Jefferson University Hospitals

Physician Profile

James Harrop, MD

Jefferson University Physician

Academic Title: Professor
Co-Director for Adult Reconstructive Spine

Specialties
Neurosurgery - Adult Reconstructive Spine
Neurosurgery - General
Neurosurgery - Spinal Oncology

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Office Locations

Philadelphia
909 Walnut Street
2nd Floor, COB Bldg.
Philadelphia PA 19107
Phone: (215) 955-7000
Fax: (215) 503-9170
Voorhees
Jefferson at Voorhees
443 Laurel Oak Road
Voorhees NJ 08043
Phone: (215) 955-7000
Fax: (215) 503-9170

Medical Services

Years in Practice

15

Board Certifications

  • Neurological Surgery

Hospital Affiliation / Admitting Privileges

  • Thomas Jefferson University Hospital
  • Methodist Hospital Division of Thomas Jefferson University Hospital

Awards and Honors

Philadelphia Magazine's Top Docs 2016,2015,2014,2013,2012,2011

Notes

Dr. Harrop also specializes in Spinal Oncology,

Education

  • Jefferson Medical College, Medical School

Internship

  • Thomas Jefferson University Hospital

Residency

  • Thomas Jefferson University Hospital

Fellowship

  • Cleveland Clinic

Recent Publications

Managing the Complex Patient with Degenerative Cervical Myelopathy: How to Handle the Aging Spine, the Obese Patient, and Individuals with Medical Comorbidities

Thoracic spinal osteochondroma: A rare presentation of spinal cord compression

Efficacy and Safety of Methylprednisolone Sodium Succinate in Acute Spinal Cord Injury: A Systematic Review

A Clinical Practice Guideline for the Management of Acute Spinal Cord Injury: Introduction, Rationale, and Scope

Intraosseous hemangioblastoma of the cervical spine: Case report

Efficacy, Safety, and Timing of Anticoagulant Thromboprophylaxis for the Prevention of Venous Thromboembolism in Patients With Acute Spinal Cord Injury: A Systematic Review

Timing of Decompression in Patients With Acute Spinal Cord Injury: A Systematic Review

A Clinical Practice Guideline for the Management of Patients With Acute Spinal Cord Injury: Recommendations on the Type and Timing of Rehabilitation

A Clinical Practice Guideline for the Management of Patients With Acute Spinal Cord Injury: Recommendations on the Role of Baseline Magnetic Resonance Imaging in Clinical Decision Making and Outcome Prediction

A Clinical Practice Guideline for the Management of Patients With Acute Spinal Cord Injury: Recommendations on the Type and Timing of Anticoagulant Thromboprophylaxis

A Clinical Practice Guideline for the Management of Patients With Degenerative Cervical Myelopathy: Recommendations for Patients With Mild, Moderate, and Severe Disease and Nonmyelopathic Patients With Evidence of Cord Compression

A Clinical Practice Guideline for the Management of Patients With Acute Spinal Cord Injury: Recommendations on the Use of Methylprednisolone Sodium Succinate

A Clinical Practice Guideline for the Management of Patients With Acute Spinal Cord Injury and Central Cord Syndrome: Recommendations on the Timing (≤24 Hours Versus >24 Hours) of Decompressive Surgery

Cervical Spondylodiscitis: Presentation, Timing, and Surgical Management in 59 Patients

Resource utilization for non-operative cervical radiculopathy: Management by surgeons versus non-surgeons

Surgery for metastatic spine tumors in the elderly. Advanced age is not a contraindication to surgery!

Anterior cervical infection: Presentation and incidence of an uncommon postoperative complication

Update on upper cervical spine injury classifications

Non-pharmacologic interventions for SCI patients: Hypertension and hypothermia

Future Advances in Spine Surgery: The AOSpine North America Perspective