James B. Grimes, MD
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General Appointment

For all appointments and inquiries, please call (661) 324-2491 or click here to request an appointment online.

We are happy to hear from you. Please contact us using the information below:

Kern Bone and Joint Specialists, A Medical Group, Inc.

9330 Stockdale Hwy, Ste. 600
Bakersfield, CA 93311

Separate entrance to Suite 600 at southeast corner of building.
  • Kern Bone and Joint Specialists, A Medical Group, Inc.
  • Kern Bone and Joint Specialists, A Medical Group, Inc.

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  • (661) 324-2491
  • (661) 324-7943
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  • www.kbjs.com

Our office is open from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm Monday through Thursday and from 8:00 am to 1:00 pm on Fridays. 

Dr. Grimes sees patients in the office on Mondays and Thursdays from 8:00 am to 4:30 pm and on some Fridays (call for available appointments).

You may have a follow-up appointment with Dr. Grimes’ assistants, Heidi or Erika, on Tuesday, Wednesday or Friday.

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Please arrive 10-15 minutes early for your Appointment for registration and to fill in a health questionnaire.

When you come for your appointment please remember to obtain and bring the following:

  • Referral letter from GP, family physician or other doctor
  • Medicare card, DVA card, Pension Card
  • Have your Private Hospital Insurance information with you
  • Copies of results of X-rays, MRI’s, or CT scan etc. and any other relevant information

If you need to cancel an appointment

Telephone the office during business hours and allow at least 1 days’ notice so that we can offer your appointment time to patients on our waiting list.

We recognize that your time is valuable, and we make every effort to run on time. Occasionally emergencies or patients require a little more time, and these cause scheduling delays beyond our control. We apologize if we keep you waiting.


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