Dr. James Bales, MD

NeurosurgeryMaleAge 39

Dr. Bales
Accepting new patients
Telehealth services available

Anchorage Neurosurgical Associates

3831 Piper St Ste S450 Anchorage, AK 99508

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(907) 258-6999

Dr. James Bales, MD is a Neurosurgery Specialist in Anchorage, AK. He is affiliated with Alaska Regional Hospital. He is accepting new patients and has indicated that he accepts telehealth appointments. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Bales to book an appointment.

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At a Glance

  • Offers Telehealth
    This provider offers telehealth appointments. Call the office to schedule an appointment.
  • Good Patient Care
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Experience and Background Checks


Background Check

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice claims information for Alaska
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Experience Check

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Dr. Bales' Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Bales treats Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement) more than 51% of his peers

Dr. Bales treats this condition more than 51% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Brachial Neuritis
  • Neuritis
  • Neuritis With Brachial Predilection
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Peripheral Neuritis
  • Polyneuritis
  • Radiculitis
  • Ulnar Neuritis
  • Vestibular Neuritis
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Intervertebral Disc Disease

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Bales treats Intervertebral Disc Disease more than 36% of his peers

Dr. Bales treats this condition more than 36% of his peers

Degenerative Disc Disease

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Bales treats Degenerative Disc Disease more than 28% of his peers

Dr. Bales treats this condition more than 28% of his peers

Dr. Bales' conditions and procedures:

  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Surgery
  • Broken Neck
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari Malformation Type 1
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Chordoma
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Deep Brain Stimulation
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Disc Replacement
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Dural Tear
  • Epilepsy
  • Herniated Disc
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Neuroplasty
  • Neurostimulation
  • Neurostimulator Implantation
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pituitary Gland Tumor Excision
  • Pituitary Tumor
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Skull Base Surgery
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Upper Back Pain
  • Vascular Transcatheter Embolization

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(907) 258-6999

Dr. Bales accepts the following insurance:

Choice Plus POS II
National (BlueCard) PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus

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This provider is accepting telehealth visits


  • Neurosurgery

Frequently Asked Questions

Does Dr. James Bales, MD offer telehealth services?

Dr. Bales has indicated that they offer telehealth. Contact the office to check for eligibility for your needs.

Is Dr. James Bales, MD accepting new patients?

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What are Dr. James Bales, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Bales frequently treats Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement), Intervertebral Disc Disease, and Degenerative Disc Disease. See all procedures and conditions Dr. Bales treats.

Where is Dr. James Bales, MD's office located?

Dr. Bales' office is located at 3831 Piper St Ste S450, Anchorage, AK 99508. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

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Anchorage Neurosurgical Associates

Anchorage Neurosurgical Associates3831 Piper St Ste S450 Anchorage, AK 99508

Affiliated Hospitals

Dr. Bales is affiliated with the following hospital. Select the hospital below to learn more.

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Alaska Regional Hospital

Anchorage, AK

72% Patient Experience Rating, 3% higher than the national average