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About Dr. James Brick
Dr. James Brick, MD, FACP, FACR is a Doctor primarily located in Morgantown, WV, with another office in Morgantown, WV. He has 39 years of experience. His specialties include Rheumatology and Internal Medicine. Dr. Brick is affiliated with West Virginia University Hospitals-Ruby Memorial, W V University Hospital -Ruby, Morgantown, Wv and Ruby Memorial Hospital. Dr. Brick has received 2 awards. He speaks English.
Dr. James Brick has the following 2 specialties
A rheumatologist is a physician who has received extensive training in diagnosing and treating rheumatic conditions. Rheumatic conditions involve the joints, soft tissues, autoimmune system, vascular system, and connective tissues.
Some of the conditions that rheumatologists treat are rheumatoid arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis, gout, sarcoidosis, vasculitis, and lupus. These are all conditions that involve a lot of pain and make mobility difficult. Rheumatologists use medications, such as analgesics, NSAIDs, steroids, DMARDs, infliximab, and adalimumab, as well as occupational therapy, in order to decrease pain and improve a patient's quality of life.
- Internal Medicine
An internist is a physician who focuses on the diagnosis and treatment of conditions that affect the adult population—both acute and chronic.
These doctors are often who adults see as their primary physicians because they treat a broad range of illnesses that do not require surgical or specialist interventions. They also work to help a patient maintain optimal health in order to prevent the onset of disease.
In addition to treating the common cold and flu, internists also treat chronic diseases like diabetes and heart disease.
Dr. James Brick has the following 12 expertise
- Autoimmune Diseases
- Hip Osteoarthritis
- Knee Osteoarthritis
- Osteoarthritis (Hand and Wrist)
- Rheumatic Diseases
- Rheumatoid Arthritis
Dr. James Brick has 2 board certified specialties
See the board certifications this doctor has received. Board certifications provide confidence that this doctor meets the nationally recognized standards for education, knowledge and experience
Dr. James Brick is Board Certified in 2 specialties
See the board certifications this doctor has received. Board certifications provide confidence that this doctor meets the nationally recognized standards for education, knowledge and experience.
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I have been experiencing all over body pain for about a year now. My doctors have done blood tests, xrays, and other testing. Everything is coming back negative. I was referred to Dr. Brick at the POC in Morgantown. It was the worst experience I ever had. I was discriminated against, among other things. He left the exam room, telling me to give a tube of blood and call him in 10 days. No suggestions on anything, He basically told me I did not have anything wrong with me. I am in extreme pain, and left his office very discouraged. I would not recommend this doctor to my dog. Selecting a star for overall rating is required for this submission. Otherwise, none would be selected.
Castle Connolly America's Top Doctors (2013)
Castle Connolly America's Top Doctors® are specialists who are highly recommended by their peers and other healthcare professionals. The Castle Connolly research staff reviews both professional qualifications and professional reputation prior to Top Doctor status being awarded. This recognition identifies the top medical specialists throughout the country who possess a high level of medical skill and expertise. Castle Connolly America's Top Doctors® are specialists who are highly recommended by their peers and other healthcare professionals. The Castle Connolly research staff reviews both professional qualifications and professional reputation prior to Top Doctor status being awarded. This recognition identifies the top medical specialists throughout the country who possess a high level of medical skill and expertise.
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Dr. Brick is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).
W V University Hospital -Ruby, Morgantown, Wv
Ruby Memorial Hospital
West Virginia University Hospitals
39 Years Experience
West Virginia University School Of Medicine
Graduated in 1977
Dr. James Brick accepts the following insurance providers.
- Aetna Choice POS II
- Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
- Aetna Select
- Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
- CIGNA HMO
- CIGNA Open Access Plus
- CIGNA PPO
Coventry Health Care
- Coventry HealthAmerica HMO
- Humana Choice POS
- Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
- Multiplan PPO
- PHCS PPO
- UHC Choice Plus POS
- UHC Navigate HMO
- UHC Navigate POS
- UHC Options PPO
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