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James Carl Sterling, MD

Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Non-surgical Sports Medicine

Accepts New Patients
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About James Carl Sterling, MD

Serving all people by providing personalized health and wellness through exemplary care, education and research.

LanguagesEnglish
Ages SeenAdults, Adolescents (ages 12-18)
Hospital Affiliations
  • Baylor Scott & White Medical Center - Plano
  • Baylor Scott & White Institute for Rehabilitation - Frisco
Insurance Accepted
*Accepted plans and benefits may vary by location.
INSURANCE PLAN
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Aetna - HMO
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Aetna - Open Access Elect Choice
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Aetna - Open Access HMO
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Aetna - Open Access Managed Choice
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Aetna - QPOS
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Aetna - US Access
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Baylor Scott & White Quality Alliance - DFW ConnectedCare
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Advantage Bronze
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Advantage Gold
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Advantage Silver
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Choice Plus
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Choice PPO
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Essentials
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Federal Select PPO
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Medicare Advantage - EFH Retirees
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Medicare Advantage - Oncor
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Cigna - Great West Open Access PPO-Open Access
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Cigna - Great West POS
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Cigna - Great West PPO
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Cigna - Open Access Plus
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Cigna - PPO
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First Health - First Health PPO
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FirstCare Health Plans - BSW Plus HMO
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FirstCare Health Plans - BSW Plus PPO
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FirstCare Health Plans - BSW Preferred HMO Network - Group
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FirstCare Health Plans - Hendrick Health Employee Plan
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Healthscope - DART ACO
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Healthscope - DART ACO Flex
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HealthSmart - HealthSmart PPO
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HealthSmart - HealthSmart Preferred Care EPO
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HealthSmart - HealthSmart Preferred Care GEPO
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Humana - ChoiceCare Preferred Network
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Humana - Commercial PPO Plans
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Humana - Medicare Advantage Plans
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Imagine Health - EPN
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Medicaid - Traditional Medicaid
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Medicare - Traditional Medicare
PHCS Network - Beech Street of Texas PPO
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PHCS Network - Private Health Care System PPO
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Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Plus HMO
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Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Plus PPO
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Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Preferred EPO Network
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Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Preferred HMO - Individual Marketplace
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Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Preferred HMO Network - Group
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Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Preferred PPO Network
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Scott & White Health Plan - BSWH Employee Network - PPO & HSA
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Scott & White Health Plan - BSWH Employee Network - SEQA & EQA
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Scott & White Health Plan - EPO Network-Group
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Scott & White Health Plan - EPO Network-Individual/Family
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Scott & White Health Plan - ERS BSW Preferred HMO Network
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Scott & White Health Plan - HMO Network-Group
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Scott & White Health Plan - HMO Network-Individual/Family
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Scott & White Health Plan - McLane Group Network
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Scott & White Health Plan - PPO Choice Network
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Scott & White Health Plan - PPO Network-Group
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Scott & White Health Plan - SeniorCare Advantage HMO
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Scott & White Health Plan - SeniorCare Advantage PPO
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Superior - Ambetter Balance Care - Silver
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Superior - Ambetter Essential Care - Bronze
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Superior - Ambetter Secure Care - Gold
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UnitedHealth - AARP Medicare Complete
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UnitedHealth - Charter EPO
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UnitedHealth - Charter HMO
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UnitedHealth - Charter POS
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UnitedHealth - Choice +HMO
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UnitedHealth - Choice EPO
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UnitedHealth - Choice HMO
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UnitedHealth - Choice Plus POS
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UnitedHealth - Core Choice Plus POS
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UnitedHealth - Core EPO
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UnitedHealth - Core HMO
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UnitedHealth - Dual Complete Medicare Advantage
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UnitedHealth - Group Medicare Advantage
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UnitedHealth - Medicare Complete
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UnitedHealth - Medicare Gold
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UnitedHealth - Medicare Silver
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UnitedHealth - Navigate EPO
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UnitedHealth - Navigate HMO
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UnitedHealth - Navigate POS
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UnitedHealth - Nexus ACO OA
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UnitedHealth - NexusACO R
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UnitedHealth - PPO
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UnitedHealth - Select EPO
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UnitedHealth - Select HMO
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UnitedHealth - Select Plus POS
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Insurance listings are subject to change without prior notice. Please call the physician's office or health plan to verify coverage information prior to scheduling your visit or procedure. PPO Network Agreements include participating Employers and/or Administrator only. Not all members participating in contracted networks have in network access. Networks include Beech Street, HealthSmart, PHCS and Texas True Choice. In network participation is updated on a monthly basis by the network.

