Dr. James J. Lynch, MD

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Specializes in Neurosurgery • Male • Age 49

9990 Double R Blvd Ste 200
Reno, NV 89521
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Dr. Lynch:

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Dr. Lynch's Experience

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Dr. Lynch's Care Philosophy

Dr. Lynch's Specialties

Procedures Dr. Lynch Performs

  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunts - Insertion, Repair or Removal
  • Cervical Herniated Disc Surgery
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Conditions Dr. Lynch Treats

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Hospital Quality

The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

Saint Mary's Regional Medical Center
235 West 6th Street
Reno, NV 89503
Renown Regional Medical Center
1155 Mill Street
Reno, NV 89502

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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

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Patient Satisfaction

Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Lynch

Healthgrades

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Patient satisfaction surveys provide a standardized way of reporting about healthcare experiences. But there can be more than meets the eye when reviewing scores. Here's what you should know

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
Spine Nevada
SpineNevada Minimally Invasive Spine Institute
9990 Double R Blvd Ste 200
Reno, NV 89521
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Sparks Office
2385 E Prater Way Ste 204
Sparks, NV 89434
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    Dr. Lynch's Experience

    Dr. Lynch's Care Philosophy

    Specialties

    • Neurosurgery

    Board Certifications

    • Neurosurgery
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    • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunts - Insertion, Repair or Removal
    • Cervical Herniated Disc Surgery
    • Complex Spine Surgery
    • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
    • Craniotomy
    • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Spinal Cord Repair
    • Endoscopic Therapy
    • Herniated Disc Surgery
    • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
    • Laminectomy
    • Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
    • Neck Surgery
    • Neurostimulation
    • Neurostimulation, Spinal
    • Spinal Fusion
    • Spinal Nerve Block
    • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
    2
    • Brain Aneurysm
    • Cerebral Hemorrhage
    • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
    • Cervical Disorders
    • Cervical Spine Fracture
    • Degenerative Disc Disease
    • Degenerative Spine Diseases
    • Epilepsy
    • Hydrocephalus
    • Intervertebral Disc Herniation
    • Low Back Pain
    • Lumbar Spine Fracture
    • Meningiomas
    • Myelopathy
    • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
    • Osteoarthritis of Spine
    • Pathological Spine Fracture
    • 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 Fractures, Traumatic
    • Spondylolisthesis
    • Stroke
    • Thoracic Spine Fracture
    3

    Background Check for Dr. Lynch

    0 Malpractice Claims

    • No malpractice history found for Nevada.
    • 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

    Awards

    Media & Publications

    • Beckers: Top 100 Spine Surgeons & Specialists to Know, 2011
    • Beckers: Top 200 Spine Surgeons & Specialists to Know, 2012
    • Beckers: Top 50 Spine Surgeons & Specialists to Know, 2010
    • Best Doctors Award, 2007-2008
    5

    Education & Training

    Medical School

    Royal College Of Surgeons In Ireland, National University Of Ireland, School Of Medicine
    Graduated in 1991

    Residency Hospital

    Mayo Clinic
    6

    Languages Spoken by Dr. Lynch & 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. Lynch's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

    Check out the quality of care at the 3 hospitals where Dr. Lynch has admitting privileges:

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    • Northern Nevada Medical Center

    • Renown Regional Medical Center

    • Saint Mary's Regional Medical Center

  3. Healthgrades

    8 Facts About Patient Satisfaction Surveys

    Patient satisfaction surveys provide a standardized way of reporting about healthcare experiences. But there can be more than meets the eye when reviewing scores. Here's what you should know

    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Lynch

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Lynch to family and friends

    65 responses
    above
    national average

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    is confidential

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    Dr. Lynch's Office & Staff
    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    62 responses
    below
    national average
    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    64 responses
    above
    national average
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    64 responses
    above
    national average
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    10 – 15 minutes 63 responses
    same as
    national average
    Experience with Dr. Lynch
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    65 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    65 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    65 responses
    above
    national average
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    65 responses
    same as
    national average

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    7 Tips to Prepare for Your Appointment

    The key to a successful appointment is communication. To get the most out of your visit, prepare ahead of time so you can lead the conversation with your doctor. These 7 tips will get you ready

    1

    Appointments & Offices

    Check insurance plans, locations and make an appointment

    Is Dr. Lynch accepting new patients?

    • Yes.

    What insurance does he accept?

    Less

    Office Locations

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    Spine Nevada
    SpineNevada Minimally Invasive Spine Institute
    9990 Double R Blvd Ste 200
    Reno, NV 89521
    (877) 497-0076 (Office)
    (775) 348-8818 (Fax)
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    Spine Nevada
    Sparks Office
    2385 E Prater Way Ste 204
    Sparks, NV 89434
    (775) 348-8800 (Office)
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