Dr. James Leiphart

Dr. James Leiphart

Neurosurgeon at The Inova Neuroscience and Spine Institute

Meet Dr. James Leiphart

Dr. James Leiphart is a neurosurgeon with The Inova Neuroscience and Spine Institute who treats patients with spine and neurological disorders, as well as patients who suffer from epilepsy. Dr. Leiphart is the Director of Epilepsy Surgery and Co-Director of Epilepsy Services at Alexandria Hospital. He is board-certified in neurological surgery and his areas of interest include spine surgery, tumor resections, general neurosurgery and management of epilepsy and complex pain syndrome.

Directions to our primary location in

Fairfax, VA

How Dr. James Leiphart Can Help You


  • Neurosurgeon


  • Acute Pain
  • Back And Neck Pain
  • Back Pain
  • Brain Injuries
  • Brain Tumors
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome
  • Complex Spinal Disorders
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Degenerative Spinal Conditions
  • Epilepsy
  • Head Injury
  • Headache / Migraine
  • Herniated / Bulging Disc
  • Kyphosis
  • Movement Disorders
  • Nerve Pain/Neuralgia
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Sciatica / Radiculopathy
  • Scoliosis
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Infections
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Conditions
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Stroke
  • Trauma
  • Tumors


  • ALIF: Anterior Lumbar Interbody Fusion
  • Anterior Cervical Discectomy / Decompression
  • Anterior/Posterior Lumbar Fusion
  • Artificial Disc Replacement
  • Back Surgery
  • Deep Brain Stimulation For Movement Disorders
  • Discectomy
  • Discography
  • Epilepsy Surgery
  • Kyphoplasty
  • Lower Back Surgery
  • Lumbar Corpectomy
  • Microsurgery
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Neck Surgery
  • Reconstructive /Revision Spine Surgery
  • Skull Base Surgery
  • Spinal Cord Surgery
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spine Surgery
  • TLIF: Transforaminal Lumbar Interbody Fusion
  • Tumor Resection
  • Vertebroplasty
  • XLIF: Lateral Lumbar Interbody Fusion

What Patients are Saying About Dr. James Leiphart

  • Dr. Leiphart is excellent surgeon. He truly saved my life.
  • Dr. Leiphart, his PA Ms. Bartholomew and office staff were courteous, attentive and professional.
  • Dr. Leiphart is extremely professional, knowledgeable, thorough, and a great listener. Dr. Leiphart ordered an EMG and we will get back together once the results are provided. I would recommend Dr. Leiphart to anyone who needs their health needs accessed or surgery. Dr. Leiphard is a wonderful doctor
  • I think Dr. Leiphart was a very thorough doctor. I was so well informed by his talk that I had no questions he explained it thoroughly.
  • Dr. Leiphart is a credit to your organization with his calm demeanor and expertise.

Accolades for Dr. James Leiphart

Professional Distinctions

  • Director of Epilepsy Surgery - Inova Neuroscience Institute, Alexandria, Virginia
  • Co-Director of Epilepsy Services - Inova Neuroscience Institute, Alexandria, Virginia

Board Certifications

  • Board Certified, American Board of Neurological Surgery

Office Information for Dr. James Leiphart

8501 Arlington Boulevard
Fairfax, VA 22031
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Primary Location:

8501 Arlington Boulevard
Fairfax, VA 22031


Monday 8:00 - 5:00
Tuesday 8:00 - 5:00
Wednesday 8:00 - 5:00
Thursday 8:00 - 5:00
Friday 8:00 - 5:00

Visit Inova Spine Institute's Website

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association
  • Cigna
  • Medicaid
  • UnitedHealth Group
  • Virginia Health
  • Workers' Compensation

Profile last updated: February 27, 2017. This information was supplied by or on behalf of the provider.