Dr. James Doty, MD

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Dr. James Doty, MD

Neurosurgery | Male

James R. Doty, M.D. 2490 Hospital Dr Ste 106, Mountain View, CA 94040 Get Directions
(650) 962-4545

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My goal as a physician and neurosurgeon is to ensure that anyone under my care not only feels that they have been treated with kindness and compassion but that they also have a complete understanding of the condition for which they have been referred and the options for treatment, both surgical and non-surgical, have been explained thoroughly in language that they understand and that appropriate time has been given to ask any necessary questions.Read more

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Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Board Certifications

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  • Neurosurgery

Conditions Treated

  • Back Pain
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Tumor
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Degenerative Spine Disorders
  • Degenerative Spondylolisthesis
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Low Back Pain
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Pain
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Ulnar Neuropathy

Procedures Performed

  • Anterior Cervical Herniated Disc Surgery With Fusion
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
  • Cervical Artificial Disc Replacement
  • Cervical Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Cranial Stereotactic Radiosurgery
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Craniotomy for Brain Tumor
  • CyberKnife®, Cranial (Stereotactic Radiosurgery, Cranial) incl. Gamma Knife and LINAC Photon Beam
  • Deep Brain Stimulation
  • Disc Replacement
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Endoscopic Third Ventriculostomy
  • Endoscopic Thoracic Spine Surgery
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Lumbar Disc Replacement
  • Lumbar Laminectomy
  • Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spine Surgery
  • Stereotactic Neurosurgery
  • Stereotactic Radiosurgery
  • Stereotactic Radiosurgery, Spinal or Cranial
  • Stereotaxis
  • Thoracic Disc Surgery
  • Ventriculoperitoneal Shunt

Background Check

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    Malpractice Claims

    No malpractice history found for California.

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    Sanctions

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    Board Actions

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Education

  • Medical School
    Tulane University School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1981

  • Internship Hospital
    Tripler Army Med Center

    Completed in 1982

  • Residency Hospital
    Walter Reed Army Med Center

    Completed in 1987

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Childrens Hospital/University Of Pennsylvania
  • Undergraduate School
    University Of California At Irvine / California College Of Medicine & Surgery

Awards & Recognition

  • Awards & Honors
    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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Languages Spoken

  • English

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Dr. Doty's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Neurosurgery
  • Board certified in Neurosurgery
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Dr. Doty's Office & Staff

Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
Staff friendliness and courteousness
Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
Under 10 minutes

Experience with Dr. Doty

Level of trust in provider's decisions
How well provider explains medical condition(s)
How well provider listens and answers questions
Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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Dr. Doty's Care Philosophy

My goal as a physician and neurosurgeon is to ensure that anyone under my care not only feels that they have been treated with kindness and compassion but that they also have a complete understanding of the condition for which they have been referred and the options for treatment, both surgical and non-surgical, have been explained thoroughly in language that they understand and that appropriate time has been given to ask any necessary questions.