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Dr. Kenneth Henry Ott MD, Medical Doctor (MD)
Specializes in Neurosurgery
635 E. Grand Avenue
Escondido, CA

Dr. Kenneth Ott works as a neurosurgeon. Dr. Ott's areas of clinical interest consist of laminectomy, neurological surgery, and pituitary tumors. On average, patients gave him a rating of 4.0 stars out of 5. He takes AARP, Anthem, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, in addition to other insurance carriers. Before performing his residency at Boston Medical Center and Massachusetts General Hospital, Dr. Ott attended the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), School of Medicine. Dr. Ott has received the following distinction: San Diego Super Doctors. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla, Scripps Mercy Hospital, and Sharp Grossmont Hospital. He is open to new patients.

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Clinical interests: Neurological Surgery, Anterior Laminectomy, Back Evaluation/Treatment, Brain Tumor, Laminectomy, ... (Read more)

Mark Steven Stern MD
Specializes in Neurosurgery
705 E Ohio Avenue
Escondido, CA
(760) 489-9490

Dr. Mark Stern's specialty is neurosurgery. He attended medical school at Albany Medical College and Georgetown University School of Medicine. Dr. Stern's patients gave him an average rating of 2.5 out of 5 stars.

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

Dr. Thomas Marcisz specializes in neurosurgery and practices in Escondido, CA. He has received a 2.5 out of 5 star rating by his patients. He is in-network for Medicare insurance. Dr. Marcisz attended medical school at 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, 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. Dr. Jeswani is affiliated with Keck Hospital of USC. After completing medical school at Wayne State University School of Medicine, he performed his residency at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center.

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

Dr. Imad Shahhal, who practices in Escondido, CA and San Diego, CA, is a medical specialist in neurosurgery. His patients gave him an average rating of 1.0 out of 5 stars. He graduated from American University of Beirut Faculty of Medicine.

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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. He is a graduate of 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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