Dr. James Uselman, MD

Dr. James Uselman, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
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Age 57
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Dr. James Uselman, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Columbus, OH and has been practicing for 26 years. He graduated from University Of Pittsburgh / Main Campus in 1986 and specializes in neurosurgery.

931 Chatham Line

Columbus, OH 43221

Contact Information

(614) 533-5500

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana

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Low Back Pain
very high
more than 92% of peers
Cerebral Hemorrhage
normal
more than 77% of peers
Hydrocephalus
normal
more than 75% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*

46  Conditions Treated

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

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Brain Surgery
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Nerve Destruction by Neurolytic Agent
  • Neuroplasty
  • Pituitary Gland Tumor Excision
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Ohio.

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.

Education

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

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Uselman has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Uselman's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Uselman

3.8

Based on 10 reviews

5 Stars
60%
(6)
4 Stars
10%
(1)
3 Stars
0%
(0)
2 Stars
10%
(1)
1 Star
20%
(2)

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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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Aug 02, 2018
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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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Nathan in Columbus, OH – Sep 12, 2017
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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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Columbus, oh – Sep 08, 2016
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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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Columbus, OH – Jul 24, 2016
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