Dr. Jamal M. Taha, MD

Dr. Jamal M. Taha, MD


Neurosurgery | Male | 58 years old

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Dr. Taha specializes in Neurosurgery and practices in Kettering, OH. He practices at 2 locations.

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Patient Reviews (24)
Springboro, OH |
I was referred to Dr. Taha for terrible back pain. I called to check to see if the office received the referral. I spoke to Karen as she is the new patient scheduler. She was rude, and condescending even sarcastic! If Dr. Taha had not come highly recommended I would drop it right here. The last thing someone in pain wants to hear is nastiness from the 1st. representative I spoke to in a new Dr. There was no compassion or kindness in her speech. I can't remember ever leaving a bad review b
Dayton, OH |
I was highly recommended to Dr Taha by my family Dr. I do not know what his skills are as I never got an appointment! His staff is horrible. We have given them all my records. When I called again to make an appointment, the girl stated that they will call me, do not call them. After 2 weeks I called them again, she was really nasty and said WE WILL CALL YOU, do NOT call us. Well, I waited for 5 months and called back 3 more times, and never received any return call. Not going to him!
in Hamilton, Ohi |
Your a blessing I feel so much better. Everyone was so nice..
in Vandalism, OH |
The surgery went well, but there was some confusion regarding post op care instructions and the staff scolded me for their mistake. The staff firmly denied that they could have made a mistake.
in Dayton, Ohio |
Very personable and concerned
in Miamisburg. Oh. 45342 |
It was wonderful he was straight forward and just made a great experience for me and My husband
in Dayton, Ohio |
Dr, Tasha and his whole staff treated me with the utmost importance and respect! They are very professional and everyone is very helpful!
in Medway, OH |
I have gone from a bent over cripple, to a military posture I could not be any happier.
in Beaver creek, OH |
Dr. Tara and his staff are top shelf. Emphasis on patient service is cleat. The surgery was a great success and the aftercare fantastic.
in Germantown,Ohio |
Dr Taha and staff well organized and caring professionals. If ever needed in the future we would return here. We are definitely recommending him to others.
in Beaver creek, OH |
Quick and accurate diagnosis along with reasonable short duration before totally successful surgery.
in West Manchester, Ohio |
Fast and precise diagnosis
in Troy, Ohio |
Fantastic!!! Twenty plus years of severe lower back and leg gone in one day. Dr. Taha is the best, and my back and leg feel like I am twenty again.
in Sidney,Ohio |
Dr.Taja is an amazing Doctor; Immediately after my surgery I was 100% better, my quality of life is better than it has ever been; Dr.Taja surgery is everything he states, minimum recovery time, minimum evasive procedure; I would trust Dr.Taja with my life as well as with my family; He is truly the best Neurosurgeon in his field; I was lucky to him as my surgeon
in Dayton, OH |
On May 31, 2016 Dr. Taha operated on me and put 6 cages in my lower back. The operation was 10 hours and performed at Kettering Hospital. He was exceptional and I had complete trust in him. I was having level 10 pain in both legs and after 3 months my pain level is zero and I am walking 2 plus miles a day.
in Dayton, OH |
Very good surgeon.
in Centerville, OH |
My overall experience and result has been terrific
Dayton, OH |
He never come in the Room stood in door way for maybe a minute in two vist I would not take my Dog to him and from all the people i've talked too they would not either I don;t know how he keeps a patient if he treats them that way!!!!!!
in Dayton, OH |
With our hesitation, Dr Taha had me scheduled for surgery for my ASDF on C5,6&7. The pain was a 10 and almost immediately after, it was gone! I would recommend his services to anyone needing his talents. I am a new person!!
in Minster, OH |
The best care at his office and at Riverview health institute that I have ever experienced.
in Dayton, OH |
Dr. Taha is a wonderful surgeon. Three months out and I feel great!
in Charleston, SC |
I saw several surgeons before seeing Dr. Taha. He was great in performing my procedure! I was originally told my recovery would take about 3 months, but I was recovered in just one month. Dr. Taha & his staff were very professional, kind, comforting. I highly trust him & his staff. I hope I will not need a surgery every again but I would go to him in the event that I would. Thank you Dr. Taha!
in Tipp City, OH |
Dr. Taha did excellent work on my neck. I had severe elbow pain an weakness in both arms. He did not mess around, one look at the MRI and had me scheduled quickly for surgery. Before him, I was bounced around between several doctors with lots of misdiagnosis and wasted time and money. Soon as I got hooked up with Dr. Taha, all that changed and he saved the day. The next day after surgery all my arm pain completely vanished. I am more than thrilled and wish I could thank him more than just a good
Dr Taha performed a spinal fusion on me when my disc at the L4/L5 had completely ruptured. It was a surgery I had already put off for a couple of years, bug when they tell you that you have bone rubbing against bone, you have no other options. Dr Taha is a great surgeon. Not the chattiest fellow, but he explained everything well and made me feel comfortable. I hope to never need him again, but I would go back of I need another fusion.
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  •  Specializes in Neurosurgery
  •  Board certified in Neurosurgery
  •  Malpractice claims in Ohio not available
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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  • Neurosurgery

