James Ecklund, MD
Inova Medical Group
Specialty: Neurological Surgery
Clinical Interest: Spine Surgery
Accepting New Patients: Yes
Inova Medical Group Neurosurgery
James M. Ecklund, M.D., F.A.C.S. serves as Chairman of the Inova Neuroscience Institute. Prior to joining Inova Medical Group, he served as Professor and Chairman of the Neurosurgery Program of the National Capital Consortium, which includes Walter Reed Army Medical Center, National Naval Medical Center and the Uniformed Services University. He is a retired colonel in the U.S Army and was deployed as a Neurosurgeon to both Afghanistan and Iraq. His program received the vast majority of American neurotrama casualties.
Dr. Ecklund’s primary clinical and research interests include complex spine, cerebrovascular disease and neurotrama with an emphasis on blast and penetrating injury. He directs a neurotrauma laboratory at the Uniformed Services University, has over 100 publications and abstracts, and has lectured throughout the world. He also has 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.
Medical Education: Uniform Services U HlthScience 1987
Board Certification: Neurological Surgery
Residency: Walter Reed Army Medical Center 1993
Internship: Walter Reed Army Med Center 1988