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 25 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
Baker’s Cyst
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)
Systemic Sclerosis
Thoracic Spine Fracture
Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
Torticollis
Total Disc Replacement
Trigger Point Injection
Vertebral Fracture

About Me

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 treatment...

Specialties

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

Board Certifications

Education

2017
Master Of Business Administration--Arizona State University
1994
Med College Wi
Fellowship Hospital
1993
Wilford Hall Usaf Hospital
Residency Hospital
1987
Wright St U/Wright Patterson Air Force Base Med Ctr
Internship Hospital
1986
University Of Texas Medical Branch At Galveston
Medical School
1982
University Of Texas / Austin Campus
Undergraduate School
2017
1994
1993
1987
1986
1982

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I recently saw Dr Glover in the emergency room three weeks after a laminectomy. (Done by a different person). I ended up having to have my back opened again as I had a staff infection. This was very scary for me as I live alone and don’t have any family. He was very educational as well as very...Read More
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I felt 100% confident after meeting with Dr. Glover now post op 1 week I feel even better knowing Dr. Glover was my surgeon. I am walking everyday and feel ready to tackle the world. Thank you Dr. Glover for giving me a shot at the rest of my life! Jim W.
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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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Cigna
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Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Commercial Insurance Company
Coventry Health Care
Medicare Advantage PFFS
Golden Rule
Health Net
Health Net PPO
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Medicaid
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UnitedHealthCare
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