education & Medical Training

Spectrum Health-Butterworth Campus
Residency, Internal Medicine/Pediatrics, 1998 - 2002

Duke University Hospital
Fellowship, Rheumatology, 2003 - 2007

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Internal Medicine

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Rheumatology

American Board of Pediatrics
Certified in Pediatric Rheumatology

American Board of Pediatrics
Certified in Pediatrics

MI State Medical License
Active through 2013

Publications & Presentations

Influence of patient characteristics on perceived risks and willingness to take a proposed anti-rheumatic drug.
Martin, R. W.,McCallops, K.,Head, A. J.,Eggebeen, A. T.,Birmingham, J. D.,Tellinghuisen, D. J.

Severe paediatric systemic lupus erythematosus nephritis--a single-centre experience.
Hobbs, D. J., Barletta, G. M., Rajpal, J. S., Rajpal, M. N., Weismantel, D. P., Birmingham, J. D., Bunchman, T. E.

Collagen biomarkers for arthritis applications.
Birmingham, J. D., Vilim, V., Kraus, V. B.

Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • Cofinity PPO
  • Connecticare FlexPOS
  • Empire BCBS HMO
  • Empire BCBS PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • MagnaCare PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • MVP Healthcare HMO
  • MVP Healthcare PPO
  • Oxford Health Freedom
  • Oxford Health Liberty
  • PriorityHealth HMO
  • Rocky Mountain Group/Indiv - HMO/Private Pay
  • Spectrum Health
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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