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James Shipley, MD

James Shipley, MD

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(423) 542-7420

Physician Profile


Dr. Shipley is a board-certified family physician. He cares for patients ranging in age from birth to over 100. He has a special interest in geriatric medicine. Dr. James Shipley completed his undergraduate degree, doctor of medicine degree, and family medicine residency at the East Tennessee State University James H. Quillen College of Medicine in Johnson City, Tennessee, where he served as Chief Resident. Prior to joining Mountain States Medical Group Family Medicine, Dr. Shipley worked at Saltville Medical Center in Saltville, Virginia and First Medical Family and Internal Medicine in Elizabethton, Tennessee.



  • Sycamore Shoals Hospital
    1501 West Elk Avenue
    Elizabethton, TN 37643

Physician Groups

  • Mountain States Medical Group - Family Medicine/Internal Medicine
    1497 West Elk Ave
    Suite 21
    Elizabethton, TN 37643

Credentials & Education

Medical School

Medical Education
  • East Tennessee State University
  • East Tennessee State University
Board Certification
  • American Board of Family Medicine (Sub: General)