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Dr. James Pelton, MD

Radiation Oncology ·  Male · Age 68

Dr. Pelton
1135 116th Ave NE Ste 160 Bellevue, WA 98004

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Dr. James Pelton, MD is a radiation oncology specialist in Bellevue, WA and has been practicing for 34 years. He graduated from University of Nebraska / College of Medicine and specializes in radiation oncology and radiology.


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(425) 688-5289

Dr. Pelton accepts the following insurance:

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Aetna HMO
Aetna POS
Aetna PPO
Choice
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Choice PPO
Medicare Advantage HMO
Medicare Advantage PPO
Open Choice
Open Choice POS
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Altius Health Plans
America's Health Insurance Plans
Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
Assurant Health
Asuris Northwest Health
Beacon Health Strategies
Beech Street (Multiplan)
Behavioral Health Network
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois PPO
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Medicaid
ChoiceCare Network
Cigna
Great West Healthcare-Cigna
Great West Healthcare-Cigna HMO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna POS
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Commercial Insurance Company
Community Health Choice
Medicaid
Community Health Group
Medi-Cal
Community Health Network
CoreSource
Coventry Health Care
Federal Employee Program (FEP)
First Choice Health
First Choice Health HMO
First Choice Health POS
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
Fortis Benefits Insurance Company
Gallagher Basset
Group Health Cooperative (GHC)
Access PPO
Clear Care HMO
Clear Care PPO
Options PPO
Health Net
Health Payors Organization
HealthPlus
Medicaid
HealthSmart
HealthSmart - Interplan Health Group
Interplan Health Group
Heritage Provider Network
Humana
Medicare Advantage
Medicare Advantage HMO
Medicare PPO
inHealth
Medicaid
INTotal Health
Medicaid
Kaiser Permanente
LifeWise
Connect
Magellan Health Services
Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
Medicaid
Medicaid of Washington State
Medical Mutual of Ohio
Midwest Health Plan
Medicaid
Moda Health
Molina Healthcare
MultiPlan
PHCS Network
National Preferred Provider Network
ODS Health Plan
PacificSource
Peach State Health Plan
Medicaid
Preferred Health Plan, Inc.
Premera Blue Cross
Private HealthCare Systems
Providence Health Plans
Personal Option EPO
Regence Blue Cross Blue Shield
Regence Blue Shield of Washington
Preferred Provider Network
Sedgwick Claims Management Services
Staywell (Wellcare)
Medicaid
Three Rivers Provider Network
Tricare
TriCare for Life
TriWest Champus
Uniform Medical Plan
UnitedHealthCare
Medicare Advantage
Medicare Advantage - Chronic Complete HMO-SNP
Medicare Advantage HMO
Medicare Advantage PFFS
Medicare Supplement PPO
USA Health Network
Value Options
Behavioral Health
Veteran Administration Plan
Washington State Department of Labor & Industries
Wellcare of Georgia
Medicaid
WellPoint
Wells Fargo Insurance

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Dr. Pelton's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Cancer
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high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Pelton treats Cancer more than 85% of his peers

