Dr. James Harrop, MD

Dr. James Harrop, MD

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50 y/o
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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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No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
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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
Anterior Cervical Herniated Disc Surgery With Fusion
Bone Cancer
Cervical Herniated Disc
Cervical Spine Surgery
Complex Spine Surgery
Compression Fracture
Cranial Trauma
Degenerative Disc Disease
Degenerative Spine Disorders
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 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 23 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 52 reviews

5 Stars
80.76923076923077%
(42)
4 Stars
1.9230769230769231%
(1)
3 Stars
0%
(0)
2 Stars
1.9230769230769231%
(1)
1 Star
15.384615384615385%
(8)

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What People Say About Dr. James Harrop, MD
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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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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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He has been taking care of my dad for many many years. Amazing surgeon and the staff is wonderful.
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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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Insurance accepted

Accepted insurance can change. Please double-check when making an appointment.

Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
Aetna
Aetna HMO
Aetna POS
Aetna PPO
Amerihealth
Amerihealth HMO
Amerihealth POS
Amerihealth PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Bluegrass Family Health
Worker's Compensation WC
Cigna
Cigna-HealthSpring
Commercial Insurance Company
CoreSource
Coventry Health Care
Group Plan PPO
Devon Health
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Geisinger Health Plan
Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
GEHA
HealthPartners
Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
Direct Access
Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield POS
Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
Humana
Gold Plus
Independence Blue Cross
Independence Blue Cross HMO
Independence Blue Cross POS
Keystone 65 Complete HMO
Personal Choice
Personal Choice PPO
Intergroup
Intergroup PPO
Keystone Health Plan East
Keystone Health Plan East HMO
Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
MAPFRE Life Insurance Company of Puerto Rico
Choice
Medicaid
Medicare
Special Needs Plan SNP
Medico
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
One Net
One Net PPO
Oxford Health Plans
Freedom Plan
Private HealthCare Systems
Private HealthCare Systems PPO
QualCare
Tricare
UnitedHealthCare
United Healthcare

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