Dr. James Michaels, MD

Dr. James Michaels, MD

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Dr. James Michaels, MD is a physical medicine & rehabilitation specialist in Tyler, TX and has been practicing for 22 years. He graduated from Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center School Of Medicine in 1992 and specializes in physical medicine & rehabilitation, interventional pain medicine, and more.Read his story

3414 Golden Rd # Garden

Tyler, TX 75701

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Insurance Accepted

  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
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No malpractice claims found for Texas
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Michaels' Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Peripheral Nerve Block
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Michaels performs Peripheral Nerve Block more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Michaels performs this procedure more than 100% of his peers

Nerve Block, Somatic
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Michaels performs Nerve Block, Somatic more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Michaels performs this procedure more than 100% of his peers

Fibromyalgia
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Michaels treats Fibromyalgia more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Michaels treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Deposition Disease-Related Fibromyalgia
  • Epstein Barr Virus-Related Fibromyalgia
  • Major Depressive Disorder-Related Fibromyalgia
  • Primary Fibromyalgia
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis-Related Fibromyalgia
  • Secondary Fibromyalgia
  • Sleep Disturbance-Related Fibromyalgia
  • Tension Myositis-Related Fibromyalgia

Dr. Michaels' conditions and procedures:

Adhesive Capsulitis
All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
Ankylosing Spondylitis
Arthritis
Arthritis of the Elbow
Ataxia
Autoimmune Diseases
Autonomic Disorders
Back Pain
Baker’s Cyst
Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
Bone Disorders
Brachial Plexus Palsy
Brain Disorders
Bursitis
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Cerebral Palsy
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
Chronic Neck Pain
Chronic Pain
Chronic Pelvic Pain
Chronic Postoperative Pain
Coccygeal Pain
Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
Degenerative Disc Disease
Diabetic Polyneuropathy
Elbow Injuries
Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
Epidural Lysis of Adhesions (LOA)
Fibromyalgia
Foot Conditions
Fracture
Gait Abnormality
Ganglion Cyst
Hand Conditions
Headache
Herniated Disc
Hip Pointer Injuries
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Joint Drainage
Knee Disorders
Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
Low Back Pain
Migraine
Myelopathy
Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
Nerve Block, Somatic
Nerve Block, Sympathetic
Nerve Destruction by Neurolytic Agent
Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
Osteoarthritis of Hip
Osteoarthritis of Knee
Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
Pathological Spine Fracture
Peripheral Nerve Block
Peripheral Nerve Disorders
Phantom Limb Pain
Plantar Fasciitis
Polyneuropathy
Post-Concussion Syndrome
Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
Rheumatoid Arthritis
Runner's Knee
Sacrum Disorders
Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Scoliosis
Shoulder Dislocation
Shoulder Disorders
Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
Spinal Cord Injury
Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA)
Spinal Nerve Block
Spinal Stenosis
Spine Deformities
Spine Disorders
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
Spondylitis
Spondylolisthesis
Spondylosis
Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
Stellate Ganglion Block
Sternum Fracture
Steroid Injection
Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
Torticollis
Trigger Finger
Trigger Point Injection
Upper Back Pain
Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

About Me

Care Philosophy

"My goal is to reduce pain and when possible eliminate pain."

Specialties

  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
  • Interventional Pain Medicine
  • Interventional Spine Medicine
  • Pain Management

Education

  • 1996
    New Eng Med Center Tufts University
    Residency Hospital
    1996
  • 1993
    Brackenridge Hospital
    Internship Hospital
    1993
  • 1992
    Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center School Of Medicine
    Medical School
    1992

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Dr. Michaels' Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Michaels

2.9

Based on 15 reviews

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1 Star
46.666666666666664%
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Dr Michaels is rude. Condescending. Does not listen to what you say. He apparently does not read physician notes from referring doctor. His back office"nurse" is very rude and unprofessional. Would not recommend this man to anyone!
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Dr. Michaels explains medical problem, and makes suggestions for treatment. Carries out treatment professionally with complete consideration of patient's physical well being. I have recommended him to some of my friends. I usually do not feel comfortable in recommending doctors, but I have...Read More
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Dr. Michael's has helped me more than any Dr. that treated me.Takes time and very thorough.
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Insurance accepted

Accepted insurance can change. Please double-check when making an appointment.

Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
Aetna
Choice Plus Test POS II
Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
Assurant Health
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card Test PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
Blue Advantage Test HMO
Blue Choice Test
Cigna
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Commercial Insurance Company
Coventry Health Care
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) Test PPO
HAP Insurance
Health Alliance
HealthFirst
HealthSmart
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Preferred PPO
Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
Medicaid
MultiPlan
MultiPlan Test PPO
PHCS Network PPO
National Elevator
Tricare
UnitedHealthCare
United Healthcare

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