Dr. Robert James joins Mayfield Brain & Spine

CINCINNATI–Mayfield Brain & Spine is proud to announce the hiring of Robert James, MD, a fellowship-trained neurosurgeon specializing in vascular neurosurgery. He opens his practice in Greater Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky on October 20.

Dr. James has particular expertise in the treatment of brain aneurysms, arteriovenous malformations, arteriovenous fistulas and stroke. He also treats Chiari malformations, brain tumors, cervical spine disorders, carpal tunnel syndrome and ulnar neuropathy.

Dr. James will see patients at Mayfield's office in Crestview Hills, Ky. He will perform surgery at St. Elizabeth Edgewood Hospital, with a focus on collaborations that will expand neurovascular capabilities for patients; Good Samaritan Hospital; and the Mayfield Spine Surgery Center.

Dr. James earned his medical degree from Tulane University School of Medicine. He completed a residency in neurosurgery at the University of Maryland Medical Center and a fellowship in open cerebrovascular and endovascular neurosurgery at Vanderbilt University Medical Center.

Dr. James is board certified with the American Board of Neurological Surgeons. He is a fellow of the American Association of Neurological Surgeons and the American College of Surgeons. He is also a member of the Congress of Neurological Surgeons, Society of NeuroInterventional Surgery, Endovascular Neurosurgery Research Group, American Heart Association and American Stroke Association.

Mayfield Brain & Spine is the full-service patient care provider of the Mayfield Clinic, one of the nation's leading physician organizations for neurosurgical treatment, education, and research. With more than 30 specialists in neurosurgery, interventional neuroradiology, physical medicine and rehabilitation, pain management and physical therapy, Mayfield Brain & Spine treats 27,000 patients from more than 40 states in a typical year. Mayfield physicians specialize in the treatment of back and neck pain, sciatica, Parkinson's disease, essential tremor, NPH, epilepsy, brain and spinal tumors, stroke, moyamoya, brain aneurysms, Chiari malformation, scoliosis, kyphosis, facial pain, facial twitch, trauma, concussion, spinal cord injury, and carpal tunnel. As leading innovators in their field, Mayfield physicians have pioneered surgical procedures and instrumentation that have revolutionized the medical art of neurosurgery for spinal diseases and disorders, brain tumors, and neurovascular diseases and disorders.