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James L. Sams, MD


James Sams, MD, earned his undergraduate degree in Respiratory Therapy at South Plains College in Lubbock, Texas. He held the position of Director of Cardiopulmonary Services at West Texas Hospital, Lubbock, Texas, before he completed his Doctor of Medicine degree at the American University of the Caribbean, British West Indies. He completed his Family Practice Residency at Bon Secours Hospital in Gross Pointe, Michigan, where he received the annual Semmes Award for “Outstanding Resident” three times. He has practiced Family Medicine since 1999 in Warren and St. Clair Shores, Michigan, where he treated a wide variety of patients from newborns to complicated geriatric patients.

Appointment Options

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  • In-Person Appointments
  • Phone Consultations
  • Televisits – this is a way of connecting with your provider using a smartphone, tablet, or computer, from the safety and comfort of your home. McKenzie uses a program called “Healow” to connect with patients. This is a HIPAA secure program designed specifically for healthcare.

**Not all appointments can take place using televisits and phone consultations. Your family healthcare clinic will be happy to discuss the options that are a fit for your current appointment needs. Learn more about how McKenzie uses telemedicine at

Clinic Hours

McKenzie Health & Wellness Center
Tuesday & Thursday

Peck Medical Center
Monday & Wednesday

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Affiliations McKenzie Health & Wellness Center, Peck Medical Center
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