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Surgical Specialist, Neurological Surgeon
35 years of experience
Accepting new patients
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License & Identifications

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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (3)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. James Boggan is Excellent. Dr. Boggan has been reviewed by 15 patients who have provided 3 comments. The rating is 4.5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.5
Promptness 4.5
Courteous Staff 4.6
Accurate Diagnosis 5.0
Bedside Manner 5.0
Spends Time with Me 4.7
Follows Up After Visit 5.0

Specialties & Research

Dr. James Boggan, MD is board certified in Neurological Surgery.

  • He has special expertise in 4 areas:
  • Cancer
  • Neurosurgery
  • Neurosurgical Procedures
  • Skull Base Cancer

Education & Awards

Dr. Boggan graduated from University of Chicago. He has 18 awards.

Certificate of Recognition, The Friends of Nursing, UC Davis, 1996
Sacramento Magazine, Best Doctor, 2000-2006
Catherine L. Dobson Award, 1976
U.S. News Top Doctors, 2011-2012
Medical Student Summer Research Award, 1973
Chair, Gordon Research Conference on Lasers in Medicine and Biology, 1990
UC Davis Health System, Ambassador of Diversity, 2006
Child Abuse Prevention Council of Sacramento, Hearts and Hands for Children Founders Award, April, 2000
"Top Doctors in America: Pacific Region", 1996
Heart of a Hero Award, North Area Teen Center, County of Sacramento (nominated by the Sacramento District Attorney), 1997
Distinguished Teacher Award, 2001-2002
Achievement Award in Science, California Black Business Expo, 1995
Castle Connolly America's Top Doctors® (2006 - 2008, 2010 - 2015)
Castle Connolly America's Top Doctors® for Cancer (2005 - 2007, 2009 - 2012, 2014 - 2015)
Patients' Choice 5th Anniversary Award (2012)
Patients' Choice Award (2008 - 2012, 2014)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2010, 2012, 2014)
On-Time Doctor Award (2014)


Dr. Boggan has 7 hospital affiliations:

  • University of California Davis Medical Center 
  • Sutter General Hospital 


  • English

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Additional Information
Dr. James Earl Boggan MD is a male Neurosurgeon, has 35 years of experience and practices in Neurological Surgery.
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Dr. James Boggan practices Neurological Surgery near Sacramento, CA.
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