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About Dr. James Schuster

Dr. James Schuster, MD, PHD is a Doctor primarily located in Philadelphia, PA. He has 20 years of experience. His specialties include Neurological Surgery. Dr. Schuster is affiliated with Hospital of the University of PA, Graduate Hospital and University of PA Medical Center/Presbyterian. He speaks English.

Rating Overview

19 Ratings with 5 Comments

The overall average patient rating of Dr. James Schuster is Great. Dr. James Schuster has been rated by 19 patients. From those 19 patients 5 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. James Schuster is 4.0 of 5.0 stars.

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Primary Address

3400 Spruce St
Philadelphia, PA 19104
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Specialties

Dr. James Schuster has the following 1 specialty

  • Neurological Surgery

    A neurological surgeon is a physician who surgically treats disorders of the nervous system, which is comprised of the brain, spinal cord and nerves.
    In addition to treating trauma of the head and spine, these doctors also treat disorders like epilepsy, aneurysms, hydrocephalus, Parkinson's disease, multiple sclerosis, stroke, spinal disc herniation, and spinal disease.
    Neurological surgeons can perform surgical procedures on the brain, such as stereotactic surgery, microsurgery, endoscopic surgery, stereotactic radiosurgery, and endovascular image guided methods.

  • Expertise

    14 Expertise

  • Aneurysm
  • Arteriovenous Malformations
  • Basal Ganglia Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Brain Cancer
  • Carotid Artery Diseases (CAD)
  • Carotid Endarterectomy
  • Carotid Stenosis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Concussion
  • Herniated Disc
  • Spinal Cord Compression
  • Spinal Cord Injuries
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Vertebral Artery Dissection

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SURGERY

One of the best Surgeons in the United States.

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Surgery

Very nice at initial. Annoyed with questions after

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Spinal fusion

Spinal fusion operation was totally successful. Six years post op still pain free!

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Outstanding Doctor

From the moment I stepped into Dr. Schuster's office, I knew I had come to the right place. Having been diagnosed with a schwanomma on my lower spine, he completely put me at ease. He told me what he would do and that it would relieve the pain immediately. The surgery was swiftly scheduled and the day it occurred was amazing. Greeted by Dr. Schuster he completely put me at ease and proceeded to do what he had come to do. His bedside manner and professionalism was beyond all expectataions.

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spinal fusion surgery

I selected Dr. james Schuster because of his clarity about my problem and the way he could improve my condition. I liked his confidence, relaxed manner, but total lack of arrogance. We have had 1 follow up visit and he spent as much time as I needed reviewing the x-ray. The staff made me feel comfortable about calling with any questions. i am happy that I picked Dr. Schuster and the Univ. of Penn.

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  • Hospital Affiliations

    Dr. Schuster is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).

  • Hospital of the University of PA
  • Graduate Hospital
  • University of PA Medical Center/Presbyterian
  • Pennsylvania Hospital University PA Health System
  • Clinical Practices of the University of Pennsylvania
  • Education

    20 Years Experience

  • Duke University School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1993

  • St Vincent Health Center

    Residency

  • Accepted Insurance

    Dr. James Schuster accepts the following insurance providers.

  • Aetna
    • Aetna Choice POS II
    • Aetna Choice POS Open Access
    • Aetna HMO
    • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
    • Aetna Select
    • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card
    • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • Capital Blue Cross
    • Capital BC PPO
  • Cigna
    • CIGNA HMO
    • CIGNA Open Access Plus
    • CIGNA PPO
  • Coventry Health Care
    • Coventry DE PPO
  • First Health
    • First Health PPO
  • Geisinger Health Plan
    • Geisinger Health Plan
  • Highmark BCBS
    • Highmark Community Blue PPO
  • Horizon BCBS
    • Horizon BCBS OMNIA - TIER2
    • Horizon Direct Access
    • Horizon HMO
    • Horizon OMNIA
    • Horizon POS
    • Horizon PPO
  • Humana
    • Humana Choice POS
    • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • IBC
    • IBC Keystone HMO POS
    • IBC Personal Choice PPO
  • Multiplan
    • Multiplan PPO
  • Oxford Health
    • Oxford Freedom
    • Oxford Liberty
  • United Healthcare
    • UHC Choice Plus POS
    • UHC Navigate HMO
    • UHC Navigate POS
    • UHC Options PPO
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Locations & Directions

3400 Spruce St, Philadelphia, PA
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