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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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Turner performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Spondylosis
high
more than 88% of peers
Low Back Pain
high
more than 88% of peers
Herniated Disc
high
more than 84% of peers

Dr. Turner's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

1  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*

55  Conditions Treated

  • 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
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cauda Equina Syndrome
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thrombosis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertebral Column Tumors
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18  Procedures

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Maine.

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

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

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Turner has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Turner's Reviews

3.6
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Turner to family and friends
14 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (14)

  • 5
    (7)
  • 4
    (2)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (2)
  • 1
    (3)

Dr. Turner's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

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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