Dr. James Kalyvas, MD

Dr. James Kalyvas, MD

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Dr. James Kalyvas, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in New Orleans, LA and has been practicing for 10 years. He specializes in neurosurgery.Read his story

Ochsner Baptist - A Campus of Ochsner Medical Center

2820 Napoleon Ave Ste 400

New Orleans, LA 70115
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana

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Top Care Areas

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Scoliosis
very high
more than 95% of peers
Spine Deformities
very high
more than 94% of peers
Myelopathy
very high
more than 92% of peers

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Dr. Kalyvas' bio

This content was provided by Dr. Kalyvas "Dr. James Kalyvas received a Doctor of Medicine degree from Columbia University in New York, New York. He completed an Neurological Surgery Residency at Barrow Neurological Institute in Phoenix, AZ. Additional, Dr. Kalyvas completed several Fellowships in Surgical Neuro-endocrinology, Stereotactic Radio surgery, DBS/Functional Neurosurgery and a Complex Spine and Spinal Deformity at the Barrow Neurological Institute. He is a member of the American Association of Neurological Surgeons and the Congress of Neurological Surgeons."

1  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Kalyvas does not have any board certifications listed.

47  Conditions Treated

  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cauda Equina Syndrome
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Torticollis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease
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12  Procedures

Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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Education

  • Columbia Univ Coll Of Physicians and Surgeons
    Medical School | Graduated 2008

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

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Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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Dr. Kalyvas' Reviews

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Dr Kalyvas explained all of the requirements, benefits and possible complications of spinal surgery. He explained the steps we were going to take prior to surgery and the reasons for each. Although I was ready to schedule surgery that day, everything he told me needed to be done first was...Read More
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Diamondhead, MS – Nov 22, 2017
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Great surgery experience. Stays in touch and explains everything so it is easy To understand.
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Kenner, LA – Mar 16, 2017
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Dr. James Kalyvas just did my surgery, I am glad I found him and had the good sense to put my fate in his hands. If you need a neurosurgeon, talk to this man before you make a decision.
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Mike in Metairie, LA – Nov 21, 2016
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He was very knowledgeable, compassionate, and patient. Dr. Kalyvas is very informative and makes you feel that you are in great hands!
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Donna in Denham Springs – Nov 06, 2016
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I would recommend Dr. Kalyvas to other patients. He is very intelligent and treats you with respect.
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John O in Metairie, LA – Apr 27, 2016
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