Dr. James Jakes, MD

Dr. James Jakes, MD

Rheumatology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 68
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Dr. James Jakes, MD is a rheumatology specialist in Montgomery, AL and has been practicing for 43 years. He graduated from Vanderbilt University School Of Medicine in 1975 and specializes in rheumatology and internal medicine.

1421 Narrow Lane Pkwy

Montgomery, AL 36111

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Jakes performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Arthritis
very high
more than 99% of peers
Autoimmune Diseases
very high
more than 99% of peers
Fibromyalgia
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Jakes's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

2  Specialties

  • Rheumatology
  • Internal Medicine

2  Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Rheumatology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

55  Conditions Treated

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5  Procedures

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

  • Vanderbilt University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1975
  • Vanderbilt University Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • University Of Southern California / Keck School Of Medicine
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Jakes has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Farsi

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Jakes' Reviews

2.6
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Jakes to family and friends
30 total reviews (6 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (30)

  • 5
    (11)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (17)

Dr. Jakes' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    GOOD
  • Answers questions

    FAIR
  • Time well spent

    GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (6)

Dr. Jakes has been the only doctor I've seen that takes my symptoms seriously. He's not a warm and fuzzy kind of doctor, but then I'm there for a medical assessment, not a social call. His 'just the facts' approach is perfectly fine with me, and the most important thing is getting a diagnosis...more
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I met with Dr Jakes for the first time this week. Let me start by saying he will not be your best friend. He will not greet you with a warm embrace and ask about your family. BUT he will give you the medical attention you deserve. He will thoroughly assess you and work towards a diagnosis. He was...more
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When I met Dr Jakes I did not get warm fuzzy feelings, BUT when I left his office I was so very thankful for his expertise. After a year of being dismissed by other medical professionals, he listened to my story and performed a thorough assessment. He asked a lot of questions and answered all of my...more
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Dr. J. Jakes is a bit reserved and a little stiff. However, he knows his stuff. He does not waist time and gets to work immediately. My waiting time was about 15 minuets and my total visit about 45. His nursing folks anticipate his needs. He fixed a frozen finger and helped with shoulder pain,...more
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Very rude and no compassion of patients illness or pain.
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