Contact/Office Location

Hinesburg, VT

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About Dr. Ulager

Dr. Ulager is a board-certified family physician with a special interest in addiction care. He lives with his wife and four children outside Burlington, Vermont.  He currently serves as our Medical Director for Addiction Care, and sees patients with concerns about their relationship with substances (including alcohol and tobacco*), as well as behaviors (such as pornography).  *Please note we do not provide care for opiate addiction at this time.

Jim graduated from the University of Notre Dame in 1999, then went to medical school at The University of Pennsylvania, where he met his wife. They moved to Vermont in 2004 to complete medical training, and have practiced in the area since. After finishing residency, Jim worked in private practice for three years, then joined the University of Vermont Medical Center as an Assistant Professor and held leadership roles, including Associate Vice President of Clinical Operations, and Physician Lead for Provider Well-being. While tremendously difficult to leave his practice of 14 years, he is very excited to join MyCatholicDoctor, where he also serves as the Chair of our Board of Advisors.

In order to focus on addiction care, Dr. Ulager will no longer providing primary care services for us as of February 1, 2023.

Licensed States

Delaware, Maine, Michigan, New Hampshire, Vermont, West Virginia, Guam

In-Network Carriers

Cigna (Does not include patients in South Dakota, Iowa, or Nebraska), Medicare,  Medicaid, United Healthcare, TriCare Select, Cigna, Medica and HealthPartners

BlueCross BlueShield Networks Include: BCBSVT Managed Care and Non-Managed Care, Medicare Advantage

United Healthcare Networks Include: Choice (Plus POS, EPO, HMO, HMO Plus), Surest Plan, Navigate & Navigate Plus, Core (EPO, HMO, Choice Plus POS), Charter (HMO, PPO, EPO), NexusACO (RB, NRP, OA, OAP, RP, R, NR, NRB), Select (HMO, HMO Plus), Veteran Affairs, Doctors Plan (EPO, Plus POS, HMO), Select (EPO, Plus POS, Plus HMO), PPO

Accepts those who are insured with:
Christian Brothers Ministry Services Plan
Diocese of Saint Petersburg, Florida
Christendom College

Services Offered

  • Addiction care
  • Primary care in Vermont Only (including home visits in and around Hinesburg and neighboring towns)
  • Urgent Care & Specialty Consultations available in all licensed states
  • Urgent care for a variety of conditions including respiratory infections, urinary tract infections, rashes, pink eye, diarrhea, constipation, acid reflux, gout, headaches/migraine, vertigo, and more
  • Mental health care, including depression, anxiety, inattention/ADHD, sleep problems, bipolar, or simply feeling stressed and overwhelmed
  • Men’s health from a Catholic perspective, including sexual health as we age
  • Chronic disease care and prevention, including diabetes, heart disease, kidney disease, hypertension, asthma, and COPD
  • Geriatrics and elder care, including counseling on early dementia care, aging in place, and support for caregivers


Dr. Ulager sees patients of all ages. He is especially passionate about addiction care. He offers telehealth visits in multiple states and home visits in Hinesburg, Vermont, and surrounding communities.
*Languages: English