Dr. James Thrasher, MD

Dr. James Thrasher, MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 57
Dr. James Thrasher, MD is an endocrinology, diabetes & metabolism specialist in Little Rock, AR and has been practicing for 26 years. He graduated from University Of Arkansas College Of Medicine in 1992 and specializes in endocrinology, diabetes & metabolism.Read his story

11400 Huron Ln

Little Rock, AR 72211

Contact Information

(501) 666-3666

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arkansas
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Health Advantage
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
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very high
more than 99% of peers
Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
very high
more than 98% of peers
Diabetes Type 2
very high
more than 95% of peers

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Dr. Thrasher's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Thrasher "Attended college at Arkansas State University. Medical School and training at UAMS. In current private practice since 2002. He has a large research department which allows him to investigate and to keep informed of the latest and upcoming therapies in diabetes and endocrinology. Dr. Thrasher has published multiple medical journal articles, one of which, Pharmacologic Management of Type 2 Diabetes: Available Therapies published in the American Journal of Medicine is being used at Yale University as the primary reference to train their Internal Medicine Residents about diabetes. This Yale University program has been adopted by many Resident Training programs throughout the United States. Dr. Thrasher is an educational speaker for most diabetes pharmaceutical companies to educated doctors, physician assistants, nurse practitioners and diabetes educators around the state of Arkansas to make them more aware of the benefits and limitations of current and the latest diabetes therapies. He is the primary speaker for Medtronic to educate providers in the United States and Canada about insulin pumps, CGM and the latest artificial pancreas technology. He sits on the oversight board for all of Medtronic's Closed Loop clinical trials. He will sit down on your first visit, listen to your issues, explain your disease process and its effects on your health, and go over a comprehensive treatment program tailored to your particular disorder. He uses an individualized approach to each endocrine disorder. If you are having trouble getting an appointment with any endocrinologist in Little Rock, he has a physician assistant, Ruth Clemmons who trained in endocrinology at ADEC and has studied under Dr. Thrasher and has the same passion for endocrinology and treatment style. Ruth can get you seen with a week or less and get you started on bringing back some balance in your life. "
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Care Philosophy

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1  Specialties

  • Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Thrasher does not have any board certifications listed.

26  Conditions Treated

3  Procedures

  • Continuous Glucose Monitoring
  • Diabetes Counseling
  • Insulin Pump Therapy

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  • University Of Arkansas College Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1992
  • University Of Arkansas For Medical Sciences
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • America's Top Physician-Endocrinology,Diabetes and Metabolism, 2007
  • American Diabetes Association Physician Recognition Program, 2007
  • Fellow of the American College of Endocrinology, 2009
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr Thrasher is very knowledgeable and was very kind as he guided me through very frightening issues I face. He took extraordinary time answering questions I have had since 1980, helping me understand what was transpiring, explaining treatment plan and showing me the goals forward. He has answered...Read More
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Best diabetes doctor in Arkansas in my opinion. He is very knowledgeable and kind. I am always treated with respect. Would not want to go anywhere else for diabetes treatment!!!
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Very helpful in explaining what needed to done in order to get my blood sugar under control without having to take a bunch of pills and shots am very thankful for him
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I have been going to Dr. Thrasher for nearly two years. He is a very caring doctor. Not only is he genuinely caring, he is also very knowledgeable about diabetes and the pump I am using to help get my diabetes under control. He was highly recommended by my personal Doctor and I have never been...Read More
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Dr. Thrasher is up to date on the latest treatments and tools to help in the treatment of diabetes. always pleasant and caring for the patients well being. I am very happy with my treatment and will continue to use Dr. Thrasher.
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