Dr. James Elder, MD

Dr. James Elder, MD

Neurosurgery | Male | 41 years old

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Dr. Elder specializes in Neurosurgery and practices in Columbus, OH. He practices at 1 location.

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4.3
based on 27 total surveys (3 with reviews)
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in Marion, Ohio |
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 hospitalization. When returning for the follow up visit he explained all of the medical terminology at our level of understanding. He is a very courteous and humble Dr. that I would highly recommend!
in Urbana, OH |
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!
in Dublin, OH |
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 him based upon my Initial visit .
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Dr. Elder'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
  •  No board certification on record with Healthgrades
  •  Malpractice claims in Ohio not available
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Ear Disorders
  • 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
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rasmussen's Syndrome
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Stroke
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Torticollis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertebral Column Tumors

Education

  • Medical School
    Columbia University College Of Physicians and Surgeons

    Graduated in 2002

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Procedures Performed

  • Brain Surgery
  • Carotid Ultrasound
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Neuroplasty
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Vascular Transcatheter Embolization

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