Dr. James Ragland, MD

Dr. James Ragland, MD

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69 y/o
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Dr. James Ragland, MD is a neurology specialist in Fargo, ND and has been practicing for 34 years. He graduated from Dr M.G.R. Medical University / Madras Medical College in 1976 and specializes in neurology, neuromusculoskeletal medicine, and more.Read his story

Essentia Health-32nd Avenue Clinic (Fargo)

3000 32nd Ave S

Fargo, ND 58103
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Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • American Enterprise Group
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • Thrivent Financial
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • USI Affinity

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Top Care Areas

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Temporal Arteritis
high
more than 89% of peers
Headache
high
more than 86% of peers
All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
high
more than 84% of peers

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Dr. Ragland's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Ragland "I have worked as neurologist for 32 years and as a physician for 42 years. I teach budding providers, as well as, take care of patients. It has been a privilege,and an honor, to have done this thus far. I couldn't have accomplished this without the grace of God. I still strive to listen to my patients, their fears and anxieties, and try to assure them and how to take care of themselves."

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Ragland " As a physician, I have the privilege of caring for patients and their families and sharing in Essentia Health's mission of making a healthy difference in people's lives."
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Specialties

  • Neurology
  • Electrodiagnostic Medicine
  • Epilepsy
  • Neuromusculoskeletal Medicine
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Board Certifications

  • Clinical Neurophysiology
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*
  • Epilepsy
    Accredited by: American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology*
  • Neurology
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*
  • Neuromuscular Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology*
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Procedures

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for North Dakota.

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

  • Madras CHRISTIAN College MADRAS INDIA
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • Dr M.G.R. Medical University / Madras Medical College
    Medical School | Graduated 1976
  • Albert Einstein Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1984
  • Pennsylvania Hospital of The University of Pa Health System
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1987
  • Warren General Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1983

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Ragland has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Tamil
  • Telugu

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Ragland's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Ragland to family and friends
4.9
based on 46 total reviews (5 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (46)

  • 5
    (42)
  • 4
    (3)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (1)

Dr. Ragland's 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
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

Dr. Ragland is one of a kind! He listen to my patients, their fears and anxieties, and try to assure them and how to take care of themselves. He takes the time to "find" the problem and "fix" the problem and does not just put a band aid on it to get by. I always left like a person and never a...more
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in Fargo
Dr. Ragland is one of a kind! I can honestly say he's one of the best physicians I have ever met and had for my care. He genuinely listens to understand, not just to respond. He is thorough, respectful, extremely intelligent, compassionate and reassuring. Dr. Ragland is the epitome of what all...more
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in Fargo, ND
Since being diagnosed with possible PD 3 1/2 years ago, and seeing 4 different neurologists, Dr. Ragland is the best doctor yet! He is very thorough and spends a great deal of time with me at each appointment making sure I understand every detail. If there is something he is unsure of, you can be...more
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in Pekin,, ND
I have been very impressed with Dr. Ragland. He never makes me feel rushed, but rather that his time is mine during an appointment. He seems very thorough. I feel he truly wants to help me. He seems very knowledgeable and able to explain things in terms I can understand. I love his sense of humor....more
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in Mt. Pocono, Pa.
I met with this doctor several times. Each meeting left me very upset with this so-called "professional's" lack of courtesy, his rude and self-important attitude. I am now seeing another neurologist.
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I apologize for the delayed response to your review, I just learned of it today. Thanks so much for taking the time to share this important feedback with us. We take all patient concerns seriously and use the information to improve our care. We will bring your review to the attention of our leadership team. -Andrew

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