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Dr. James Wilberger, MD

Neurosurgery ·  Male · Age 66

Dr. Wilberger

Dr. James Wilberger, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Pittsburgh, PA and has been practicing for 35 years. He graduated from Virginia Commonwealth University School Of Medicine in 1978 and specializes in neurosurgery.


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Dr. Wilberger accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
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Choice Plus POS II
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Amerihealth
Personal Choice PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Geisinger Health Plan
Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
Humana
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MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
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UPMC
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Dr. Wilberger's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Brain Disorders
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Wilberger treats Brain Disorders more than 71% of his peers

Dr. Wilberger treats this condition more than 71% of his peers

Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Wilberger treats Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension more than 65% of his peers

Dr. Wilberger treats this condition more than 65% of his peers

Epilepsy
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Wilberger treats Epilepsy more than 60% of his peers

Dr. Wilberger treats this condition more than 60% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Centrotemporal Epilepsy
  • Continuous Spike-Wave During Slow Sleep Syndrome
  • Epilepsy With Myoclonic Absences
  • Epilepsy With Myoclonic-Astatic Crisis
  • Epilepsy, Benign, Familial, Infantile Epilepsy
  • Epilepsy, Benign, Neonatal, Dominant Form
  • Epilepsy, Benign, Neonatal, Recessive Form
  • Epilepsy, Benign, Occipital
  • Epilepsy, Familial, Mesial, Temporal Lobe
  • Epilepsy, Familial, Temporal Lobe, 4
  • Epilepsy, Idiopathic Generalized
  • Epilepsy, Idiopathic Generalized, Susceptibility to
  • Epilepsy, Nocturnal, Frontal Lobe Type
  • Epilepsy, Nocturnal, Frontal Lobe Type 1
  • Epilepsy, Nocturnal, Frontal Lobe Type 2
  • Epilepsy, Nocturnal, Frontal Lobe Type 3
  • Epilepsy, Nocturnal, Frontal Lobe Type 4
  • Epilepsy, Partial, Familial
  • Epilepsy, Progressive, Myoclonic 3
  • Infant Epilepsy With Migrant Focal Crisis
  • Intractable Epilepsy
  • Juvenile Absence Epilepsy
  • Juvenile Myoclonic Epilepsy
  • Pediatric Epilepsy
  • Photosensitive Epilepsy
  • Post-Traumatic Epilepsy
  • Refractory Epilepsy
  • Sleep-Related Epilepsy
  • Temporal Epilepsy, Familial
  • Temporal Lobe Epilepsy

Dr. Wilberger's conditions and procedures:

  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain Surgery
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Craniopharyngioma
  • Deep Brain Stimulation
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Nerve Destruction by Neurolytic Agent
  • Neuroplasty
  • Neurostimulation
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertebral Column Tumors

About Me

Biography

Dr. James Wilberger, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Pittsburgh, PA and has been practicing for 35 years. He graduated from Virginia Commonwealth University School Of Medicine in 1978 and specializes in neurosurgery.

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Board Certifications

Education

1984
Children S Hospital Of Pittsburgh
Residency Hospital
1984
Montefiore Hospital
Residency Hospital
1984
Presbyterian University Hospital
Residency Hospital
1984
University Health Center Of Pittsburgh
Residency Hospital
1984
Veterans Administration Hospital
Residency Hospital
1979
University Med Cntr
Internship Hospital
1978
Virginia Commonwealth University School Of Medicine
Medical School
1974
University Of Richmond
Undergraduate School
1984
1984
1984
1984
1984
1979
1978
1974

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Dr. Wilberger's Reviews

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He is mean, condecending,. Sarcastic and just plain rude. I will never see him again and would not recommend him to anyone, ever.
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Dr Wilberger staff totally negligent in care of patients that have had surgery. Husband had surgery in 2015 and did not really get relief. He referred to pain mgmt. She was not able to relieve discomfort. In January 2017, we tried to contact Dr. Wilberger. Left 2 messages and no return call....Read More
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it was one of the worst experiences I have had with a doctor, I explained to him that I was tired of being passed around from doctor to doctor and that I just wanted my pain to be gone, I wanted surgery. he said he could do it but wouldn't, he would however send me to another doctor, I explained...Read More
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