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Dr. Helen A James Is this you?

About Dr. Helen A James

Dr. Helen A James, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Bellingham, WA. Her specialties include Plastic Surgery. Dr. James has received 3 awards. She speaks English.

Rating Overview

25 Ratings with 10 Comments

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Helen A James is Good. Dr. Helen A James has been rated by 25 patients. From those 25 patients 10 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. Helen A James is 3.5 of 5.0 stars.

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Primary Address

Plastic & Reconstructive Surgeons

3001 Squalicum Pkwy Ste 5
Bellingham, WA 98225
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Specialties

Dr. Helen A James has the following 1 specialty

  • Plastic Surgery

    A plastic surgery specialist is a physician with extensive training in the execution of plastic surgery procedures.
    Plastic surgery is the use of surgical procedures to rebuild or reshape injured or misshapen body parts. Congenital defects, such as a cleft lip or palate, can be corrected by a plastic surgery specialist. Injuries sustained during auto accidents also may require the services of a plastic surgery specialist. These procedures fall under the category of reconstructive plastic surgery.
    The other category of plastic surgery is cosmetic plastic surgery. Plastic surgery specialists often perform procedures like breast augmentation, face lifts, tummy tucks, liposuction, and lip injection as elective surgeries for patients who wish to make aesthetic improvements.

  • Expertise

    6 Expertise

  • Laser Resurfacing
  • Cosmetic Surgery
  • Skin Cancer
  • Dermabrasion
  • Reconstructive Surgery
  • Hair Restoration

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Reviews

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Patient

She is great doctor. Knowledgeable and honest, she is very accurate too.

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One Star

When asked the outcome was not what was planned she just said she didn't know that it wasn't possible.....she's the dr, shouldn't she know what is possible??

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Bad Breast Reduction and resulting problems

I had a breast reduction from Dr. James about 10 years ago. Unfortunate for me the Dr. was on her way to Fiji for a 2 month vacation, right after my surgery and did not do the liposuction on the sides which left me with "bat wings". As Dr. was on Vacation, although the after care was ,good by the nurse, by the time Dr. James got back I was told to fix the problem I would have to pay for the surgical center use . A few years later on I talked with another woman that had the same sloppy result. I cannot afford to fix the bat wings, so I am forced to live with deformed looking breasts. The direct result of Dr. James lack of either technique or sloppy work. Either way, I am paying the price...

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Pipe fitter Welder

My hand would never be the same without this practice, I

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I've had two procedures from Dr. James and was very pleased with the results of both of them.
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  • Awards

    3 Awards

  • On-Time Doctor Award (2015, 2016, 2014)

    Vitals On-Time + Promptness Award recognizes doctors with consistent high ratings for timeliness of appointments. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and promptness scores.

  • Patients' Choice Award (2013, 2014)

    Patients' Choice recognition reflects the difference a particular physician has made in the lives of his/her patients. The honor is bestowed to physicians who have received near perfect scores, as voted by patients.

  • Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2013)

    Compassionate Doctor certification is granted to physicians who treat their patients with the utmost kindness. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and bedside manner scores.

  • Accepted Insurance

    Dr. Helen A James accepts the following insurance providers.

  • Aetna
    • Aetna Choice POS II
    • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
    • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card
    • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    • CIGNA HMO
    • CIGNA Open Access Plus
    • CIGNA PPO
  • Group Health Coop
    • Group Health Coop Alliant Plus Connect
    • Group Health Coop Core
  • ODS
    • Moda Health First Choice Network
  • Premera
    • Premera Heritage Signature
    • Premera Heritage and Heritage Plus 1
    • Premera LifeWise Connect
  • Regence Health Plans
    • Regence WA Preferred Provider Network
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Locations & Directions

Plastic & Reconstructive Surgeons, 3001 Squalicum Pkwy Ste 5, Bellingham, WA
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    Dr. Helen A James is similar to the following 3 Doctors near Bellingham, WA.