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Dr. James Ecklund, MD

Neurosurgery* Age 62
Dr. James Ecklund, MD
3.8 (12 Ratings)

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Dr. James Ecklund, MD is a Neurosurgery Specialist in Fairfax, VA.
Dr. James Ecklund, MD
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Dr. James Ecklund, MD

Neurosurgery* Age 62
Fairfax, VA
Accepting new patients
37 years of experience

Offers telehealth

Dr. James Ecklund, MD is a Neurosurgery Specialist in Fairfax, VA.

About

Dr. James Ecklund, MD is a Neurosurgery Specialist in Fairfax, VA and has 37 years experience. They graduated from Uniformed Services University in 1987 and completed a residency at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center.They currently practice at Inova Neurosurgery and are affiliated with Inova Alexandria Hospital, Inova Fair Oaks Hospital, Inova Loudoun Hospital, Inova Fairfax Hospital and Inova Mount Vernon Hospital. At present, Dr. Ecklund received an average rating of 3.8/5 from patients and has been reviewed 12 times. Their office accepts new patients and telehealth appointments. Dr. Ecklund is board certified in Neurosurgery and accepts multiple insurance plans.

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Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
Spinal Stenosis
Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)
Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)
Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
Spinal Stenosis
Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)
Back Pain
Cervical Stenosis
Degenerative Disc Disease
Herniated Disc
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
Osteoarthritis of Spine
Radiculopathy
Scoliosis
Spinal Stenosis with Neurogenic Claudication
Spine Deformities
Spondylolisthesis
Spinal Fusion
Acoustic Neuroma
Aneurysm
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Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM)
Benign Neoplasm of Brain
Bone Cancer
Bone Disorders
Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
Brain Aneurysm
Brain Cancer
Brain Disorders
Brain Tumor
Broken Neck
Cancer
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Cerebral Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM)
Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
Cerebrovascular Disease
Cervical Spinal Cord Injury
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
Chiari Malformation Type 1
Chiari's Deformity
Chordoma
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Cranial Nerve Cancer
Cranial Trauma
Ear Disorders
Epilepsy
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Fracture
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Hydrocephalus
Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
Intracerebral Hemorrhage
Low Back Pain
Lumbar Spine Fracture
Meningiomas
Myelopathy
Nerve Sheath Tumors
Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
Osteosarcoma
Pathological Spine Fracture
Polyneuropathy
Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
Secondary Malignancies
Spina Bifida
Spinal Cord Injury
Spinal Cord Tumor
Spine Disorders
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
Spondylosis
Stroke
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Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
Subdural Hemorrhage
Tarlov Cyst
Thoracic Spine Fracture
Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
Thrombosis
Torticollis
Traumatic Brain Injury
Vascular Disease
Vertebral Column Tumors
Brain Surgery
Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
Destruction of Brain Tumor
Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
Herniated Disc Surgery
Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
Neuroplasty
Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
Spine Fracture Treatment
Spine Surgery
Stereotactic Radiosurgery
Stereotactic Surgery
Stereotaxis

Insurance Accepted

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  • Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
    Select
  • Balanced-VA PPO
    BlueCare-VA
    BlueChoice Adv Open Access (Select Network)-VA
    Bronze OAEPO-VA
    Bronze-VA PPO
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    Gold OAEPO-VA
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    HealthKeepers Balanced OAPOS-VA
    HealthKeepers Bronze OAPOS-VA
    HealthKeepers Bronze Pathway OAPOS-VA
    HealthKeepers Bronze with H.S.A-VA
    HealthKeepers Bronze X (via Exchange)-VA
    HealthKeepers Bronze-VA
    HealthKeepers Bronze-VA POS Plus
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    HealthKeepers Catastrophic-VA
    HealthKeepers Gold OAPOS-VA
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    HealthKeepers Gold X (via Exchange)-VA
    HealthKeepers Gold-VA
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    HealthKeepers Gold-VA POS Plus
    HealthKeepers Platinum OAPOS-VA
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    HealthKeepers Silver Pathway OAPOS-VA
    HealthKeepers Silver X (via Exchange)-VA
    HealthKeepers Silver-VA
    HealthKeepers Silver-VA POS
    HealthKeepers Silver-VA POS Plus
    HealthKeepers-VA HMO
    Healthy Virginian
    Individual Basic BlueCare-VA
    Individual Basic KeyCare-VA
    Individual KeyCare HSA-VA
    Individual KeyCare Preferred-VA
    Individual KeyCare-VA
    KeyCare Flexible Choice-VA
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    KeyCare Healthsmart-VA
    KeyCare-VA POS
    KeyCare-VA PPO
    Lumenos HSA-VA
    National (BlueCard Basic) PPO
    National (BlueCard) PPO
    Option I-VA
    Pathway Tiered Hospital-VA
    Pathway X Tiered Hospital Network-VA
    Platinum OAEPO-VA
    Platinum-VA PPO
    Silver OAEPO-VA
    Silver-VA PPO
    The Local Choice-VA
    Virginia Advantage
    Virginia Basic
  • KeyCare PPO
  • Blue Preferred PPO
  • Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Choice Advantage
    Blue Preferred PPO
    CareFirst Maryland POS
    HealthyBlue 2.0
    HealthyBlue Advantage
  • Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Choice Care PPO
  • MultiPlan PPO

Locations

  1. 1 Inova Medical Group Neurology II
    8081 Innovation Park Dr Ste 900, Fairfax, VA 22031
  2. 2 Department of Neurosciences
    3300 Gallows Rd, Falls Church, VA 22042
  3. 3 Office
    8109 Tis Well Dr Ste 511, Alexandria, VA 22306
  4. 4 Inova Orthopedics - Gainesville
    7051 Heathcote Village Way Ste 230, Gainesville, VA 20155

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Likelihood to recommend Dr. Ecklund
3.8
Based on 12 Reviews
5 Stars (8)
4 Stars (0)
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2 Stars (1)
1 Star (3)

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Apr 11, 2019
He saved my life while active duty military. He is the best.
— Apr 11, 2019
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Specialties*
Neurosurgery
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Education

Education

Medical Education
  • Uniformed Services University
    1987
Medical Education

Board Certifications

Board Certifications
  • Neurosurgery
Board Certifications
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Internship

Internship
  • Walter Reed Army Medical Center
    1988
Internship

Residency

Residency Hospital
  • Walter Reed National Military Medical Center
    1993
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New patients are generally accepted by Dr. James Ecklund, MD. To arrange an appointment, call the number on Dr. Ecklund's profile.

Dr. James Ecklund, MD is affiliated with Inova Alexandria Hospital, Inova Fair Oaks Hospital, Inova Loudoun Hospital, Inova Fairfax Hospital and Inova Mount Vernon Hospital.

Yes, Dr. James Ecklund, MD holds board certification in Neurosurgery.

Hospital Affiliations

  • Inova Alexandria Hospital

    4320 Seminary Rd, Alexandria, VA

  • Inova Fair Oaks Hospital

    3600 Joseph Siewick Dr, Fairfax, VA

  • Inova Loudoun Hospital

    44045 Riverside Pkwy, Leesburg, VA

  • Inova Fairfax Hospital

    3300 Gallows Rd, Falls Church, VA

  • Inova Mount Vernon Hospital

    2501 Parkers Ln, Alexandria, VA