Dr. James Evans, MD

Dr. James Evans, MD

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Neurosurgery  ·  
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49 y/o
(80)

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Dr. James Evans, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Philadelphia, PA and has been practicing for 23 years. He specializes in neurosurgery.

Thomas Jefferson University Hospitals

909 Walnut St Fl 2

Philadelphia, PA 19107
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Insurance Accepted

  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
  • Aetna
  • Amerihealth
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Pennsylvania
  • Cigna
  • Cigna-HealthSpring
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Coventry Health Care of Delaware
  • Devon Health
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield

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No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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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
Secondary Malignancies
Skull Base Surgery
Stereotactic Radiosurgery
Stereotactic Radiosurgery, Spinal or Cranial
Stereotactic Surgery
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 23 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
    1995
  • University Of Massachusetts
    Undergraduate School

Awards

Dr. Evans' Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Evans

4.9

Based on 80 reviews

5 Stars
96.25%
(77)
4 Stars
0%
(0)
3 Stars
1.25%
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2 Stars
0%
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1 Star
2.5%
(2)

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  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
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He is the best by far. We have been seeing him for years now and he continues to impress us. His nurse practitioner lauren is wonderful. We highly recommend!
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The best of the best. Could not be any happier having Dr. Evans perform my surgery. Great bedside manner, very knowledgeable. Everything went great. Highly recommended.
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Dr. James Evans (Jefferson Hospital) is brilliant, confident and he is a respected and renowned neurosurgeon worldwide. Due to my husband’s diagnosis of normal pressure hydrocephalus we were directed to Dr. Evans. Dr. Evans’ surgical expertise enabled my husband to regain his dignity and his life...Read More
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I heard about Dr. Evans from a cousin who had had surgery for a brain tumor. When I was looking for a second opinion on a meningioma, I decided to consult Dr. Evans and now he is my primary surgeon. He is worth travelling 2 hours for! He treats me with respect, explains everything, takes his...Read More
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I feel so comfortable with Dr. Evans. He addresses all of my concerns. He takes time to explain my condition.
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Insurance accepted

Accepted insurance can change. Please double-check when making an appointment.

Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
Aetna
Aetna HMO
Aetna POS
Aetna PPO
Amerihealth
Amerihealth PPO
Assurant Health
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Pennsylvania
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Pennsylvania HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Pennsylvania PPO
Cigna
Cigna-HealthSpring
Coventry Health Care
Group Plan PPO
Coventry Health Care of Delaware
Coventry Health Care of Delaware HMO
Devon Health
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Geisinger Health Plan
Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
Humana
Gold Plus
Independence Blue Cross
Independence Blue Cross HMO
Independence Blue Cross POS
Keystone 65 Complete HMO
Personal Choice
Personal Choice PPO
Intergroup
Intergroup PPO
Keystone Health Plan East
MAPFRE Life Insurance Company of Puerto Rico
Choice
Medicaid
Medicare
Special Needs Plan SNP
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
One Net
One Net PPO
Oxford Health Plans
Freedom Plan
Private HealthCare Systems
Private HealthCare Systems PPO
QualCare
Tricare
UnitedHealthCare
United Healthcare

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