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Patient Reviews

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The overall average patient rating of Dr. James Ecklund is Good. Dr. Ecklund has been reviewed by 4 patients who have provided 0 comments. The rating is 3.5 out of 5 stars.

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

Specialties & Research

Dr. James Ecklund, FACS, MD is board certified in Neurological Surgery.

  • He has special expertise in 4 areas:
  • Cerebrovascular Disorders
  • Neurosurgery
  • Spinal Disorders
  • Wounds and Injuries

Education & Awards

Dr. Ecklund graduated from Uniformed Services University, Bethesda. He has 8 awards.

MG George Hayes Award for Outstanding Faculty Member Walter Reed
LTG Graves Erskine Award for Outstanding resident Walter Reed
David C Wherry Emerging Technology Award Uniformed Services University
Association of US Army Award West Point
Elected into Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society Alha Omega Alpha
LTG Hap Arnold Award West point
American college of surgeons fellowship
Castle Connolly's Top Doctors™ (2013)


Dr. Ecklund has 8 hospital affiliations:

  • Inova Alexandria Hospital 
  • Inova Fairfax Hospital 


  • English

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Additional Information
Dr. James Michael Ecklund FACS and MD is a male Neurosurgeon, has 25 years of experience and practices in Neurological Surgery.
Where does Dr. James M. Ecklund practice?
Dr. James Ecklund has 6 office locations.
Dr. James Ecklund practices Neurological Surgery near Fairfax, VA.
Additional practice locations include: Philadelphia, PA and Alexandria, VA.
See Fairfax Surgeons.