Dr. James Ortman, MD

Internal MedicineMaleAge 73

Internal Medicine

Dr. James Ortman, MD is an Internal Medicine Specialist in Omaha, NE and has over 48 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from CREIGHTON UNIV SCH OF MED in 1975. He is affiliated with medical facilities such as CHI Health Creighton University Medical Center - Bergan Mercy and Chi Health Immanuel. His office is not accepting new patients.

Dr. James Ortman, MD

Dr. James Ortman

7823 WAKELEY PLZ Omaha, NE 68114
Telehealth services available
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Dr. Ortman's Reviews

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4.3

Based on 16 ratings

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I have had a very professional positive experience with Dr Ortman with each visit. i find he interaction relaxes my and the staff is very helpful; and accommodating.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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Rick Parkinson – Oct 09, 2022
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Excellent doctor. Never rushes with me and always has time to answer any questions. Staff is friendly and efficient.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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Mike McKinley – Mar 04, 2020
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Doctor Ortman has become a lazy Dr. Who don't visit patients in hospital, gives out prescription not related to your condition. Doctor is just a lazy doctor Much more to be said but it's not worth it. Moved to a new doctor who really cares.
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May 24, 2019
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Excellent doctor that really cares about his patients, and will be an advocate for them. In addition, Dr. Jim Ortman’s staff in outstanding. Thanks. Paula Lenz
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
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Paula Lenz in Omaha, NE, N – Jan 16, 2019
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He saved my life. Very grateful
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Pat Rudersdorf in Omaha, NE – Dec 12, 2018
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At first Dr. Ortman showed true interest in my mother who came in for a routine checkup along with some other symptoms. However, after seeing Dr. Ortman several times when she was having difficulty sleeping and other symptoms he disregarded her symptoms and didn't seem concerned and did not follow up with any research to diagnose her. Ultimately we moved to another doctor who was very attentive and finally discovered my mother was having temporal lobe seizures. She is now doing very well.
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Omaha – Jan 06, 2018
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Dr. Ortman never breezes in and quickly leaves before your questions are answered completely. He is an teacher to his patients and makes sure that the patient knows exactly what they need to and not do to regain their health. Dr. Ortman's staff is friendly, competent, and caring.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
12 people found this helpful
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J. Hicks in Omaha, NE – Feb 29, 2016
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Care Philosophy

My staff and I offer a service to our patients. Our goal is to provide a helpful and pleasant environment to care for your medical needs as efficiently,...Read more

Specialties

  • Internal Medicine

Board Certifications

Education

1978
Creighton U Affil Hosps
Residency Hospital
1975
CREIGHTON UNIV SCH OF MED
Medical School
1971
CREIGHTON UNIVERSITY
Undergraduate School

Awards

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Dr. Ortman frequently treats the following conditions: Ataxia, Muscle Weakness, and Gait Abnormality. See more on Healthgrades.

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Dr. Ortman's office is located at 7823 WAKELEY PLZ, Omaha, NE 68114. You can find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

Is Dr. James Ortman, MD able to provide telehealth services?

Dr. Ortman provides telehealth services. Please contact the office to determine whether you are eligible.

Is Dr. James Ortman, MD affiliated with any hospitals?

Dr. James Ortman, MD is affiliated with CHI Health Creighton University Medical Center - Bergan Mercy and Chi Health Immanuel.

Is Dr. James Ortman, MD a board-certified professional?

Yes, Dr. James Ortman, MD holds board certifications in Internal Medicine.

How much experience does Dr. James Ortman, MD have?

Dr. Ortman has over 47 years of healthcare experience.

Does Dr. James Ortman, MD receive good ratings from patients?

There is a star rating of 4.2/5 for Dr. James Ortman, MD. Patients say that they trusted the provider's decisions and the provider explained conditions well. See all patient feedback on Healthgrades.

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Check if Dr. Ortman treats your condition or procedure

