Dr. James Vailas, MD

Dr. James Vailas, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 61
(12)
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Dr. James Vailas, MD is an orthopedic surgery doctor who practices in Bedford, NH. He is 61 years old and has been practicing for 31 years.

9 Washington Pl

Bedford, NH 03110

Contact Information

(603) 883-0091

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • 9 More

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Top Care Areas

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Knee Disorders
very high
more than 93% of peers
Osteoarthritis of Knee
very high
more than 90% of peers
Osteoarthritis
very high
more than 90% of peers

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Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Orthopedic Shoulder & Elbow Surgery
  • Orthopedic Sports Medicine
1

Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*
85

Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle and Foot Instability or Derangement
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bunion
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Foot Sprain
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Gout
  • Hammer Toe
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Sprain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Sprain
  • Lateral Collateral Ligament (LCL) Sprain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteochondritis Dissecans
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Scapular Fracture
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Trigger Finger

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Procedures

  • ACL Surgery
  • All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
  • Arm Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Elbow Arthroscopy
  • Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
  • Fracture Care
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Arthroscopy
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Replacement
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Surgery
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Neuroplasty
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Reverse Total Shoulder and Total Shoulder Replacement
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for New Hampshire.

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

  • Dartmouth College
    Medical School | Graduated 1981
  • George Washington University
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1982
  • George Washington University
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1983
  • Kerlan Jobe Orth Clin
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1987

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Vailas has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Greek

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Vailas' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Vailas to family and friends
3.3
based on 12 total reviews (2 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (12)

  • 5
    (6)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (4)

Dr. Vailas' Performance

Trustworthiness
VERY GOOD
Explains condition(s) well
GOOD
Answers Questions
GOOD
Time well spent
GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
GOOD
Office environment
GOOD
Staff friendliness
VERY GOOD
Average wait time
16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

Milford, NH |
Partial bicep tendon repair Rt. Shoulder 2002. Left Quadricep tendon reattachment 2007. 2017: 1. Left shoulder arthroscopic rotator cuff repair, extensive, with releases, 29827-51. 2. Left shoulder arthroscopic decompression, 29826. 3. Left shoulder arthroscopic synovectomy, major, complete,...more
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in Manchester NH |
An expert in the function of the knee and joints. I had severe knee pain for 7 years. He looked at my MRI gave me a clear course of action and treatment. Performed an arthroscopic procedure. My knee was pain free days later and has never hurt again, 10 years! In addition the other knee became...more
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Vailas accepts 18 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Anthem
    Pathway X Bronze Direct CACA IN HIX
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
    BlueConnect HMO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
    Preferred Blue PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
    GEHA
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
    Harvard Pilgrim Health Care PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • MagnaCare
  • MedHealthInsurance
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • MVP Health Care
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Navigate HMO
    Navigate POS
    Options PPO
    United Healthcare

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Hospitals where Dr. Vailas has admitting privileges

Catholic Medical Center
100 McGregor St
Manchester, NH 03102
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