Dr. Steven James, MD

Dr. Steven James, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 59
Dr. Steven James, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Greenwood, IN and has been practicing for 27 years. He graduated from Indiana University School Of Medicine in 1985 and specializes in neurosurgery.

1051 Greenwood Springs Blvd Ste 201

Greenwood, IN 46143

Contact Information

(317) 396-1300

Insurance Accepted

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

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Top Care Areas

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

Low Back Pain
very high
more than 91% of peers
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
more than 89% of peers
Subdural Hemorrhage
more than 85% of peers

Dr. James'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. James "The mission of Goodman Campbell Brain and Spine is to be the leader in advancing the health of adults and children with neurosurgical disorders by providing comprehensive, compassionate and superior care in a state-of-the-art environment of healing, teaching and discovery."

1  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*

49  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
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Ear Disorders
  • 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
  • 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
  • Thrombosis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease


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15  Procedures

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

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  • Indiana University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1985
  • Ohio State University
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1991

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. James has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. James' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. James to family and friends
23 total reviews (7 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (23)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. James' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (7)

You aren't even worth a star. You treated me like I was beneath you and like you knew everything about me and my health history...don't tell me I shouldn't be on disability when it does not have anything to do with you nor why I am here to begin with. Then you had the audacity to act like I had...more
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Dr James called me a liar and said I wasn’t in the pain I claimed to be. He also disregarded my MRI results and said nothing was wrong with me! I went to him for help and instead left in tears. He was so rude and condescending. I wouldn’t recommend him to anyone.
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I have a 15 year relationship with him after 2 back surgeries and a spinal stimulator being put in 4 years ago now I have leg pain that is making it difficult to work... I was told loose weight & increase my activity and it will help!! While no doubt there is truth to his recommendations meanwhile...more
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He was dead set against physical therapy with me at any point after surgey. He released me without discussing my degree of pain with me. I was an invalid until my Personal MD prescribed some medication and gave me a referral to physical therapy. PT has helped me very much so far. I have to...more
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Dr. James sincerely tried to find my issues. I had a discectomy years prior and have developed a lot of arthritis. Experiencing back and neck pain, neurotic in nature. He did not want to go in and just operate to try and relieve some of the pain because was not sure what the root cause was. ...more
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