Dr. James Myers, MD

Dr. James Myers, MD

General Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 66
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Dr. James Myers, MD is a general surgery specialist in Carmichael, CA and has been practicing for 28 years. He graduated from George Washington University / School of Medicine And Health Sciences in 1980 and specializes in general surgery and colon & rectal surgery.

6450 Coyle Ave Ste 2

Carmichael, CA 95608

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Alameda Alliance
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • Health Net
  • San Francisco Health Plan
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • Western Health Advantage

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Top Care Areas

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

Anorectal Abscess
very high
more than 99% of peers
Abscess
very high
more than 99% of peers
Anal Disorders
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Myers'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

  • General Surgery
  • Colon & Rectal Surgery

2  Board Certifications

  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Colon & Rectal Surgery*
  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

21  Conditions Treated

19  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Anoscopy With Removal of Anal Tumor
  • Colectomy
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Cyst Incision and Drainage
  • Destruction of Anal Tumor
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Excision of Rectal Tumor
  • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Repair of Anal and Rectal Defects (Anoplasty, Repair of Imperforate Anus, Sphincteroplasty, Rectal Graft)
  • Sphincterotomy

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

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

  • George Washington University / School of Medicine And Health Sciences
    Medical School | Graduated 1980
  • Naval Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1981
  • Naval Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1986
  • University of Minnesota / Twin Cities Campus
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1990

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Myers has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Russian

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Myers' Reviews

5.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Myers to family and friends
13 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (13)

  • 5
    (13)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Myers' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

Dr. Myers was extremely good, and took me on as a patient even though he doesn't normally take my insurance. His response was, If I don't, who will? He truly helped me, performed my surgery and follow up care after my complete proctocolectomy (almost 6 years ago). He may be blunt, but he truly...more
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