Dr. James Thurmond, MD

Dr. James Thurmond, MD

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Dr. James Thurmond, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Lancaster, PA and has been practicing for 16 years. He graduated from In Univ Sch Of Med in 2002 and specializes in neurosurgery.

1671 Crooked Oak Dr

Lancaster, PA 17601

Contact Information

(717) 569-5331

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerihealth
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Capital Blue Cross
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield

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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 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
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 and has been practicing for 16 years. He graduated from In Univ Sch Of Med in 2002 and specializes in neurosurgery.

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Board Certifications

Education

  • 2002
    In Univ Sch Of Med
    Medical School
    2002

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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Cigna PPO
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Coventry Health America PPO
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Geisinger Health Plan
Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield

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