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About Dr. James E Bright

Dr. James E Bright, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Springfield, MO. He has 43 years of experience. His specialties include Neurology and Psychiatry. He speaks English.

Rating Overview

29 Ratings with 10 Comments

The overall average patient rating of Dr. James E Bright is Good. Dr. James E Bright has been rated by 29 patients. From those 29 patients 10 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. James E Bright is 3.3 of 5.0 stars.

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Primary Address

James E Bright Md

1736 E Sunshine St Ste 400
Springfield, MO 65804
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Specialties

Dr. James E Bright has the following 2 specialties

  • Neurology

    A neurologist is a physician who diagnoses and treats disorders of the nervous system which is comprised of the brain, spinal cord and nerves. These doctors do not perform surgery, but refer patients to neurological surgeons when they determine that surgical intervention is necessary.
    Some of the conditions that neurologists diagnose and treat are epilepsy, aneurysms, hydrocephalus, Parkinson's disease, multiple sclerosis, stroke, spinal disc herniation, and spinal disease.
    In addition to using diagnostic tests like MRI, CT scans, EEG and EMG, neurologists also employ neurological testing to gauge muscle strength and movement, balance, reflexes, sensation, memory, speech, and other cognitive abilities.

  • Psychiatry

    A psychiatrist is a doctor with specific training in the diagnosis and treatment of mental illness.
    He or she can not only provide the counseling necessary to both diagnose and treat a patient, but can also prescribe medication when needed. In some cases, a psychiatrist will only provide the medication and the counseling will be provided by another healthcare specialist, like a certified counselor or psychologist.
    Like other doctors, psychiatrists employ diagnostic tools like CT scans and MRI in order to observe the structure and function of a patient's brain.
    Once a diagnosis is made, these specialists may use behavior or cognitive therapy in order to address the patient's condition, or a multitude of other types of therapy, in conjunction with or in place of medication.

  • Expertise

    13 Expertise

  • Depression
  • Depressive Disorder
  • Clinical Depression
  • Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) / Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
  • Insomnia
  • Manic Depressive Disorder
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
  • Schizophrenia
  • Personality Disorder
  • Mental Illness
  • Mood Disorders
  • Bipolar Disorder

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Reviews

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5 years and thousands $ wasted

most self centered egotistical person you will ever meet spend 225 a visit to listed to him talk about himself and get prescribed another pill, was up to walking zombie before i figured out that to him its only about the money and no genuine concern for patients.

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Worst of the worst

This man is a complete liar and wants to overmedicate his patients to a point of no return. He is an awful human. Never helped me and only hurt my health.

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Worst experience.....

Does not answer phone calls even during buisness hours. You leave a message and your phone call is not returned. Does not listen to patients or even take the time to review chart before you come in, therefore asking redundant questions.. Some of which does not pertain to your psychiatric health and are inappropriate. Does not explain medications that are prescribed. Can become rude and hostile if you ask questions. Wait times are often over 45 minutes. Most appointments are 10-15 minutes with the Dr. Taking very little interest in the patient, seems to be in a hurry to write scripts and move on. Poor, Poor, Poor!!!

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Dr. Bright saved me

I know everyone has their own experiences and opinions, but I was shocked to read these reviews about Dr. Bright. He has never been anything but understanding and compassionate with me, has gotten me on the best medication cocktail I've ever had and has never once in all the YEARS I've been seeing him mentioned anything about church. He is by far the best psychiatrist I've ever seen, and I owe him for the life I've been able to build. I haven't always agreed with his recommended course of therapy, but in the end he's always been right.

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Highly recommended

I have had an amazing turn around with Dr. Bright. He took the time to listen to my very drawn out saga and the complications I have had in my life. I am doing so much better now that Dr. Bright has really improved the quality of my life.

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  • Education

    43 Years Experience

  • Louisiana State University School Of Medicine In New Orleans

    Graduated in 1975

  • St Louis University Hospital

    Residency

  • Accepted Insurance

    Dr. James E Bright accepts the following insurance providers.

  • Anthem
    • Anthem Blue Access PPO
    • Anthem Blue Preferred HMO
    • Anthem Blue Preferred Plus POS
    • Anthem MO Blue Preferred Options
    • Anthem MO Direct Access w/HSA
  • BCBS Blue Card
    • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Illinois
    • BCBS IL PPO
  • Cigna
    • CIGNA HMO
    • CIGNA Open Access Plus
    • CIGNA PPO
    • Cigna MISSOURI NET - NET POS Seamless
  • First Health
    • First Health PPO
  • Humana
    • Humana Choice POS
  • Multiplan
    • Multiplan PPO
    • PHCS PPO
  • United Healthcare
    • UHC Choice Plus POS
    • UHC Navigate HMO
    • UHC Navigate POS
    • UHC Options PPO
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Locations & Directions

James E Bright Md, 1736 E Sunshine St Ste 400, Springfield, MO
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