Dr. Ortman's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abnormal Thyroid
  • Acidosis
  • Actinic Keratosis
  • Acute Bronchitis
  • Acute Laryngitis
  • Acute Pharyngitis
  • Acute Sinusitis
  • Acute Tonsillitis
  • Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
  • Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • ADHD and-or ADD
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Allergic Rhinitis
  • Anemia
  • Animal Allergies
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Anxiety
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Asthma
  • Asymptomatic Post-Menopausal Status
  • Ataxia
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Atopic Dermatitis (Eczema)
  • Back Pain
  • Balanitis
  • Balanoposthitis
  • Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
  • Bird Flu
  • Bladder Infection
  • Blood in Urine (Hematuria)
  • Bronchitis
  • Bruise of Face, Scalp, or Neck
  • Bursitis
  • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
  • Care Coordination for Complex Conditions and Procedures
  • Celiac Disease
  • Cellulitis
  • Chest Pain
  • Chest Wall Pain Syndrome
  • Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Chronic Prostatitis
  • Chronic Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Constipation
  • Contact Dermatitis
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Cough
  • Dehydration
  • Depressive Disorders
  • Dermatitis
  • Diabetes
  • Diabetes Counseling
  • Diabetes Mellitus, Secondary
  • Diabetes Type 1
  • Diabetes Type 2
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Diarrhea
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Diverticulitis, Intestinal
  • Diverticulosis, Intestinal
  • Dizziness
  • Dry Eyes
  • Dyslipidemia
  • Dysphagia
  • Earwax Buildup
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Emphysema
  • Enlarged Prostate (BPH)
  • Enteritis
  • Esophagitis
  • Essential Tremor
  • Fecal Occult Blood Test for Colorectal Cancer
  • Fever
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Folic Acid Deficiency
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Gas-Bloat Syndrome
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastroparesis
  • Geriatric Assessment
  • Gout
  • Headache
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hernia
  • Herpes Zoster Without Complication
  • High Cholesterol
  • Hypercalcemia
  • Hyperkalemia
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypoglycemia
  • Hypokalemia
  • Hypotension
  • Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Immunization Administration
  • Influenza (Flu)
  • Insomnia
  • Iodine Deficiency
  • Iron Metabolism Disorders
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Itchy Skin
  • Joint Injection
  • Joint Pain
  • Laryngitis
  • Limb Pain
  • 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
  • Menopausal and Postmenopausal Disorders
  • Mineral Metabolism Disorders
  • Muscle Spasm
  • Muscle Weakness
  • Nausea
  • Neck Strain (incl. Whiplash Injury)
  • Neurogenic Bladder
  • Nighttime Urination (Nocturia)
  • Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
  • Nosebleed
  • Obesity
  • Obesity Counseling
  • 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
  • Osteoporosis
  • Otitis Media
  • Overactive Bladder
  • Overweight
  • Painful Urination (Dysuria)
  • Pap Smear
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Perimenopause
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Pharyngitis
  • Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
  • Physical Examination
  • Pneumonia
  • Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR)
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Polyuria
  • Prostatitis
  • Purpura
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rash
  • Raynaud's Disease
  • Reflux Esophagitis
  • Restless Leg Syndrome
  • Rosacea
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Seborrheic Dermatitis
  • Secondary Hypertension
  • Secondary Renovascular Hypertension
  • Shingles
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Sinus Bradycardia
  • Sinus Tachycardia
  • Sinusitis
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Speech, Language and Learning Disorders
  • Spirometry
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Strep Throat
  • Swine Flu
  • Symptomatic Menopause
  • Thyroid Goiter
  • Tobacco Use Disorder
  • Tonsillitis
  • Torticollis
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Tremor
  • Urinalysis
  • Urinary Incontinence
  • Urinary Stones
  • Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
  • Vaccination
  • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Vertigo
  • Viral Infection
  • Vitamin B Deficiency
  • Vitamin B12 Deficiency
  • Vitamin D Deficiency
  • Wellness Examination
  • Wheezing

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(402) 397-7040

Dr. Ortman accepts the following insurance:

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Anthem
National (BlueCard) PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
HealthyBlue Advantage
Cigna
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First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
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Locations

Dr. James Ortman

Dr. James Ortman7823 WAKELEY PLZ Omaha, NE 68114
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Dr. James Ortman7710 Mercy Rd Ste 301 Omaha, NE 68124
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Affiliated Hospitals

Dr. Ortman is affiliated with the following hospitals. Select a hospital below to learn more.

Learn more about how Healthgrades measuresHospital Quality.

CHI Health Creighton University Medical Center - Bergan Mercy

Omaha, NE

63% Patients that would definitely recommend, 7% lower than the national average

17 Awards Received

Award Highlight: America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2023)

Chi Health Immanuel

Omaha, NE

60% Patients that would definitely recommend, 10% lower than the national average

4 Awards Received

Chi Health Lakeside

Omaha, NE

71% Patients that would definitely recommend, 1% higher than the national average

11 Awards Received

Award Highlight: State Ranking Award - Critical Care™ (2023)

Methodist Hospital

Omaha, NE

80% Patients that would definitely recommend, 10% higher than the national average

3 Awards Received

Award Highlight: Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2022)

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