Dr. James L Scales MD Orthopedic Surgeon

Dr. James Scales is an orthopedic surgeon in Newton, New Jersey. He is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Newton Medical Center and Wayne Memorial Hospital. He received his medical degree from Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and has been in practice for 35 years. He is one of 12 doctors at Newton Medical Center and one of 3 at Wayne Memorial Hospital who specialize in Orthopedic Surgery.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Orthopedic Surgeon: Orthopedic Spine Surgery

Education & Medical Training

UMDNJ-University Hospital
Residency, Orthopedic Surgery, 1982 - 1986

UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
Residency, General Surgery, 1979 - 1980

Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
Class of 1979

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Surgery
Certified in Surgery

CA State Medical License
Active through 2014

NY State Medical License
Active through 2014

OH State Medical License
Active through 2013

WI State Medical License
Active through 2013

Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • Anthem Blue Access PPO
  • Anthem Blue Preferred HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • Coventry Florida - Employer Group HMO/Open Access
  • Coventry Florida - Employer Group PPO
  • First Choice
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • ODS Network
  • Premera BCBS Heritage & Heritage Plus 1
  • Regence Washington - Preferred Provider Network
  • Sagamore Health Plus
  • United - River Valley Neighborhood Health Partnership
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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