Dr. James Leiphart, MD

Dr. James Leiphart, MD

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Neurosurgery  ·  
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49 y/o
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Dr. James Leiphart, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Fairfax, VA and has been practicing for 15 years. He specializes in neurosurgery.Read his story

Inova Medical Group - Neurosurgery

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)
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
  • Humana
  • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Virginia
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Leiphart's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Lumbar Spine Fracture
very high
very high

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
very high
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
very high
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
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
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
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 Fractures, Traumatic
Spondylolisthesis
Spondylosis
Stereotaxis
Stroke
Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
Subdural Hemorrhage
Thoracic Spine Fracture
Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
Thrombosis
Torticollis
Traumatic Brain Injury
Vascular Disease
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
    2004
  • 2003
    Yale University
    Fellowship Hospital
    2003
  • 1998
    UCLA Medical Center
    Internship Hospital
    1998
  • 1997
    Northwestern University Medical School
    Medical School
    1997

Awards

Dr. Leiphart's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Leiphart

3.9

Based on 11 reviews

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4 Stars
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1 Star
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Average Wait Time
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Dr. Leiphart's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
  • Explains condition(s) well
  • Answers questions
  • Time well spent
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
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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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Insurance accepted

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Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Select
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
KeyCare PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Choice Advantage
Blue Preferred PPO
CareFirst Maryland POS
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Commercial Insurance Company
CoreSource
Coventry Health Care
Southern Health PPO
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
GEHA
Humana
Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
Medicaid
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
UnitedHealthCare
United Healthcare

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Inova Fairfax Hospital

Falls Church, VA

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