Dr. James Leiphart, MD

Dr. James Leiphart, MD

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Neurosurgery  |  
Male  |  
48 y/o
(9)

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Dr. James Leiphart, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Fairfax, VA and has been practicing for 15 years. He graduated from Northwestern University Medical School in 1997 and specializes in neurosurgery.Read his story

Inova Medical Group - Neurosurgery

8503 Arlington Blvd Ste 200

Fairfax, VA 22031
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Accepted insurance

  • 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

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Top Care Areas

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See how frequently Dr. Leiphart performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Chiari's Deformity
high
more than 85% of peers
Spinal Cord Stimulation
normal
more than 72% of peers
Brain Disorders
normal
more than 71% of peers

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Dr. Leiphart's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Leiphart "A specialty care physician board certified in neurological surgery with Inova Medical Group - Neurosurgery."
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Specialties

  • Neurosurgery
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Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*
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Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Back Disorders
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain Injury
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • 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
  • Vertebral Column Tumors

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Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Brain Surgery
  • Carotid Ultrasound
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Deep Brain Stimulation
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Nerve Destruction by Neurolytic Agent
  • Neuroplasty
  • Neurostimulation
  • Paracentesis
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Stereotaxis

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Virginia.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • Northwestern University Medical School
    Medical School | Graduated 1997
  • UCLA Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1998
  • UCLA Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2004
  • Yale University
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2003

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Leiphart has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

Dr. Leiphart does not have any memberships or affiliations listed. If you are Dr. Leiphart and would like to add memberships or affiliations, please update your profile.

Dr. Leiphart's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Leiphart to family and friends
4.1
based on 9 total reviews (1 with a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (9)

  • 5
    (7)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (2)

Dr. Leiphart's Performance

Trustworthiness
VERY GOOD
Explains condition(s) well
VERY GOOD
Answers Questions
VERY GOOD
Time well spent
VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
VERY GOOD
Office environment
VERY GOOD
Staff friendliness
VERY GOOD
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

in Alexandria, VA |
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...more
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Leiphart accepts 15 insurance carriers
  • 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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Hospitals where Dr. Leiphart has admitting privileges

Inova Loudoun Hospital
44045 Riverside Pkwy
Leesburg, VA 20176
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Inova Alexandria Hospital
4320 Seminary Rd
Alexandria, VA 22304
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Inova Fairfax Hospital
3300 Gallows Rd
Falls Church, VA 22042
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Inova Mount Vernon Hospital
2501 Parkers Ln
Alexandria, VA 22306
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The George Washington University Hospital
900 23rd St NW
Washington, DC 20037
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