Dr. James Gaffney, MD

Dr. James Gaffney, MD

Neurology  ·  
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Age 61
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Dr. James Gaffney, MD is a neurology specialist in Ithaca, NY and has been practicing for 34 years. He graduated from New York Med Coll in 1984 and specializes in neurology.

8 Brentwood Dr Ste B

Ithaca, NY 14850

Contact Information

(607) 273-6757

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Excellus BlueCross BlueShield
  • MultiPlan
  • MVP Health Care

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Gaffney performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Essential Tremor
very high
more than 98% of peers
Brain Disorders
very high
more than 97% of peers
Trigeminal Neuralgia
very high
more than 96% of peers

Dr. Gaffney's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

1  Specialties

  • Neurology

2  Board Certifications

  • Neurology
    Accredited by: American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology*
  • Neuromuscular Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology*

71  Conditions Treated

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2  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New York.

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

  • New York Med Coll
    Medical School | Graduated 1984
  • St Mary's Health Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Strong Mem Hsp University Rochester
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Gaffney has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Gaffney's Reviews

3.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Gaffney to family and friends
12 total reviews (5 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (12)

  • 5
    (5)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (5)

Dr. Gaffney's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    GOOD
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

Want to see this doctor? Wait 6 months+. Horrible.
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This doctor takes care of my condition with compassion and patience.
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Started seeing Dr. Gaffney in 2000, for Dystonia. He was wonderful! He injected 300mcg BOTOX every three months, in my face, and neck, to help manage the spasms caused by Dystonia. Dr. Gaffney helped me be myself - not Dystonia! Before going to Dr. Gaffney, I felt like Dystonia ruled my life. I...more
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Dr Gaffney is a knowledgeable doctor. However, the way the practice is run makes contact difficult. Returning calls is hit-or-miss. If you need help between appointments, it's very challenging to get questions answered. Frustration is more common than satisfaction.
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Dr Gaffney seemed very knowledgeable. He took the time to explain why he was ordering particular tests and how they would help confirm his diagnosis. My only complaint was that it took over two months to get that first appointment with him.
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