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We found 4 neurosurgeons who accept Blue Shield of California HMO near Colton, CA.

Dr. Frank P.K. Pao Kwo Hsu, MD
Specializes in Neurosurgery
25455 Barton Road; Suite 108a
Loma Linda, CA
 

Dr. Frank Hsu practices neurosurgery. The average patient rating for Dr. Hsu is 2.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Hsu takes Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Shield, and more. His education and training includes medical school at the University of Maryland School of Medicine and residency at a hospital affiliated with Oregon Health & Science University. He has received the following distinction: Best Doctors in America - Neurological Surgery. Dr. Hsu is conversant in Mandarin and Taiwanese. His professional affiliations include UC Irvine Health and MemorialCare Health System.

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Clinical interests: Aneurysm, Arteriovenous Malformation, Movement Disorders, Spine Problems, Stereotactic ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Neurosurgery
400 N Pepper Avenue
Colton, CA
 

Dr. Silvio Hoshek practices neurosurgery. His average rating from his patients is 3.0 stars out of 5. He honors Blue Shield, Health Net, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Hoshek is a graduate of the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), David Geffen School of Medicine.

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Specializes in Neurosurgery
400 N Pepper Avenue; Armc Modular#3
Colton, CA
 

Dr. Javed Siddiqi's area of specialization is neurosurgery. He graduated from The University of Western Ontario, Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Shield, and Health Net are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Siddiqi takes.

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Specializes in Neurosurgery
400 N Pepper Avenue
Colton, CA
 

Dr. Blake Berman is a medical specialist in neurosurgery. Patient ratings for Dr. Berman average 4.0 stars out of 5. Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Shield are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Berman honors. He is a graduate of Western University of Health Sciences, College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific.

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What is Neurosurgery?

Neurosurgery is the highly skilled specialty devoted to the surgical treatment of issues affecting the brain, spinal cord, and nerves. It is similar to the specialty of neurology, which also treats disorders of the nervous system. Even though there is some overlap, neurosurgery focuses on the surgical treatment of nervous system disorders. However, not every neurosurgery job means surgery -- neurosurgeons may also provide a diagnosis, interpret imaging and test results, or provide non-surgical treatment, depending on the nature of the illness.

Neurosurgeons treat nervous system disorders such as:
  • Traumatic brain injuries
  • Brain or spine tumors
  • Blood clots in the brain
  • Hydroencephalitis
  • Aneurysms or stroke
  • Seizures
  • Spinal cord injuries
  • Carpal or cubital tunnel syndromes
  • Repair of severed nerves
  • Infections of the brain or spinal fluid

Because the nervous system is both so delicate and so complex, neurosurgery has one of the most rigorous and competitive medical education programs. After college and medical school, it is common for a neurosurgeon to require 7-10 additional years of intense training.

New discoveries in this field allow neurosurgeons to heal and accomplish more than ever before, and they are now able to treat many injuries and illnesses that were once fatal.