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James C. Miller, MD

IU Health

Spine Surgery | Neurosurgery

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Dr. Miller was born and raised in Iowa. His desire to become a surgeon was developed during medical school rotations where he was awestruck by neurosurgery. Dr. Miller believes neurosurgery is a specialty at the forefront of medicine, continuing to evolve with new technologies and procedures. Dr. Miller is married with three children and enjoys hiking, camping and traveling to U.S. national parks.

Dr. Miller is a board certified neurosurgeon. He earned his medical degree from University of Iowa College of Medicine. He completed his internship and neurosurgery residency at Indiana University School of Medicine. After residency, he was awarded the prestigious Van Wagenen Fellowship to study in Tubingen, Germany. Dr. Miller practices neurosurgery at IU Health and is a faculty member of the Indiana University School of Medicine Department of Neurological Surgery.


Insurance plans accepted by this provider are below.

  • Aetna Medicare Advantage
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Anthem Healthy Indiana Plan
  • Anthem Hoosier Care Connect
  • Anthem Hoosier Healthwise
  • Anthem Medicare Advantage
  • Anthem Medicare HMO
  • Anthem Medicare PPO
  • Anthem Pathway Essentials Network
  • Care Source Healthy Indiana Plan
  • Care Source Hoosier Healthwise
Community Health Alliance
  • Community Health Network - Employee Plan
  • ProHealth/Community Health System
  • CorVel/Corecare - Workers Compensation
Coventry/First Health
Deaconess OneCare
  • Encore Workers Compensation
  • Health Alliance Medicare Advantage
  • Humana Medicare Advantage
  • Indiana Health Network - Workers Compensation
  • Indiana University Health - Workers Compensation
  • IU Health Plans Medicare Advantage
Lutheran Preferred
  • Managed Health Services Healthy Indiana Plan
  • Managed Health Services Hoosier Care Connect
  • Managed Health Services Hoosier Healthwise
  • Managed Health Services Medicare Advantage
  • MDWise Excel Healthy Indiana Plan
  • MDWise Excel Hoosier Healthwise
  • Parkview Health Plan Signature Care PPO
  • Point Comfort - Refugee Medical Assistance Program
  • Point Comfort - Unaccompanied Children Program
Select Health Network
Suburban Health Organization
  • The Healthcare Group Encircle
  • The Healthcare Group Encore
  • TriCare Select
  • United DSNP
  • United HMO
  • United HealthCare
  • United HealthCare Hoosier Care Connect
  • United Medicare Advantage
  • United PPO
  • VA - CCN via United Healthcare
Vision Service Plan (VSP)

Note: Although this listing was accurate at the time of posting, insurances change regularly, and insurance plans listed may not be accepted at all office locations for this provider. Please confirm with your insurance company that this provider is covered by your plan before your appointment.

Specialties & Details


Spine Surgery, Neurosurgery

Conditions & Treatments:

Brain Tumors, Gamma Knife Radiosurgery, Spinal Tumors, Degenerative Spinal Disease, Peripheral Nerve Disorders

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School of Medicine:

University of Iowa College of Medicine


Indiana University Medical Center


Indiana University Medical Center


University of Tubingem, Germany, Hertie - Institute for Clinical Brain Research, Amer. Assoc. of Neurological Surgeons VanWagenen Fellowship

Hospitals & Affiliations

Hospital Privileges:

IU Health Methodist/IU Health University, IU Health North, IU Health West

Physician Group:

IU Health Physicians


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