Dr. James S. Anderson, MD

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Specializes in Neurosurgery • Male • Age 57

6701 Rockside Rd Ste 100
Independence, OH 44131
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Dr. Anderson's Experience

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Dr. Anderson's Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

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Hospital Quality

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Saint Vincent Charity Medical Center
2351 E 22nd St
Cleveland, OH 44115

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
St Vincent Medical Group
St Vincent Medical Group
6701 Rockside Rd Ste 100
Independence, OH 44131
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    Dr. Anderson's Experience

    Specialties

    • Neurosurgery

    Board Certifications

    • Neurosurgery
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    • Brain Surgery
    • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
    • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
    • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
    • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
    • Herniated Disc Surgery
    • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
    • Neurostimulation
    • Spinal Cord Stimulation
    • Spinal Fusion
    • Spinal Nerve Block
    • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
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    • Aneurysm
    • Bone Disorders
    • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
    • Brain Aneurysm
    • Brain Cancer
    • Brain Disorders
    • Broken Neck
    • Cancer
    • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
    • Cerebral Hemorrhage
    • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
    • Cerebrovascular Disease
    • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
    • Chiari's Deformity
    • Cranial Trauma
    • Degenerative Disc Disease
    • Ear Disorders
    • Epilepsy
    • Fracture
    • Hydrocephalus
    • Intervertebral Disc Disease
    • Intervertebral Disc Herniation
    • Low Back Pain
    • Lumbar Spine Fracture
    • Meningiomas
    • Myelopathy
    • Nerve Sheath Tumors
    • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
    • Osteoarthritis of Spine
    • Pathological Spine Fracture
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    • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
    • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Scoliosis
    • Secondary Malignancies
    • Spina Bifida
    • Spinal Cord Injury
    • Spinal Cord Tumor
    • Spinal Stenosis
    • Spine Deformities
    • Spine Disorders
    • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
    • Spondylolisthesis
    • Stroke
    • Thoracic Spine Fracture
    • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
    • Thrombosis
    • Traumatic Brain Injury
    • Vascular Disease
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    Malpractice Claims not available

    • Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Ohio.
    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    0 Board Actions

    • No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
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    Awards & Recognitions

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    University Of California, Irvine, College Of Medicine
    Graduated in 1986

    Internship Hospital

    Cleveland Clinic Foundation
    Complete in 1987

    Residency Hospital

    Cleveland Clinic Foundation
    Complete in 1992

    Fellowship Hospital

    Allegheny Genl Hospital
    Complete in 1990
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Anderson & Staff

    • English
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    Dr. Anderson's Hospital Quality

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    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

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    Patient Satisfaction

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    Likelihood to Recommend

    4.5
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    4.5 out of 5

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Anderson to family and friends

    4.5 out of 5

    17 responses

    Dr. Anderson's Office & Staff

    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments

    4.4 out of 5

    17 responses

    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.

    4.7 out of 5

    17 responses

    Staff friendliness and courteousness

    4.8 out of 5

    17 responses

    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)

    10 – 15 minutes

    14 responses

    Experience with Dr. Anderson

    Level of trust in provider's decisions

    4.6 out of 5

    17 responses

    How well provider explains medical condition(s)

    4.6 out of 5

    17 responses

    How well provider listens and answers questions

    4.6 out of 5

    17 responses

    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients

    4.6 out of 5

    17 responses

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    Appointments & Offices

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    Is Dr. Anderson accepting new patients?

    • Yes.

    What insurance does he accept?*

    • Aetna
    • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    • Cigna
    • Commercial Insurance Company
    • Humana
    • Medica
    • Medicaid
    • Medical Mutual of Ohio
    • UnitedHealthCare
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    Office Locations

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    St Vincent Medical Group
    6701 Rockside Rd Ste 100
    Independence, OH 44131
    (440) 746-1055 (Office)
    (440) 746-1052 (Fax)
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