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Dr. James Forage, MD

Neurosurgery*
3.3 (51)
Map Pin Small Henderson, NV
Accepting new patients

Offers telehealth

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Overview of Dr. James Forage, MD

Dr. James Forage, MD is a Neurosurgery Specialist in Henderson, NV. They graduated from Universidad del Norte Medical School and is affiliated with Sunrise Hospital and Medical Center and Southern Hills Hospital and Medical Center. Dr. Forage, completed a residency at The Brooklyn Hospital Center. Patients rated Dr. Forage an average 3.3 star rating.

Dr. Forage works at The Spine and Brain Institute in Henderson, NV with other offices in Las Vegas, NV. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Cigna and Humana as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

Dr. Forage's Office Locations

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    The Spine and Brain Institute
    861 Coronado Center Dr Ste 200, Henderson, NV 89052 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions
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    The Spine and Brain Institute
    8530 W Sunset Rd Ste 250, Las Vegas, NV 89113 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions
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Back Pain
Bone Cancer
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Cerebral Edema
Cerebrovascular Disease
Cervical Stenosis
Chiari's Deformity
Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
Cranial Trauma
Degenerative Disc Disease
Herniated Disc
Hypothalamus Cancer
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Low Back Pain
Lumbar Spine Fracture
Meningiomas
Myelopathy
Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
Osteoarthritis of Spine
Radiculopathy
Scoliosis
Spinal Cord Injury
Spinal Stenosis
Spinal Stenosis with Neurogenic Claudication
Spine Deformities
Spondylolisthesis
Subdural Hemorrhage
Thoracic Spine Fracture
Traumatic Brain Injury
Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)
Deep Brain Stimulation
Destruction of Brain Tumor
Herniated Disc Surgery
Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
Neurostimulator Implantation
Spinal Cord Stimulator Implant
Spinal Fusion
Aneurysm
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Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM)
Benign Neoplasm of Brain
Brain Abscess
Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
Brain Tumor
Cauda Equina Syndrome
Cerebral Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM)
Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
Cervical Spinal Cord Injury
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
Chiari Malformation Type 1
Chiari Malformation Type 2
Chordoma
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Communicating Hydrocephalus
Compressed Spinal Cord
Cranial Nerve Cancer
Craniopharyngioma
Epilepsy
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Hydrocephalus
Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
Intracerebral Hemorrhage
Leukodystrophy
Myelitis
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Myelomalacia
Neck Pain
Nerve Sheath Tumors
Neurofibromatosis Type Two
Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
Obstructive Hydrocephalus
Osteosarcoma
Pathological Spine Fracture
Pituitary Gland Cancer
Pituitary Tumor
Polyneuropathy
Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
Post-Traumatic Coma
Primary Central Nervous System Lymphoma
Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Secondary Malignancies
Spina Bifida
Spinal Cord Tumor
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
Stroke
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Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
Tarlov Cyst
Tethered Cord Syndrome
Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
Thoracic Stenosis
Traumatic Cerebral Edema
Upper Back Pain
Vertebral Column Tumors
Whiplash
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Brain Tumor Surgery
Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
Cervical Herniated Disc Surgery
Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
Craniotomy
Disc Replacement
Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
Intracranial Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM) Repair
Laminectomy
Microdiscectomy
Neuroplasty
Neurosurgical Procedures
Pituitary Gland Tumor Excision
Pituitary Gland Tumor Resection
Reconstruction for Craniosynostosis
Skull Base Surgery
Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
Spinal Tumor Surgery
Spine Fracture Treatment
Spine Surgery
Vascular Transcatheter Embolization
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    Insurance Accepted

    • Aetna
    • Cigna
    • First Health
    • Humana
    • MultiPlan
    • Sierra Health and Life
    • UnitedHealthCare

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    Ratings & Reviews

    3.3
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    3 Star
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    1 Star
    (20)
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    About Dr. James Forage, MD

    Specialties*
    • Neurosurgery

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    Languages Spoken
    • English
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    Gender
    • Male
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    NPI Number
    • 1699732917
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    Education & Certifications

    Fellowship
    • The Brooklyn Hospital Center
    Fellowship
    Residency
    • The Brooklyn Hospital Center
    Residency
    Internship
    • Hospital Erasmo Meoz
    Internship
    Medical Education
    • Universidad del Norte Medical School
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • Neurosurgery
    Board Certifications
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    Hospital Affiliations

    • Sunrise Hospital and Medical Center
    • Southern Hills Hospital and Medical Center

    Frequently Asked Questions

    Dr. James Forage, MD is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. Forage is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

    Dr. Forage has indicated that they do offer telehealth services. Please call the provider’s office at for more information.

    51 patients have reviewed Dr. Forage. The overall rating for this provider is 3.3. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Forage.

    Whether a person prefers to schedule an appointment online or over the phone with Dr. Forage, there are benefits to both methods. A person calling to schedule an with Dr. Forage appointment can ask questions about the practice, provider availability, conditions treated, procedures performed, and if their insurance carrier is accepted. While online scheduling is quicker, easier, allows one to view a wide range of appointment times, and may provide the ability to sync with a personal calendar.

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