Dr. James Glover, MD

Dr. James Glover, MD

Orthopedic Spine Surgery  ·  
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Age 58
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Dr. James Glover, MD is an orthopedic spine surgery specialist in Flagstaff, AZ and has been practicing for 24 years. He graduated from University Of Texas Medical Branch At Galveston in 1986 and specializes in orthopedic spine surgery, trauma surgery, and more.Read his story

1485 N Turquoise Dr Ste 200

Flagstaff, AZ 86001

Contact Information

(928) 774-7757

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • American Republic
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Bluegrass Family Health
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Golden Rule
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Dr. Glover's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Spondylosis
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Glover treats Spondylosis more than 95% of his peers

Dr. Glover treats this condition more than 95% of his peers

Low Back Pain
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Glover treats Low Back Pain more than 91% of his peers

Dr. Glover treats this condition more than 91% of his peers

Back Pain
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Glover treats Back Pain more than 91% of his peers

Dr. Glover treats this condition more than 91% of his peers

Dr. Glover's conditions and procedures:

Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
Artificial Disc Replacement
Back Pain
Bone Disorders
Broken Neck
Cervical Artificial Disc Replacement
Cervical Disc Replacement
Cervical Herniated Disc Surgery
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
Cervical Spine Reconstruction
Cervical Spine Surgery
Cervical Spondylitis
Cervical Spondylolisthesis
Chronic Neck Pain
Coccygeal Pain
Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
Complex Spinal Deformity Correction
Complex Spinal Reconstruction
Complex Spine Surgery
Compression Fracture
Degenerative Disc Disease
Degenerative Spondylolisthesis
Difficulty With Walking
Disc Replacement
Herniated Disc
Herniated Disc Surgery
Image-Guided Spine Surgery
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Knee Surgery
Kyphoplasty, Percutaneous
Kyphosis
Kyphosis Surgery
Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
Laminectomy
Laminoplasty
Laminotomy
Limb Pain
Lordosis
Low Back Pain
Lower Spine Surgery
Lumbar Disc Replacement
Lumbar Herniated Disc Surgery
Lumbar Spine Fracture
Lumbar Spine Surgery
Microdiscectomy
Microsurgical Spine Surgery
Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
Myelopathy
Neck Muscle Strain
Neck Pain
Nerve Pain
Neuritis
Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
Pathological Spine Fracture
Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
Pseudoarthrosis
Radiculitis
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Sacrum Disorders
Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Scoliosis
Spinal Discectomy
Spinal Fusion
Spinal Instability
Spinal Internal Fixation
Spinal Reconstruction
Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
Spinal Stenosis
Spine Deformities
Spine Disorders
Spine Fracture Treatment
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
Spine Surgery
Spondylitis
Spondylolisthesis
Spondylosis
Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
Thoracic Spine Fracture
Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
Total Disc Replacement
Vertebral Fracture

About Me

Care Philosophy

I support my patients' decisions by using a shared-decision making approach by taking into account their preferences, needs and values.
I educate my patients' on how their wellness can have an influence on the success of a recommended treat...

Specialties

  • Orthopedic Spine Surgery
  • Orthopedic Spine Reconstructive Surgery
  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Trauma Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

  • 1994
    Med College Wi
    Fellowship Hospital
    1994
  • 1993
    Wilford Hall Usaf Hospital
    Residency Hospital
    1993
  • 1987
    Wright St U/Wright Patterson Air Force Base Med Ctr
    Internship Hospital
    1987
  • 1986
    University Of Texas Medical Branch At Galveston
    Medical School
    1986
  • 1982
    University Of Texas / Austin Campus
    Undergraduate School
    1982

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I had chronic back pain which affected my walking creating pain in my legs. I sought medical care from Dr. Glover. He performed lower back surgery. The pain in my legs was immediately alleviated. Thanks to Dr. Glover, I have full use of my back and legs again. A few months following surgery, I...Read More
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I have been having back pain for years, had injections and they were not helping any more. It was at a point it hurt to do anything, tie my shoes sit or stand, or even walk. I saw Dr. Glover and had surgery 2 months after my surgery I did a quarter mile hike(did not want to over do it)and my back...Read More
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I saw Dr Glover several years ago for some ongoing and deteriorating lower back problems that developed from an accident. Ultimately we decided on a fusion of my l4/l5. The process went flawlessly and I am very happy to say I've been able to be back to all my normal activities (and more!) for many...Read More
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Decided in December major surgery was needed. The holidays were coming up so the Dr said it would have to be after the first of the year. Asked if Feb would be ok cause I could get help then. He said that was fine and he would make a note of it. I called mid January to make sure it was still a go...Read More
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Does not care about patients.
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Commercial Insurance Company
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