Dr. James Winkley, MD

Dr. James Winkley, MD

Neurology  |  
Male  |  
Age 49
(22)
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Dr. James Winkley, MD is a neurology doctor who practices in Nicholasville, KY. He is 49 years old and has been practicing for 20 years.

610 E Brannon Rd Ste 202

Nicholasville, KY 40356

Contact Information

(859) 260-3330

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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

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Specialties

  • Neurology
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Board Certifications

  • Neurology
    Accredited by: American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology*
  • Sleep Medicine
    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
  • 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
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Confusion
  • 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
  • Low Back Pain
  • Meningiomas
  • Migraine
  • Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
  • Myasthenia Gravis
  • Myelopathy
  • Myoclonus
  • Narcolepsy and Cataplexy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Nystagmus
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Parkinson's Disease
  • Parkinsonism
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Polymyositis
  • Polyneuropathy
  • 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
  • Syncope
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Tension Headache
  • Thrombosis
  • Tic Disorders
  • Torticollis
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Tremor
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vasculitis
  • Vertigo

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Procedures

  • EEG (Electroencephalogram)
  • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Kentucky.

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

  • Indiana University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1997
  • University Iowa Hosps and Clinics
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Winkley has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • German

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Winkley's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Winkley to family and friends
2.8
based on 22 total reviews (5 with comments)
Dr. Winkley's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    GOOD
  • Time well spent
    GOOD
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment
    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness
    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
Patient Comments (5)
in Georgetown, KY |
I would not recommend Dr. Winkley. He claims to treat things like traumatic brain injuries, concussions, and post concussion disorder, when in fact he ONLY deals with the pain associated with these issues and brushes off the rest of your problems that relate to these problems.
in Hallandale Florida |
He reduced my medicine from 150 mg down to 60 mg without gradually tapering me off the medicine. I do not feel comfortable getting behind the wheel of a vehicle, when I confronted Dr.Winkley all he could say is I am giving you what the FDA recommends for a patient with narcolepsy, yet he had no issues for 5 years prescribing two and one half times the recommend dosage for a patient with narcolepsy. It's not a issue for me as I have moved on to Florida. Beware of physicians like this .
in Lexington, KY |
Dr Winkley is the best doctor I've ever had! He correctly diagnosed me and placed me on the right treatment, which has now given me my life back. He also has the best bedside manner of any other Doctor out there . I am and will be forever grateful !
in Lexington, KY |
Medical records give values for assessments never completed. Several times I have visited this doctor and the exam did not involve any hands on procedures at all. When discussing my condition with the doctor, he repeatedly failed to listen to my medical history and in fact, errors were included in my medical record that would affect future treatment of my condition. If you care about comprehensive treatment of your neurological condition, this is one to avoid.
in Somerset, KY |
After being referred to Dr.Winkley he tried different medicine's with me after a seizure disorder for several months. He made a decision to inplant the vns device, this has been a life saver for me. I am still on medication, but I also now live a productive life.
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Winkley accepts 7 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
    Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
  • 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
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
    Preferred PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Winkley has admitting privileges

Baptist Health Lexington
1740 Nicholasville Rd
Lexington, KY 40503
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Baptist Health Richmond
801 Eastern Byp
Richmond, KY 40475
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