Dr. James Waldron, MD

Dr. James Waldron, MD

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Neurosurgery  |  
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44 y/o
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Dr. James Waldron, MD is a neurosurgery doctor who practices in Austin, TX. He is 44 years old and has been practicing for 18 years.

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3000 N Interstate 35 Ste 600

Austin, TX 78705
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Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • CHAMPVA
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Galaxy Health Network
  • HealthSmart
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • Scott & White Health Plan
  • Three Rivers Provider Network
  • UPMC Health Plan

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Spondylosis
high
more than 86% of peers
Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
high
more than 84% of peers
Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
high
more than 84% of peers

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Specialties

  • Neurosurgery
  • Brain Aneurysms
  • Endovascular Surgical Neuroradiology
  • Neuro-Oncology
  • Spinal Cord Injury Medicine
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Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*
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Conditions Treated

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • All Lymphoma
  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Anterior Horn Disease
  • Arteriovenous Malformation
  • Ataxia
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Back Pain
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brachial Plexus Injuries
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain Tumor
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Carotid Artery Stenosis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cauda Equina Syndrome
  • Cavernous Hemangioma
  • Central Nervous System Lymphoma
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Coagulation Disorders (incl. Hemophilia)
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Compression Fracture
  • Concussion
  • Confusion
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Dementia
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Diplopia
  • Dystonia
  • Epidural Hematoma
  • Essential Tremor
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Head Trauma
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Headache
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Inflammatory and Toxic Neuropathy
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lyme Disease
  • Meningiomas
  • Migraine
  • Multiple Myeloma
  • Myelopathy
  • Myeloproliferative Disorders
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Pancytopenia
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Pinched Nerve in Back
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Polyneuropathy Due to Alcohol and Drugs
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Primary Central Nervous System Lymphoma
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Restless Leg Syndrome
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Seizure Disorders
  • Skull Base Tumor
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA)
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Syncope
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Traumatic Spine Disease
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Ulnar Neuropathy
  • Vascular Disease

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Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Acute Stroke Intervention
  • Aneurysm Clipping
  • Aneurysm Surgery
  • Angiography
  • Anterior Cervical Herniated Disc Surgery With Fusion
  • Bone Marrow Biopsy
  • Brain Surgery
  • Carotid Artery Stent Placement
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
  • Complex Spine Surgery
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Craniotomy
  • Disc Replacement
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • EEG (Electroencephalogram)
  • Embolization of Arteriovenous Malformation
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Intracranial Vessel Angioplasty and Stenting
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
  • Neuroplasty
  • Neurostimulation
  • Paracentesis
  • Pituitary Gland Tumor Excision
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Stenting, Intracranial Vessels
  • Vascular Transcatheter Embolization

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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Texas.

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

  • Rice University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1995
  • University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center At Dallas
    Medical School | Graduated 1999
  • Brigham & Womens Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2000
  • University of California-San Francisco
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2009
  • Stanford Hospitals and Clinics
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2011

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Waldron has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Waldron's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Waldron to family and friends
5.0
based on 7 total reviews (1 with a comment)
Dr. Waldron's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    Under 10 minutes
Patient Comments (1)
in Northridge, CA |
Dr. Waldron performed a thrombectomy on my dad in the ER and saved by dad from becoming a vegetable after his second stroke. My dad is doing well and has regained all his faculties. Thank you, Dr. Waldron - you are my hero.
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Waldron accepts 14 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • CHAMPVA
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Galaxy Health Network
  • HealthSmart
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
    PHCS Network
  • Scott & White Health Plan
  • Three Rivers Provider Network
  • UPMC Health Plan

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Hospitals where Dr. Waldron has admitting privileges

St. David's Medical Center
919 E 32nd St
Austin, TX 78705
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Baylor Scott & White Medical Center - Lakeway
100 Medical Pkwy
Lakeway, TX 78738
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Seton Medical Center Austin
1201 W 38th St
Austin, TX 78705
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University Medical Center at Brackenridge
601 E 15th St
Austin, TX 78701
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