Dr. James S. Powell, MD

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Specializes in Neurosurgery • Male • Age 57

617 23rd St Suite 15
Ashland, KY 41101
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Dr. Powell:

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Dr. Powell's Experience

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Dr. Powell's Specialties

Procedures Dr. Powell Performs

  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunts - Insertion, Repair or Removal
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
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Conditions Dr. Powell Treats

  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • See all 27 conditions

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Hospital Quality

The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

King's Daughters Medical Center
2201 Lexington Avenue
Ashland, KY 41101
Our Lady of Bellefonte Hospital
1000 St Christopher Dr
Ashland, KY 41101

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Patient Satisfaction

Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Powell

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Appointments & Offices

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Tri State Christian Neurosgcl
Tri State Christian Neurosgcl
617 23rd St Suite 15
Ashland, KY 41101
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    Dr. Powell's Experience

    Research training, expertise and qualifications

    Specialties

    • Neurosurgery

    Board Certifications

    • Neurosurgery, 1993
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    • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunts - Insertion, Repair or Removal
    • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
    • CyberKnife®, Cranial (Stereotactic Radiosurgery, Cranial) incl. Gamma Knife and LINAC Photon Beam
    • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Spinal Cord Repair
    • Herniated Disc Surgery
    • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
    • Neuroplasty
    • Repair Intracranial Aneurysm
    • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
    • Spinal Fusion
    • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
    • Stereotactic Radiosurgery
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    • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
    • Brain Aneurysm
    • Brain Cancer
    • Cerebral Vascular Disease
    • Craniopharyngioma
    • Degenerative Disc Disease
    • Epilepsy
    • Hydrocephalus
    • Intervertebral Disc Herniation
    • Low Back Pain
    • Meningiomas
    • Myelopathy
    • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
    • Osteoarthritis of Spine
    • Osteosarcoma
    • Pathological Spine Fracture
    • Pseudotumor Cerebri
    • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Scoliosis
    • Secondary Malignancies
    • Spinal Cord Injury
    • Spinal Stenosis
    • Spine Deformities
    • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
    • Spondylolisthesis
    • Stroke
    • Vertebral Column Tumors
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    Background Check for Dr. Powell

    Malpractice Claims not available

    • Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Kentucky.
    • 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 Maryland School Of Medicine
    Graduated in 1981
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Powell & Staff

    • English
  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. Powell'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 2 hospitals where Dr. Powell has admitting privileges:

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    • King's Daughters Medical Center

    • Our Lady of Bellefonte Hospital

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    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Powell

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Powell to family and friends

    16 responses
    above
    national average

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    Dr. Powell's Office & Staff
    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    16 responses
    below
    national average
    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    16 responses
    above
    national average
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    16 responses
    below
    national average
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    Over 45 minutes 16 responses
    longer than
    national average
    Experience with Dr. Powell
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    16 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    16 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    16 responses
    above
    national average
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    16 responses
    above
    national average

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    Office Locations

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    Tri State Christian Neurosgcl
    617 23rd St Suite 15
    Ashland, KY 41101
    (606) 324-7737 (Office)
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