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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 is a neurosurgery specialist. His patients gave him an average rating of 3.0 out of 5 stars. He takes Health Net ELECT POS, Medicare Supplement (Medigap), and Pre-Existing Condition Insurance Plan (PCIP), as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Kohut attended Albany Medical College for medical school and subsequently trained at the University of Vermont/Fletcher Allen Health Care for residency. Dr. Kohut's professional affiliations include Sutter Medical Network and Palo Alto Foundation Medical Group. His practice is open to new patients.

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Specializes in Neurosurgery

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

Dr. Charles Scibetta, who practices in Santa Cruz, CA, is a medical specialist in neurosurgery. He is an in-network provider for Health Net ELECT POS, Medicare Supplement (Medigap), Pre-Existing Condition Insurance Plan (PCIP), and more. He graduated from the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry and then he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with SUNY Upstate Medical University. Dr. Scibetta's professional affiliations include Sutter Medical Network, Dignity Health, and Palo Alto Foundation Medical Group. New patients are welcome to contact Dr. Scibetta's office for an appointment.

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Specializes in Neurosurgery

241 Fourth Avenue
Santa Cruz, CA

(Average of 5 in 1 rating)

Dr. Gail Magid works as a neurosurgeon. Dr. Magid obtained Dr. Magid's medical school training at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, Chicago Medical School and performed Dr. Magid's residency at Mayo Clinic. Dr. Magid speaks French.

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Specializes in Neurosurgery

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

Dr. Aloria Genest is a specialist in neurosurgery. He works in Scotts Valley, CA. Dr. Genest is a graduate of St. Louis University School of Medicine. He is in-network for Medicare insurance. In addition to English, Dr. Genest (or staff) speaks Spanish, German, and French.

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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 practices neurosurgery. She studied medicine at McMaster University Faculty of Health Sciences and King's College London School of Medicine. She trained at a hospital affiliated with Dalhousie University for her residency. Dr. Harraher is professionally 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 works as a neurosurgeon. He attended Indiana University School of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at a hospital affiliated with Indiana University.

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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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