Dr. James Forage, MD

Dr. James Forage, MD

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48 y/o
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Dr. James Forage, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Henderson, NV and has been practicing for 15 years. He specializes in neurosurgery and orthopedic spine surgery.

The Spine and Brain Institute

861 Coronado Center Dr Ste 200

Henderson, NV 89052
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • MultiPlan

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Nevada
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. Forage's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Low Back Pain
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Forage treats Low Back Pain more than 93% of his peers

Dr. Forage treats this condition more than 93% of his peers

Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Forage performs Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities more than 92% of his peers

Dr. Forage performs this procedure more than 92% of his peers

Back Pain
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Forage treats Back Pain more than 91% of his peers

Dr. Forage treats this condition more than 91% of his peers

Dr. Forage's conditions and procedures:

Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Acoustic Neuroma
Aneurysm
Ankle Fracture
Arthritis of the Elbow
Ataxia
Autoimmune Diseases
Back Pain
Bone Disorders
Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
Brain Aneurysm
Brain Cancer
Brain Disorders
Brain Surgery
Brain Tumor
Brain Tumor Surgery
Broken Arm
Broken Neck
Bursitis
Cancer
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
Cerebral Hemorrhage
Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
Cerebrovascular Disease
Cervical Herniated Disc Surgery
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
Chiari's Deformity
Chronic Neck Pain
Chronic Pelvic Pain
Coccygeal Pain
Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
Cranial Trauma
Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
Craniopharyngioma
Craniotomy
Deep Brain Stimulation
Degenerative Disc Disease
Difficulty With Walking
Disc Replacement
Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
Ear Disorders
Elbow Injuries
Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
Epidural Lysis of Adhesions (LOA)
Epilepsy
Foot Conditions
Foot Fracture
Fracture
Gait Abnormality
Gout
Herniated Disc
Herniated Disc Surgery
Hip Fracture
Hip Replacement
Hydrocephalus
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Joint Pain
Knee Disorders
Kyphoplasty, Percutaneous
Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
Laminectomy
Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
Limb Pain
Low Back Pain
Lumbar Spine Fracture
Lupus
Marfan Syndrome
Meningiomas
Microdiscectomy
Myelopathy
Neck Pain
Neuroplasty
Neurostimulation
Neurosurgical Procedures
Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
Osteoarthritis
Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
Osteoarthritis of Hip
Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
Osteoarthritis of Knee
Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
Osteopenia
Pathological Spine Fracture
Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
Peripheral Nerve Disorders
Pituitary Gland Tumor Excision
Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
Pulmonary Arteriovenous Malformation
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
Rheumatoid Arthritis
Rotator Cuff Tear
Sacrum Disorders
Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Scoliosis
Secondary Malignancies
Shoulder Disorders
Soft Tissue Sarcoma
Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
Spinal Cord Injury
Spinal Cord Stimulation
Spinal Cord Tumor
Spinal Fusion
Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
Spinal Stenosis
Spinal Tumor Surgery
Spine Deformities
Spine Disorders
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
Spine Surgery
Spondylitis
Spondylolisthesis
Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
Stereotactic Radiosurgery
Stereotactic Radiosurgery, Spinal or Cranial
Stereotactic Surgery
Sternum Fracture
Steroid Injection
Stroke
Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
Subdural Hemorrhage
Thoracic Spine Fracture
Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
Thrombosis
Tibia and Fibula Fractures
Traumatic Brain Injury
Vascular Disease

About Me

Biography

Dr. James Forage, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Henderson, NV and has been practicing for 15 years. He specializes in neurosurgery and orthopedic spine surgery.

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery
  • Orthopedic Spine Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

  • 2003
    Barrow Neur Inst
    Fellowship Hospital
    2003
  • 2002
    Ucla Mc
    Residency Hospital
    2002
  • 1997
    Ucla Mc
    Internship Hospital
    1997
  • 1996
    Washington University In St Louis School of Medicine
    Medical School
    1996
  • 1992
    Univ of Arizona
    Undergraduate School
    1992

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

Dr. Forage's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Forage

3.4

Based on 41 reviews

5 Stars
56.09756097560975%
(23)
4 Stars
0%
(0)
3 Stars
7.317073170731708%
(3)
2 Stars
2.4390243902439024%
(1)
1 Star
34.146341463414636%
(14)

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Bedside manner not so great but surgery wise excellent. Just wasn’t expecting such a lengthy recovery. But, well worth the surgeon for that surgery!
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After a terribly-done L1-S1 fusion, my mother was left in excruciating pain & crippling symptoms. We saw numerous surgeons, none of whom were willing to "touch" her. Even UCLA Spine Center dejected her. After much contemplation, Dr. Forage took her on. After 8 hours on the table, he undid her...Read More
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My first visit to Dr Forage, he was referred by the hospital where I was admitted. I found Dr Garage very open and honest. He pointed out the report from the hospital was incorrect and I had a small fracture that had probably been there for many years. He was engaging and I felt he was concerned...Read More
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Dr Forage was so understanding and open minded. I was scared to get surgery so he assured me we would try everything else before cutting into me! When the procedures we tried didn't work he assured me he would take great care of me,and they sure did after surgery I am feeling much better and feel...Read More
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Cigna PPO
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