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Dr. James Guess, MD

Orthopedic Spine Surgery ·  Male · Age 59

Dr. Guess

Dr. James Guess, MD is an orthopedic spine surgery specialist in Carrollton, TX and has been practicing for 25 years. He graduated from University of Michigan Medical School in 1988 and specializes in orthopedic spine surgery and orthopedic surgery.


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(972) 492-1334

Dr. Guess accepts the following insurance:

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Choice Plus POS II
Assurant Health
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Cigna
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Cigna PPO
Open Access
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First Health (Coventry Health Care)
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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Texas
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Guess' Top Procedures and Conditions

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Low Back Pain
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Guess treats Low Back Pain more than 99% of his peers

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

Back Pain
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Guess treats Back Pain more than 99% of his peers

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

Spondylosis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Guess treats Spondylosis more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Guess treats this condition more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Guess' conditions and procedures:

  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Disc Replacement
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Fracture Care
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Gout
  • Hammer Toe
  • Herniated Disc
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Hip Sprain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Drainage
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Surgery
  • Kyphoplasty, Percutaneous
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Cramp
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Lupus
  • Myelopathy
  • Neuroplasty
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Percutaneous Vertebroplasty
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rib Fracture
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Scapular Fracture
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Steroid Injection
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Torticollis
  • Trigger Finger
  • Vertebral Column Tumors

About Me

Biography

Dr. James Guess, MD is an orthopedic spine surgery specialist in Carrollton, TX and has been practicing for 25 years. He graduated from University of Michigan Medical School in 1988 and specializes in orthopedic spine surgery and orthopedic surgery.

Specialties

  • Orthopedic Spine Surgery
  • Orthopedic Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

1994
Leatherman Spine Center, University of Louisville
Fellowship Hospital
1993
University Of Cincinnati Medical Center
Residency Hospital
1988
University of Michigan Medical School
Medical School
1994
1993
1988

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

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Dr. Guess' Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Guess

3.7

Based on 21 reviews

5 Stars
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4 Stars
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2 Stars
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1 Star
28.571428571428573%
(6)

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Dr Guess is so personable and laid back, and so knowledgeable! He and his staff are wonderful! They are very organized. I went to the Carrollton location. I have a very difficult work schedule and they went above and beyond, working me into a very busy schedule to get my MRI and then come back...Read More
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It's been over 10 years and the procedure (disc nucleoplasty) that the good Dr. performed on my can be considered a cure. His team was top-notch and the care and consulting I received was the same. MJR
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    • Mon: 9:00am - 5:00pm
    • Tue: 9:00am - 5:00pm
    • Wed: 9:00am - 5:00pm
    • Thu: 9:00am - 5:00pm
    • Fri: 9:00am - 5:00pm
    • Sat: closed
    • Sun: closed
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