Dr. James Bee, MD

Dr. James Bee, MD

Orthopedic Spine Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 50
Dr. James Bee, MD is an orthopedic spine surgery specialist in Colorado Springs, CO. He graduated from University of Kansas / School of Medicine and specializes in orthopedic spine surgery, musculoskeletal oncology, and more.

4110 Briargate Pkwy Ste 300

Colorado Springs, CO 80920

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • Kaiser Permanente
  • Medicaid
  • Principal Financial Group
  • 4 More

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Top Care Areas

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

Cervical Spine Myelopathy
very high
more than 99% of peers
very high
more than 98% of peers
Spinal Stenosis
very high
more than 98% of peers

Dr. Bee'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.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Bee "Colorado Springs Orthopaedic Group is dedicated to comprehensive, specialized and exceptional patient care. Our subspecialized physicians treat sports injuries, hand and arm injuries, foot and ankle problems, back and neck pain, hip and knee conditions and arthritis. Our onsite services include X-ray, MRI, orthotics and prosthetics, physical and occupational therapy and outpatient surgery. Furthermore, our evening and Saturday hours allow same day appointments for your urgent orthopedic needs."

3  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Spine Surgery
  • Musculoskeletal Oncology
  • Orthopedic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*

62  Conditions Treated

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20  Procedures

  • Cervical Spine Surgery
  • Disc Replacement
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Fracture Care
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Joint Drainage
  • Kyphoplasty, Percutaneous
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Lumbar Spine Surgery
  • Neuroplasty
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spine Fracture Treatment
  • Spine Surgery
  • Steroid Injection

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Colorado.

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.


  • University of California At Los Angeles
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • University of Kansas / School of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated
  • Saint John Hospital and Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • St John Hospital And Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Wayne State University School Of Med
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Panorama Orthopedics& Spine Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Bee has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Bee's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Bee to family and friends
77 total reviews (44 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (77)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Bee's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (44)

I can’t say enough great things about Dr. Bee. I’m recovering from my 2nd neck fusion (both Dr. Bee) and my neck hasn’t felt this good in YEARS. I currently have NO pain whatsoever. I am truly amazed. I have and will continue to send everyone I know with neck pain to Dr. Bee. His PA, Karen, is...more
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We pay over $15000. a yr for our health ins through my husbands employer. Patients are told Dr Bee likes to have his PA conduct the first visit. I requested to see the doctor and it felt like he was rushing me out of the office. Seems more concern with turnover of patients a day than concern of...more
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On 1/16/18 Dr Bee performed a discectomy of my L4/5. I was cleared back to normal activities 4/23/18. My experience with Colorado Springs Orthopaedic Group was excellent. Every person from billing to nurses to doctors was exceptional. Dr Bee himself is very personable and clearly highly skilled....more
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Dr. Bee is very caring and will be straight with you on your condition. I have had his expertise in the past with great results. His Nurse Karen is second to none. She is always very helpful and on top of everything.
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I am an 87-yr.-old retired physician who, last year, developed debilitating pain radiating into the buttocks and posterior thighs. I consulted Dr. Bee on recommendation by a friend. He reviewed an MRI of my lumbar spine done earlier, examined me and ordered additional studies to rule out other...more
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