James W. Melisi, M.D., MBA, FACS

Specialty Areas

  • Surgical management of primary and metastatic tumors of the brain and spine
  • Spinal procedures for trauma, disc disease, stenosis and degenerative instability
  • Endoscopic pituitary surgery
  • Intracranial surgery for vascular lesions including aneurysms and vascular malformation
  • Peripheral nerve repair of carpal tunnel and ulnar nerve entrapments

 Employment History

Neurosurgical Associates, P.C, Richmond, Virginia

CHRISTUS St. Vincent Hospital
Santa Fe, New Mexico

Private Practice- General Neurosurgery
Reston, Virginia

Current Hospital Affiliations

  • CJW Medical Center
  • Henrico Doctors Hospital
  • St. Mary’s Hospital
  • Johnston Willis Hospital
  • Memorial Regional Medical Center

License/Board Certifications

Virginia Medical License
Washington DC Medical License
New Mexico Medical License

American Board of Neurological Surgeons –Board Certified
Fellow of the American College of Surgeons

Postgraduate Training

John Hopkins University/Carey Business School
Medical Services Management
Baltimore, Maryland

George Washington University Medial Center
• Residency, Neurological Surgery
•  Intern, General Surgery


State University of New York
Downstate College of Medicine
Distinction Medical Research

Fairleigh Dickinson University
Magna Cum Laude