Dr. James Figge, MD

Dr. James Figge, MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism  ·  
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Age 62
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Dr. James Figge, MD is an endocrinology, diabetes & metabolism specialist in Rensselaer, NY and has been practicing for 28 years. He graduated from Harvard Medical School in 1983 and specializes in endocrinology, diabetes & metabolism and internal medicine.

279 Troy Rd Ste 5

Rensselaer, NY 12144

Contact Information

(518) 286-1922

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
  • Cigna
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
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No malpractice claims found for New York
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Figge's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Thyroid Disease
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Figge treats Thyroid Disease more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Figge treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Hypothyroidism
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Figge treats Hypothyroidism more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Figge treats this condition more than 98% of his peers

Diabetes Type 2
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Figge treats Diabetes Type 2 more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Figge treats this condition more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Figge's conditions and procedures:

Abnormal Thyroid
Adrenal Gland Diseases
Adrenal Incidentaloma
Adrenal Insufficiency
Aspiration or Injection of Thyroid Cyst
Autoimmune Diseases
Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
Benign Tumor
Bone Disorders
Breast Diseases
Calcium Metabolism Disorders
Cancer
Continuous Glucose Monitoring
Cushing's Syndrome
Diabetes Counseling
Diabetes Insipidus
Diabetes Mellitus, Secondary
Diabetes Type 1
Diabetes Type 2
Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
Diabetic Ketoacidosis
Female Infertility
Gestational Diabetes
Goiter
Graves' Disease
Growth Hormone Deficiency
Gynecomastia
Hashimoto's Disease
Hyperaldosteronism
Hypercalcemia
Hyperkalemia
Hyperlipidemia
Hyperparathyroidism
Hyperthyroidism
Hypoglycemia
Hypokalemia
Hypoparathyroidism
Hypopituitarism
Hyposmolality and Hyponatremia
Hypothyroidism
Kidney Disease
Klinefelter Syndrome
Lipid Disorders
Malaise and Fatigue
Male Infertility
Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia
Obesity
Osteopenia
Osteoporosis
Overweight
Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
Parathyroid (Gland) Tumor: Other than Malignant
Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome
Pregnancy-Related Disorders
Retina Diseases
Symptomatic Menopause
Testicular Dysfunction
Thyroid Cancer
Thyroid Cyst
Thyroid Disease
Thyroiditis
Turner Syndrome
Vitamin D Deficiency

About Me

Biography

Dr. James Figge, MD is an endocrinology, diabetes & metabolism specialist in Rensselaer, NY and has been practicing for 28 years. He graduated from Harvard Medical School in 1983 and specializes in endocrinology, diabetes & metabolism and internal medicine.

Specialties

  • Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism
  • Internal Medicine

Board Certifications

  • Diabetes, Metabolism & Endocrinology
  • Internal Medicine

Education

  • 1990
    Dana Farber Inst
    Fellowship Hospital
    1990
  • 1990
    Brigham and Womens Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital
    1990
  • 1986
    Brigham and Womens Hospital
    Residency Hospital
    1986
  • 1984
    Brigham and Womens Hospital
    Internship Hospital
    1984
  • 1983
    Harvard Medical School
    Medical School
    1983

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Dr. Figge's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Figge

3.8

Based on 22 reviews

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1 Star
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Worst experience ever!!! My husband just lost a toe and part of his heal do to his diabetes! He had to see Dr. Figge as a follow up after a 3 week stay at the hospital! He is unable to put any pressure on his foot whatsoever! Our appointment was scheduled by the hospital for 11:20 am today, they...Read More
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Don't waste your time. Scheduled to see Mandy Black NP. She was not there, Dr. Fugue left. Waited over a half hour to see no one since no one was there. Staff us totally unprofessional will not go back. Will speak to primary about his lousy referal.
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I was not happy with the wait time. I waited 1 hour in exam room. Didn't see dr
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He is knowledgeable and experienced in diabetic management and other Endocrine issues.
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Office is unresponsive. Scripts IF & WHEN they are finally sent are often inaccurate. Getting the scripts fixed is next to impossible since Eleanor the Dr's helper never admits mistakes and refuses to fix anything. This last time was the final straw. They refused to correct a prescription for...Read More
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Aetna
Choice Plus Test POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card Test PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
BlueConnect HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
Preferred Blue PPO
Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP) HMO
Cigna
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
EmblemHealth
Health Insurance Plan of Greater New York (HIP) PPO
Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) Test PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan Test PPO
PHCS Network PPO
MVP Health Care
MVP Health Care PPO

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