Dr. James Sides, MD

Dr. James Sides, MD

Geriatric Medicine  |  
Male  |  
Age 60
(1)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. James Sides, MD is a geriatric medicine doctor who practices in Denton, MD. He is 60 years old and has been practicing for 32 years.

836 S 5th Ave

Denton, MD 21629

Contact Information

(410) 479-1388

Insurance Accepted

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Humana

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

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Top Care Areas

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Muscle Weakness
very high
more than 93% of peers
Gait Abnormality
normal
more than 82% of peers
Dysphagia
normal
more than 81% of peers

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Specialties

  • Geriatric Medicine
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Board Certifications

  • Family Practice
    Accredited by: American Board of Family Medicine*
  • Geriatric Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Family Medicine*
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Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Acute Bronchitis
  • Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Acute Lower Respiratory Infection
  • Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Anemia
  • Anxiety
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Asthma
  • Ataxia
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Back Pain
  • Bacterial Sepsis
  • Bedsores
  • Bladder Diseases
  • Blood Disorders
  • Blood in Urine (Hematuria)
  • Bone Disorders
  • Breast Diseases
  • Bronchitis
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Cellulitis
  • Chronic Pain
  • Chronic Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Conduct Disorder
  • Constipation
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Cough
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Dehydration
  • Diabetes Mellitus, Secondary
  • Diabetes Type 1
  • Diabetes Type 2
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Diarrhea
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Diverticulosis, Intestinal
  • Dysentery
  • Dysphagia
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enlarged Prostate (BPH)
  • Enteritis
  • Essential Tremor
  • Fever
  • Foot Conditions
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Glaucoma
  • Gout
  • Heart Disease
  • Hyperkalemia
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypokalemia
  • Hypotension
  • Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Insomnia
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Joint Pain
  • Limb Pain
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Lipid Disorders
  • Low Back Pain
  • Malaise and Fatigue
  • Malnutrition
  • Migraine
  • Muscle Weakness
  • Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
  • Obesity
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteoporosis
  • Overactive Bladder
  • Painful Urination (Dysuria)
  • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Pneumonia
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Sepsis
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Skin Infections
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Spondylosis
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Thrombosis
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Tremor
  • Ulcer
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Urinary Incontinence
  • Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
  • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis

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Procedures

  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Diabetes Screening
  • Fecal Occult Blood Test for Colorectal Cancer
  • Immunization
  • Liver Function Test
  • Thyroid Screening

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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2 Sanctions
  • Other (3/1/2016)
    Action Taken: Reprimand
    Summary: Dr James Randall Sides; License C1-0010018; NATURE OF COMPLAINT: unknown at this time. ACTION TAKEN: Letter of Reprimand. Violation of 24 Del. C. Section 1731 (b)(19)
    State: Delaware
  • Unprofessional Conduct (4/28/2014)
    Action Taken: Probation
    Summary: Please reference the following Document
    Documentation: Download here (PDF)
    State: Maryland
1 Board Action
  • Unprofessional Conduct (5/11/2015)
    Action Taken: Probation Terminated (Ended)
    Summary: Please reference the following Document
    Documentation: Download here (PDF)
    State: Maryland

Education

  • University Of Maryland School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1983
  • Franklin Square Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1986

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Sides has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Sides has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

Dr. Sides does not have any memberships or affiliations listed. If you are Dr. Sides and would like to add memberships or affiliations, please update your profile.

Dr. Sides' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Sides to family and friends
5.0
based on 1 review

Likelihood to Recommend (1)

  • 5
    (1)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Sides' 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
Under 10 minutes

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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Sides accepts 5 insurance carriers
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Choice Advantage
    Blue Preferred PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Community Blue PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO

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