Dr. James Long, MD

Orthopedic SurgeryMaleAge 81

Dr. Long
Accepting new patients

Mercy Clinic Orthopedics

3501 WE KNIGHT DR Fort Smith, AR 72903

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(479) 709-6700

Dr. James Long, MD is a Orthopedic Surgery Specialist in Fort Smith, AR and has over 57 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from LSU School of Medicine - New Orleans medical school in 1964. He is affiliated with Mercy Hospital Fort Smith. He is accepting new patients. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Long to book an appointment.

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Dr. Long is affiliated with Mercy Hospital Fort Smith Fort Smith, a highly rated and top awarded hospital for orthopedic surgery.

At a Glance

  • Explains Conditions Well
    Patients said this doctor explains conditions well. See reviews
  • Practices at Top Hospital
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  • Practices at Highly Recommended Hospital
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Dr. Long's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Joint Pain
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Long treats Joint Pain more than 95% of his peers

Dr. Long treats this condition more than 95% of his peers

Steroid Injection
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Long performs Steroid Injection more than 89% of his peers

Dr. Long performs this procedure more than 89% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Cervical Epidural Steroid Injection
  • Epidural Steroid Injections
  • Lumbar Epidural Steroid Injection
  • Thoracic Epidural Steroid Injection
Osteoarthritis
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Long treats Osteoarthritis more than 88% of his peers

Dr. Long treats this condition more than 88% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle
  • Osteoarthritis of Elbow
  • Osteoarthritis of Finger Joint
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Osteoarthritis of Toe
  • Osteoarthritis of Wrist
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Dr. Long's conditions and procedures:

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Avascular Necrosis
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • De Quervain's Release
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Foot Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Gout
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hand Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Replacement
  • Humerus Fracture
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Drainage
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Replacement Revision
  • Knee Sprain
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Meniscus Surgery
  • Morton's Neuroma
  • Musculoskeletal Function Test
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Neuroplasty
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • 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
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Steroid Injection
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Torticollis
  • Total Hip Replacement
  • Trigger Finger
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

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Dr. Long accepts the following insurance:

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Anthem
National (BlueCard) PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
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CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
HealthyBlue 2.0
HealthyBlue Advantage
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Dr. Long's Reviews

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5.0

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I recently visited with Dr. Long for a very painful and now chronic source in my upper, anterior groin area. My regular and usually highly competent physicians had been unable to diagnose the cause of my, at times debilitating pain. Dr. Long had one look at an Xray of the area and immediately diagnosed the problem to my complete concurrence. Dr. Long had the patience to explain, in sufficient detail, the cause, care and outlook for my problem. I like Dr. Long's style!
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
  • Long wait times
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James Parham in Roland, OK – Oct 06, 2016

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About Me

Biography

Dr. James Long, MD is a Orthopedic Surgery Specialist in Fort Smith, AR and has over 57 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from LSU...Read more

Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

1972
U Tex SW Affil Hosps
Residency Hospital
1968
Charity Hosp-LSU Svc
Residency Hospital
1965
Martin Army Community Hospital
Internship Hospital
1964
LSU School of Medicine - New Orleans
Medical School
,

Awards

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Is Dr. James Long, MD accepting new patients?

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What are Dr. James Long, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Long frequently treats Joint Pain, Steroid Injection, and Osteoarthritis. See all procedures and conditions Dr. Long treats.

Where is Dr. James Long, MD's office located?

Dr. Long's office is located at 3501 WE KNIGHT DR, Fort Smith, AR 72903. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

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Locations

Mercy Clinic Orthopedics

Mercy Clinic Orthopedics3501 WE KNIGHT DR Fort Smith, AR 72903
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Affiliated Hospitals

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Mercy Hospital Fort Smith

Fort Smith, AR

71% Patient Experience Rating, 2% higher than the national average

6 Awards Received

Award Highlight: Orthopedic Surgery Excellence Award™ (2020)