Dr. James Leiphart, MD

NeurosurgeryMaleAge 53

Neurosurgery

Dr. James Leiphart, MD is a Neurosurgery Specialist in Fairfax, VA and has over 26 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from Northwestern University Medical School in 1997. He is affiliated with medical facilities such as Inova Alexandria Hospital and Inova Fairfax Hospital. His office accepts new patients and telehealth appointments.

Dr. James Leiphart, MD

Inova Neurosurgery

8081 Innovation Park Dr Ste 900 Fairfax, VA 22031
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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, installed shunt. The lack of empathy and dismissiveness displayed by Dr. Leiphart was appalling! As were his efforts to correct his surgical error. Research of physicians is an invaluable resource!
What went well
No results
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  • Difficult to schedule appointment
  • Staff wasn't friendly
  • Appointment was rushed
  • Didn't listen or answer questions
  • Didn't explain conditions well
  • Didn't trust the provider's decisions
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Hardin – May 15, 2018
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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.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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Christine Firth in Springfield, VA – May 11, 2018
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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 large bump on the back of my neck and he would not touch it/me. He brushed off my concerns and was useless when I asked him anything. I need a 2nd opinion because this guy is idiot or doesn't care.
What went well
No results
What could be improved
  • Difficult to schedule appointment
  • Office environment
  • Staff wasn't friendly
  • Long wait times
  • Appointment was rushed
  • Didn't listen or answer questions
  • Didn't explain conditions well
  • Didn't trust the provider's decisions
4 people found this helpful
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Jasmine in Alexandria, VA – Feb 16, 2017
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Biography

Dr. James W. Leiphart is board certified in neurological surgery and came to Inova Medical Group with nine years of surgical and clinical experience. He...Read more

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Board Certifications

Education

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

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What conditions does Dr. James Leiphart, MD treat?

Dr. Leiphart frequently treats the following conditions: Subarachnoid Hemorrhage, Subdural Hemorrhage, and Traumatic Brain Injury. See more on Healthgrades.

What is Dr. James Leiphart, MD's office address?

Dr. Leiphart's office is located at 8081 Innovation Park Dr Ste 900, Fairfax, VA 22031. You can find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

Is Dr. James Leiphart, MD able to provide telehealth services?

Dr. Leiphart provides telehealth services. Please contact the office to determine whether you are eligible.

Is Dr. James Leiphart, MD affiliated with any hospitals?

Dr. James Leiphart, MD is affiliated with Inova Alexandria Hospital and Inova Fairfax Hospital.

Is Dr. James Leiphart, MD a board-certified professional?

Yes, Dr. James Leiphart, MD holds board certifications in Neurosurgery.

How much experience does Dr. James Leiphart, MD have?

Dr. Leiphart has over 25 years of healthcare experience.

Does Dr. James Leiphart, MD receive good ratings from patients?

There is a star rating of 3.7/5 for Dr. James Leiphart, MD. Patients say that the provider explained conditions well and the provider listened & answered questions well. See all patient feedback on Healthgrades.

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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
Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Leiphart treats Subarachnoid Hemorrhage more than 92% of his peers

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

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Aneurysmal Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
Subdural Hemorrhage
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Leiphart treats Subdural Hemorrhage more than 88% of his peers

Dr. Leiphart treats this condition more than 88% of his peers

Traumatic Brain Injury
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Leiphart treats Traumatic Brain Injury more than 82% of his peers

Dr. Leiphart treats this condition more than 82% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Acquired Brain Injuries
  • Traumatic Brain Injury

Dr. Leiphart's conditions and procedures:

  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Aneurysm
  • Back Disorders
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Abscess
  • 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 Malformation Type 1
  • 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
  • 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)
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Neuroplasty
  • Neurostimulation
  • Neurostimulator Implantation
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Paracentesis
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pituitary Gland Tumor Resection
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Puncture Aspiration
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Reconstruction for Craniosynos
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Skull Base Surgery
  • 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
  • Stereotaxis
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thrombosis
  • Torticollis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Upper Back Pain
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertebral Column Tumors

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Locations

Inova Neurosurgery

Inova Medical Group Neurology II8081 Innovation Park Dr Ste 900 Fairfax, VA 22031
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Inova Medical Group - Neurology I

Alexandria Fairfax Neurology PC1500 N Beauregard St Ste 300 Alexandria, VA 22311
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    • Mon: 8:30am - 4:30pm
    • Tue: 8:30am - 4:30pm
    • Wed: 8:30am - 4:30pm
    • Thu: 8:30am - 4:30pm
    • Fri: 8:30am - 4:30pm
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Practice

Department of Neurosciences3300 Gallows Rd Falls Church, VA 22042
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Inova Orthopedics - Gainesville7051 Heathcote Village Way Ste 230 Gainesville, VA 20155
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