Conditions Treated

  • Adult Scoliosis
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Arthritis of the Spine
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Broken Arm
  • Broken Neck
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Disc Degeneration
  • Cervical Radiculopathy
  • Cervical Spine Disorders
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Cervical Spondylolisthesis
  • Cervical Sprain
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Degenerative Scoliosis
  • Degenerative Spine Disorders
  • Degenerative Spondylolisthesis
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Pointer Injuries
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Sprain
  • Kyphosis
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Disc Degeneration
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Lupus
  • Marfan Syndrome
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Strain (incl. Whiplash Injury)
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Ossification of the Posterior Longitudinal Ligament of the Spine
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporotic Spine Fractures
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rib Fracture
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Sacroiliac Pain Syndrome
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Compression Fracture
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Instability
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Dislocation
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Thoracic Disc Disorders
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vertebral Column Tumors


  • Medical School
    American University Of Beirut / Faculty Of Medicine
  • Internship Hospital
    University Of Cincinnati Medical Center
  • Residency Hospital
    University Of Cincinnati Medical Center
  • Fellowship Hospital
    Oregon Health & Science University Hospital

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French

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  • Neurosurgery
  • Minimally Invasive Neurological Spine Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Orthopedic Spine Surgery
  • Neurological Spine Reconstructive Surgery
  • Neurological Spine Surgery
  • Orthopedic Spine Reconstructive Surgery
  • Orthopedic Spine Surgery

Procedures Performed

  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Adult Scoliosis Correction
  • Anterior Cervical Herniated Disc Surgery With Fusion
  • Anterior Cervical Microdiscectomy With Fusion
  • Anterior Lumbar Interbody Fusion Surgery (ALIF)
  • Brain Surgery
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Cervical Artificial Disc Replacement
  • Cervical Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Cervical Spine Reconstruction
  • Complex Spinal Deformity Correction
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Deep Brain Stimulation
  • Disc Replacement
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Excision of Scapula, Clavicle, Rib, or Sternum
  • Fracture Care
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Joint Drainage
  • Kyphoplasty
  • Kyphoplasty, Percutaneous
  • Kyphosis Surgery
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Lumbar Disc Replacement
  • Lumbar Laminectomy
  • Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
  • Nerve Destruction by Neurolytic Agent
  • Neuroplasty
  • Percutaneous Vertebroplasty
  • Posterior Cervical Laminectomy
  • Posterior Lumbar Interbody Fusion Surgery (PLIF)
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Sacroiliac Joint Fusion
  • Scoliosis Surgery
  • Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Stereotaxis
  • Steroid Injection
  • Synovial Biopsy
  • Thoracic Disc Surgery
  • Thoracic Surgical Procedure
  • Thoracic Tumor resection
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Vertebroplasty
  • XLIF® (eXtreme Lateral Interbody Fusion) Procedure