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Dr. James Jakes, MD

Rheumatology*
2.7 (36)
Map Pin Small Montgomery, AL
Accepting new patients
49 years of experience

Overview of Dr. James Jakes, MD

Dr. James Jakes, MD is a Rheumatology Specialist in Montgomery, AL. They specialize in Rheumatology, has 49 years of experience, and is board certified in Internal Medicine. They graduated from Vanderbilt University and is affiliated with Prattville Baptist Hospital, Baptist Medical Center East, Baptist Medical Center South and Jackson Hospital and Clinic. Patients rated Dr. Jakes an average 2.7 star rating.

Dr. Jakes works at Practice in Montgomery, AL. They frequently treat conditions like Joint Pain, Limb Pain and Rheumatoid Arthritis along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Blue Cross Blue Shield and Cigna 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. Jakes' Office Locations

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    Montgomery Rheumatology Associates P.A.
    1421 Narrow Lane Pkwy, Montgomery, AL 36111 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (334) 284-3105

Hospital Affiliations
Admitting Hospitals

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  • Prattville Baptist Hospital
  • Baptist Medical Center East
  • Baptist Medical Center South
  • Jackson Hospital and Clinic

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Treatment frequency



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Joint Pain
Limb Pain
Rheumatoid Arthritis
Arthritis
Seronegative Rheumatoid Arthritis
Bursitis
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Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Chronic Neck Pain
Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus
Fever
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Fibromyalgia
Gout
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Low Back Pain
Lupus
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Malaise and Fatigue
Osteoarthritis
Osteoarthritis of Hand
Osteoarthritis of Knee
Osteoarthritis of Spine
Osteopenia
Osteoporosis
Psoriasis Vulgaris
Psoriatic Arthritis
Seropositive Rheumatoid Arthritis
Systemic Vasculitis
Trigger Finger
Vasculitis
Steroid Injection
Ankylosing Spondylitis
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
Chronic Pain
Classic Polyarteritis Nodosa
De Quervain's Disease
Degenerative Disc Disease
Dermatomyositis
Difficulty With Walking
Dry Eyes
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Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
Felty's Syndrome
Granulomatosis
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Juvenile Chronic Arthritis
Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
Muscle Weakness
Osteoarthritis of Ankle
Osteoarthritis of Foot
Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
Osteoarthritis of Hip
Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome (PFPS)
Plantar Fasciitis
Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR)
Polymyositis
Raynaud's Disease
Rheumatoid Arthritis of Knee
Sarcoidosis
Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
Sjögren's Syndrome
Spondylitis
Still's Disease
Systemic Sclerosis
Takayasu's Arteritis
Temporal Arteritis
Wegener's Granulomatosis
Bone Density Scan
Dual-Energy X-Ray Absorptiometry (DEXA) Scan
Joint Drainage
Joint Fluid Test
Musculoskeletal Function Test
Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
Osteoporosis Screening
Quantitative Sensory Test (QST)
Trigger Point Injection
Ultrasound
Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
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    2.7
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    About Dr. James Jakes, MD

    Specialties*
    • Rheumatology

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    Years of Experience
    • 49 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English, Persian
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    NPI Number
    • 1578547352
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    Education & Certifications

    Medical Education
    • Vanderbilt University
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • Internal Medicine and Rheumatology
    Board Certifications
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    Frequently Asked Questions

    Dr. James Jakes, MD is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. Jakes is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

    Dr. Jakes has indicated that they do offer telehealth services. Please call the provider’s office at for more information.

    Dr. Jakes has seen patients for Joint Pain, Limb Pain and Rheumatoid Arthritis, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Jakes on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    36 patients have reviewed Dr. Jakes. The overall rating for this provider is 2.7. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Jakes.

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