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Dr. James Bean, MD

Dr. James Bean, MD

Neurosurgery ·  Male · Age 70

  

Dr. James Bean, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Lexington, KY and has been practicing for 39 years. He specializes in neurosurgery.


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(859) 277-6143

Dr. Bean accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Preferred PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO

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Dr. Bean's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Bean performs Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy) more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Bean performs this procedure more than 97% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Laminectomy
  • Laminoplasty
  • Laminotomy
  • Lumbar Laminectomy
  • Posterior Cervical Laminectomy
Spinal Stenosis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Bean treats Spinal Stenosis more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Bean treats this condition more than 97% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Lumbar Spinal Stenosis
Herniated Disc
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Bean treats Herniated Disc more than 96% of his peers

Dr. Bean treats this condition more than 96% of his peers

Dr. Bean's conditions and procedures:

Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Aneurysm
Bone Cancer
Bone Disorders
Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
Brain Aneurysm
Brain Cancer
Brain Disorders
Brain Surgery
Broken Neck
Cancer
Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
Cerebral Hemorrhage
Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
Cerebrovascular Disease
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
Chiari's Deformity
Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
Degenerative Disc Disease
Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
Ear Disorders
Epilepsy
Fracture
Herniated Disc
Herniated Disc Surgery
Hydrocephalus
Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
Low Back Pain
Lumbar Spine Fracture
Meningiomas
Myelopathy
Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
Neuroplasty
Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
Pathological Spine Fracture
Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Scoliosis
Secondary Malignancies
Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
Spinal Cord Injury
Spinal Cord Tumor
Spinal Fusion
Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
Spinal Stenosis
Spine Deformities
Spine Disorders
Spine Fracture Treatment
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
Spondylolisthesis
Spondylosis
Stroke
Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
Subdural Hemorrhage
Thoracic Spine Fracture
Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
Thrombosis
Torticollis
Traumatic Brain Injury
Vascular Disease

About Me

Care Philosophy

Baptist Health Medical Group is a comprehensive, multispecialty network of physicians and advanced practice clinicians. Our providers are committed to providing compassionate, patient-centered care and strive to treat our patients the way we would want to be treated, every time, at every Baptist Health location.

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Board Certifications

Education

1980
University Ky
Residency Hospital
1975
University Ky
Internship Hospital
1973
Tulane University School Of Medicine
Medical School
1980
1975
1973

Awards

Dr. Bean's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Bean

4.1

Based on 21 reviews

5 Stars
71.42857142857143%
(15)
4 Stars
4.761904761904762%
(1)
3 Stars
4.761904761904762%
(1)
2 Stars
0%
(0)
1 Star
19.047619047619047%
(4)

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Dr. Bean operated on my nineteen year old son who had a ruptured lower disc and was in tremendous pain. He was so attentive to my son and the operation provided immediate pain relief. The surgery was a complete success and ten months later he remains pain free and leading a normal life!
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I am very happy with every aspect of my surgery with Dr. Bean. He is not the typical surgeon in that he takes time to listen and explain everything and doesn't think he sits on a throne on high. He did a wonderful job (laminectomy) and is a sweet and caring person. A friend who is a doctor asked...Read More
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I had back problems in 2009, Dr Bean done surgery on my lower back, it fixed my problem then about 6 months later the same disc gave me problems again, so Dr Bean don't a fusion and fixed the problem. I still have problems with other disc in my back but Dr Bean fixed the problem that I had. ...Read More
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Dr. Bean is the consumate professional. Tells it like it is, and always puts you at ease. Always answers questions or concerns you have. Dr. Bean has operated on me several times and I have always been satisfied with the outcome,things beyond his control happen and that is part of life and have to...Read More
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Dr. Bean has excellent patient repore'. He does a thorough review of the situation from all angles prior to a decision. In which he involves the patient to be the final decision. You can be comfortable knowing he has the experience, the knowledge and expertise in his area of Neurosurgery. ...Read More
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