Dr. James Guess, MD

Orthopedic Spine Surgery •  Male • Age 61
Dr. Guess
Accepting new patients

OrthoTexas Orthopedics & Sports Medicine

4780 N Josey Ln Carrollton, TX 75010

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(972) 492-1334

Dr. James Guess, MD is a Orthopedic Spine Surgery Specialist in Carrollton, TX. He is affiliated with medical facilities such as Baylor Medical Center at Frisco and Baylor Scott And White Medical Center Carrollton. He is accepting new patients. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Guess to book an appointment.

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(972) 492-1334

Dr. Guess accepts the following insurance:

Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
National (BlueCard) PPO
Assurant Health
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
Blue Choice
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
HealthyBlue 2.0
HealthyBlue Advantage
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access
Open Access Plus
Coventry Health Care
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Choice Care PPO
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
Principal Financial Group
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Options PPO
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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
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • 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

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Dr. Guess performed an L3-L5 fusion with laminectomy & discectomy in late 2016; I continue follow-ups with him but I have been pain-free and have returned to lifting free weights and cardio exercise. Prior to surgery I spent a month in the supine position, on oxy. Dr. G basically saved my bacon.
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Dr. Guess is my answered prayer. I’ve been suffering with low back pain for several months. I saw two other doctors who couldn’t help. My first visit with Dr. Guess, he had a plan. I asked Dr. Guess if I would have to live with my pain. He told me that he would find my pain source. I’m scheduled to have a block next week. If you’re looking for a doctor who cares, Dr. Guess is the doctor for you.
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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 to see Dr Guess, all on the same day! I am a surgery scheduler for a very busy office myself and know how difficult this is. I greatly appreciate the effort to accommodate me.
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Ramona – Jul 14, 2018
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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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Mark Robinson in Dallas, TX – May 21, 2017
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The physicians and surgeons who make up OrthoTexas offer comprehensive and compassionate care, orthopedic rehabilitation services, access to on-site imaging services, and on-site outpatient surgery centers. With multiple convenient locations to serve...


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  • Orthopedic Surgery


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OrthoTexas Orthopedics & Sports Medicine

Carrollton Office4780 N Josey Ln Carrollton, TX 75010
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    • Mon: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Tue: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Wed: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Thu: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Fri: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Sat: closed
    • Sun: closed
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Baylor Medical Center at Frisco

Frisco, TX

84% Patient experience rating, 15% higher than the national average

  • Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2019)

Baylor Scott And White Medical Center Carrollton

Carrollton, TX

64% Patient experience rating, 5% lower than the national average

Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Plano

Plano, TX

74% Patient experience rating, 5% higher than the national average

  • Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)
  • Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2018)