Dr. James Boss, MD

GastroenterologyMaleAge 63

Dr. Boss
Accepting new patients
Telehealth services available

Waco Gastroenterology Associates, PA

364 Richland West Cir Ste A Waco, TX 76712

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(254) 537-0911

Dr. James Boss, MD is a Gastroenterology Specialist in Waco, TX. Dr. Boss has more experience with Anal & Rectal Disorders, Esophageal Disorders, and Gastrointestinal Disorders than other specialists in his area. He is affiliated with medical facilities Ascension Providence and Baylor Scott and White Medical Center Hillcrest. He is accepting new patients and has indicated that he accepts telehealth appointments. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Boss to book an appointment.


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Dr. Boss is affiliated with Baylor Scott and White Medical Center Hillcrest Waco, a highly rated hospital.

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  • Offers Telehealth
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Frequently Treated by Dr. Boss

Based on treatment records, we have identified the following as areas of care that Dr. Boss treats more often than their peers. If you are unsure whether Dr. Boss treats other conditions, please contact the office at (254) 537-0911.

Anal & Rectal Disorders

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Dr. Boss typically treats 93% more often than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 2 conditions and procedures

Treatments
Hemorrhoids
Anal or Rectal Pain
Normal Frequency
High Frequency
Very High Frequency
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Esophageal Disorders

Esophageal disorder specialists diagnose and treat conditions affecting the esophagus, such as reflux esophagitis, indigestion, and esophageal ulcers through procedures including medication, surgery, and swallowing therapy.Compare with other Esophageal Disorders specialists.

Dr. Boss typically treats 70% more often than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 9 conditions and procedures

Treatments
Heartburn
Dysphagia
Esophageal Diseases
Reflux Esophagitis
Normal Frequency
High Frequency
Very High Frequency
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Gastrointestinal Disorders

Gastrointestinal disorders specialists diagnose and treat conditions that affect the gastrointestinal tract, including Crohn's disease, ulcers, hernias, and food poisoning.Compare with other Gastrointestinal Disorders specialists.

Dr. Boss typically treats 72% more often than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 24 conditions and procedures

Treatments
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Abdominal Disorders
Stomach Diseases
Gastritis
Normal Frequency
High Frequency
Very High Frequency
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Liver Disease

Liver disease specialists diagnose and treat conditions affecting the liver, such as hepatitis, fatty liver disease, and cirrhosis, through medications, lifestyle changes, or surgery.Compare with other Liver Disease specialists.

Dr. Boss typically treats 74% more often than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 3 conditions and procedures

Treatments
Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
Liver Damage from Alcohol
Liver Biopsy
Cirrhosis
Normal Frequency
High Frequency
Very High Frequency
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Dr. Boss' conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abscess
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Anal Prolapse
  • Anemia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
  • Benign Tumor
  • Biliary Atresia
  • Blood Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Celiac Disease
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Cholelithiasis
  • Cirrhosis
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Dehydration
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Diarrhea
  • Diverticulitis, Intestinal
  • Diverticulosis, Intestinal
  • Duodenal Ulcer
  • Duodenitis
  • Dysentery
  • Dysphagia
  • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
  • Enteritis
  • Esophageal Achalasia and Cardiospasm
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Diverticulum
  • Esophageal Ulcer
  • Esophageal Varices
  • Esophagitis
  • Gallstones
  • Gas-Bloat Syndrome
  • Gastric Ulcer
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Bleeding
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gastrointestinal Malabsorption
  • Gastrojejunal Ulcer
  • Gastroparesis
  • Giardiasis
  • Heartburn
  • Hemochromatosis
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hepatitis A
  • Hepatitis C
  • Hernia
  • Ileus
  • Indigestion
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Intestinal Ischemia
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Liver Biopsy
  • Liver Damage from Alcohol
  • Malnutrition
  • Manometry
  • Mesenteric Panniculitis
  • Nausea
  • Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
  • Non-Neonatal Jaundice
  • Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
  • Pancreatitis
  • Peptic Ulcer
  • Pyloric Stenosis
  • Reflux Esophagitis
  • Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Stomal Ulcer
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Unexplained Weight Loss
  • Vascular Insufficiency of Intestines
  • Viral Hepatitis
  • Vomiting Disorders

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Dr. Boss accepts the following insurance:

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Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
Anthem
National (BlueCard) PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
Blue Advantage HMO
Blue Choice
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
HealthyBlue 2.0
HealthyBlue Advantage
Cigna
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna
Open Access Plus
Coventry Health Care
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Humana
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MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
UnitedHealthCare
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United Healthcare

Dr. Boss' Reviews

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3.4

Based on 7 ratings

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About Me

Care Philosophy

Dr. Boss earned his undergraduate degree from the University of Texas at Austin in 1981. His medical training was at the University of Texas Medical Branch...Read more

Specialties

  • Gastroenterology

Board Certifications

Education

University Tx Med Branch Hosps
Residency Hospital

Awards

Frequently Asked Questions

Does Dr. James Boss, MD offer telehealth services?

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

Is Dr. James Boss, MD accepting new patients?

Dr. James Boss, MD generally accepts new patients on Healthgrades. You can see Dr. Boss' profile to make an appointment.

Does Dr. James Boss, MD accept my insurance?

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

Dr. Boss frequently treats Anal & Rectal Disorders, Esophageal Disorders, and Gastrointestinal Disorders. See all practice areas where Dr. Boss specializes.

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

Dr. Boss' office is located at 364 Richland West Cir Ste A, Waco, TX 76712. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

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Locations

Waco Gastroenterology Associates, PA

Waco Gastroenterology Associates, PA364 Richland West Cir Ste A Waco, TX 76712
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Affiliated Hospitals

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Ascension Providence

Waco, TX

78% Patient experience rating, 9% higher than the national average

Baylor Scott and White Medical Center Hillcrest

Waco, TX

78% Patient experience rating, 9% higher than the national average

  • Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2020)