Dr. James Olson, MD

Hospital MedicineMaleAge 60

Dr. Olson

Liberty Hospital

2525 Glenn Hendren Dr Liberty, MO 64068

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Dr. James Olson, MD is a Hospital Medicine Specialist in Liberty, MO and has over 35 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from University of Nebraska College of Medicine medical school in 1986. He is affiliated with Liberty Hospital. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Olson to book an appointment.

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Dr. Olson's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abnormal Thyroid
  • Abnormal Uterine Bleeding
  • Acidosis
  • Acute Bronchitis
  • Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Acute Kidney Failure
  • Acute Lower Respiratory Infection
  • Acute Pharyngitis
  • Acute Postoperative Pain
  • Acute Sinusitis
  • Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
  • Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • ADHD and-or ADD
  • Adrenal Gland Diseases
  • Advance Directive End of Life Planning
  • Alcohol Withdrawal
  • Alkalosis
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • All Types of Food Poisoning
  • Allergic Conjunctivitis
  • Allergic Rhinitis
  • Anemia
  • Angina
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Angioedema
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Anxiety
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Asthma
  • Ataxia
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
  • Avascular Necrosis
  • Back Pain
  • Bacterial Sepsis
  • Balanoposthitis
  • Bedsores
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
  • Bird Flu
  • Bladder Atony
  • Bladder Infection
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Blood in Urine (Hematuria)
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Bronchitis
  • Bronchospasm
  • Bruise of Face, Scalp, or Neck
  • Bursitis
  • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
  • Candidiasis of Skin and Nails
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Cardiomyopathy, Dilated
  • Cardiomyopathy, Hypertrophic
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cellulitis
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Chest Pain
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Chronic Sinusitis
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
  • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Concussion
  • Confusion
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Constipation
  • Contact Dermatitis
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Cough
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Dehydration
  • Dermatitis
  • Dermatitis Due to Drugs
  • Dermatitis Due to Substances Taken Internally
  • Diabetes Mellitus, Secondary
  • Diabetes Type 1
  • Diabetes Type 2
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • Diabetic Ketoacidosis
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Diarrhea
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Diverticulitis, Intestinal
  • Diverticulosis, Intestinal
  • Dizziness
  • Down Syndrome
  • Drug Withdrawal
  • Duodenal Ulcer
  • Duodenitis
  • Dysentery
  • Dyslipidemia
  • Dysphagia
  • Dysthymia (Chronic Depression)
  • Dysthymia and Cyclothymia (Mood Disorders)
  • Ear Ache
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Embolism
  • Emphysema
  • Endocarditis
  • Enlarged Prostate (BPH)
  • Enteritis
  • Eosinophilia
  • Epilepsy
  • Esophageal Ulcer
  • Esophageal Varices
  • Esophagitis
  • Essential Tremor
  • Fecal Occult Blood Test for Colorectal Cancer
  • Fever
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Food Poisoning
  • Fungal Nail Infection
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Gallstones
  • Gas-Bloat Syndrome
  • Gastric Ulcer
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Bleeding
  • Gastrojejunal Ulcer
  • Gastroparesis
  • Goiter
  • Gout
  • Hammer Toe
  • Head or Neck Lump or Swelling
  • Headache
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hepatitis C
  • Hernia
  • Herpes Zoster Without Complication
  • Hiatal Hernia
  • Hip Pointer Injuries
  • Hip Sprain
  • Histoplasmosis
  • HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Virus)
  • Hives
  • Humerus Fracture
  • Hypercalcemia
  • Hyperkalemia
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hyperthyroidism
  • Hypogammaglobulinemia
  • Hypoglycemia
  • Hypokalemia
  • Hyposmolality and Hyponatremia
  • Hypotension
  • Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Ileus
  • Iliac Aneurysm
  • Immunization Administration
  • Indigestion
  • Influenza (Flu)
  • Insomnia
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Ischemic Colitis
  • Jock Itch
  • Joint Pain
  • Kidney Stone Pain (Renal Colic)
  • Leg and Foot Ulcers
  • Limb Pain
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Lipid Disorders
  • Liver Damage from Alcohol
  • Low Back Pain
  • Low Blood Oxygen Level
  • Magnesium Metabolism Disorders
  • Malaise and Fatigue
  • Malnutrition
  • Meningitis
  • Menopausal and Postmenopausal Disorders
  • Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
  • Migraine
  • Mineral Metabolism Disorders
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Mobitz, Type 2, Heart Block
  • Muscle Spasm
  • Muscle Weakness
  • Mycobacterial Lung Infection
  • Nail and Nail Bed Infection
  • Nausea
  • Neck Strain (incl. Whiplash Injury)
  • Nephritis and Nephropathy
  • Nephrotic Syndrome
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Neurogenic Bladder
  • Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
  • Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
  • Nosebleed
  • Obesity
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Overactive Bladder
  • Overweight
  • Pancreatitis
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pelvic Abscess
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Peptic Ulcer
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Pericarditis
  • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Pharyngitis
  • Phimosis
  • Phosphorus Metabolism Disorders
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Pneumonia
  • Pollen Allergy
  • Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR)
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Polyuria
  • Primary Biliary Cholangitis
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Purpura
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rash
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Reflux Esophagitis
  • Respiratory Failure
  • Restless Leg Syndrome
  • Rheumatic Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Rib Fracture
  • Ringworm
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Salivary Gland Stones and Inflammation
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Second Degree Heart Block
  • Seizure Disorders
  • Sepsis
  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
  • Shingles
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Sick Sinus Syndrome
  • Sinus Bradycardia
  • Sinus Tachycardia
  • Sinusitis
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Supraventricular Tachycardia
  • Swine Flu
  • Tension Headache
  • Third Degree Heart Block
  • Thyroid Goiter
  • Thyroiditis
  • Thyrotoxicosis Factitia
  • Tobacco Use Disorder
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Tremor
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Urinary Incontinence
  • Urinary Stones
  • Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
  • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Venous Insufficiency
  • Ventricular Fibrillation
  • Ventricular Tachycardia (VT)
  • Vertigo
  • Viral Enteritis
  • Viral Hepatitis
  • Viral Infection
  • Vitamin B Deficiency
  • Vitamin B12 Deficiency
  • Vitamin D Deficiency
  • Wheezing

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Biography

Dr. James Olson, MD is a Hospital Medicine Specialist in Liberty, MO and has over 35 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from University...Read more

Specialties

  • Hospital Medicine
  • Internal Medicine

Board Certifications

Education

1989
Oregon Health & Science University Hospital
Residency Hospital
1986
University of Nebraska College of Medicine
Medical School

Awards

Frequently Asked Questions

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

Dr. Olson frequently treats Tobacco Use Disorder, Sleep Apnea, and Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD). See all procedures and conditions Dr. Olson treats.

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Dr. Olson's office is located at 2525 Glenn Hendren Dr, Liberty, MO 64068. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

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Practice

Liberty Hospital2525 Glenn Hendren Dr Liberty, MO 64068
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Liberty Hospital

Liberty, MO

74% Patient Experience Rating, 5% higher than the national average

1 Award Received

Award Highlight: Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2021)