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Dr. James Maxwell, MD

Neurosurgery ·  Male · Age 69

Dr. Maxwell

Dr. James Maxwell, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Rochester, NY and has been practicing for 44 years. He graduated from Columbia University College Of Physicians and Surgeons in 1975 and specializes in neurosurgery.


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(585) 342-7170

Dr. Maxwell accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Cigna
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
EBS-RMSCO
Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
Excellus BlueCross BlueShield
Excellus BlueCross BlueShield PPO
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Encompass
Medicaid
MVP Health Care
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POMCO Group
Tricare
UnitedHealthCare
United Healthcare
Universal American
WellCare

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for New York
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. Maxwell's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Maxwell performs Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy) more than 92% of his peers

Dr. Maxwell performs this procedure more than 92% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Laminectomy
  • Laminoplasty
  • Laminotomy
  • Lumbar Laminectomy
  • Posterior Cervical Laminectomy
Herniated Disc
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Maxwell treats Herniated Disc more than 89% of his peers

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

Intervertebral Disc Disease
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Maxwell treats Intervertebral Disc Disease more than 81% of his peers

Dr. Maxwell treats this condition more than 81% of his peers

Dr. Maxwell's conditions and procedures:

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain Surgery
  • Cauda Equina Syndrome
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Craniopharyngioma
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Neuroplasty
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Vertebral Column Tumors

About Me

Biography

Dr. James Maxwell, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Rochester, NY and has been practicing for 44 years. He graduated from Columbia University College Of Physicians and Surgeons in 1975 and specializes in neurosurgery.

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Board Certifications

Education

Ny and Presby Hp Columbia Campus
Residency Hospital
Strong Mem Hsp University Rochester
Residency Hospital
1975
Columbia University College Of Physicians and Surgeons
Medical School
1975

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

Dr. Maxwell's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Maxwell

4.6

Based on 48 reviews

5 Stars
89.58333333333333%
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4 Stars
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3 Stars
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2 Stars
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1 Star
10.416666666666666%
(5)

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Dr James Maxwell is absolutely the BEST-Integrety-Honor-and Virtue along with a wonderful disposition and profesional protocol. I am deeply indebted to James Maxwell-and he is a Physician's Physician. I am Allen Mowers... and I wrote these words of TRUTH.
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I would not recommend James Maxwell to anyone, his age is showing, neglected my care till I got very sick. He should retire. I found a better all around DR for my care.
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Dr Maxwell is the best most dedicated surgeon you will find who will not give up on you. He is 100% committed to diagnosing you correctly and will tell you exactly what is actually needed to give you the best possible results. You can trust his expertise.
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I have recommended him 2 freinds and they were very pleased with him too he is a straight forward man with you . I give him 5 stars I have been to see him 2 times in aprx 20 years and have a appt today 4-28-17
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