Dr. Jason Highsmith, MD

Dr. Jason Highsmith, MD

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Neurosurgery  ·  
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44 y/o
(24)

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Dr. Jason Highsmith, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Charleston, SC and has been practicing for 18 years. He specializes in neurosurgery.

South Carolina Neurosurgeons

9313 Medical Plaza Dr Ste 305

Charleston, SC 29406
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of South Carolina
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Cigna
  • First Choice Health
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • Tricare
  • WellCare

Learn about Dr. Highsmith

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Top Care Areas

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

Low Back Pain
very high
more than 95% of peers
Herniated Disc
very high
more than 95% of peers
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
very high
more than 94% of peers

Dr. Highsmith'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. Highsmith "Dr. Jason M. Highsmith, M.D. is a board certified, fellowship trained neurosurgeon specializing in complex and minimally invasive surgery of the brain and spine. Using the latest in technology, his practice encompasses the entire field of neurosurgery from brain tumors to pinched nerves."

1  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*

53  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • 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)
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Peripheral Nerve Injuries
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spina Bifida
  • 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
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertebral Column Tumors

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31  Procedures

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for South Carolina.

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

  • Va Commonwealth Univ Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 2000
  • Virginia Commonwealth University / Medical College of Virginia School of Medicine
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Emory University
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Highsmith has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

Dr. Highsmith does not have any memberships or affiliations listed. If you are Dr. Highsmith and would like to add memberships or affiliations, please update your profile.

Dr. Highsmith's Reviews

4.3
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Highsmith to family and friends
24 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (24)

  • 5
    (19)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (4)

Dr. Highsmith'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

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

I recommend Dr Highsmith, he is an excellent neuro surgeon, he cares and I trust him.
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I was blessed to have found Dr. Highsmith. I have had multiple spinal/neck surgeries/procedures from an injury back in 1987. I have been in pain management full time for 19 years; therefore I know when something does not feel right. After getting discouraged here in Columbia, I decided to seek...more
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Kind, and a very proficient surgeon!
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My 1st appt was great he looked over my records all weekend and was going to go in through my side for my back pain. Then my ins denied the surgery, so I got new ins make another appr take 45 mins to see him they close at 4 he saw me at 4:45 look at my records again for maybe 3 mins and decided he...more
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