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About Dr. James M Kagan

Dr. James M Kagan, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Fort Collins, CO. His specialties include Pediatrics, Psychiatry and Neurology. Dr. Kagan has received 1 award. He speaks English.

Rating Overview

11 Ratings with 4 Comments

The overall average patient rating of Dr. James M Kagan is Good. Dr. James M Kagan has been rated by 11 patients. From those 11 patients 4 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. James M Kagan is 3.1 of 5.0 stars.

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Primary Address

Carol F Kutchukian-Boxley Phd

2629 Redwing Rd
Fort Collins, CO 80526
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Specialties

Dr. James M Kagan has the following 3 specialties

  • Pediatrics

    A pediatrician is a doctor who specializes in the regular care of children, as well as the diagnosis and treatment of illness in children. Young patients are often more complicated to treat because they are still growing and developing.
    While pediatricians may sub-specialize in specific therapy areas like oncology, surgery, ophthalmology, and anesthesiology, in general, pediatricians provide services like vaccinations, health exams, and treatment of common ailments and injuries. In addition, pediatricians are trained to handle the complex emotional and behavioral issues faced by children, especially during puberty.
    Pediatricians normally see their patients from birth until the age of 18, although some may agree to treat patients into their early 20s, if requested.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Expertise

    9 Expertise

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

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Reviews

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Arrogant and incompetent

We were looking for a 2nd opinion. I took our son to him and he had no idea of his co-existing diagnosis.He is not Board Certified and does not have knowledge on co-existing problems. He sells a DVD on these problems but does not keep up to date, does not advocate behavioral modification. and is only interested in medicating We returned to our board certified Psychiatrist, who definitely is much better.

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treatment of my daughter

I brought my daughter to see Dr Kagan. He disagreed with the psychologist perception of her problems, disagreed with the socialization program that she was moderately successful at, and insisted on prescriptions. He would not listen to my wife or my opinions. He did not like a team approach.

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Fair overview

Dr. Kagan practiced as a pediatrician successfully, then went back to a full psychiatric residency before returning to the community to open a psychiatric practice. His knowledge and judgment are excellent, and he is well-respected by his peers in the community. He stays up to date in the field, and frequently presents talks and trainings for others in the medical and psychological field.

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not board certified nor extensive psych training

He is a pediatrician and is not board cetrified in psychiatry, His knowledge is limited in this area. Will not accept insurance and will not work on a payment schedule. Does not have office help and has a shoddy office.

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Three Stars
  • Awards

    1 Award

  • Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2010)

    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.

  • Education

  • Uc Davis Medical Center

    Residency

  • Accepted Insurance

    Dr. James M Kagan accepts the following insurance providers.

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Locations & Directions

Carol F Kutchukian-Boxley Phd, 2629 Redwing Rd, Fort Collins, CO
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