Dr. James Charles, MD

Dr. James Charles, MD

Clinical Neurophysiology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 65
Dr. James Charles, MD is a clinical neurophysiologist in North Bergen, NJ and has been practicing for 36 years. He graduated from Umdnj--New Jersey Medical School in 1978 and specializes in clinical neurophysiology and neurology.Read his story

8841 Kennedy Blvd

North Bergen, NJ 07047

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerihealth
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • MagnaCare
  • Medicare
  • MultiPlan
  • 2 More

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Top Care Areas

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

very high
more than 99% of peers
All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
very high
more than 98% of peers
very high
more than 95% of peers

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Dr. Charles' bio

This content was provided by Dr. Charles "addiionally certified by ucns headache medicine in addition to certification in clinical neurophysiology, ELEctrodiagnostic medicine, and neurology. "

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Charles "As a board certified NEUROLOGIST with added certifcation in HEADACHE MEDICINE, and board certified in CLINICAL NEUROPHYSIOLOGY, I bring the highest performance of a university level of practice to the Bergen/Hudson Community in a warm and caring setting. Our office staff are extremely professional,and helpful. Visit my website www.jamesacharlesmd. com and also view the Holy Name Hospital and Medical center video where I explain the sucess of the first and only Headache Treatment center in NJ."

2  Specialties

  • Clinical Neurophysiology
  • Neurology

2  Board Certifications

  • Clinical Neurophysiology
    Accredited by: American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology*
  • Neurology
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*

62  Conditions Treated

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11  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New Jersey.

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.


  • St. Peter's College
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1974
  • Umdnj--New Jersey Medical School
    Medical School | Graduated 1978
  • Hackensack Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1979
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1982

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Charles has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Charles' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Charles to family and friends
47 total reviews (14 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (47)

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Dr. Charles' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (14)

I had been to many neurologists who told me that I was anxious. Dr Charles had correctly diagnosed multiple sclerosis. He prescribed the correct disease modifying treatment for me. If it were not for Dr Charles, I would be in a wheelchair.
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STAY AWAY ! This doctor gave me a medication that almost killed me. I was in ICU for 4 weeks. Please read the reviews !! He should not be practicing medicine.
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I would NEVER recommend James Charles to my family, friends, or my worst enemy.
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Wouldn’t listen to anything I had to say kept on medicating me with antiperspirants for years. My condition kept on getting worse. I kept on asking him to look at my servical mri he refused. I had a huge herniation at c5/6 for 13 years that almost left me dead from pain. I finally took myself to a...more
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Best doctor you will find for migraines. Will always focus on patients not whoever is with them, and is so knowledgeable that he has diagnosed me with things other neurologists have looked past.
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