Dr. James S. Finley, MD

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Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery • Male • Age 60

707 S Vienna St
Ruston, LA 71270
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Dr. Finley's Experience

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Hospital Quality

The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

Northern Louisiana Medical Center
401 East Vaughn Avenue
Ruston, LA 71270
Reeves Memorial Medical Center
409 1st Street
Bernice, LA 71222

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9 Facts About Hospital Quality

Patients’ risk of dying during a hospital stay for heart bypass surgery could be 85.2% lower, on average, at a hospital rated 5 stars compared to a hospital rated 1 star for that procedure. Choosing the right hospital is critical to your health. View Slideshow

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Patient Satisfaction

Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Finley

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
James S. Finley MD
James S. Finley MD, APMC
707 S Vienna St
Ruston, LA 71270
James S. Finley MD, APMC
707 S Vienna St
Ruston, LA 71270
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    Dr. Finley's Experience

    Research training, expertise and qualifications

    Specialties

    • Orthopedic Surgery

    Board Certifications

    • Orthopedic Surgery, 1986
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    • Carpal Tunnel Release
    • De Quervain's Release
    • Elbow Fracture & Dislocation Treatment
    • Foot & Ankle Fracture & Dislocation Treatment
    • Hand & Wrist Fracture & Dislocation Treatment
    • Hip Fracture & Dislocation Treatment
    • Hip Replacement
    • Hip Replacement Revisions
    • Hip Resurfacing
    • Joint Drainage
    • Knee Arthroscopy
    • Knee Replacement
    • Knee Replacement Revisions
    • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
    • Nerve Block, Somatic
    • Neuroplasty
    • Non-Spinal Nerve Blocks
    • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
    • Rotator Cuff Surgery
    • Shoulder Arthroscopy
    • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Steroid Injections
    • Trigger Finger Release
    • Trigger Point Injections
    • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
    • Wrist Replacement
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    • Adhesive Capsulitis
    • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
    • Arm Fracture (incl. Elbow and Shoulder)
    • Ataxia
    • Bursitis
    • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
    • Chronic Neck Pain
    • Chronic Pelvic Pain
    • Clavicle Fracture
    • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
    • De Quervain's Disease
    • Degenerative Disc Disease
    • Dupuytren's Contracture
    • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
    • Foot Fracture
    • Foot Sprain
    • Gait Abnormality
    • Gout
    • Hammer Toe
    • Hand Fracture
    • Hip Sprain
    • Internal Derangement of Knee
    • Intervertebral Disc Herniation
    • Knee Dislocation (incl. Meniscal Tear)
    • Knee Fracture
    • Knee Sprain
    • Lateral & Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis & Golf Elbow)
    • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
    • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
    • Low Back Pain
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    • Osteoarthritis
    • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
    • Osteoarthritis of Hip
    • Osteoarthritis of Knee
    • Osteoarthritis of Spine
    • Osteopenia
    • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
    • Pathological Spine Fracture
    • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
    • Plantar Fasciitis
    • Pseudoarthrosis
    • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Rheumatoid Arthritis
    • Rotator Cuff Tear
    • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Scoliosis
    • Shoulder Dislocation
    • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
    • Spinal Stenosis
    • Spine Deformities
    • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
    • Spondylitis
    • Spondylolisthesis
    • Systemic Chondromalacia
    • Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE)
    • Trigger Finger
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    Background Check for Dr. Finley

    Malpractice Claims not available

    • Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Louisiana.
    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    0 Board Actions

    • No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
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    Awards & Recognitions

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    Louisiana State University Health Shreveport / School of Medicine
    Graduated in 1979
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Finley & Staff

    • English
  2. Healthgrades

    9 Facts About Hospital Quality

    Patients’ risk of dying during a hospital stay for heart bypass surgery could be 85.2% lower, on average, at a hospital rated 5 stars compared to a hospital rated 1 star for that procedure. Choosing the right hospital is critical to your health. View Slideshow

    Dr. Finley's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

    Check out the quality of care at the 2 hospitals where Dr. Finley has admitting privileges:

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    • Northern Louisiana Medical Center

    • Reeves Memorial Medical Center

  3. Healthgrades

    8 Facts About Patient Satisfaction Surveys

    Patient satisfaction surveys provide a standardized way of reporting about healthcare experiences. But there can be more than meets the eye when reviewing scores. Here's what you should know

    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Finley

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Finley to family and friends

    11 responses
    above
    national average

    Your participation
    is confidential

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    Dr. Finley's Office & Staff
    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    11 responses
    above
    national average
    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    11 responses
    above
    national average
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    11 responses
    above
    national average
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    16 – 30 minutes 9 responses
    longer than
    national average
    Experience with Dr. Finley
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    11 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    11 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    11 responses
    above
    national average
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    11 responses
    above
    national average

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    7 Tips to Prepare for Your Appointment

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    Appointments & Offices

    Check insurance plans, locations and make an appointment

    Is Dr. Finley accepting new patients?

    • Yes.

    What insurance does he accept?

    • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
    • Bakery & Confectionary Union Plan
    • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    • Commercial Insurance Company
    • CoreSource
    • Coventry Health Care
    • Delta Health System
    • Group Health Cooperative
    • Health Net
    • HealthSmart
    • Humana
    • Medicaid
    • Medicare
    • United Healthcare
    • Worker's Compensation
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    James S. Finley MD
    James S. Finley MD, APMC
    707 S Vienna St
    Ruston, LA 71270
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    James S. Finley MD, APMC
    707 S Vienna St
    Ruston, LA 71270
    (318) 251-8001 (Office)
    (318) 699-8843 (Fax)
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