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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Top Care Areas

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Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
very high
more than 99% of peers
Meningiomas
very high
more than 99% of peers
Brain Surgery
very high
more than 97% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*

25  Conditions Treated

  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Astrocytoma
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Cancer
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Craniopharyngioma
  • Fracture
  • Glioma
  • Hemifacial Spasm
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Hydrocephalus, Adult
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Medulloblastoma
  • Meningiomas
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Obstructive Hydrocephalus
  • Pituitary Gland Cancer
  • Pituitary Tumor
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia

22  Procedures

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Pennsylvania.

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

  • University Of Massachusetts
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • University Of Massachusetts Medical School
    Medical School | Graduated 1995
  • Cleveland Clinic
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Cleveland Clinic
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Fairfax Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Evans has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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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%
(1)
2 Stars
0%
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1 Star
2.5%
(2)

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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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Marlton, NJ – Aug 17, 2018
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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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Bryan Clayton in NJ – Jun 06, 2018
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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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Judith and Eugene Heydt in Caln Twp., PA – May 31, 2018
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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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Carol Nolan in Allentown, PA – May 22, 2018
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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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Kathleen Gambrell in Phila. Penna – May 22, 2018
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