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James Stephenson, MD

My Locations

WellSpan Family Medicine - Crossroads
4131 Oregon Pike
Brownstown, PA 17508
(717) 859-1123
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About Me

Why I chose to pursue a career in medicine:

I chose a career in medicine to care for patients.

What I want my patients to know about me:

I love to clean, type, and be proactive, organized, and comprehensive. My goal is to provide-evidence based medical care. I like to know the name my patient prefers to be called by. I always review patient charts prior to entering the exam room so I can to maximize eye contact with my patients (instead of spending our time looking at the computer. I care that each patient is intentional, regardless of the situation, to always be kind to office staff.

What I do when I'm not seeing patients:

Each day, I finish up the additional work that a doctor needs to do. After that, I enjoy reading books about leadership, relationships, and social justice. I also enjoy TED talks, board games, and volunteering with the Warwick Warblers. I take vacation time each year to attend Willow Creek Association's Global Leadership Summit. I care about social justice and personally support organizations like World Vision, Compassion International, Dalit Freedom Network, Equal Justice Initiative, International Justice Mission, and Doctors Without Borders.

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Family Medicine | Family Medicine

Education & Credentials

  • Medical School: Creighton University
  • Internship Program: William Beaumont Army Medical Ctr.
  • Residency Program: Central Maine Medical Center

WellSpan Hospital Affiliations

  • WellSpan Ephrata Hospital

Health Plans Accepted

WellSpan Financial Assistance Program participant

  • Aetna
  • Aetna Better Health
  • Amerihealth Caritas PA
  • Capital Blue Cross
  • Cigna Healthsprings(Formerly Bravo)
  • Cigna/Greatwest
  • EHP Significa
  • Gateway
  • Geisinger
  • Health America
  • Highmark Blue Shield
  • Humana
  • John Hopkins Health Care
  • PA Medical Assistance
  • PA Medicare
  • Preferred Health Care
  • South Central Preferred
  • Tower Health PPO
  • Tricare
  • United Healthcare Community Plan
  • United Healthcare/ Mamsi
  • UPMC Health Plan
  • Vibra Health Plan

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