James J. Evans, MD

Professor, Neurological Surgery & Otolaryngology
Division Chief, Brain Tumor and Stereotactic Radiosurgery Division
Director, Cranial Base and Pituitary Surgery
Director, Cranial Base and Endoscopic Surgery Fellowship

jje002

Contact

909 Walnut Street
2nd Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19107

Email James Evans

215-955-7000
215-503-7007 fax

James J. Evans, MD

Professor, Neurological Surgery & Otolaryngology
Division Chief, Brain Tumor and Stereotactic Radiosurgery Division
Director, Cranial Base and Pituitary Surgery
Director, Cranial Base and Endoscopic Surgery Fellowship

Education

Medical School

MD, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Internship, Department of General Surgery, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation
Specialist Registrar, The National Hospital, Queen Square, London, UK
Specialist Registrar, Departments of Neurosurgery, Great Ormond Street Hospital

Residency

Department of Neurosurgery, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation

Fellowship

Cranial Base and Cerebrovascular Surgery, Inova Fairfax Hospital

Publications

Board Certification

Neurological Surgery

Hospital Appointment

Thomas Jefferson University Hospital Professor
Co-Director, Center for Minimally Invasive Cranial Base Surgery and Endoscopic Neurosurgery

Expertise & Research Interests

Dr. Evans is the Chief of the Brain Tumor Division at Jefferson and Past President of the North American Skull Base Society.  He performs complex cranial, skull base, and endoscopic minimally invasive neurosurgery to treat a wide range of disorders and tumors of the brain and skull base, with a special emphasis on pituitary tumors. He is the co-director of the Minimally Invasive Cranial Base Surgery and Endoscopic Neurosurgery Center. Dr. Evans is also the founding director of the cranial base tumor bank, which involves molecular genetic research on the causes and treatment of brain tumors. He has authored three textbooks, published over 150 manuscripts and chapters, and has been named in Philadelphia “Top Docs” annually for over the past 10 years.  In addition, he is the founder and director of the cranial base neurosurgery fellowship training program, which has become one of the most sought-after training programs nationally and internationally.