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Specializes in Neurosurgery

1661 Soquel Drive; #F
Santa Cruz, CA
(831) 460-6042; (831) 476-8900

(Average of 3 in 3 ratings)

Dr. James Kohut practices neurosurgery. His average rating from his patients is 3.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Kohut takes several insurance carriers, including TRICARE, Coventry Health Care Plans, and Coventry. He attended medical school at Albany Medical College. Dr. Kohut's training includes a residency program at the University of Vermont/Fletcher Allen Health Care. His professional affiliations include Palo Alto Foundation Medical Group and Sutter Medical Network. He is accepting new patients.

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Specializes in Neurosurgery

1661 Soquel Drive
Santa Cruz, CA
(831) 476-8900; (831) 460-6042

Dr. Charles Scibetta works as a neurosurgeon in Santa Cruz, CA. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Palo Alto Foundation Medical Group, Dignity Health, and Sutter Medical Network. He attended the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry and then went on to complete his residency at a hospital affiliated with SUNY Upstate Medical University. Dr. Scibetta is an in-network provider for Aetna Affordable Health Choices, Coastal Healthcare Administrators, SutterSelect, and more. He is accepting new patients.

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Specializes in Neurosurgery

241 Fourth Avenue
Santa Cruz, CA

(Average of 5 in 1 rating)

Dr. Gail Magid specializes in neurosurgery. Dr. Magid is a graduate of Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, Chicago Medical School and a graduate of Mayo Clinic's residency program. Dr. Magid is conversant in French.

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Specializes in Neurosurgery

2870 El Rancho Drive
Scotts Valley, CA
(831) 438-7111

Dr. Aloria Genest sees patients in Scotts Valley, CA. His medical specialty is neurosurgery. He graduated from St. Louis University School of Medicine. Dr. Genest is in-network for Medicare insurance. Dr. Genest (or staff) speaks French, German, and Spanish.

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Specializes in Neurosurgery

1595 Soquel Drive; Suite 360
Santa Cruz, CA
(831) 475-5232

(Average of 5 in 1 rating)

Dr. Ciara Harraher, who practices in Santa Cruz, CA and Palo Alto, CA, is a medical specialist in neurosurgery. After attending King's College London School of Medicine and McMaster University Faculty of Health Sciences for medical school, she completed her residency training at a hospital affiliated with Dalhousie University. Dr. Harraher is affiliated with Stanford Hospital & Clinics.

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Specializes in Neurosurgery

849 Almar Avenue; #C
Santa Cruz, CA
(831) 401-2313; (831) 426-7800

Dr. Ken Sato's specialty is neurosurgery. He attended Indiana University School of Medicine and subsequently trained at a hospital affiliated with Indiana University for residency.

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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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