Dr. Jason Highsmith, MD

Dr. Jason Highsmith, MD

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Neurosurgery  |  
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44 y/o
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Dr. Jason Highsmith, MD is a neurosurgery doctor who practices in Charleston, SC. He is 44 years old and has been practicing for 18 years.

South Carolina Neurosurgeons

9313 Medical Plaza Dr Ste 305

Charleston, SC 29406
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Accepted insurance

  • 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

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Top Care Areas

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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

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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."
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Specialties

  • Neurosurgery
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Board Certifications

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

  • Aneurysm
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • 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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Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Brain Surgery
  • Carotid Ultrasound
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
  • Cervical Disc Replacement
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Craniotomy
  • Deep Brain Stimulation
  • Disc Replacement
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Epidural Lysis of Adhesions (LOA)
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Interventional Endoscopy
  • Kyphoplasty
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Neuroplasty
  • Neurostimulation
  • Percutaneous Procedures
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spine Fracture Treatment
  • Stereotactic Radiosurgery
  • Stereotactic Radiosurgery, Spinal or Cranial
  • Stereotactic Surgery

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

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Dr. Highsmith's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Highsmith to family and friends
4.3
based on 24 total reviews (4 with 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)

in Myrtle Beach SC |
I recommend Dr Highsmith, he is an excellent neuro surgeon, he cares and I trust him.
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in Irmo, SC |
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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in Charleston SC |
Kind, and a very proficient surgeon!
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in chas sc |
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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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Highsmith accepts 10 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of South Carolina
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • First Choice Health
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • Tricare
  • WellCare

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Hospitals where Dr. Highsmith has admitting privileges

Trident Medical Center
9330 Medical Plaza Dr
Charleston, SC 29406
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Trident Health System - Summerville Medical Center
295 Midland Pkwy
Summerville, SC 29485
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