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Dr. James Thurmond, MD

Neurosurgery ·  Male

Dr. Thurmond

Dr. James Thurmond, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Lancaster, PA. He specializes in neurosurgery.


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Dr. Thurmond accepts the following insurance:

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Dr. Thurmond's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Thurmond performs Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities more than 93% of his peers

Dr. Thurmond performs this procedure more than 93% of his peers

Spine Fractures, Traumatic
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Thurmond treats Spine Fractures, Traumatic more than 92% of his peers

Dr. Thurmond treats this condition more than 92% of his peers

Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Thurmond treats Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement) more than 91% of his peers

Dr. Thurmond treats this condition more than 91% 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. Thurmond's conditions and procedures:

  • Adult Brain Tumor
  • Aneurysm
  • Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain Infection
  • Brain Lesion
  • Brain Surgery
  • Brain Tumor
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cauda Equina Syndrome
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Radiculopathy
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Cervical Spondylitis
  • Cervical Spondylolisthesis
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Deep Brain Stimulation
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Degenerative Spine Disorders
  • Disc Replacement
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Epidural Hematoma
  • Epidural Lysis of Adhesions (LOA)
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Head and Neck Conditions
  • Herniated Disc
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Disc Degeneration
  • Lumbar Herniated Disc
  • Lumbar Radiculopathy
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Injuries
  • Neck Pain
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Neuroplasty
  • Neurostimulation
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Skull Base Tumor
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Compression Fracture
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Infections
  • Spinal Instability
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spinal Rigidity
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Dislocation
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fracture Treatment
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spine Surgery
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Disc Disorders
  • Thoracic Disorders
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Torticollis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Tumor
  • Ulnar Neuropathy
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertebral Column Tumors

About Me

Biography

Dr. James Thurmond, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Lancaster, PA. He specializes in neurosurgery.

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Board Certifications

Languages

  • Spanish
  • Vietnamese
  • English

Awards

Dr. Thurmond's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Thurmond

3.5

Based on 37 reviews

5 Stars
56.75675675675676%
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4 Stars
5.405405405405405%
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3 Stars
0%
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2 Stars
8.108108108108109%
(3)
1 Star
29.72972972972973%
(11)

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I went to Dr. Thurmond under a referral and couldn't be happier with the results. 9 months after surgery I have ZERO pain and have already run a 5K! My mobility is high, my quality of life has returned and I have Dr. Thurmond to thank for it. He really did turn everything around for me. He's...Read More
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He was very helpful. Awesome surgeon. At first I thought he was unfriendly but then I realized that he is a very busy man. My surgery went well and I had instant relief with no pain any longer. Great job doctor!
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My experience was a very positive one. He takes the time to explain your condition and the treatment plan, he was very nice, I am so happy I picked a good doctor.
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8/31/17 - One year ago, I was diagnosed with severe spinal stenosis and a seriously compromised lower spine. Dr Thurmond performed a lumbar laminectomy, spinal fusion, and disc repair. The surgery and recovery went smoothly. Dr. Thurmond visited each day staying with me as long as necessary. ...Read More
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I had rib pain and very sharp pain when breathing. After going to pain mgt. and having trigger point injections and 2 epidurals and no relief I felt I needed a second opinion. Came to Dr. Thurmond and he saw my problem on my MRI. Had surgery on lower thoracic and now have no pain and I can...Read More
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