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Specialties & Research
Dr. James Ecklund, FACS, MD is board certified in Neurological Surgery.
- He has special expertise in 4 areas:
- Cerebrovascular Disorders
- Spinal Disorders
- Wounds and Injuries
Education & Awards
Dr. Ecklund graduated from Uniformed Services University, Bethesda. He has 7 awards.
Dr. Ecklund has 8 hospital affiliations:
- Inova Fairfax Hospital
- Inova Alexandria Hospital
Accepted Insurance Plans
Dr. Ecklund accepts these health insurances in at least one office:
- United Healthcare - 2 plans
- CareFirst - 2 plans
- Great-West Healthcare - 2 plans
- Humana - 2 plans
- Cigna - 2 plans
- AMERIGROUP - 2 plans
- Independence Blue Cross - 4 plans
- Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey - 4 plans
- Medicare - 1 plan