Dr. James Turner, MD

Dr. James Turner, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 64
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Dr. James Turner, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Bangor, ME and has been practicing for 37 years. He graduated from Umdnj-Robt W Johnson Med Sch in 1981 and specializes in neurosurgery.

417 State St Ste 221

Bangor, ME 04401

Contact Information

(207) 973-9949

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • Humana

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No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Turner's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Low Back Pain
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Turner treats Low Back Pain more than 88% of his peers

Dr. Turner treats this condition more than 88% of his peers

Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Turner treats Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement) more than 87% of his peers

Dr. Turner treats this condition more than 87% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Brachial Neuritis
  • Neuritis
  • Neuritis With Brachial Predilection
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Peripheral Neuritis
  • Polyneuritis
  • Radiculitis
  • Ulnar Neuritis
  • Vestibular Neuritis
Herniated Disc
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Turner treats Herniated Disc more than 84% of his peers

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

Dr. Turner's conditions and procedures:

Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Acoustic Neuroma
Aneurysm
Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
Bone Cancer
Bone Disorders
Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
Brain Aneurysm
Brain Cancer
Brain Disorders
Brain Surgery
Broken Neck
Cancer
Cauda Equina Syndrome
Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
Cerebral Hemorrhage
Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
Cerebrovascular Disease
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
Chiari's Deformity
Cranial Trauma
Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
Degenerative Disc Disease
Disc Replacement
Ear Disorders
Epilepsy
Fracture
Herniated Disc
Herniated Disc Surgery
Hydrocephalus
Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
Low Back Pain
Lumbar Spine Fracture
Meningiomas
Myelopathy
Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
Nerve Sheath Tumors
Neuroplasty
Neurostimulation
Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
Osteosarcoma
Pathological Spine Fracture
Pituitary Gland Tumor Excision
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Scoliosis
Secondary Malignancies
Spina Bifida
Spinal Cord Injury
Spinal Cord Stimulation
Spinal Fusion
Spinal Nerve Block
Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
Spinal Stenosis
Spine Deformities
Spine Disorders
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
Spondylolisthesis
Stereotactic Surgery
Stereotaxis
Stroke
Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
Subdural Hemorrhage
Thoracic Spine Fracture
Thrombosis
Traumatic Brain Injury
Vascular Disease
Vertebral Column Tumors

About Me

Biography

Dr. James Turner, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Bangor, ME and has been practicing for 37 years. He graduated from Umdnj-Robt W Johnson Med Sch in 1981 and specializes in neurosurgery.

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Board Certifications

Education

  • UMDNJ R W Johnson Med School
    Residency Hospital
  • Thos Jefferson University Hospital
    Residency Hospital
  • 1981
    Umdnj-Robt W Johnson Med Sch
    Medical School
    1981

Awards

Dr. Turner's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Turner

3.6

Based on 14 reviews

5 Stars
50%
(7)
4 Stars
14.285714285714286%
(2)
3 Stars
0%
(0)
2 Stars
14.285714285714286%
(2)
1 Star
21.428571428571427%
(3)

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I was very unsatified with my appointments, I felt like I was pushed out the door, I got no help with the awful pain I have . I would not recommend him to anyone. now I have to see someone else and hopefully get some answers. very upset with the visits.
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We chose Dr. Turner for his expertise. One of the best decisions we ever made.
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Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
Harvard Pilgrim Health Care PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO

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