Dr. James Ragland, MD

Dr. James Ragland, MD

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Neurology  ·  
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70 y/o
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Dr. James Ragland, MD is a neurology specialist in Fargo, ND and has been practicing for 35 years. He specializes in neurology and electrodiagnostic medicine.Read his story

Essentia Health-32nd Avenue Clinic (Fargo)

3000 32nd Ave S

Fargo, ND 58103
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Insurance Accepted

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

Locations

Essentia Health-32nd Avenue Clinic (Fargo)

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(701) 205-0794
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  • Fax
  • Hours
    • Mon: 8:15am - 5:15pm
    • Tue: 8:15am - 5:15pm
    • Wed: 8:15am - 5:15pm
    • Thu: 8:15am - 5:15pm
    • Fri: 8:15am - 5:15pm
    • Sat: closed
    • Sun: closed
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Insurance accepted

Accepted insurance can change. Please double-check when making an appointment.

Aetna
Choice Plus POS II
American Enterprise Group
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Cigna
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Open Access
Commercial Insurance Company
Humana
Choice Care PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
Thrivent Financial
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus POS
Navigate POS
Options PPO
USI Affinity

Background Check

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice claims information for North Dakota
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Ragland's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Ragland treats All Headaches (incl. Migraine) more than 86% of his peers

Dr. Ragland treats this condition more than 86% of his peers

Headache
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Ragland treats Headache more than 84% of his peers

Dr. Ragland treats this condition more than 84% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Benign Exertional Headache
  • Benign Sex Headache
  • Cervicogenic Headache
  • Chronic Headache
  • Chronic Tension-Type Headache
  • Cluster Headache
  • Cough Headache
  • Drug Rebound Headache
  • Headaches (Shunt Related)
  • Hypertension Headache
  • Icepick Headache
  • Lower Half Headache
  • Mild Headache
  • Muscle Contraction Headache
  • Post-Traumatic Headache
  • Psychogenic Headache
  • Recurrent Headache
  • Severe Headache
  • Tension Headache
  • Vascular Headache
Brain Disorders
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Ragland treats Brain Disorders more than 80% of his peers

Dr. Ragland treats this condition more than 80% of his peers

Dr. Ragland's conditions and procedures:

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • Aneurysm
  • Anterior Horn Disease
  • Ataxia
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuritis
  • Chronic Pain
  • Concussion
  • Confusion
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Dementia
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Diplopia
  • Dizziness
  • Dystonia
  • EEG (Electroencephalogram)
  • EMG (Electromyography)
  • Epilepsy
  • Essential Tremor
  • Evoked Potential Test
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Headache
  • Herniated Disc
  • Inflammatory and Toxic Neuropathy
  • Insomnia
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lower Back Sprain
  • Lyme Disease
  • Migraine
  • MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging)
  • Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
  • Myasthenia Gravis
  • Myelopathy
  • Myoclonus
  • Neck Pain
  • Nerve Conduction Studies
  • Nerve Diseases
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Neurological Testing
  • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Numbness
  • Parkinsonism
  • Parkinson's Disease
  • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Polymyositis
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Polyneuropathy Due to Alcohol and Drugs
  • Post-Concussion Syndrome
  • Progressive Supranuclear Palsy (PSP)
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Restless Leg Syndrome
  • Seizure Disorders
  • Sleep-Walking
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Stiff-Man Syndrome
  • Stroke
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Syncope
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Tension Headache
  • Thrombosis
  • Tic Disorders
  • Tingling Sensation
  • Torticollis
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Tremor
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Upper Extremity Pain
  • Vertigo
  • Visual Evoked Potential (VEP)
  • Weakness

About Me

 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.

Specialties

  • Neurology
  • Electrodiagnostic Medicine

Board Certifications

  • Clinical Neurophysiology
  • Epilepsy
  • Neurology
  • Neuromuscular Medicine

Education

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

Languages

  • Tamil
  • Telugu
  • English

Awards

Dr. Ragland's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Ragland

4.8

Based on 48 reviews

5 Stars
89.58333333333333%
(43)
4 Stars
6.25%
(3)
3 Stars
0%
(0)
2 Stars
0%
(0)
1 Star
4.166666666666667%
(2)

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Terrible! Rude! I would never see him again! He basically told me that the only reason I have migraines is because I’m too fat. He was so mean to me.
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Dr. Ragland is a very thorough professional who takes the time to actually address patient concerns. Would highly recommend him.
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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 number or a billable hour when meeting with Dr. Ragland. He always went over and above and exceeded my expectations as a person and as a doctor. Highly recommend him.
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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 medical professionals should strive to be!
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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 certain that he will research it! I couldn't be more impressed!
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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. I don't think I have ever felt more comfortable in a doctor's office! Thank you Dr. Ragland. I am so glad to have met you.
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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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