Dr. James Whiteside, MD

Dr. James Whiteside, MD

Neurology  |  
Male  |  
Age 45
(19)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. James Whiteside, MD is a neurology doctor who practices in Boise, ID. He is 45 years old and has been practicing for 16 years.

125 E Idaho St Ste 300

Boise, ID 83712

Contact Information

(208) 381-7335

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross of Idaho
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

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Top Care Areas

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

Migraine
very high
more than 99% of peers
All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
very high
more than 99% of peers
Brain Disorders
very high
more than 98% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Whiteside "James Whiteside, MD specializes in epilepsy, multiple sclerosis, Parkinson's disease, Alzheimer's disease, migraine, traumatic brain injury, cerebral palsy, and carpal tunnel syndrome. His scope of care includes inpatient consultations, general neurology clinic, and EEG; and his clinical interests include stroke, neuromuscular diseases, neuro-immunology, infectious disease, and neuro-oncology. Dr. Whiteside earned his medical degree from Texas A&M Medical School in College Station. He performed his neurology residency at the University of New Mexico Hospital in Albuquerque, and his internship in internal medicine through the University of Washington's Boise program."
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Specialties

  • Neurology
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Board Certifications

  • Neurology
    Accredited by: American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology*
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Conditions Treated

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • Aneurysm
  • Anterior Horn Disease
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Chorea (Excluding Huntington's Chorea)
  • Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuritis
  • Chronic Pain
  • Cluster Headache
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Concussion
  • Confusion
  • Corticobasal Degeneration
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Dementia
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Diplopia
  • Dystonia
  • Epilepsy
  • Essential Tremor
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Headache
  • Herniated Disc
  • Huntington's Disease
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Inflammatory and Toxic Neuropathy
  • Insomnia
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Lambert-Eaton Syndrome
  • Leukodystrophy
  • Low Back Pain
  • Meningiomas
  • Migraine
  • Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
  • Muscular Dystrophy (MD)
  • Myasthenia Gravis
  • Myelopathy
  • Myoclonus
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Parkinson's Disease
  • Parkinsonism
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Post-Concussion Syndrome
  • Progressive Supranuclear Palsy (PSP)
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Restless Leg Syndrome
  • Seizure Disorders
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Syncope
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Tension Headache
  • Thrombosis
  • Tic Disorders
  • Tourette's Syndrome
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Tremor
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vasculitis
  • Vertigo
  • Visual Field Defects

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Procedures

  • EEG (Electroencephalogram)

Background Check

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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

  • The Texas A&M University System Health Science Center College Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2001

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Whiteside has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Whiteside's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Whiteside to family and friends
3.4
based on 19 total reviews (5 with comments)
Dr. Whiteside's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    GOOD
  • Time well spent
    VERY GOOD
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
Patient Comments (5)
Kansas City, MO |
In My Experience Dr. Whiteside is a Great Man & Great Healer . He Really Cares, ... for People, his Patient's & Humanity. He's Blessed with Steady Hands, Strong Mind, & All Heart -In My opinion.) >>> Because Ultimately, Dr. Whiteside Rates ***S00 Stars THnk You Doc! - Cara White
in Caldwell, ID |
Exceptional Dr Helped me fine tune medications and completely eliminate getting IVIGs He is the best neurologist I have seen after 3 previous in 6 years. Better Dr, greater knowledge. no side affects after balancing meds. I feel better and spend far less time and money getting treatment.
Boise, idaho |
Loved him and diagnosed me quickly when 2 other doctors couldn't.
Boise |
Very unprofessional. Doesn't explain things very well. Has to find the diagnosis himself doesn't like to trust other doctors.
in Boise, ID |
Great Doctor!
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Whiteside accepts 5 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross of Idaho
    Blue Cross of Idaho PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Whiteside has admitting privileges

St. Luke's Boise Medical Center
190 E Bannock St
Boise, ID 83712
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