Dr. James Head, MD

Dr. James Head, MD

Obstetrics & Gynecology  |  
Male  |  
Age 56
(8)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. James Head, MD is an obstetrics & gynecology doctor who practices in Alabaster, AL. He is 56 years old and has been practicing for 29 years.

1010 1st St N Ste 350

Alabaster, AL 35007

Contact Information

(205) 664-9995

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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Vaginal and Pelvic Prolapse
very high
more than 98% of peers
Uterine Diseases
very high
more than 97% of peers
Uterine Fibroids
very high
more than 96% of peers

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Specialties

  • Obstetrics & Gynecology
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Board Certifications

  • Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Obstetrics & Gynecology*
  • Obstetrics & Gynecology
    Accredited by: American Board of Obstetrics & Gynecology*
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Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Asymptomatic Post-Menopausal Status
  • Atrophic Vaginitis
  • Blood Disorders
  • Blood Disorders in Pregnancy
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Breast Diseases
  • Cancer
  • Cervical Polyps
  • Cervicitis
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Endometriosis
  • Gynecologic Cancer
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Maternal Anemia
  • Menopausal and Postmenopausal Disorders
  • Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Ovarian Cysts
  • Pap Smear Abnormalities
  • Perimenopause
  • Pregnancy-Related Disorders
  • Rectovaginal Fistula
  • Symptomatic Menopause
  • Thrombosis
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Urinary-Genital Tract Fistula, Female
  • Uterine Cancer
  • Uterine Diseases
  • Uterine Fibroids
  • Uterine Prolapse
  • Vaginal and Pelvic Prolapse
  • Vaginitis and-or Vaginosis
  • Yeast Infections

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Procedures

  • Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
  • Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Colpopexy
  • Colporrhaphy
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Fecal Occult Blood Test for Colorectal Cancer
  • Hysterectomy - Laparoscopic
  • Hysterectomy - Open
  • Hysteroscopy
  • Incontinence Sling Procedure
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Myomectomy - Open and-or Laparoscopic
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • Pap Smear
  • Pregnancy Test
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Rh Incompatibility Screening
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
  • Thyroid Screening
  • Tubal Ligation
  • Vaginal Delivery and VBAC
  • Vaginal Surgery
  • Wound Repair

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Alabama.

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

  • University Of Alabama At Birmingham
    Medical School | Graduated 1989
  • Carraway Methodist Medical Center, Mso
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Head has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Head's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Head to family and friends
4.0
based on 8 total reviews (3 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (8)

  • 5
    (6)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (2)

Dr. Head's Performance

Trustworthiness
VERY GOOD
Explains condition(s) well
VERY GOOD
Answers Questions
VERY GOOD
Time well spent
VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
VERY GOOD
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

in Clanton |
He's an amazing person and doctor, he makes me feel comfortable and at ease and I've recommended him to both my daughter's and other relatives and friends. He's just a really caring person and makes me laugh, and his staff is absolutely friendly and care about how you feel and his nurses go out of...more
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in Huntsville, Al |
I started seeing dr. Z in 2002, he did a partial hysterectomy. In 2005 I was admitted in the hospital and requested dr.z but dr. Head was on call, he did exploratory surgery and took care of ovarian ruptured cysts and scar adhesions, in 2012, was admitted and surgery was done again exploratory,...more
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in Calera, AL |
Easy to talk with. Listens carefully to your problem. Great all around experience.
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Head accepts 5 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
    Dental Blue 100/200/300
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

Hospitals where Dr. Head has admitting privileges

Shelby Baptist Medical Center
1000 1st St N
Alabaster, AL 35007
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