James L. Bicksel, MD| Neurology, Memory And Cognitive Disorders Neurology | MedStar Health

James L. Bicksel, MD
Provider is directly employed by MedStar Health

Specialities: Neurology, Memory And Cognitive Disorders Neurology

Languages: English

Clinical areas of focus

  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • Aphasia
  • Blurred Vision
  • Cluster Headache
  • Cognitive Impairment
  • Concussion
  • Confusion
  • Dementia
  • Depression
  • Dizziness
  • Encephalitis
  • Facial Nerve Palsy And Paresis
  • Facial Pain
  • Headache
  • Lewy Body Dementia
  • Memory Disorders
  • Migraine
  • Myasthenia Gravis
  • Neck Pain
  • Nerve Block
  • Neuralgia
  • Neuropathy
  • Numbness
  • Parkinson's Disease (PD)
  • Prion Diseases
  • Tension Headache
  • Tingling
  • Tremor
  • Vascular Neurocognitive Disorder
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Conditions and procedures

Conditions I treat

  • Abnormal Reflexes
  • Acute Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuropathy
  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis
  • Anomia
  • Anterograde Amnesia
  • Aphasia
  • Arm Weakness
  • Arteriovenous Fistula
  • Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM)
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Encephalitis
  • Behcet Syndrome
  • Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo
  • Blurred Vision
  • Carotid Stenosis
  • Central Nervous System Lupus
  • Cerebellar Ataxia
  • Cerebellar Disease
  • Cerebral Aneurysm
  • Cerebrovascular Accident (CVA)
  • Cervical Dystonia
  • Cervical Plexopathy
  • Charcot Marie Tooth Disease
  • Cluster Headache
  • CNS Vasculitis
  • Cognitive Impairment
  • Concussion
  • Confusion
  • Cranial Nerve Injury
  • Dejerine Sottas Disease
  • Dementia
  • Depression
  • Diabetic Lumbosacral Radiculoplexus Neuropathy
  • Diabetic Neuropathy
  • Diplopia
  • Dizziness
  • Dural Arteriovenous Fistula
  • Encephalitis
  • Encephalopathies
  • Epilepsy
  • Facial Droop
  • Facial Nerve Palsy And Paresis
  • Facial Pain
  • Facioscapulohumeral Muscular Dystrophy
  • Femoral Neuropathy
  • Guillain Barre Syndrome (GBS)
  • Headache
  • HIV Associated Neurocognitive Disorder
  • HIV Myopathy
  • Horner Syndrome
  • Inclusion Body Myopathy
  • Ischemic Stroke
  • Lacunar Stroke
  • Leg Weakness
  • Lewy Body Dementia
  • Lip Droop
  • Lobar Atrophy Of Brain
  • Medication Overuse Headache
  • Memory Disorders
  • Migraine
  • Movement Diseases And Disorders
  • Multifocal Motor Neuropathy
  • Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
  • Muscle Weakness
  • Myasthenia Gravis
  • Myelitis
  • Myoclonic Epilepsy With Ragged Red Fibers
  • Neck Pain
  • Nerve Root Disorder
  • Nervous System Disorders
  • Neuralgia
  • Neuromuscular Diseases
  • Neuromyelitis Optica (NMO)
  • Neuropathy
  • Non Ruptured Cerebral Aneurysm
  • Numbness
  • Occipital Neuralgia
  • Orthostatic Hypotension
  • Paramyotonia Congenita
  • Paraplegia
  • Paresthesia
  • Parkinson's Disease (PD)
  • Periodic Paralysis
  • Peripheral Nerve Injury
  • Peripheral Neuropathy
  • Periventricular Leukomalacia
  • Plexopathy
  • Positional Vertigo
  • Primary Cerebellar Degeneration
  • Primary Progressive Aphasia
  • Prion Diseases
  • Pseudotumor Cerebri
  • Quadriplegia
  • Radiculopathy
  • Sensory Impairment
  • Sensory Neuronopathy
  • Small Fiber Neuropathy
  • Spasticity
  • Spinocerebellar Ataxia
  • Spinocerebellar Degeneration
  • Spinocerebellar Diseases
  • Statin Myopathy
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Syncope
  • Tension Headache
  • Tetraplegia
  • Tic Disorders
  • Tingling
  • Tinnitus
  • Torticollis
  • Transient Ischaemic Attack (TIA)
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Tremor
  • Trigeminal Neuropathy
  • Unsteady Gait
  • Vascular Neurocognitive Disorder
  • Vertigo
  • Vision Loss
  • Visual Impairment
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Procedures I perform

