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

Dr. Kenneth Ott practices neurosurgery. His areas of expertise consist of laminectomy, neurological surgery, and pituitary tumors. Dr. Ott's professional affiliations include Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla, Scripps Mercy Hospital, and Sharp Grossmont Hospital. He studied medicine at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), School of Medicine. He trained at Boston Medical Center and Massachusetts General Hospital for residency. Patients gave Dr. Ott an average rating of 4.0 stars out of 5. He accepts AARP, Anthem, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, as well as other insurance carriers. He has received professional recognition including the following: San Diego Super Doctors. Dr. Ott welcomes 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 practices neurosurgery. Dr. Stern's average patient rating is 2.5 stars out of 5. He studied medicine at Albany Medical College and Georgetown University School 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 specialist in general surgery and neurosurgery. He works in Los Angeles, CA and Escondido, CA. Before completing his residency at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Dr. Jeswani attended medical school at Wayne State University School of Medicine. He is professionally affiliated with Keck Hospital of USC.

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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. On average, patients gave him a rating of 2.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Marcisz is an in-network provider for Medicare insurance. He 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 neurosurgery specialist in Escondido, CA and San Diego, CA. Dr. Shahhal has a 1.0 out of 5 star average patient rating. 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 practices neurosurgery 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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