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James Killeffer, MD

Dr. Killeffer is a neurosurgeon in the Knoxville area. He is affiliated with Methodist Medical Center of Oak Ridge and 4 more hospitals.
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78 doctors
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78 doctors
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39 doctors
Dr. Killeffer saw more spine condition patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Knoxville area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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81 doctors
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81 doctors
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Dr. Killeffer saw more back problems patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Knoxville area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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32 doctors
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31 doctors
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15 doctors
Dr. Killeffer saw more spondylosis patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Knoxville area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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27 doctors
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28 doctors
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13 doctors
Dr. Killeffer saw more spinal stenosis patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Knoxville area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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41 doctors
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41 doctors
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20 doctors
Dr. Killeffer saw more pinched nerve patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Knoxville area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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22 doctors
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22 doctors
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10 doctors
Dr. Killeffer saw more herniated disc patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Knoxville area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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34 doctors
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34 doctors
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16 doctors
Dr. Killeffer saw more degenerative disc disease (DDD) patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Knoxville area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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7 doctors
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7 doctors
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3 doctors
Dr. Killeffer saw more spondylolisthesis patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Knoxville area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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2 doctors
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2 doctors
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1 doctor
Dr. Killeffer saw more trigeminal neuralgia patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Knoxville area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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24 doctors
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24 doctors
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12 doctors
Dr. Killeffer saw more carpal tunnel syndrome patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Knoxville area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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80 doctors
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80 doctors
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39 doctors
Dr. Killeffer saw more back pain patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Knoxville area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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51 doctors
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51 doctors
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25 doctors
Dr. Killeffer saw more neck pain patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Knoxville area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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6 doctors
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6 doctors
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3 doctors
Dr. Killeffer saw traumatic brain injury (TBI) patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Knoxville area. Learn more.

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69 doctors
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70 doctors
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34 doctors
Dr. Killeffer saw more cerebrovascular disease patients than 75% of similar doctors in the Knoxville area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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Dr. Killeffer saw myelomalacia patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Knoxville area. Learn more.

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1 doctor
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2 doctors
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Dr. Killeffer saw brain aneurysm patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Knoxville area. Learn more.

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15 doctors
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14 doctors
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7 doctors
Dr. Killeffer saw more scoliosis patients than 75% of similar doctors in the Knoxville area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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26 doctors
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26 doctors
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13 doctors
Dr. Killeffer saw more aneurysm patients than 75% of similar doctors in the Knoxville area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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63 doctors
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64 doctors
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31 doctors
Dr. Killeffer saw more stroke patients than 75% of similar doctors in the Knoxville area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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64 doctors
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64 doctors
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31 doctors
Dr. Killeffer saw more hemorrhage patients than 75% of similar doctors in the Knoxville area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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5 doctors
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4 doctors
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2 doctors
Dr. Killeffer saw more brain tumor patients than 75% of similar doctors in the Knoxville area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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5 doctors
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4 doctors
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2 doctors
Dr. Killeffer saw more hydrocephalus patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Knoxville area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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4 doctors
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4 doctors
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2 doctors
Dr. Killeffer saw glioblastoma multiforme (GBM) patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Knoxville area. Learn more.

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67 doctors
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68 doctors
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33 doctors
Dr. Killeffer saw more congenital disorders patients than 75% of similar doctors in the Knoxville area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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66 doctors
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66 doctors
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33 doctors
Dr. Killeffer saw birth defects patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Knoxville area. Learn more.

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63 doctors
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64 doctors
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31 doctors
Dr. Killeffer saw chronic pain patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Knoxville area. Learn more.
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3 doctors
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2 doctors
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1 doctor
Dr. Killeffer saw Chiari malformation patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Knoxville area. Learn more.
Locations

Dr. Killeffer sees patients and can be reached at the following locations.

Office
1932 Alcoa Hwy
Knoxville, TN 37920
413 miles away
  • Spanish
Tennova Women's Imaging Center at Turkey Creek Med Center
10820 Parkside Dr
Knoxville, TN 37934
424 miles away

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Credentials
  • West Virginia University Program
    RESIDENCY
  • West Virginia University School of Medicine
    MEDICAL EDUCATION, 1994
  • University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Medicine
    MEDICAL EDUCATION, 1991

Hospital affiliations

Dr. Killeffer is able to admit and treat patients at the following hospitals.

  • Methodist Medical Center of Oak Ridge
    A
    Hospital safety grade (Spring 2019)
  • University of Tennessee Medical Center
    A
    Hospital safety grade (Spring 2019)
  • Parkwest Medical Center
    B
    Hospital safety grade (Spring 2019)
  • Roane Medical Center
    B
    Hospital safety grade (Spring 2019)
  • Blount Memorial Hospital
    C
    Hospital safety grade (Spring 2019)

Insurance accepted

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  • Aetna
  • Anthem
  • Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield
  • Assurant Health
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Alabama
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Florida
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas City
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Mississippi
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Montana
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of New Mexico
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Dakota
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Oklahoma
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Rhode Island
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Vermont
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Wyoming
  • Blue Cross of Idaho
  • Blue Shield of California
  • BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina
  • BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee
  • CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield
  • Cigna
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina
  • Dean Health Plan
  • Health Net
  • HealthPartners
  • HealthSCOPE Benefits
  • HealthSmart
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana
  • Independence Blue Cross AmeriHealth
  • MVP Health Care
  • Medica
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio
  • Medicare
  • Meritain Health
  • MultiPlan
  • Optima Health
  • PacificSource
  • Pomco
  • Premera Blue Cross
  • Priority Health
  • Regence Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • TRICARE
  • United Healthcare
  • Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield