Dr. James Tate, MD

Dr. James Tate, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 70
Dr. James Tate, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Redding, CA and has been practicing for 40 years. He graduated from University Of California, San Francisco, School Of Medicine in 1973 and specializes in neurosurgery.

2888 Eureka Way Ste 200

Redding, CA 96001

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  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California

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Intervertebral Disc Disease
very high
more than 91% of peers
Degenerative Disc Disease
very high
more than 89% of peers
Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
more than 86% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*

33  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Disorders
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertebral Column Tumors
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12  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Brain Surgery
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Neuroplasty
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

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  • University Of California, San Francisco, School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1973
  • University Of California San Francisco
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • University Of California Davis
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1978

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Tate has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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What People Say About Dr. James Tate, MD
Dr Tate is God’s gift to a persons life when your faced with injury. I could not walk from spinal stenosis. I walked out of his hospital 3 years ago and never looked back. He gave me my life back. I have sent more than 10 people to dr Tate. Everyone received world class care. One friend...Read More
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Frank Covich in Chico , CA – Aug 11, 2018
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Wonderful surgeon and man. Two weeks out of surgery. Having good results to date. Tates staff at his office and hospital are top notch people that genuinely care about their patients. Would highly recommend Tate and staff for any medical need. Curt Gatie
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Curt Gatie in Westwood, CA – Jul 17, 2018
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I will never let another neurosurgeon touch me. I will put him up against ANY surgeon in California. Or anywhere. Gary Bullock
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Gary Bullock in Eureka, CA – Aug 09, 2016
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every aspect of my diagnosis explained fully. Earned my trust fully after first visit.
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john c in Big Bend, CA – Jan 19, 2016
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