Dr. Brian James, MD

Dr. Brian James, MD

Pain Medicine  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 53
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Dr. Brian James, MD is a pain medicine specialist in Sarasota, FL and has been practicing for 27 years. He graduated from Louisiana State Univ School Of Medicine In New Orleans in 1991 and specializes in pain medicine.

3920 Bee Ridge Rd # F

Sarasota, FL 34233

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • Humana

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. James performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
high
more than 85% of peers
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
normal
more than 83% of peers
Osteoarthritis of Hip
normal
more than 77% of peers

Dr. James's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

1  Specialties

  • Pain Medicine

1  Board Certifications

  • Anesthesiology
    Accredited by: American Board of Anesthesiology*

32  Conditions Treated

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16  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Florida.

3 Sanctions
  • Disciplinary action in another state (1/24/2018)
    Action Taken: License Restricted
    Summary: Please reference the following Document
    Documentation: Download here (PDF)
    State: Louisiana
  • Misprescribing or Overprescribing Drugs (6/28/2017)
    Action Taken: Suspension
    Summary: Please reference the following Document
    Documentation: Download here (PDF)
    State: Florida
  • Leaving a foreign body in a patient (2/15/2016)
    Action Taken: Reprimand
    Summary: Please reference the following Document
    Documentation: Download here (PDF)
    State: Florida
0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • Louisiana State Univ School Of Medicine In New Orleans
    Medical School | Graduated 1991

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. James has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. James' Reviews

3.1
Likelihood of recommending Dr. James to family and friends
49 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (49)

  • 5
    (23)
  • 4
    (2)
  • 3
    (2)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (22)

Dr. James' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    GOOD
  • Answers questions

    GOOD
  • Time well spent

    GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    GOOD
  • Office environment

    GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    GOOD
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

my problem is that I didnt have transportation for my appointments so I had to find someone closer now they have stopped my doctor from writing p.meds.so I call where your office use to be went to this other doc.gave me something I don't know what but he wont give me anymore I need an appointment e...more
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