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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Top Care Areas

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Spine Fractures, Traumatic
very high
more than 98% of peers
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
very high
more than 94% of peers
Thoracic Spine Fracture
very high
more than 93% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*

83  Conditions Treated

  • 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 Tumor
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cauda Equina Syndrome
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Radiculopathy
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Cervical Spondylitis
  • Cervical Spondylolisthesis
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Degenerative Spine Disorders
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epidural Hematoma
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Head and Neck Conditions
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • 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)
  • 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 Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Infections
  • Spinal Instability
  • Spinal Rigidity
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Dislocation
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • 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
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19  Procedures

Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • In Univ Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 2002

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Thurmond has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish
  • Vietnamese

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Thurmond's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Thurmond

3.5

Based on 37 reviews

5 Stars
56.75675675675676%
(21)
4 Stars
5.405405405405405%
(2)
3 Stars
0%
(0)
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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Jan 06, 2018
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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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Jason in Lititz, PA – Sep 23, 2017
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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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Leola – Sep 21, 2017
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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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Elizabeth – Sep 03, 2017
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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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Lititz, PA – Aug 20, 2017
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