Dr. James Trammell, MD

Dr. James Trammell, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 46
Dr. James Trammell, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Abilene, TX and has been practicing for 17 years. He graduated from Tx Tech Univ Hlth Sci Ctr Sch Of Med in 2001 and specializes in neurosurgery.

1924 Pine St Ste 504

Abilene, TX 79601

Contact Information

(325) 670-4730

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
very high
more than 99% of peers
Low Back Pain
very high
more than 98% of peers
Degenerative Disc Disease
very high
more than 97% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Trammell does not have any board certifications listed.

54  Conditions Treated

  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Aneurysm
  • Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cauda Equina Syndrome
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Craniopharyngioma
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease
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18  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Texas.

0 Sanctions

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.


  • Tx Tech Univ Hlth Sci Ctr Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 2001

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Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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What People Say About Dr. James Trammell, MD
Dr Trammel performed back surgery on my husband August 28, 2017, and he is able to do things he hasn’t done in 20 years! He explains everything thoroughly & his follow up care is exceptional! We were extremely happy from beginning to end. This includes everyone we encountered at the office,...Read More
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Tami Martin – Mar 21, 2018
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Dr. Trammell performed surgery on my neck this past Monday. I cannot over emphasize his knowledge, manner and skill. In only 3 days the pain and numbness in my extremities are gone. He is a no frills, no ego, surgeon who goes about his business with the best professionalism. The best.
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Roger A. Danesi in Buffalo Gap, TX – Mar 02, 2018
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His surgery on my ulnar nerve improved sensation in my fingers, enabling me to once again play piano easily. His staff is courteous and helpful. You can tell he cares!
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Fredda Rosenbaum in Abilene – Jan 31, 2018
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After a roll over car wreck I had two hematomas of the brain. They starmed bleeding in the brain causing left side weakness and mental confusion. Dr. Trammell was called in to perform brain surgery. Thanks to him I am alive and well today. He is smart and explains things so that the patient can...Read More
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Emily Beaird in Coleman, Texas – Feb 01, 2017
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Dr. Trammell and his entire team were so knowledgeable and professional. I had a disc replaced in April 2016 and I couldn't ask for a better experience. The staff from the front desk to billing, finance, and nurses are the best of the best! Dr. Trammell is easy to talk with about your health...Read More
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Cathy in Abilene, TX – Jul 07, 2016
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