Dr. Pelton treats this condition more than 85% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Adenoid Cystic Carcinoma
  • Adolescent Cancer
  • Adrenal Cortical Carcinoma
  • Adrenal Gland Cancer
  • Adult Cerebral Astrocytoma
  • Adult Small Cell Lung Cancer
  • Ampullary Carcinoma
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Anal Cancer
  • Anaplastic Oligodendroglioma
  • Angiosarcoma of the Breast
  • Appendix Cancer
  • Astrocytoma
  • Basal Cell Carcinoma (BCC)
  • Basal Type Breast Cancer
  • Benign Astrocytoma
  • Bile Duct Cancer
  • Biliary Cancer
  • Bladder Cancer
  • Blood Cancer
  • Bone Cancer
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (Includes: Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brainstem Glioma
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Cancer Recurrence
  • Bronchioalveolar Carcinoma
  • Bronchogenic Carcinoma
  • Cancer of Floor of Mouth
  • Cerebellar Astrocytoma
  • Cerebral Astrocytoma
  • Cervical Cancer
  • Cholangiocarcinoma
  • Chordoma
  • Choriocarcinoma
  • Chromophobe Renal Cell Carcinoma
  • Clear Cell Adenocarcinoma
  • Clear Cell Renal Cell Carcinoma
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Cutaneous Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  • Distal Colorectal Cancer
  • Distal Gastrointestinal Tract Cancers
  • Ductal Carcinoma in Situ
  • Duodenal Cancer
  • Ear Cancer
  • Endocrine Cancer
  • Endometrial Cancer
  • ENT Cancer
  • Epidermoid Carcinoma
  • Epithelial-Myoepithelial Carcinoma
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Extrahepatic Bile Duct Cancer
  • Eye Cancer
  • Facial Skin Cancer
  • Fallopian Tube Cancer
  • Familial Colorectal Cancer
  • Familial Pancreatic Cancer
  • Familial Renal Cancer
  • Familial Renal Cell Carcinoma
  • Fibrolamellar Hepatocellular Carcinoma
  • Follicular Adenocarcinoma
  • Follicular Thyroid Cancer
  • Gall Bladder Cancer
  • Gallbladder & Biliary Tract Cancer
  • Gastric Cancer, Borrmann 4
  • Gastroenterologic Cancer (Colon, Stomach, Esophageal, Liver)
  • Genital System Cancer
  • Genitourinary Cancers
  • Gland Cancer
  • Glassy Cell Carcinoma
  • Glioma
  • Gliomatosis Cerebri
  • Gynecologic Cancer
  • Hamartomatous Colorectal Cancer
  • Heart Cancer
  • Hepatobiliary Cancer
  • Hepatocellular Cancer
  • Hepatocellular Carcinoma
  • Hip Cancer
  • Hypopharyngeal Cancer
  • Inflammatory Breast Cancer
  • Infundibulocystic Basal Cell Carcinoma
  • Intestinal Cancer
  • Intrahepatic Cholangiocarcinoma
  • Invasive Breast Cancer
  • Invasive Ductal Carcinoma
  • Invasive Lobular Carcinoma
  • Joint Cancer
  • Juvenile Pilocytic Astrocytoma
  • Laryngeal Cancer
  • Laryngeal Carcinoma
  • Limb Cancer
  • Lip Cancer
  • Liver Cancer
  • Locally Advanced Breast Cancer
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lymphoma of the Breast
  • Male Breast Cancer
  • Male Genitourinary Cancer
  • Malignant Astrocytoma
  • Malignant Breast Tumor
  • Malignant Glioma
  • Mediastinal Cancer
  • Medullary Thyroid Cancer
  • Medulloblastoma
  • Melanoma-Astrocytoma Syndrome
  • Merkel Cell Cancer
  • Metastatic Adrenal Gland Cancer
  • Metastatic Blood Cancer
  • Metastatic Bone Cancer
  • Metastatic Breast Cancer
  • Metastatic Cancer
  • Metastatic Liver Cancer
  • Metastatic Lymph Cancer
  • Metastatic Nervous System Cancer
  • Metastatic Prostate Cancer
  • Metastatic Skin Cancer
  • Metastatic Soft Tissue Cancer
  • Metastatic Spinal Cord Cancer
  • Metastatic Squamous Neck Cancer With Occult Primary
  • MSI-H Colorectal Cancer
  • MSI-L Colorectal Cancer
  • MSS Colorectal Cancer
  • Muscle Cancer
  • Nasal Cavity Cancer
  • Nasopharyngeal Cancer
  • Neck Cancer
  • Nerve Cancer
  • Neuroendocrine Cancer
  • Nevoid Basal Cell Carcinoma Syndrome
  • Nodular Basal Cell Carcinoma
  • Noduloulcerative Basal Cell Carcinoma
  • Non-Melanoma Skin Cancer
  • Nonpolyposis Colorectal Cancer, Familial
  • Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer
  • Nose Cancer
  • Oligodendroglioma
  • Oral Cancer
  • Oral Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  • Oropharyngeal Cancer
  • Oropharyngeal Cancer, Adult
  • Osteosarcoma of the Breast
  • Ovarian Cancer
  • Ovarian Epithelial Cancer
  • Palate Cancer
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Pancreatic Islet Cell Cancer
  • Papillary Renal Cell Carcinoma
  • Papillary Thyroid Cancer
  • Paranasal Sinus Cancer
  • Parathyroid (Gland) Cancer
  • Parathyroid Carcinoma
  • Parotid Gland Cancer
  • Pediatric Cancer
  • Pelvic Cancer
  • Penile Cancer
  • Pharyngeal Cancer
  • Pigmented Basal Cell Carcinoma
  • Pleura Cancer
  • Pre-Invasive Breast Cancer
  • Primary Prostate Cancer
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Prostate Cancer - Hereditary - 1
  • Prostate Cancer - Hereditary - 10
  • Prostate Cancer - Hereditary - 11
  • Prostate Cancer - Hereditary - 14
  • Prostate Cancer - Hereditary - 2
  • Prostate Cancer - Hereditary - 3
  • Prostate Cancer - Hereditary - 4
  • Prostate Cancer - Hereditary - 5
  • Prostate Cancer - Hereditary - 6
  • Prostate Cancer - Hereditary - 7
  • Prostate Cancer - Hereditary - 8
  • Prostate Cancer - Hereditary - 9
  • Prostate Cancer - Hereditary - X-Linked 1
  • Prostate Cancer - Hereditary - X-Linked 2
  • Prostate Cancer - Hereditary -12
  • Prostate Cancer - Hereditary -13
  • Prostate Cancer - Hereditary -15
  • Radiation-Induced Angiosarcoma of the Breast
  • Rectal Cancer
  • Renal (Kidney) Cancer
  • Renal Cell Cancer
  • Respiratory System Cancer
  • Retinal Cancer
  • Salivary Gland Cancer
  • Sebaceous Gland Carcinoma
  • Secretory Breast Carcinoma
  • Sinonasal Undifferentiated Carcinoma
  • Sinus Cancer
  • Skin Cancer
  • Small Cell Lung Cancer
  • Spinal Cord Cancer
  • Spleen Cancer
  • Sporadic Colorectal Cancer
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma of Conjunctiva
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma of Head and Neck
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Stomach Cancer, Familial
  • Superficial Basal Cell Carcinoma
  • Supraglottic Laryngeal Cancer
  • Testicular Cancer
  • Thoracic Cancer
  • Throat Cancer
  • Thymus Cancer
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Thyroid Cancer, Anaplastic
  • Thyroid Cancer, Familial Medullary
  • Thyroid Cancer, Hurthle Cell
  • Tongue Cancer
  • Trachea Cancer
  • Transitional Cell Cancer
  • Transitional Cell Carcinoma
  • Tubular Carcinoma
  • Urachal Cancer
  • Ureteral Cancer
  • Urinary Tract Cancer
  • Uterine Cancer
  • Vaginal Cancer
  • Visual Pathway and Hypothalamic Glioma
  • Vocal Cord Carcinoma
  • Vulvar Cancer
Colorectal Cancer
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normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Pelton treats Colorectal Cancer more than 5% of his peers

