Dr. James Elder, MD

Dr. James Elder, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 42
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Dr. James Elder, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Columbus, OH and has been practicing for 16 years. He graduated from Columbia University College Of Physicians and Surgeons in 2002 and specializes in neurosurgery.

410 W 10th Ave Fl 10

Columbus, OH 43210

Contact Information

(614) 293-8714

Insurance Accepted

  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Elder performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
very high
more than 98% of peers
Brain Surgery
very high
more than 98% of peers
Brain Cancer
very high
more than 97% of peers

Dr. Elder's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

1  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Elder does not have any board certifications listed.

56  Conditions Treated

  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Aneurysm
  • 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
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epidural Hematoma
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Osteosarcoma
  • 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
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Torticollis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertebral Column Tumors
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16  Procedures

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Ohio.

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.

Education

  • Columbia University College Of Physicians and Surgeons
    Medical School | Graduated 2002

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Elder has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Elder has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Elder's Reviews

4.4
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Elder to family and friends
27 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (27)

  • 5
    (22)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (4)

Dr. Elder's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

Top notch surgeon. Professional treatment, shows great bedside Manor, wonderful follow up questions terrific staff. Highly recommended to all.
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Dr. Elder is an awesome surgeon. I was in major distress upon entering ER. He performed surgery on my serious health condition with utmost skill. In addition, he treated me with kindness, respect, and dignity. He communicated well with myself as a patient and my family during my 1 week...more
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Dr Elder is in a class all his own.Aside from saving my life he also restored my faith in the medical industry.He is not only the best doctor I ever had and the best neurosurgeon in the world I hear, but he is also a fine human being. Thank you Dr Elder!
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He explained my condition and the options he thought should be followed to try and alleviate the problem. He was precise and I was able to understand the options and make a decision to follow his advice by the end of our meeting. He was referred to me by a former patient and I would recommend...more
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