Dr. James Loveless, MD

Dr. James Loveless, MD

Rheumatology  |  
Male  |  
Age 58
(31)
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Dr. James Loveless, MD is a rheumatology doctor who practices in Boise, ID. He is 58 years old and has been practicing for 26 years.

600 N Robbins Rd Ste 302

Boise, ID 83702

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Altius Health Plans
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross of Idaho
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)

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Top Care Areas

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Arthritis
very high
more than 98% of peers
Autoimmune Diseases
very high
more than 98% of peers
Osteoporosis
very high
more than 96% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Loveless "James E. Loveless, MD, FACR is board certified in internal medicine and rheumatology and is a fellow of the American College of Rheumatology. He specializes in the treatment of autoimmune diseases such as rheumatoid arthritis, systemic lupus erythematosus, psoriatic arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis, and Sjogren's syndrome, and has extensive experience in the diagnosis and treatment of osteoporosis. He is actively involved in clinical trials investigating new treatments for arthritis and osteoporosis. Dr. Loveless earned his medical degree from Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland and completed his internal medicine residency and rheumatology fellowship at the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center in Denver."
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Specialties

  • Rheumatology
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Board Certifications

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

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Amyloidosis
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
  • Antiphospholipid Syndrome (APS)
  • Arthritis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Bone Disorders
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Classic Polyarteritis Nodosa
  • Cryoglobulinemia
  • Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Dermatomyositis
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Foot Conditions
  • Gout
  • Hammer Toe
  • Hand Conditions
  • Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura (ITP)
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • 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
  • Osteopetrosis
  • Osteoporosis
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR)
  • Psoriatic Arthritis
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Purpura
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Raynaud's Disease
  • Reiter's Syndrome (Reactive Arthritis)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylosis
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Trigger Finger
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vasculitis
  • Wegener's Granulomatosis

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Procedures

  • Joint Drainage
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Steroid Injection

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Idaho.

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

  • Case Western Reserve University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1986
  • University Colo Health Scis Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1987
  • University Colo Health Scis Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1989
  • University Colo Health Scis Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1992

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Loveless has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Loveless' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Loveless to family and friends
4.7
based on 31 total reviews (1 with a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (31)

  • 5
    (27)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (2)
  • 1
    (1)

Dr. Loveless' Performance

Trustworthiness
EXCELLENT
Explains condition(s) well
EXCELLENT
Answers Questions
EXCELLENT
Time well spent
EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

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

Patient Comments (1)

Draper, UT |
Great Doctor---focused on fixing you without just loading you with Meds! Knows his business and his entire operation is professional- Over the past 15+ years they have kept me going with AS - I ran over 15 half marathons and did my first full marathon in Portland! Thanks for everything. John O.
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Loveless accepts 6 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Altius Health Plans
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross of Idaho
    Blue Cross of Idaho PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Loveless has admitting privileges

Saint Alphonsus Regional Medical Center
1055 N Curtis Rd
Boise, ID 83706
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St. Luke's Boise Medical Center
190 E Bannock St
Boise, ID 83712
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