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

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Dr. Kalyvas' Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Myelopathy
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kalyvas treats Myelopathy more than 96% of his peers

Dr. Kalyvas treats this condition more than 96% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Autoimmune Myelopathy
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kalyvas treats Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement) more than 92% of his peers

Dr. Kalyvas treats this condition more than 92% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Brachial Neuritis
  • Neuritis
  • Neuritis With Brachial Predilection
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Peripheral Neuritis
  • Polyneuritis
  • Radiculitis
  • Ulnar Neuritis
  • Vestibular Neuritis
Scoliosis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kalyvas treats Scoliosis more than 89% of his peers

Dr. Kalyvas treats this condition more than 89% 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. Kalyvas' conditions and procedures:

Acoustic Neuroma
Bone Disorders
Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
Brain Cancer
Brain Disorders
Brain Surgery
Broken Neck
Cancer
Cauda Equina Syndrome
Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
Cerebral Hemorrhage
Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
Cranial Trauma
Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
Degenerative Disc Disease
Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
Ear Disorders
Epilepsy
Fracture
Herniated Disc
Herniated Disc Surgery
Hydrocephalus
Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
Low Back Pain
Lumbar Spine Fracture
Meningiomas
Myelopathy
Nerve Block, Somatic
Neuroplasty
Pathological Spine Fracture
Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Scoliosis
Secondary Malignancies
Spinal Cord Injury
Spinal Cord Tumor
Spinal Fusion
Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
Spinal Stenosis
Spine Deformities
Spine Disorders
Spine Fracture Treatment
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
Spondylolisthesis
Stroke
Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
Subdural Hemorrhage
Thoracic Spine Fracture
Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
Thrombosis
Torticollis
Traumatic Brain Injury
Vascular Disease
Vascular Transcatheter Embolization

About Me

Biography

"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 Fello...

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Education

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

Dr. Kalyvas' Reviews

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Dr. Kalyvas' Performance
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What People Say About Dr. James Kalyvas, MD
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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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Great surgery experience. Stays in touch and explains everything so it is easy To understand.
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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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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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I would recommend Dr. Kalyvas to other patients. He is very intelligent and treats you with respect.
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Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO

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Ochsner Medical Center

New Orleans, LA

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