Background

Education
  • Medical School: University of Texas Health Sciences Center (San Antonio) (1982)
  • Internship: General Surgery, University of Texas Health Science Center (1983)
  • Residency: Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, UT Southwestern Medical Center (1997)
Certifications
  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation - American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
  • Preventive Medicine - American Board of Preventive Medicine/Public Health and General Preventive Medicine
Industry Relationships

Baylor Scott & White Health’s vision is to be the most trusted name in giving and receiving safe, quality, compassionate healthcare. As part of that vision, Baylor Scott & White Health is committed to dealing honestly, fairly and with integrity in all matters to provide exemplary patient care, broaden medical knowledge, train the next generation of physicians and support outside relationships that promise public benefit.To that end, Baylor Scott & White Health physicians may collaborate with health care industry partners such as pharmaceutical, biotech, or medical device companies (collectively referred to as Industry) to help develop medical breakthroughs, or provide medical expertise or education. To promote professional and commercial integrity in such matters, physicians who are employed, contracted for administrative duties or performing research with Baylor Scott & White Health seek advanced approval for certain new Industry relationships, and report their Industry relationships and activities to the Office of Corporate Compliance annually for review.

Baylor Scott & White Health publicly discloses reported payments to these physicians and their immediate family members of $5,000 or more from Industry companies with which the physicians interact as part of their professional activities. The information on this website may differ somewhat from information on other publicly available databases due to different reporting periods, definitions, or reporting requirements. Patients may visit CMS’ Open Payments Database for more information, and should feel free to speak with their physician about relationships with Industry.

As of Aug 25, 2020, James Carl Sterling, MD  has reported no outside relationship with Industry that is applicable to this listing.

Reviews (87) for James Carl Sterling, MD

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Sep 11, 2021
Thorough and exact. Clear communication and advice on next steps.
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Sep 9, 2021
Dr. Sterling was particularly adept in recognizing age related orthopedic concerns and in outlining a plan for being proactive in managing the issues. Knowing that most of his patients are younger, I felt immensely grateful for his careful consideration of concerns.
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Sep 8, 2021
Courteous staff, showed care per COVID PPE, Dr was attentive and caring. Recommended a procedure of which we will then discuss a plan for relieving my pain.
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Jul 30, 2021
He's a wonderful doctor and I felt that he really cared about me And wanted to find a solution. He called me personally to let me know about results and next steps. I feel like I'm in very good hands. His breath of knowledge is evident and he doesn't rush to surgery. He's a true healer
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Jul 5, 2021
Thank you. Helpful.
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Jul 2, 2021
I have referred many people to Dr. Sterling because of his excellent assessments and care.
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Jul 2, 2021
Everyone, from start to finish has provided exceptional care. My husband and I were both impressed with the whole office. Our doctor seemed to really listen to our concerns. MRI results less than 24 hours after the test and on a holiday week was most appreciated! We will recommend this office to anyone in need of this type of care.
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Jul 1, 2021
The office is very friendly and efficient. Dr. Sterling listened to my concerns and explained my condition and treatment plan in a way I could understand. When I had a follow up question, Dr. Sterling's assistant responded in the portal within hours.
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Jun 29, 2021
Physician and staff were very friendly and professional during our visit. All of our questions were answered and we never felt rushed during the appointment. The potential tests, treatment and diagnosis were very clearly communicated and all of our questions were answered in detail and with great patience. The care received during our first visit to this office was very positive.
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May 7, 2021
Dr. Sterling and all his staff are great and professional. The time and kindness taken with me was greatly appreciated. Their great efforts were appreciated very much.
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May 5, 2021
I am a returning patient to Dr. Sterling and it's as if he's known me a very long time. He gave me options.
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May 1, 2021
very thorough and easy to understand
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Apr 29, 2021
I like Dr. Sterling very much he really care and was very thorough in this evaluation.
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Apr 29, 2021
Professional and Completely Awesome Dr.Sterling and his Staff you couldn't find be Care anywhere Else!!!
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Apr 28, 2021
Dr. Sterling is phenomenal! He made sure my teenage son was comfortable and that he understood what was happening with him.
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Apr 22, 2021
always great!!
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Apr 18, 2021
Dr Sterling is among the very best doctors I have ever seen. He is a great listener and his gifted mind is at work on the patients specific detailed situation. He is truly superb as a caring physician
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Apr 2, 2021
dr sterling was an exemplar of care, candor and compassion.
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Mar 29, 2021
Dr Sterling and staff were kind, professional, and thorough during the exam. I have the utmost confidence in his abilities and recommend his office to anyone.
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