Dr. James Jakes, MD

Dr. James Jakes, MD

Rheumatology  |  
Male  |  
Age 68
(28)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. James Jakes, MD is a rheumatology doctor who practices in Montgomery, AL. He is 68 years old and has been practicing for 43 years.

1421 Narrow Lane Pkwy

Montgomery, AL 36111

Contact Information

(334) 284-3105

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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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

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Specialties

  • Rheumatology
  • Internal Medicine
2

Board Certifications

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

  • Arthritis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bone Disorders
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Dermatomyositis
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Felty's Syndrome
  • Fever
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Foot Conditions
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Limb Pain
  • Limb Swelling
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lupus
  • Malaise and Fatigue
  • Muscle Weakness
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR)
  • Polymyositis
  • Psoriatic Arthritis
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylosis
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Takayasu's Arteritis
  • Trigger Finger
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vasculitis
  • Wegener's Granulomatosis

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Procedures

  • Joint Drainage
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

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

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Jakes to family and friends
2.4
based on 28 total reviews (4 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (28)

  • 5
    (9)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (17)

Dr. Jakes' Performance

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

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
GOOD
Office environment
VERY GOOD
Staff friendliness
VERY GOOD
Average wait time
16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

in Moody, AL |
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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Montgomery, AL |
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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Al |
Very rude and no compassion of patients illness or pain.
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in Columbus |
Jake's gets no stars from me with my appointment yesterday he was very rude he was yelling at me this is the first time I had even met this man it seems like he was angry because I was diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis and osteo and fibromyalgia he acted like I made up those diagnosis myself I...more
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Jakes accepts 7 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
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

Hospitals where Dr. Jakes has admitting privileges

Baptist Medical Center East
400 Taylor Rd
Montgomery, AL 36117
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Baptist Medical Center South
2105 E South Blvd
Montgomery, AL 36116
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Elmore Community Hospital
500 Hospital Dr
Wetumpka, AL 36092
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Jackson Hospital and Clinic
1725 Pine St
Montgomery, AL 36106
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Prattville Baptist Hospital
124 S Memorial Dr
Prattville, AL 36067
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