Board Certifications

  • Behavioral Neurology & Neuropsychiatry
  • Clinical Neurophysiology
  • Neurology



Thomas Jefferson University
Behavioral Neurology and Neuropsychiatry
Philadelphia, PA

Internship and Residency

Emory University
Atlanta, GA
2000 and 2003

Medical School

Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University
Doctor of Medicine
Augusta, GA

Undergraduate School

University of North Carolina Chapel Hill
Bachelor of Science
Chapel Hill, NC

Hospital Affiliated With

Inova Fairfax Hospital

Leadership Positions

Alzheimer’s Association for the National Capital Area Chapter
Former Member of Board of Directors

Inova Fairfax Hospital
Ethics Committee

Inova Memory Center
Medical Director


Dr. James Bicksel is board certified in Neurology and Clinical Neurophysiology by the American Board of Neurology and Psychiatry. He is also certified in Behavioral Neurology and Neuropsychiatry by the United Council for Neurologic Subspecialties. A native of North Carolina, he did his medical training in Neurology at Emory University in Atlanta, followed by his fellowship at Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia.

Dr. Bicksel is on the medical staff of Inova Fairfax Hospital where he serves as Medical Director of the Inova Memory Center and is also on the Ethics Committee. As medical director of Inova Memory Center, he has lectured extensively throughout the Washington, DC area and has been featured on channel 9 discussing current treatment and management of the disease.

Dr. Bicksel has served on the board of directors of the Alzheimer’s Association for the National Capital Area chapter. He was named a “Top Doctor” for 2010 in Northern Virginia Magazine. In the past, he has also served as Associate Director of the Neurology Clinical Clerkship for the Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine at Fairfax Hospital.

Inova Neuroscience Memory Program

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