Dr. James Figge, MD

Dr. James Figge, MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism  ·  
Male  ·  
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 Med Sch 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)
  • 3 More

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Top Care Areas

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

Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
very high
more than 98% of peers
Thyroid Disease
very high
more than 96% of peers
Diabetic Ketoacidosis
very high
more than 95% of peers

Dr. Figge'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.

2  Specialties

  • Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism
  • Internal Medicine

2  Board Certifications

  • Diabetes, Metabolism & Endocrinology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

58  Conditions Treated

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2  Procedures

  • Continuous Glucose Monitoring
  • Diabetes Counseling

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New York.

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.

Education

  • Harvard Med Sch
    Medical School | Graduated 1983
  • Brigham and Womens Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1984
  • Brigham and Womens Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1986
  • Brigham and Womens Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1990
  • Dana Farber Inst
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1990

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Figge has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Figge's Reviews

4.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Figge to family and friends
20 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (20)

  • 5
    (13)
  • 4
    (3)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (4)

Dr. Figge's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

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...more
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Always have to wait at least 30 min up to 1 and 1/2 hours in room. He is matter of fact. Doesn't take time to ask how you are feeling. Stuck on lab numbers. Not willing to be progressive. Stuck on synthetic drugs. Would not recommend him.
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