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Dr. James S Evans 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 S Evans has the following 10 expertise
- Rheumatic Diseases
- Rheumatoid Arthritis
- Osteoarthritis (Hand and Wrist)
- Knee Osteoarthritis
- Hip Osteoarthritis
Dr. James S Evans is Board Certified in 1 specialty
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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This is without a doubt, one of the BEST physicians I have ever dealt with. ALL doctors these days are late for their appointments, that is a product of our medical system as a whole and I don't count that in my rating.This physician is caring, has an outstanding bedside manner and even when I KNOW he has other people waiting, he goes out of his way to discuss my condition with me, answer all my questions and even exchange friendly banter. My highest praise for the fact that HE LISTENS TO ME. He TRUSTS ME TO KNOW MY OWN BODY and we can DISCUSS treatments, he does not dictate them to me. He WILL tell me when he disagrees or thinks a treatment path I want to take would not be best for me. I have absolute, 100% confidence is this physician and would not hesitate to recommend him to anyone seeking someone in his specialty. My only regret is that he is not available as a primary care physician, only as a specialist because I would most definitely have him for my PC.
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Patients' Choice Award (2012, 2014)
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Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2012, 2014)
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.
Dr. Evans is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).
25 Years Experience
Sanford School Of Medicine The University Of South Dakota
Graduated in 1993
St Lukes Roosevelt Hospital Center
Dr. James S Evans accepts the following insurance providers.
- Aetna Choice POS II
- Aetna HMO
- Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
- Aetna Savings Plus of AZ
- Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
BCBS Blue Card
- BCBS Blue Card PPO
- CIGNA HMO
- CIGNA LocalPlus
- CIGNA Open Access Plus
- CIGNA PPO
- First Health PPO
- Health Net AZ PPO HSA
- Humana Choice POS
- Humana National POS
- Humana Tucson HMOx
- Multiplan PPO
- PHCS PPO
- UHC Choice Plus POS
- UHC Options PPO