Dr. James Everett Leggett MD Infectious Disease Specialist

Dr. James Leggett is an infectious disease specialist in Portland, Oregon and is affiliated with Providence Portland Medical Center. He received his medical degree from University of Kentucky College of Medicine and has been in practice for 34 years. Dr. Leggett accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 6 doctors at Providence Portland Medical Center who specialize in Infectious Disease.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Infectious Disease Specialist: General Infectious Disease

Clinical Interests: infectious diseases, hiv; pk/pd

Hospital Affiliation

Providence Portland Medical Center

Education & Medical Training

University of Wisconsin
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1980 - 1984

University of Wisconsin
Fellowship, Infectious Disease, 1984 - 1988

University of Kentucky College of Medicine
Class of 1980

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Pediatrics
Certified 21 years in Pediatrics

American Board of Pediatrics
Certified 8 years in Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics

AZ State Medical License
Active through 2014

Publications & Presentations

Clinical Impact of a Real-time Polymerase Chain Reaction Assay for Rapid Identification of Staphylococcal Bacteremia.
Frye, A.M., Baker, C.A., Rustvold, D.L., Heath, K.A., Hunt, J., Leggett, J.E., Oethinger, M.

Acute sinusitis. When--and when not--to prescribe antibiotics.
Leggett, J.E.

Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Texas BlueChoice
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • Empire BCBS HMO
  • Empire BCBS PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • HIP of New York - Select PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • MagnaCare PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • MVP Healthcare PPO
  • Oxford Health Freedom
  • Oxford Health Liberty
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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