Dr. James M. Ecklund, MD

Dr. James M. Ecklund, MD

Neurosurgeon at The Inova Neuroscience and Spine Institute

Meet Dr. James M. Ecklund, MD

Dr. Ecklund is a board-certified neurosurgeon with the Inova Neuroscience and Spine Institute.

He offers outstanding care for patients with spine and neurological disorders, helping alleviate pain and restore functionality.

Dr. Ecklund at a Glance

  • Dr. Ecklund served on multiple oversight and advisory boards for the Veterans Administration, Department of Defense, National Institutes of Health, NATO, Neurotrauma Foundation and Brain Trauma Foundation.
  • He provides his expertise as Medical Director of Neurosurgery with Inova Health Systems and the Chairman of the Department of Neurosciences with Inova Fairfax Hospital.

Dr. Ecklund is determined to help you reach your goals.

Dr. Ecklund is a member of The Inova Neuroscience and Spine Institute

Directions to our primary location in

Falls Church, VA

How Dr. James M. Ecklund, MD Can Help You

Specialties

  • Neurosurgeon

Conditions

  • Accident and Injury Care
  • Acute and Chronic Pain
  • Back Pain
  • Brain Injuries
  • Brain Tumors
  • Brain and Spinal Tumors
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Disorders
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (RSD)
  • Complex Spinal Disorders
  • Degenerative Spinal Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Head Injury
  • Headache / Migraine
  • Herniated Disc / Bulging Disc
  • Kyphosis
  • Lower Back Pain
  • Neck Pain
  • Nerve Pain / Neuralgia
  • Neuropathic Pain
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Pinched Nerve
  • Sciatica / Radiculopathy
  • Scoliosis and Deformity
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Infections
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Conditions
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Sports Injuries
  • Stroke
  • TMJ Syndrome
  • Thoracic Spinal Disorders
  • Vertebral subluxation
  • Vertigo, Dizziness & Balance Disorders

Treatments

  • ALIF: Anterior Lumbar Interbody Fusion
  • Anterior / Posterior Lumbar Fusion
  • Anterior Cervical Discectomy / Decompression
  • Artificial Disc Replacement
  • Back Surgery
  • Bone Graft Substitutes
  • Carpal Tunnel Surgery
  • Cervical Spine Fusion Instrumentation
  • Cervical Spine Surgery
  • Discectomy
  • Discography
  • Intersegmental Traction
  • Kyphoplasty
  • Lower Back Surgery
  • Lumbar Corpectomy
  • Lumbar Spine Fusion Instrumentation
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Neck Surgery
  • Percutaneous Procedures
  • Reconstructive / Revision Spine Surgery
  • Skull Base Surgery
  • Spinal Cord Surgery
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spine Surgery
  • TLIF: Transforaminal Lumbar Interbody Fusion
  • Upper Back Pain
  • Upper Back Surgery
  • Upper Cervical Specific Techniques
  • Vertebroplasty
  • XLIF: Lateral Lumbar Interbody Fusion

What Patients are Saying About Dr. James M. Ecklund, MD

  • "We chose DR Eckland because of his extensive background, especially with the military, where he was apt to see and treat injuries not usually found in civilian life, producing more and a higher level of expertise. Our conversation with Dr. Eckland confirmed this was a sound choice."
    — Inova Patient
  • "Dr. Ecklund is an outstanding doctor. I would highly recommend him."
    — Inova Patient
  • "I was extremely impressed with Dr. Ecklund and his office staff. Dr. Ecklund was professional as well as personable and he did an excellent job of conducting a comprehensive medical assessment.... Best medical office I have ever visited."
    — Inova Patient
  • "Dr. Ecklund and his NP Marianne Beare are an exemplary team! I have only the best words to say about them & I am grateful to have been referred to them for my surgery & follow up care. I cannot tell you how many friends I have referred to Dr. Ecklund."
    — Inova Patient
  • "Dr Eckland and his PA were both great listeners. They had taken the time to carefully review my medical records and history. I would highly recommend them!"
    — Inova Patient
  • "Dr. Ecklund is the best. My recovery of my lower back surgery was remarkable. Now I'm asking Dr. Ecklund to look at my neck which was performed by another surgeon. I'm still in pain from that surgery that took place three years ago."
    — Inova Patient
  • "Dr. Ecklund was highly rated to me and I have never been disappointed. His approach to my back problem has been an admirable combination of deep concern for my well being and developing a treatment protocol that is the least invasive while achieving the best outcome for me. I am confident that I will have an outcome that works for me and I am pleased to be in his care.the practice has been a pleasure to deal with: staff are competent and concerned on my behalf. I never feel rushed or put aside. All my questions have been answered with tact and I have never felt "talked down to." I would have to say that it has been one of my best experiences with medical practices."
    — Inova Patient
  • "We chose DR Eckland because of his extensive background, especially with the military, where he was apt to see and treat injuries not usually found in civilian life, producing more and a higher level of expertise. Our conversation with Dr. Eckland confirmed this was a sound choice."
    — Inova Patient
  • "Unusually good experience - Dr. Ecklund took the time to spend all the time that I needed to understand my condition. This is often the case."
    — Inova Patient

Accolades for Dr. James M. Ecklund, MD

Professional Distinctions

  • Medical Director, Inova Spine Institute
  • Medical Director of Neurosurgery, Inova Health System
  • Chairman of the Department of Neurosciences, Inova Fairfax Hospital

Office Information for Dr. James M. Ecklund, MD

Inova Fairfax Hospital
3300 Gallows Road
Falls Church, VA 22042
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Primary Location:

Inova Fairfax Hospital
3300 Gallows Road
Falls Church, VA 22042

Hours

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

Inova Spine Institute

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: May 14, 2018. This information was supplied by or on behalf of the provider.