Dr. James P. Argires, MD

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Specializes in Neurosurgery • Male • Age 82

2150 Harrisburg Pike Ste 200
Lancaster, PA 17601
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Dr. Argires' Experience

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Dr. Argires' Specialties

Procedures Dr. Argires Performs

  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
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Conditions Dr. Argires Treats

  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
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Lancaster General Hospital
555 North Duke Street
Lancaster, PA 17602
Ephrata Community Hospital
169 Martin Avenue
Ephrata, PA 17522

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
Argires Becker and Westphal MDs
Argires Becker & Westphal
2150 Harrisburg Pike Ste 200
Lancaster, PA 17601
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    Dr. Argires' Experience

    Specialties

    • Neurosurgery

    Board Certifications

    • Neurosurgery
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    • Herniated Disc Surgery
    • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
    • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
    • Spinal Fusion
    • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
    • Ultrasound, Carotid
    2
    • Acoustic Neuroma
    • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
    • Brain Aneurysm
    • Brain Cancer
    • Brain Injury
    • Cerebral Hemorrhage
    • Cerebral Vascular Disease
    • Cerebrovascular Disease
    • Cervical Spine Fracture
    • Cranial Trauma
    • Degenerative Disc Disease
    • Epilepsy
    • Hydrocephalus
    • Intervertebral Disc Herniation
    • Low Back Pain
    • Lumbar Spine Fracture
    • Meningiomas
    • Myelopathy
    • Nerve Sheath Tumors
    • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
    • Osteoarthritis of Spine
    • Pathological Spine Fracture
    • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
    • Pseudotumor Cerebri
    • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Scoliosis
    • Spinal Cord Injury
    • Spinal Cord Tumor
    • Spinal Stenosis
    • Spine Deformities
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    • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
    • Spondylolisthesis
    • Stroke
    • Thoracic Spine Fracture
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    • Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Pennsylvania.
    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

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    Awards & Recognitions

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    University Of Alabama School Of Medicine
    Graduated in 1962

    Internship Hospital

    Bapt Meml Hospital Tenn
    Complete in 1963

    Residency Hospital

    Tenn University
    Complete in 1964
    University Ala
    Complete in 1967
    6

    Languages Spoken by Dr. Argires & Staff

    • English
    • Spanish
  2. Healthgrades

    9 Facts About Hospital Quality

    Patients’ risk of dying during a hospital stay for heart bypass surgery could be 85.2% lower, on average, at a hospital rated 5 stars compared to a hospital rated 1 star for that procedure. Choosing the right hospital is critical to your health. View Slideshow

    Dr. Argires' Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

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    • Ephrata Community Hospital

    • Lancaster General Hospital

    • Lancaster Regional Medical Center

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    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Argires to family and friends

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    19 responses
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    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    16 – 30 minutes 18 responses
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    Level of trust in provider's decisions
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    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    19 responses
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    19 responses
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    • Yes.

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    • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
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    • MultiPlan
    • Mutual of Omaha
    • Tricare
    • United Healthcare
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    Argires Becker and Westphal MDs
    Argires Becker & Westphal
    2150 Harrisburg Pike Ste 200
    Lancaster, PA 17601
    (717) 358-0800 (Office)
    (717) 358-0802 (Fax)
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