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I have an affinity for helping those with ADD/ADHD find and utilize their strengths.
– James M. Poole, MD

James M. Poole, MD

Pediatrician

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Board Certified
American Board of Pediatrics, General Pediatrics
Where I See Patients
Growing Child Pediatrics at North Raleigh - Raleigh, NC
Growing Child Pediatrics at Wake Forest - Wake Forest, NC
I have an affinity for helping those with ADD/ADHD find and utilize their strengths.
– James M. Poole, MD
My Locations
Growing Child Pediatrics at North Raleigh
270 Horizon Drive
Raleigh, NC 27615-4922
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This location is currently 5.5 miles from your current location.
Growing Child Pediatrics at Wake Forest
11130 Capital Boulevard
Wake Forest, NC 27587-4513
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This location is currently 5.5 miles from your current location.
About Me

I am the founder of Fastbraiin and Growing Child Pediatrics. I have an affinity for helping those with ADD/ADHD find and utilize their strengths. I founded Fastbraiin, a national program for those with attention, focus and/or mental health issues such as anxiety and depression. The integrative approach of Fastbraiin has helped over 4000 students reach the A/B honor roll. Among my many accomplishments, I played an integral role in bringing the topic of childcare to the forefront of political conversation by testifying to the US Senate and Senator Kennedy on the state of childcare in the US. I developed the first 5-star childcare centers in North Carolina and the first sick-child care center. I also founded Camp Challenge for Children with Asthma in NC. In my free time, I can be found playing in tennis tournaments, golfing, and enjoying all sports with my wife, three sons and grandchildren.

Languages I Speak
English
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Ratings and Reviews

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Overall Provider Rating
4.47 out of 5
31 ratings, 2 reviews
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Training and Education
Board Certification
American Board of Pediatrics, General Pediatrics
Residency
Pediatrics, William Beaumont Army Medical Center (Texas), 1979
Education
MD, Medical University of South Carolina, 1976
Insurance Accepted

Duke Health contracts with most major health insurance carriers and transplant networks, including the ones listed below.

  • Aetna
    • Aetna Choice POS, Aetna Choice POS II
    • Aetna Elect Choice HMO, Aetna Open Access Elect Choice
    • Aetna Health Network Only, Aetna Health Network Option
    • Aetna HMO
    • Aetna Limited Benefit Insurance PPO
    • Aetna Managed Choice POS
    • Aetna Medicare HMO Open Access
    • Aetna Medicare Plan (HMO, PPO)
    • Aetna Medicare Premier Plan (PPO)
    • Aetna Medicare Prime Plan (HMO, PPO)
    • Aetna Open Access HMO, Open Access Aetna Select, Aetna Open Access Select, Aetna Open Access Managed Choice
    • Aetna Open Choice PPO
    • Aetna PCP Coordinated POS Plan
    • Aetna Quality Point of Service (QPOS)
    • Aetna Select HMO
    • Aetna Traditional Choice
    • Aetna Voluntary Indemnity Group Plan
    • Aetna Whole Health – Duke WakeMed WKCC
  • Ambetter
    • Ambetter of North Carolina
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of NC
    • Blue Advantage
    • Blue Medicare (HMO, PPO)*
    • Blue Options (123, PPO, HSA)
    • Blue Select
    • NC State Employees Health Plan
    • *Duke HomeCare and Hospice does not participate in the plan.

  • CIGNA
    • Cigna Choice Plus
    • Cigna Open Access
    • Cigna Open Access Plus
  • Duke Group Plans
    • Duke Basic
    • Duke Select
  • First Health
  • Gateway Health Alliance
  • Gateway Health Plan
    • Gateway Health Medicare Assured Prime (HMO)
    • Gateway Health Medicare Assured Select (HMO)
  • Halifax Physician-Hospital Organization
  • Healthgram
  • Humana
    • Humana Choice (PPO)
    • Humana ChoiceCare (PPO)
    • Humana Gold Choice (PFFS)
    • Humana Gold Plus (HMO)
  • MedCost
  • Medicare
    • First Medicare Direct*
    • Medicare Part A
    • Medicare Part B
    • *This is for Wake County only.

  • MultiPlan / Private Healthcare Systems
  • NC Medicaid
    • NC Medicaid*
    • *Not all Duke locations and doctors participate in this plan. Please contact the location you will be visiting to determine what is accepted.

  • OneNet PPO
  • Optima Health
    • FAMIS
    • Optima Family Care (Medicaid HMO in VA)
    • Optima Individual & Family (On & Off Exchange Plans)
    • Optima Plus (PPO)
    • Optima Vantage (HMO)
  • TRICARE
    • TRICARE Extra*
    • TRICARE for Life*
    • TRICARE Prime*
    • TRICARE Prime Remote*
    • TRICARE Standard*
    • *Duke Primary Care does not participate with the plan.

  • United Healthcare
    • AARP Medicare Complete (HMO, PPO)
    • AARP Medicare Complete Essential (HMO)
    • All Savers Alternate Funding
    • All Savers Fully Insured
    • State Employee Health Plan (for retirees)
    • United Healthcare (HMO, PPO, POS)
    • United Healthcare Charter/Charter Balance/Charter Plus
    • United Healthcare Choice/Choice Plus
    • United Healthcare Core/Core Essential
    • United Healthcare Navigate/Navigate Plus/Navigate Balanced
    • United Healthcare of the River Valley
    • United Healthcare Option PPO
    • United Healthcare Options PPO with Harvard Pilgrim
    • United Healthcare Passport Connect Choice/Choice Plus
    • United Healthcare Passport Connect Options PPO
    • United Healthcare Select/Select Plus
    • United Medical Resources (UMR)

Before scheduling your appointment, we strongly recommend you contact your insurance company to verify that the Duke Health location or provider you plan to visit is included in your network. Your insurance company will also be able to inform you of any co-payments, co–insurances, or deductibles that will be your responsibility. If you proceed in scheduling an appointment and your health insurance benefits do not participate with Duke, your out of pocket liability may be higher. We will contact you regarding your coverage and patient liability. If you are uninsured, learn more about our financial assistance policy.

Industry Relationships
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