Dr. James Leiphart, MD

Dr. James Leiphart, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
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Age 49
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Dr. James Leiphart, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Fairfax, VA and has been practicing for 16 years. He graduated from Northwestern University Medical School in 1997 and specializes in neurosurgery.Read his story

8503 Arlington Blvd Ste 200

Fairfax, VA 22031

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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
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No malpractice claims found for Virginia
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Dr. Leiphart's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Lumbar Spine Fracture
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Leiphart treats Lumbar Spine Fracture more than 93% of his peers

Dr. Leiphart treats this condition more than 93% of his peers

Spine Fractures, Traumatic
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Leiphart treats Spine Fractures, Traumatic more than 92% of his peers

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

Traumatic Brain Injury
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Leiphart treats Traumatic Brain Injury more than 89% of his peers

Dr. Leiphart treats this condition more than 89% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Acquired Brain Injuries
  • Traumatic Brain Injury

Dr. Leiphart's conditions and procedures:

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Aneurysm
  • Back Disorders
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain Injury
  • Brain Surgery
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Carotid Ultrasound
  • Cauda Equina Syndrome
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Deep Brain Stimulation
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Nerve Destruction by Neurolytic Agent
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Neuroplasty
  • Neurostimulation
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Paracentesis
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fracture Treatment
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stereotactic Radiosurgery
  • Stereotactic Radiosurgery, Spinal or Cranial
  • Stereotactic Surgery
  • Stereotaxis
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Torticollis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vascular Transcatheter Embolization
  • Vertebral Column Tumors

About Me

Biography

"A specialty care physician board certified in neurological surgery with Inova Medical Group - Neurosurgery."

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Board Certifications

Education

2004
UCLA Medical Center
Residency Hospital
2003
Yale University
Fellowship Hospital
1998
UCLA Medical Center
Internship Hospital
1997
Northwestern University Medical School
Medical School
2004
2003
1998
1997

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Dr. Leiphart's Reviews

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My husband underwent emergency brain tumor surgery. Unfortunately, the incision was not completely closed or expeditiously corrected. As a result of this occurrence, my husband suffered irreparable harm! The end result, meningitis, a stroke, and hydrocephalus now stabilized by a permanently,...Read More
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Dr. Leiphart performed a discectomy on my L5-S1. After a year of pain, I'm a week out from the surgery and pain free.
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I had a C2 fracture to my neck in a car accident and was in a neck brace. The neck brace was so that I didn't turn or bend my neck so it could heal, but he said I could drive a car if I wanted to, which made no sense fro obvious safety reasons. He seemed mean spirited and no compassion. I had a...Read More
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