Dr. James Harrop, MD

Dr. James Harrop, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
Male  ·  
50 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. James Harrop, 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
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Bluegrass Family Health
  • Cigna
  • Cigna-HealthSpring
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Devon Health
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)

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Top Care Areas

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very high
more than 99% of peers
Herniated Disc Surgery
very high
more than 99% of peers
Spinal Fusion
very high
more than 99% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*

20  Conditions Treated

  • Bone Cancer
  • Cervical Herniated Disc
  • Compression Fracture
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Degenerative Spine Disorders
  • Kyphosis
  • Lordosis
  • Lumbar Herniated Disc
  • Scoliosis
  • Spinal Compression Fracture
  • Spinal Cord Cancer
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spondolthesis
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vertebral Compression Fractures

21  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Anterior Cervical Herniated Disc Surgery With Fusion
  • Carotid Ultrasound
  • Cervical Spine Surgery
  • Complex Spine Surgery
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Laminectomy
  • Laminoplasty
  • Laminotomy
  • Lower Spine Surgery
  • Lumbar Spine Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
  • Muscle Biopsy
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Neuroplasty
  • Spinal Cord Surgery
  • Spinal Discectomy
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spine Fracture Treatment
  • Spine Surgery

Background Check

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0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

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  • Jefferson Medical College Of Thomas Jefferson University
    Medical School | Graduated 1995
  • Thomas Jefferson University Hospitals
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Thomas Jefferson University Hospitals
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Cleveland Clinic
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Harrop has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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What People Say About Dr. James Harrop, MD
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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Angela M. in Upper Chichester – Aug 29, 2018
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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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NJ – May 06, 2018
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Operated on me. Wonderful and caring doctor. Great bedside manner. Great sense of humor. Very confortable to be with. Very honest. So glad I don't have to go for anymore checkups. Nurses were exceptional.
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Sue Franks in Galloway, NJ – Mar 26, 2018
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He has been taking care of my dad for many many years. Amazing surgeon and the staff is wonderful.
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jessica breza in Levittown, PA – Apr 13, 2017
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Dr Harrop and his staff are AMAZING !!! Thanks to Dr Harrop I can stand up straight again. I feel like a new woman. He restored my height and gave me my life back . 8 weeks post-op and I could not be happier. Dr Harrop is a FANTASTIC, BRILLIANT Surgeon and I HIGHLY recommend him .
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Angela in Medford, NJ – Feb 08, 2017
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