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Specializes in Neurosurgery, General Surgery
705 E Ohio Avenue
Escondido, CA
(760) 489-9490

Dr. Sunil Jeswani is a general surgeon and neurosurgeon in Los Angeles, CA and Escondido, CA. He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Sharp Health Plan. After completing medical school at Wayne State University School of Medicine, Dr. Jeswani performed his residency at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center. He is professionally affiliated with Keck Hospital of USC.

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Specializes in Neurosurgery, Spine Surgery
705 E Ohio Avenue
Escondido, CA
(760) 489-9490

Dr. Mark Stern is a specialist in spine surgery and neurosurgery. He works in Escondido, CA. His average patient rating is 2.0 stars out of 5. He takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Sharp Health Plan, and Blue Shield, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Stern studied medicine at Albany Medical College and Georgetown University School of Medicine.

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Specializes in Neurosurgery
624 East Grand Avenue
Escondido, CA
(760) 739-8314

Dr. Thomas Marcisz's specialty is neurosurgery. He is rated 2.5 stars out of 5 by his patients. He is in-network for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Shield, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Marcisz graduated from Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, Chicago Medical School and the University of Illinois College of Medicine.

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Specializes in Neurosurgery
460 N Elm Street
Escondido, CA
(760) 520-8100

Dr. Imad Shahhal is a physician who specializes in neurosurgery. Dr. Shahhal is a graduate of American University of Beirut Faculty of Medicine. He is in-network for Molina Healthcare insurance.

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Specializes in Neurosurgery
1678 Cloverdale Road
Escondido, CA
(760) 741-3809

Dr. Randall Smith works as a neurosurgeon in Escondido, CA. Dr. Smith studied medicine at the University of Washington School of Medicine.

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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.
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