Dr. James Melisi, MD

Dr. James Melisi, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
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Age 58
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Dr. James Melisi, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Henrico, VA and has been practicing for 27 years. He graduated from SUNY Dwnstate M C Coll Med in 1986 and specializes in neurosurgery.

1651 N Parham Rd

Henrico, VA 23229

Contact Information

(804) 288-8204

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Humana

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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. Melisi's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Subdural Hemorrhage
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Melisi treats Subdural Hemorrhage more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Melisi treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Traumatic Brain Injury
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Melisi treats Traumatic Brain Injury more than 95% of his peers

Dr. Melisi treats this condition more than 95% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Acquired Brain Injuries
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
Cerebral Hemorrhage
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Melisi treats Cerebral Hemorrhage more than 94% of his peers

Dr. Melisi treats this condition more than 94% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Aneurysmal Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage With Amyloidosis, Hereditary, Dutch Type
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage

Dr. Melisi's conditions and procedures:

Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Aneurysm
Bone Disorders
Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
Brain Aneurysm
Brain Cancer
Brain Disorders
Brain Surgery
Broken Neck
Cancer
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
Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
Craniopharyngioma
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
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
Low Back Pain
Lumbar Spine Fracture
Meningiomas
Myelopathy
Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
Nerve Sheath Tumors
Neuroplasty
Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
Pathological Spine Fracture
Pituitary Gland Tumor Excision
Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Scoliosis
Secondary Malignancies
Spina Bifida
Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
Spinal Cord Injury
Spinal Fusion
Spinal Nerve Block
Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
Spinal Stenosis
Spine Deformities
Spine Disorders
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
Spondylolisthesis
Stroke
Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
Subdural Hemorrhage
Thoracic Spine Fracture
Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
Thrombosis
Traumatic Brain Injury
Vascular Disease

About Me

Biography

Dr. James Melisi, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Henrico, VA and has been practicing for 27 years. He graduated from SUNY Dwnstate M C Coll Med in 1986 and specializes in neurosurgery.

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Board Certifications

Education

  • 1993
    George Washington University
    Residency Hospital
    1993
  • 1991
    National Institutes Of Health Clinical Center
    Fellowship Hospital
    1991
  • 1987
    Washington Hospital Center
    Internship Hospital
    1987
  • 1986
    SUNY Dwnstate M C Coll Med
    Medical School
    1986

Awards

Dr. Melisi's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Melisi

3.2

Based on 47 reviews

5 Stars
51.06382978723404%
(24)
4 Stars
4.25531914893617%
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3 Stars
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2 Stars
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1 Star
44.680851063829785%
(21)

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Service from his nurse Nov is absolutely horrible. Takes forever to return a phone call (you will be lucky if you get one back). Considering switching doctors. This is just bad from the very beginning!
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He seems appropriate at first, but is very pushy to do surgery. I had a bad infection and he ignored at afterwards!
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Danger here, there are so many other options. He will coerce you to do surgery and ignore your concerns afterwards.
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I experienced numbness and tingling in right arm. Was admitted at St. Mary's Hospital. Dr. Melisi informed me I had a ruptured disc and needed surgery. He explained everything in detail and made me feel at ease about the procedure. His staff as well explained step by step things that would be...Read More
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Diagnosed: Ruptured disc in lower back. Dr. Melisi proposed best option was to perform a "Spinal Lumbar Laminectomy". I was walking for 15 minutes right after surgery. Followed instructions to walk as much as possible and let heal for 4 months. The surgery was a great success. The staff helped me...Read More
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KeyCare PPO
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Blue Preferred PPO
CareFirst Maryland POS
Cigna
Cigna PPO
Coventry Health Care
Southern Health PPO
Humana
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