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Dr. James Moody, MD

Neurosurgery ·  Male · Age 73

Dr. Moody

Dr. James Moody, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Dallas, TX and has been practicing for 40 years. He graduated from University Of Texas Medical Branch At Galveston in 1972 and specializes in neurosurgery.


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(214) 948-2076

Dr. Moody accepts the following insurance:

Accountable Health Plans of America
Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice PPO
Assurant Health
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
Blue Traditional PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas POS
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Open Access
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Guardian
Health Net
HealthSmart
Humana
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
Tricare
TriCare for Life
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus POS
Options PPO
PacifiCare
United Healthcare

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Texas
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. Moody's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Moody performs Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities more than 96% of his peers

Dr. Moody performs this procedure more than 96% of his peers

Myelopathy
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Moody treats Myelopathy more than 91% of his peers

Dr. Moody treats this condition more than 91% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Autoimmune Myelopathy
Low Back Pain
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Moody treats Low Back Pain more than 91% of his peers

Dr. Moody treats this condition more than 91% of his peers

Dr. Moody's conditions and procedures:

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Aneurysm
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain Surgery
  • Brain Tumor
  • Brain Tumor Surgery
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cauda Equina Syndrome
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cervical Disc Replacement
  • Cervical Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Cervical Spine Reconstruction
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Craniopharyngioma
  • Craniotomy
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epidural Hematoma
  • Epidural Lysis of Adhesions (LOA)
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Laminectomy
  • Low Back Pain
  • Low Back Procedure
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Microdiscectomy
  • Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Pain
  • Neck Pain Procedure
  • Neck Surgery
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Neuroplasty
  • Neurostimulation
  • Neurosurgical Procedures
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pituitary Surgery
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spinal Tumor Surgery
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spine Surgery
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Torticollis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertebral Column Tumors

About Me

Care Philosophy

Quality, compassionate, advanced care for brain, back, neck, and spinal disorders and trauma at the Methodist Moody Brain and Spine Institute

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Board Certifications

Education

1979
Semmes Murphey Clinic
Fellowship Hospital
1978
Semmes Murphey Clin University Tenn
Residency Hospital
1974
Wesley Med Center
Residency Hospital
1973
Wesley Med Center
Internship Hospital
1972
University Of Texas Medical Branch At Galveston
Medical School
1968
University of Texas
Undergraduate School
1979
1978
1974
1973
1972
1968

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

Dr. Moody's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Moody

4.7

Based on 12 reviews

5 Stars
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4 Stars
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1 Star
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I am blessed that i went to Dr. James Moody. He has a servant's heart. I had foramen magnum chiari decompression in October of 2016. I am what you would say outside of conventional medical wisdom. He cares greatly, for his patients.
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I did my research on Neuro Surgeons in the DFW area and spoke to dozens of people over the last several years. Dr. Moody operated on my neck and my wife's! With out a doubt...he is the best of the best in his field. Great Doctor!
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