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Dr. James Melisi, MD

Neurosurgery ·  Male · Age 59

Dr. Melisi

Dr. James Melisi, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Henrico, VA and has been practicing for 28 years. He graduated from New York State U, College Of Medicine-Downstate in 1986 and specializes in neurosurgery.


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(804) 288-8204

Dr. Melisi accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
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Choice Plus POS II
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
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Southern Health PPO
Humana
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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. 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
  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Aneurysm
  • Bone Cancer
  • 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
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Craniopharyngioma
  • 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
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • 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
  • Osteosarcoma
  • 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 Fracture Treatment
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • 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 28 years. He graduated from New York State U, College Of Medicine-Downstate in 1986 and specializes in neurosurgery.

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Board Certifications

Education

1993
George Washington University
Residency Hospital
1991
National Institutes Of Health Clinical Center
Fellowship Hospital
1987
Washington Hospital Center
Internship Hospital
1986
New York State U, College Of Medicine-Downstate
Medical School
1993
1991
1987
1986

Awards

Dr. Melisi's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Melisi

3.3

Based on 53 reviews

5 Stars
54.716981132075475%
(29)
4 Stars
3.7735849056603774%
(2)
3 Stars
0%
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2 Stars
0%
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1 Star
41.509433962264154%
(22)

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Went to Dr. Melisi with hip and leg pain. After an MRI, Dr. Melisi clearly explained the condition causing my pain and exactly what surgical procedure was needed to correct the issue. He answered all my questions and concerns and left the decision up to me. I decided that immediate surgery would be...Read More
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Within 2 visits, after an MRI, Dr. Melisi suggested that we FIX the problem. (2 herniated disks & OLD synovial cyst that had calcified in the spine. Including pinched nerves.) Was operated upon, and 8 weeks later am WELL on my way to a very positive recovery. Dr. Melisa was kind, direct, and...Read More
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Dr. Melisi operated on me for a ruptured disc. Almost three months to the day since my surgery, and I'm feeling great. Dr. Melisi really took the time to explain what was wrong, and what needed to be done to fix it. His follow up care was excellent. He is a skilled technician, and a very kind man.
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I am a testament to the compassion that Dr. Melisi has for his work. I feel that God put him in my path on February 16, 2019. I has an eye twitch that was soon diagnosed as malignant metastatic melanoma of the brain. He immediately put me at ease and not only rearranged his schedule, but hand...Read More
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Dr. Melisi - I think saved my life. I went to the ER three times and everyone said it was a UTI. Finally after getting an MRI it was decided I had a ruptured disc. Well I couldn't walk and was in such pain that I had to go back to an ER and they finally sent me to be admitted to the hospital. Dr....Read More
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