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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 Health Plan - BSW Access PPO
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Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Extended PPO
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Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Plus HMO
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Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Plus PPO
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Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Preferred EPO Network
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Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Preferred HMO - Individual Marketplace
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Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Preferred HMO Network - Group
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Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Preferred PPO Network
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Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - BSWH Employee Network - PPO & HSA
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Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - BSWH Employee Network - SEQA & EQA
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Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - Covenant Preferred HMO
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Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - EPO Network-Group
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Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - EPO Network-Individual/Family
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Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - ERS BSW Preferred HMO Network
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Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - Hendrick Health Employee Plan
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Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - HMO Network-Group
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Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - HMO Network-Individual/Family
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Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - McLane Group Network
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Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - PPO Choice Network
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Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - PPO Network-Group
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Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - SeniorCare Advantage HMO
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Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - SeniorCare Advantage PPO
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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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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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Your rights and protections against surprise medical bills

Insurance listings are subject to change without prior notice. Please call your physician's office or your health or insurance plan to verify coverage information prior to scheduling your visit or procedure. Not all members participating in contracted networks have "in network" access. In network participation may change from time to time without prior notice. Independent providers (which could include, for example only, anesthesiologists, radiologists, pathologists, emergency medicine physicians, advance practice professionals, and other independent providers of health care services) may deliver part of your care, and such providers may be considered out-of-network on your health and insurance plans even if the Facility may be considered in network. If you desire additional information as to the providers who may be involved in providing your care, you can either ask your treating provider (who may know some of the specialists or groups who could be involved) or you can request a list of Facility-based physician groups by calling the following toll free number: (877) 810-0372. This list is updated annually and is subject to change without prior notice.

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 (68) for James Carl Sterling, MD

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Dec 29, 2021
Everyone was so helpful and kind. Dr. Sterling was super informative and knowledgable. He really cared about the pain and getting the right diagnosis. His experience with young athletes really helped us.
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Dec 29, 2021
Very caring and listens well. Takes time to explain and went out if his way to call me with results of my MRI while he was on vacation.
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Dec 19, 2021
Dr Sterling showed great interest in me getting the best care and getting my problem resolved.
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Nov 26, 2021
Dr. Sterling spent a great deal of time evaluating my pain, and also outlining the treatment options. He was thorough, concerned, caring and explained everything to me. While it's never fun to do to the doctor, this was a great experience!
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Nov 25, 2021
Dr. Sterling was personable and thorough. Glad he was recommended to us. While I hope that my kid never had another concussion, should it happen, I would definitely visit him again. I would recommend Dr. Sterling without reservation.
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Nov 19, 2021
Dr. Sterling was awesome.... Listened to my daughter thoroughly. After we had the MRI, I was surprised and grateful for Dr. Sterling to call as late as 630 to keep us informed. Thank you!!
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Nov 18, 2021
Dr. Sterling is always exceptional! He takes the time to listen to concerns and makes sure you leave feeling confident in the decisions made. We are very grateful for his expertise and kindness.
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Nov 12, 2021
Very knowledge. Took the time to go through and explain imaging results with me an thoughtful about next steps. Really a great physician.
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Oct 8, 2021
Dr. Sterling was very friendly, professional and provided great information.
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Oct 4, 2021
Great visit. Very pragmatic
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Sep 26, 2021
Dr. Was friendly, seemed genuinely concerned, and discussed viable options for my treatment. In two days my pain was significantly better than it had been in 90 days.
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Sep 15, 2021
Dr. Sterling has always been extremely professional, courteous and genuinely concerned about my well being.
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Sep 14, 2021
Dr. Sterling and his staff is just amazing!!! Our girls and I love him, he not only a great doctor but an awesome person...always there when we need him, and always helpful, funny, professional and very charismatic. We love Dr. Sterling
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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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Sep 4, 2021
Sterling and staff are outstanding
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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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