Dr. James Beretta, DO

Dr. James Beretta, DO

Pain Medicine  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 59
Dr. James Beretta, DO is a pain medicine specialist in Pelham, AL and has been practicing for 26 years. He graduated from Nova Southeastern University College Of Osteopathic Medicine in 1988 and specializes in pain medicine and anesthesiology.

2501 Meadowview Ln Ste 101

Pelham, AL 35124

Contact Information

(205) 685-5357

Insurance Accepted

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

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Top Care Areas

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

very high
more than 97% of peers
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
very high
more than 97% of peers
Degenerative Disc Disease
very high
more than 97% of peers

Dr. Beretta'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. Beretta "We do not require patients to have unnecessary procedures to receive pain management Providing office based procedures to save patients on co-pays"

2  Specialties

  • Pain Medicine
  • Anesthesiology

3  Board Certifications

  • Anesthesiology
    Accredited by: American Board of Anesthesiology*
  • Pain Management
    Accredited by: American Osteopathic Board of Anesthesiology**
  • Pain Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*

39  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
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Fracture
  • Headache
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Knee Disorders
  • Low Back Pain
  • Migraine
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Phantom Limb Pain
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Upper Back Pain


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24  Procedures

  • Cervical Epidural Steroid Injection
  • Cervical Facet Joint Injection
  • Cervical Medial Branch Block
  • Discography
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Epidural Injection
  • Epidural Steroid Injections
  • Facet Block
  • Facet Joint Injection
  • Lumbar Epidural Steroid Injection
  • Lumbar Facet Joint Injection
  • Lumbar Medial Branch Radiofrequency Neurotomy
  • Lumbar Selective Nerve Root Block
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Nerve Blocks
  • Pain Management
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Radiofrequency Nerve Ablation
  • Sacroiliac Joint Injection
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Injections
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Point Injection

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Alabama.

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.


  • Providence College
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1981
  • Nova Southeastern University College Of Osteopathic Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1988
  • Atlantic City Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1989
  • Atlantic City Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1992
  • University Of Massachusetts Med Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1992

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Beretta has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Beretta's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Beretta to family and friends
61 total reviews (12 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (61)

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  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Beretta'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 (12)

Excellent dr. I've been a patient of his for several years now. He's very caring and compassionate.
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I have been a patient here for over 10 years and even drive several hours now for my treatment. I trust his decisions on my care and the staff is the nicest I’ve ever felt with.
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Dr Beretta is by far the best pain Management Dr I have had. Hopefully the last. He is courteous, wise professional and very caring. His staff works hard along side him and have been with him a long time. Once you get settled in with Dr Beretta you can feel comfortable and confident that he will...more
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Very poor bedside manner to the point this or any other feedback would not be read. So this is for people that will be his patients. His testing is nonexistent to the point of only doing the least he can get away with. Do not know what brought him from the north to Florida and then to Alabama but...more
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I'm a lung cancer survivor with post thorocotomy pain syndrome. Dr Beretta and his staff have helped me with the utmost professionalism, compassion and high quality care. They are always warm and friendly. I'm grateful for Dr Beretta and his awesome staff, too!
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