James Thomas Maxwell, MD

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  • Neurosurgery


  • English
  • Main Location

    WNY Neurosurgery (Practice of Dr. Ahmed, Dr. Maxwell and Dr. Reid)

    1445 Portland Ave
    Ste 304
    Rochester, NY 14621
    Driving Directions
    Office Phone: (585)342-7170
    Fax: (585)342-5855

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  • WNY Neurosurgery at Clifton

    2 Coulter
    Ste 2605
    Clifton Springs, NY 14432
    Driving Directions
    Office Phone: (585)342-7170
    Fax: (585)342-5855

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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna Healthcare
  • Aetna Medicare Advantage Plan
  • CareIQ
  • Cigna Healthcare
  • ElderONE
  • Emblem Health
  • Empire Plan
  • Excellus BCBS
  • Fidelis Care of New York
  • Fidelis Medicare Plans
  • First Niagara Business Works
  • Health Republic
  • HealthNow Medicaid Plans
  • HealthNow NY
  • Humana
  • Humana Medicaid
  • Independent Health
  • Lifetime Benefits (formerly RMSCO)
  • Magnacare
  • Martin's Point - US Family Health Plan
  • Medicare
  • MetraComp
  • Multi Plan
  • MVP Healthcare
  • North American Administrators
  • NY Medicaid
  • OneCall Medical
  • Pomco
  • TriCare
  • United Healthcare
  • Value Options(Behavioral Health)
  • Wellcare of NY
  • YourCare Health Plan

Dr. Maxwell has been a member of the Medical and Dental Staff at Rochester General Hospital since 1981, and serves at the Division Head of Neurological Surgery at Rochester General Hospital.

He earned his Medical Degree from Columbia University and completed his residency at Strong Memorial Hospital and a Fellowship at the Neurological Institute of New York (where he served as Chief Resident) and The National Hospital Queens Square.

Dr. Maxwell is board certified and a member of the International College of Surgeons and the Congress of Neurological Surgeons. He specializes in peripheral nerve and spine surgery, Trigeminal Neuralgia and brain tumors.

Education + Experience

  • Certifications

    • Neurosurgery
  • Residencies

    • 7/1/77-6/30/81, Neurological Institute of New York
    • 7/75-6/77, University of Rochester
  • Education

    • 1975, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surg