Dr. James Tiesi, MD

Dr. James Tiesi, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
Male  ·  
59 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. James Tiesi, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Bradenton, FL and has been practicing for 33 years. He specializes in neurosurgery.

Neurospinal Associates

200 3rd Ave W Ste 200

Bradenton, FL 34205
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Golden Rule
  • HAP Insurance
  • Health Net
  • Humana
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio
  • Medico

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Tiesi performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
more than 87% of peers
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
more than 84% of peers
more than 80% of peers

Dr. Tiesi's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Tiesi "NeuroSpinal Associates has been providing quality care to our community for over 15 years. Drs. Philip Tally, Michael King, and James Tiesi are a group of highly trained and skilled neurosurgeons dedicated to providing you with the latest, most comprehensive neurosurgical care available. NeuroSpinal Associates specializes in the treatment of stroke, aneurysm, back and neck care and surgery for cerebral vascular accident."

1  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*

55  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain Tumor
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Carotid Artery Stenosis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cauda Equina Syndrome
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pinched Nerve
  • Pituitary Tumor
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease
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24  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Florida.

0 Sanctions

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

0 Board Actions

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


  • University of Illinois
    Medical School | Graduated 1985
  • University Of Illinois-Cook County Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • University Of Illinois-Michael Reese Hospital-Cook County Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Tiesi has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Tiesi's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Tiesi to family and friends
40 total reviews (11 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (40)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Tiesi's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (11)

Dr. Tiesi is a great neurologist. He kept my mind at ease. I have nothing but good things to say about him. He performed a craniotomy and drained a brain abcess. God bless you Dr. Tiesi and your family.
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After two MRI's, a round of disk injections, P/T and lots of ibuprophen my sciatic pain level reached a level 10. I met with Dr. Tiesi and the day before Thanksgiving 2017 I had a left side L-5 disk decompression, hemi-laminectomy and foraminotomy. In 4 days I no longer needed the pain meds, and...more
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Dr Tiesi is the best in my opinion.. I was in such pain I could barely walk. My life was at a standstill and after my surgery the pain was gone and I am on the mend. He was so nice and concerned. He is a super great surgeon.
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Dr Tiesi shows great concern for his patience. I highly recommend him
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Dr. Was knowledgeable, compassionate, no nonsense. Office staff was the worst. Would not schedule an appointment until my insurance company called while I was on the phone. Had to do my job and hers too. Was o.k. office visit once I got past the lady that scheduled appointment.
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I'm glad you were happy with your consultation, sir. In defense of my office staff it is becoming increasingly onerous these days to obtain approval from insurance companies for office visits, tests and surgeries. The phone calls, paperwork and red-tape have become ridiculous and it is frustrating to both patients and staff. My apologies for any inconvenience it caused you. Dr.T

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