Dr. James W. Leiphart, MD

Neurosurgeon at Inova Spine Program

Meet Dr. James W. Leiphart, MD

Dr. Leiphart is a board-certified neurosurgeon with the Inova Spine Program.

Dr. Leiphart treats patients with spine and neurological disorders, helping them find relief and regain independence.

Dr. Leiphart at a Glance

  • Dr. Leiphart’s clinical interests include spine surgery, tumor resections, general neurosurgery, epilepsy, and complex pain syndrome.
  • He serves as Director of Epilepsy Surgery and Co-Director of Epilepsy Services at Alexandria Hospital.

Connect with Dr. Leiphart for cutting-edge spine and neurosurgical care.

Dr. Leiphart is a member of Inova Spine Program.

Directions to our primary location in Fairfax, VA

How Dr. James W. Leiphart, MD Can Help You


  • Neurosurgeon


  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Disorders
  • Chiari Malformation
  • Deep Brain Stimulation
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Head Injuries
  • Herniated Disc/Bulging Disc
  • Lower Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Disorders
  • Neck Disorders
  • Neck Pain
  • Sciatica/Radiculopathy/Leg Pain
  • Spinal Infections
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spinal Trauma
  • Spinal Tumors
  • Thoracic Spine Disorders
  • Tumors
  • Vagal Nerve Stimulator Placement


  • Anterior Cervical Discectomy and Fusion (ACDF)
  • Anterior Lumbar Interbody Fusion (ALIF)
  • Anterior/Posterior Lumbar Fusion
  • Brain Tumor Resection
  • Cervical Disc Replacement
  • Epilepsy Surgery
  • Laminectomy
  • Lateral Lumbar Interbody Fusion
  • Microdiscectomy/Microdecompression
  • Neck/Cervical Spine Surgery
  • Posterior Cervical Foraminotomy
  • Posterior Lumbar Interbody Fusion (PLIF)
  • Posterolateral Lumbar Fusion
  • Responsive Neurostimulation (RNS) Placement
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spine Surgery
  • Transforaminal Lumbar Interbody Fusion (TLIF)
  • Tumor Biopsy

What Patients are Saying About Dr. James W. Leiphart, MD

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.

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Accolades for Dr. James W. Leiphart, MD

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 W. Leiphart, MD

Inova Center for Personalized Health (ICPH) 8081 Innovation Park Dr #900 Fairfax, VA 22031 Driving Directions

Primary Location

Inova Center for Personalized Health (ICPH)
8081 Innovation Park Dr
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

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Insurance Accepted

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

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