Dr. James Bean, MD

Dr. James Bean, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 70
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Dr. James Bean, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Lexington, KY and has been practicing for 38 years. He graduated from Tulane University School Of Medicine in 1973 and specializes in neurosurgery.

1760 Nicholasville Rd Ste 301

Lexington, KY 40503

Contact Information

(859) 277-6143

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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

Herniated Disc
very high
more than 96% of peers
Intervertebral Disc Disease
very high
more than 96% of peers
Spinal Stenosis
very high
more than 95% of peers

Dr. Bean'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

  • Neurosurgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*

49  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thrombosis
  • Torticollis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease
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12  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Brain Surgery
  • Carotid Ultrasound
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Neuroplasty
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Kentucky.

0 Sanctions

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.

Education

  • Tulane University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1973
  • University Ky
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1975
  • University Ky
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1980

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Bean has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Bean's Reviews

4.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Bean to family and friends
19 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (19)

  • 5
    (13)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (4)

Dr. Bean's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

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. ...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...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. ...more
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