Dr. Pelton treats this condition more than 5% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Distal Colorectal Cancer
  • Familial Colorectal Cancer
  • Hamartomatous Colorectal Cancer
  • MSI-H Colorectal Cancer
  • MSI-L Colorectal Cancer
  • MSS Colorectal Cancer
  • Nonpolyposis Colorectal Cancer, Familial
  • Rectal Cancer
  • Sporadic Colorectal Cancer
Skin Cancer
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Pelton treats Skin Cancer more than 5% of his peers

Dr. Pelton treats this condition more than 5% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Basal Cell Carcinoma (BCC)
  • Cutaneous Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  • Epidermoid Carcinoma
  • Facial Skin Cancer
  • Infundibulocystic Basal Cell Carcinoma
  • Merkel Cell Cancer
  • Nevoid Basal Cell Carcinoma Syndrome
  • Nodular Basal Cell Carcinoma
  • Noduloulcerative Basal Cell Carcinoma
  • Non-Melanoma Skin Cancer
  • Pigmented Basal Cell Carcinoma
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma of Conjunctiva
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma of Head and Neck
  • Superficial Basal Cell Carcinoma

Dr. Pelton's conditions and procedures:

  • 3D Conformal Radiotherapy
  • Bladder Cancer
  • Brachytherapy
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Tumor
  • Breast Brachytherapy
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Cancer Treatment
  • Cancer
  • Cancer Counseling
  • Cancer Pain Management
  • Cancer Treatment
  • Cervical Cancer
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • External Beam Radiotherapy
  • Gynecologic Cancer
  • High-Dose Rate (HDR) Brachytherapy
  • Image-Guided Radiation Therapy (IGRT)
  • Intensity-Modulated Radiation Therapy (IMRT)
  • Laryngeal Cancer
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lymphoma
  • Mammosite Catheter Insertion
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Pituitary Gland Cancer
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Radiation Oncology Procedures
  • Radiation Therapy
  • Rectal Cancer
  • Sarcoma
  • Skin Cancer
  • Stereotactic Body Radiotherapy (SBRT)
  • Stereotactic Radiosurgery
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Vulvar Cancer

About Me

Care Philosophy

Every encounter with a new patient is an opportunity to address their anxieties and apprehension about their diagnosis or symptoms.  This can only be done in a setting that is comfortable and non-hurried, with time to answer their questions, no ...

Specialties

  • Radiation Oncology
  • Radiology

Board Certifications

Education

University Nebraska Medical Center
Internship Hospital
University of Nebraska / College of Medicine
Medical School
1985
University of Washington
Residency Hospital
1985

Languages

  • German
  • English

Awards

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Now 11 years in remission. Dr P said we were going for the cure and we did!
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RELAXED, COMPREHENSIVE PERSPECTIVE, COMMON SENSE JUDGEMENT, SKILLFUL MEDICAL KNOWLEDGE, PERSONABLE.
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Dr. Pelton is Kind, thoughtful, attentive, knowledgable, experienced and caring. The staff is also very kind and caring. Wait time was minimal and atmosphere pleasant. The entire staff seems to want what's best for the patient and they expedite and take care of patient needs right away. Would definitely recommend.
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