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Dr. James Uselman, MD

Neurosurgery ·  Male · Age 58

Dr. Uselman

Dr. James Uselman, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Columbus, OH and has been practicing for 27 years. He graduated from University Of Pittsburgh / Main Campus in 1986 and specializes in neurosurgery.


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(614) 533-5500

Dr. Uselman accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Coventry Health Care
Coventry Health America PPO
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
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Humana
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Dr. Uselman's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Subdural Hemorrhage
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Uselman treats Subdural Hemorrhage more than 94% of his peers

Dr. Uselman treats this condition more than 94% of his peers

Spine Fractures, Traumatic
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Uselman treats Spine Fractures, Traumatic more than 89% of his peers

Dr. Uselman treats this condition more than 89% of his peers

Hydrocephalus
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high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Uselman treats Hydrocephalus more than 86% of his peers

Dr. Uselman treats this condition more than 86% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Hydrocephalus Due to Congenital Stenosis of Aqueduct of Sylvius
  • Hydrocephalus, Adult
  • Hydrocephalus, Child
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Obstructive Hydrocephalus

Dr. Uselman's conditions and procedures:

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Aneurysm
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain Surgery
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cauda Equina Syndrome
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Intracranial Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM) Repair
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Destruction by Neurolytic Agent
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Neuroplasty
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pituitary Gland Tumor Excision
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Repair Intracranial Aneurysm
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thrombosis
  • Torticollis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vascular Transcatheter Embolization

About Me

Biography

Dr. James Uselman, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Columbus, OH and has been practicing for 27 years. He graduated from University Of Pittsburgh / Main Campus in 1986 and specializes in neurosurgery.

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Board Certifications

Education

1992
Ohio State University
Residency Hospital
1987
Ohio State University
Internship Hospital
1986
University Of Pittsburgh / Main Campus
Medical School
1992
1987
1986

Awards

Dr. Uselman's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Uselman

3.5

Based on 11 reviews

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1 Star
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I had cervical spine surgery and the result is that I suffer from severe chronic pain on the left side of my face and the back of my head. I was diagnosed as having Occipital Neuralgia, but I didn’t have it and he didn’t tell me about herniated discs in my neck that showed on the MRI prior to my...Read More
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He's legit! He answered all of my questions and was very honest, something everyone should look for in a doctor.
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Dr. Uselman is very professional and is very skilled in the field of neurology. He's performed a cervical fusion on me that has completely eliminated the pain, numbness and tingling that was radiating down my right shoulder into my arm and hand. He was very thorough with me in explaining the...Read More
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I have suffered from severe tailbone pain for the last 6years. I was referred to Dr. Uselman for possible tailbone removal. After reviewing my chart/records Dr Uselman has refused to even see me or give me a consult. I am beyond hurt to know that he doesn't even care to evaluate my condition for...Read More
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I had a bifrontal craniotomy performed Dr. Uselman is very nice but the aftercare was very poor he didn't answer many questions and he can be very short.
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