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Dr. James Evans, MD

Dr. James Evans, MD

Neurosurgery ·  Male · Age 49

  

Dr. James Evans, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Philadelphia, PA and has been practicing for 24 years. He specializes in neurosurgery.


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Dr. Evans' Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Meningiomas
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Evans treats Meningiomas more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Evans treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Radiation-Induced Meningioma
Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Evans performs Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Evans performs this procedure more than 98% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Complex Skull Base Surgery
  • Craniectomy
  • Craniotomy
  • Craniotomy for Aneurysm
  • Craniotomy for Brain Tumor
  • Skull Base Surgery
Hydrocephalus
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Evans treats Hydrocephalus more than 96% of his peers

Dr. Evans treats this condition more than 96% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Hydrocephalus Due to Congenital Stenosis of Aqueduct of Sylvius
  • Hydrocephalus, Adult
  • Hydrocephalus, Child
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Obstructive Hydrocephalus

Dr. Evans' conditions and procedures:

  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Astrocytoma
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Surgery
  • Brain Tumor Surgery
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Cranial CyberKnife® Robotic Radiosurgery
  • Cranial Stereotactic Radiosurgery
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Craniectomy
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Craniopharyngioma
  • Craniotomy
  • Craniotomy for Brain Tumor
  • CyberKnife®, Cranial (Stereotactic Radiosurgery, Cranial) incl. Gamma Knife and LINAC Photon Beam
  • Endoscopic Neurosurgery
  • Fracture
  • Gamma Knife Radiosurgery
  • Glioma
  • Hemifacial Spasm
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Hydrocephalus, Adult
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Medulloblastoma
  • Meningiomas
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Nerve Destruction by Neurolytic Agent
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Novalis® Radiosurgery
  • Obstructive Hydrocephalus
  • Pituitary Gland Cancer
  • Pituitary Gland Tumor Excision
  • Pituitary Tumor
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Skull Base Surgery
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Stereotactic Radiosurgery
  • Stereotactic Radiosurgery, Spinal or Cranial
  • Stereotactic Surgery
  • Stereotaxis
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • TrueBeam™ Radiosurgery
  • Tumor Resection

About Me

Biography

Dr. James Evans, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Philadelphia, PA and has been practicing for 24 years. He specializes in neurosurgery.

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Board Certifications

Education

Fairfax Hospital
Fellowship Hospital
Cleveland Clinic
Residency Hospital
Cleveland Clinic
Internship Hospital
1995
University Of Massachusetts Medical School
Medical School
University of Massachusetts
Undergraduate School
1995

Awards

Dr. Evans' Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Evans

4.9

Based on 90 reviews

5 Stars
96.66666666666667%
(87)
4 Stars
0%
(0)
3 Stars
1.1111111111111112%
(1)
2 Stars
0%
(0)
1 Star
2.2222222222222223%
(2)

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Dr. Evans is the best. There is no Doctor I could recommend more highly.
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Per a Will's Eye Ctr neuro-opthamologist, I needed a pituitary gland tumor removed. Dr Evans was the recommended specialist at that. His bio/profile says it all. He has performed hundreds and hundreds of these and is the east coast pituitary guru. Once I met him and he explained the procedure,...Read More
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Excellent care
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Dr. Evans is the best neurosurgery in the state of Pennsylvania, if not the best in the country. He removed my 82 year old mother's malignant cerebellar tumor recently and saved my mother's life. He is highly skilled, treats you with the upmost respect and has the best bedside manner ever seen in...Read More
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