Dr. Brian James, MD

Dr. Brian James, MD

Pain Medicine  |  
Male  |  
Age 52
(49)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Brian James, MD is a pain medicine doctor who practices in Sarasota, FL. He is 52 years old and has been practicing for 26 years.

3920 Bee Ridge Rd # F

Sarasota, FL 34233

Contact Information

(941) 926-2270

Insurance Accepted

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

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

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Top Care Areas

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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

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Specialties

  • Pain Medicine
1

Board Certifications

  • Anesthesiology
    Accredited by: American Board of Anesthesiology*
32

Conditions Treated

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Back Pain
  • Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Migraine
  • Neck Pain
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylosis
  • Upper Back Pain

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Procedures

  • Celiac Plexus Block
  • Chronic Pain Management
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Intrathecal Drug Delivery System Insertion
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Nerve Block, Sympathetic
  • Nerve Destruction by Neurolytic Agent
  • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Stellate Ganglion Block
  • Steroid Injection
  • Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation (TENS)
  • Trigger Point Injection

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Florida.

2 Sanctions
  • 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

Dr. James has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. James' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. James to family and friends
3.1
based on 49 total reviews (1 with a comment)
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)
in Arcadia fl 34266 |
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 with you asap
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Dr. James accepts 4 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
    BlueDental Choice
  • Humana
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