Dr. James Schumacher, MD

Dr. James Schumacher, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
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Age 64
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Dr. James Schumacher, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Sarasota, FL and has been practicing for 26 years. He graduated from University Of Washington School Of Medicine in 1986 and specializes in neurosurgery.Read his story

1921 Waldemere St Ste 809

Sarasota, FL 34239

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Insurance Accepted

  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana

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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Florida
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. Schumacher's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Low Back Pain
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Schumacher treats Low Back Pain more than 82% of his peers

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

Spondylosis
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normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Schumacher treats Spondylosis more than 78% of his peers

Dr. Schumacher treats this condition more than 78% of his peers

Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
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normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Schumacher treats Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement) more than 69% of his peers

Dr. Schumacher treats this condition more than 69% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Brachial Neuritis
  • Neuritis
  • Neuritis With Brachial Predilection
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Peripheral Neuritis
  • Polyneuritis
  • Radiculitis
  • Ulnar Neuritis
  • Vestibular Neuritis

Dr. Schumacher's conditions and procedures:

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Aneurysm
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Disorders
  • Broken Neck
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Deep Brain Stimulation
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epilepsy
  • Essential Tremor
  • Herniated Disc
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Laminectomy
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Microsurgical Spine Surgery
  • Movement Disorders
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Neuroplasty
  • Neurostimulation
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Parkinson's Disease
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Repair Intracranial Aneurysm
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylosis
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vertebral Column Tumors

About Me

The patient comes first, we are not an assembly line medical practice. Patient's are treated like we would want our own families treated.

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Board Certifications

Education

1993
Yale School Med Yale New Haven Hospital
Fellowship Hospital
1992
Mass Gen Hospital Harvard Med School
Residency Hospital
1987
Johns Hopkins Hospital
Internship Hospital
1986
University Of Washington School Of Medicine
Medical School
1980
Brigham Young University
Undergraduate School
1993
1992
1987
1986
1980

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Two months ago, Dr. Schumacher operated on my neck to release a pinched nerve at C5-C6. It was a success! He is a very conservative surgeon, who prior to even talking about surgery, had me try PT and other things.
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Dr. Schumacher is an excellent doctor who takes the time to explain the procedures and get to know his patients. He is highly regarded by the staff at Sarasota Memorial Hospital as several of the staff stopped by to check on me and expressed his abilities as well as stating his humor.
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Dr. Schumacher personally welcomed me into his office. His happy greeting and smile set a positive tone for the time with him. He was totally prepared to discuss my case. When I arrived I had set my mind that a difficult surgery and worse recovery lie ahead. A detailed explanation and visual...Read More
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Dr Schumacher performed surgery on me in 1994 I recovered full functionality. He was informative and professional and I highly recommend him.
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Thank you for the wonderful recommendation!
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I first discovered Dr Schumacher through a recommendation from a Board member of the Sarasota Memorial Hospital. I have been very pleased and satisfied with my doctor/patient experience with Dr Schumacher as well as enjoying his interpersonal relationship skills. He is by far a terrific doctor...Read More
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Thank you John for such a nice recommendation...
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Insurance accepted

Accepted insurance can change. Please double-check when making an appointment.

Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
Aetna
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Cross
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Humana