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Dr. James Rula, MD

General Surgery*
4.3 (33)
Map Pin Small Mesa, AZ
Accepting new patients
40 years of experience

Overview of Dr. James Rula, MD

Dr. James Rula, MD is a General Surgery Specialist in Mesa, AZ. They specialize in General Surgery, has 40 years of experience, and is board certified in General Surgery. They graduated from University of Mississippi and is affiliated with Banner Desert Medical Center. Dr. Rula, completed a residency at Phoenix Integtrated Surgical Residency General Surgery. Patients rated Dr. Rula an average 4.3 star rating.

Dr. Rula works at Practice in Mesa, AZ with other offices in Gilbert, AZ and Phoenix, AZ. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Anthem and Blue Cross Blue Shield as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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Dr. Rula's Office Locations

  1. 1
    Arizona Advanced Surgery - Mesa
    2945 S Dobson Rd, Mesa, AZ 85202 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (480) 969-4138
    Monday
    08:00 - 17:00
    Tuesday
    08:00 - 17:00
    Wednesday
    08:00 - 17:00
    Thursday
    08:00 - 17:00
    Friday
    08:00 - 17:00
    Saturday
    Closed
    Sunday
    Closed
  2. 2
    Office
    3367 S Mercy Rd Ste 210, Gilbert, AZ 85297 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (480) 969-4138
  3. 3
    Corey L Detlefs MD
    2320 N 3RD ST, Phoenix, AZ 85004 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (480) 969-4138

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  • Banner Desert Medical Center

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    4.3
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    Based on 33 ratings
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    Specialties*
    • General Surgery

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    Years of Experience
    • 40 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English
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    NPI Number
    • 1053317180
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    Education & Certifications

    Residency
    • Phoenix Integtrated Surgical Residency General Surgery
    Residency
    Medical Education
    • University of Mississippi
    Medical Education
    Undergraduate School
    • Millsaps College
    Undergraduate School
    Board Certifications
    • General Surgery
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