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Dr. James Lu, MD

Neurosurgery*
3.7 (23)
Map Pin Small Bridgeton, MO
Accepting new patients
28 years of experience

Overview of Dr. James Lu, MD

Dr. James Lu, MD is a Neurosurgery Specialist in Bridgeton, MO. They specialize in Neurosurgery, has 28 years of experience, and is board certified in Neurosurgery. They graduated from Washington University School of Medicine and is affiliated with SSM Health DePaul Hospital-St. Louis. Dr. Lu, completed a residency at Barnes Jewish Hospital S Campus. Patients rated Dr. Lu an average 3.7 star rating.

Dr. Lu works at Practice in Bridgeton, MO with other offices in Saint Charles, MO and Lake Saint Louis, MO. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Anthem and Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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Dr. Lu's Office Locations

  1. 1
    Ssm Health Neurosciences - Bridgeton
    12266 De Paul Dr Ste 100, Bridgeton, MO 63044 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (314) 738-2770
    Monday
    07:30 - 16:30
    Tuesday
    07:30 - 16:30
    Wednesday
    07:30 - 16:30
    Thursday
    07:30 - 16:30
    Friday
    07:30 - 15:00
    Saturday
    Closed
    Sunday
    Closed
  2. 2
    Ssm Health Depaul Hospital - St. Louis
    12303 De Paul Dr, Bridgeton, MO 63044 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (314) 344-6062
  3. 3
    SSM Neurosciences Institute
    508 JEFFERSON ST, Saint Charles, MO 63301 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (314) 291-6556
  4. 4
    Endo/Vascular Surgery
    300 Medical Plz Ste 310, Lake Saint Louis, MO 63367 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (314) 291-6556

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  • SSM Health DePaul Hospital-St. Louis

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Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
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Neuroplasty
Neurostimulation
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Pituitary Gland Tumor Resection
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    3.7
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    About Dr. James Lu, MD

    Specialties*
    • Neurosurgery

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    Years of Experience
    • 28 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English
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    NPI Number
    • 1245203801
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    Education & Certifications

    Fellowship
    • Cleveland Clinic Foundation- Ohio
    Fellowship
    Residency
    • Barnes Jewish Hospital S Campus
    Residency
    Medical Education
    • Washington University School of Medicine
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    Board Certifications
    • Neurosurgery
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