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Dr. James Harrop, MD

Dr. James Harrop, MD

Neurosurgery ·  Male · Age 50


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


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Dr. Harrop's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Spinal Fusion
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Harrop performs Spinal Fusion more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Harrop performs this procedure more than 100% of his peers

Herniated Disc Surgery
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Harrop performs Herniated Disc Surgery more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Harrop performs this procedure more than 99% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Anterior Cervical Discectomy With Fusion
  • Anterior Cervical Discectomy With Plating & Fusion
  • Anterior Cervical Microdiscectomy With Fusion
  • Arthroscopic Microdiscectomy
  • Cervical Discectomy
  • Cervical Microdiscectomy
  • Lumbar Discectomy
  • Lumbar Microdiscectomy
  • Microdiscectomy
  • Percutaneous Discectomy
  • Spinal Discectomy
Scoliosis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Harrop treats Scoliosis more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Harrop treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Acrodysplasia Scoliosis
  • Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis
  • Adult Scoliosis
  • Degenerative Scoliosis
  • Scoliosis as Part of Neurofibromatosis
  • Scoliosis With Unilateral Unsegmented Bar

Dr. Harrop's conditions and procedures:

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
  • Anterior Cervical Herniated Disc Surgery With Fusion
  • Bone Cancer
  • Cauda Equina Syndrome
  • Cervical Herniated Disc
  • Cervical Spine Surgery
  • Complex Spine Surgery
  • Compression Fracture
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Degenerative Spine Disorders
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Epidural Hematoma
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Kyphosis
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Laminectomy
  • Laminoplasty
  • Laminotomy
  • Lordosis
  • Lower Spine Surgery
  • Lumbar Herniated Disc
  • Lumbar Spine Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
  • Muscle Biopsy
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Neuroplasty
  • Scoliosis
  • Spinal Compression Fracture
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Cord Cancer
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Surgery
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Discectomy
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Fracture Treatment
  • Spine Surgery
  • Spondolthesis
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vertebral Compression Fractures

About Me

Biography

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

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Board Certifications

Education

Cleveland Clinic
Fellowship Hospital
Thomas Jefferson University Hospitals
Residency Hospital
Thomas Jefferson University Hospitals
Internship Hospital
1995
Jefferson Medical College Of Thomas Jefferson University
Medical School
1995

Awards

Dr. Harrop's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Harrop

4.3

Based on 55 reviews

5 Stars
81.81818181818181%
(45)
4 Stars
1.8181818181818181%
(1)
3 Stars
0%
(0)
2 Stars
1.8181818181818181%
(1)
1 Star
14.545454545454545%
(8)

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Dr. Harrop is both professional and compassionate, with a great bedside manner. After surgery, my back and nerve pain were gone and I was back on my feet in no time. His staff is knowledgeable and responsive to questions and concerns. Your spine is in good hands with Dr. Harrop!
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Dr. Harrop is a great Neurosurgeon who performed my lumbar laminectomy on February 4, 2019. It's now six weeks and I am feeling better every day and the nerve pains are slowly going away. He has given me my life back! I would recommend Dr. Harrop for anyone in need of neurosurgery.
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I have no doubt that Dr Harrop saved my life. He performed a very complex surgery to remove a rare type of benign tumor from my cervical spine. Prior to the surgery, I was in severe pain and rapidly losing arm and leg strength/control. Dr Harrop's confident bedside manner and sense of humor...Read More
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I recently had spinal fusion surgery and had such excellent results that I still can't believe how well I did considering all of the negative things I have heard and read about this particular surgery. I feel I just cannot give enough credit and positive feedback to Dr. Harrop who I believe...Read More
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My all time favorite doctor. Personality plus and always makes you smile. Very knowledgeable and kind. I admire and wish all doctors were like Jim. His nurses are wonderful too. A must see. Thank you for all you've done.
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