  • Alzheimer's Testing
  • Angiography
  • Avm Embolization
  • Botox For Dystonia
  • Botox For Hemifacial Spasm
  • Botox For Migraines
  • Botox For Spasticity
  • Brain Injury Rehabilitation
  • Epilepsy Monitoring Unit Evaluation (EMU)
  • Headache Therapy
  • Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Infusion Treatment
  • Nerve Block
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Practice locations

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6858 Old Dominion Drive
Suite 201
McLean, VA, 22101

202-295-0540

Fax 877-245-1499

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1420 Beverly Road
Suite 300
McLean, VA, 22101

703-852-8588

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3800 Reservoir Road Northwest
Pasquerilla Healthcare Center 7th Fl
Washington, DC, 20007

202-295-0540

Fax 877-245-1499

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Fax 877-245-1499

Insurance

MedStar Medical Group accepts most major health insurance plans. If you are uncertain as to whether your individual health insurance plan is accepted at MedStar Medical Group, please call your insurance company.

  • List of insurance plans we accept
    • CFBCBS Blue Choice Opt Out Plus Open Access (POS)
    • OneNet PPO, Inc.
    • Aetna Medicare Advantage HMO & PPO Plans
    • Innovation Health: Indemnity
    • Optimum Choice
    • FIRST HEALTH
    • CFBSBC Blue Preferred PPO
    • Tricare for Life (Medicare Supplemental Plan)
    • First Health PPO
    • MedStar Medicare Choice
    • Innovation Health: PPO
    • Opoen HMO Option
    • Aetna Managed Choice Open Access (POS)
    • United Student Resources
    • Aetna HMO-Open Access/Select OA/HealthFund/Health Network Option OA
    • Innovation Health: Open POS Plus
    • POS OA & OA Plus
    • Coventry Health Care of Virginia
    • United Healthcare Select Plus (POS)
    • CFBCBS Federal Employee Program (Std. & Basic PPO)
    • M.D. IPA (HMO)
    • CIGNA POS/Network POS
    • Blue Choice Advantage & Healthy Blue (HMO, POS)
    • PPO and PPO Plus
    • Innovation Health: Open Network Only Plus
    • Open EPO Plus
    • Aetna Open Choice (PPO)
    • Open POS II
    • CIGNA HMO & Network (HMO)
    • CIGNA HMO Open Access (OA)
    • Aetna Innovations: HMO & EPO Plus
    • United Healthcare Select HMO - EPO/NPP
    • Select HMO/HealthFund/Health Network
    • Mamsi Life & Health (Indem./PPO)
    • United Healthcare Choice Plus
    • BlueChoice Open Access
    • Innovation Health: POS Plus
    • United Healthcare Compass (HMO)
    • MedStar Select (MedStar Associates' Plan)
    • United Healthcare Choice
    • Coventry of Delaware HMO/PPO
    • Open HMO
    • Coventry Health Care National Network PPO
    • CIGNA EPO
    • Aetna USAccess (POS)
    • Aetna Traditional Choice (PPO)
    • Innovation Health: POS
    • Aetna Worker's Compensation Network
    • Choice POS & Choice POS II
    • Choice Fund PPO
    • CFBCBS Blue Choice Opt Out Open Access
    • Aetna HMO
    • Great-West Healthcare POS/CIGNA
    • HealthyBlue PPO
    • Aetna Student Health Insurance
    • United Healthcare Navigate
    • CFBCBS Maryland Indemnity or PPO
    • Aetna Elect Choice/ EPO (Aetna Health Fund) Innovation Health: Network Only Plus
    • Optimum Choice Preferred (POS) & OCI Direct (HMO)
    • CFBCBS (NCA) Indemnity
    • United Healthcare Options (PPO) (includes Empire PPO, GEHA, Compass Rose)
    • Tricare Prime
    • Tricare Standard
    • Network OA
    • CFBCBS BlueChoice HMO
    • CFBCBS Maryland Point of Service Plan (MPOS)
    • Aetna Quality Point of Service (POS)
    • CIGNA Indemnity
    • Aetna Managed Choice (POS)
    • MedStar Family Choice - Maryland Health Choice
    • United Healthcare Core Essential (HMO)
    • Tricare Extra (Indemnity)
    • Aetna Elect Choice/ Open Access (POS)
    • M.D. IPA Preferred (POS)
    • Private Health Care Systems (PHCS) (PPO)

Education

Board Certification: American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, Neurology

Fellowship Program: Thomas Jefferson University Hospital (2004)

Residency Program: Emory University Hospital (2003)

Internship Program: Emory University Hospital (2000)

Medical School: Medical College of Georgia (1999)