Dr. James Leiphart, MD

Dr. James Leiphart, MD

Neurosurgeon at The Inova Neuroscience and Spine Institute

Meet Dr. James Leiphart, MD

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

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 The Inova Neuroscience and Spine Institute

Directions to our primary location in

Fairfax, VA

How Dr. James Leiphart, MD Can Help You


  • Neurosurgeon


  • Acute Pain
  • Brain Injury
  • Brain Tumors
  • Chronic Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome / Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Complex Spinal Disorders
  • Degenerative Spinal Conditions
  • Epilepsy
  • Head Injury
  • Headache / Migraine
  • Herniated Disc / Bulging Disc
  • Kyphosis
  • Lower Back Pain
  • Movement Disorders
  • Neck Pain
  • Nerve Pain / Neuralgia
  • Peripheral Neuropathy
  • Sciatica / Radiculopathy / Leg Pain
  • Scoliosis and Deformity
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Infections
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spinal Tumors
  • Spine Conditions
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Stroke
  • Trauma
  • Upper Back Pain


  • ALIF (Anterior Lumbar Interbody Fusion)
  • Anterior / Posterior Lumbar Fusion
  • Anterior Cervical Discectomy & Fusion
  • Deep Brain Stimulation
  • Disc Surgery / Replacement
  • Discography
  • Epilepsy Surgery
  • Kyphoplasty / Vertebroplasty
  • Lateral Lumbar Interbody Fusion
  • Lower Back / Lumbar Spine Surgery
  • Lumbar Corpectomy
  • Microsurgery
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Neck / Cervical Spine Surgery
  • Reconstructive / Revision Spine Surgery
  • Skull Base Surgery
  • Spinal Cord Surgery
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spine Surgery
  • TLIF (Transforaminal Lumbar Interbody Fusion)
  • Tumor Resection

What Patients are Saying About Dr. James 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.

Accolades for Dr. James 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 Leiphart, MD

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

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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

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