We found 5 neurosurgeons near Escondido, CA.

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Specializes in General Surgery, Neurosurgery
705 E Ohio Avenue
Escondido, CA
 

Dr. Sunil Jeswani works as a general surgeon and neurosurgeon in Los Angeles, CA and Escondido, CA. He is professionally affiliated with Keck Hospital of USC. Dr. Jeswani is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Sharp Health Plan. He is a graduate of Wayne State University School of Medicine and a graduate of Cedars-Sinai Medical Center's residency program.

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Specializes in Neurosurgery
705 E Ohio Avenue
Escondido, CA
 

Dr. Mark Stern practices neurosurgery in Escondido, CA. Dr. Stern is a graduate of Albany Medical College and Georgetown University School of Medicine. He accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Sharp Health Plan, Blue Shield, and more.

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Specializes in Neurosurgery
624 East Grand Avenue
Escondido, CA
 

Dr. Thomas Marcisz works as a neurosurgeon in Escondido, CA. His average patient rating is 2.5 stars out of 5. He honors 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
1678 Cloverdale Road
Escondido, CA
 

Dr. Randall Smith is a physician who specializes in neurosurgery. Dr. Smith is a graduate of the University of Washington School of Medicine.

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Specializes in Neurosurgery
460 N Elm Street
Escondido, CA
 

Dr. Imad Shahhal's specialty is neurosurgery. Dr. Shahhal graduated from American University of Beirut Faculty of Medicine. He honors Molina Healthcare insurance.

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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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