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Dr. James Joel Kohut MD
Specializes in Neurosurgery
1661 Soquel Drive; Suite F
Santa Cruz, CA
(831) 460-6042

Dr. James Kohut, who practices in Santa Cruz, CA, is a medical specialist in neurosurgery. Dr. Kohut is a graduate of Albany Medical College and a graduate of the University of Vermont/Fletcher Allen Health Care's residency program. Patients gave him an average rating of 4.5 stars out of 5. Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and TRICARE are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Kohut honors. He is professionally affiliated with Sutter Medical Network, Sutter Maternity and Surgery Center of Santa Cruz, and Palo Alto Foundation Medical Group. He has an open panel.

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Dr. Ciara Dorothy Harraher MD, MPH
Specializes in Neurosurgery
1595 Soquel Drive; Suite 360
Santa Cruz, CA
(831) 475-5232

Dr. Ciara Harraher is a neurosurgeon. She attended McMaster University Faculty of Health Sciences and King's College London School of Medicine and then went on to complete her residency at a hospital affiliated with Dalhousie University. Areas of expertise for Dr. Harraher include brain aneurysm, acoustic neuroma, and carotid artery disease. Dr. Harraher is an in-network provider for Medicare insurance. Dr. Harraher is professionally affiliated with Stanford Health Care.

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Clinical interests: Pinched Nerves, Acquired Brain Injury, Acoustic Neuroma, Ankylosing Spondylitis, Arteriovenous ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Neurosurgery
241 Fourth Avenue
Santa Cruz, CA

Dr. Gail Magid is a specialist in neurosurgery. He graduated from Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, Chicago Medical School. Dr. Magid speaks French.

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Specializes in Neurosurgery, Neurology (Brain & Spinal Cord Disease)
2870 El Rancho Drive
Scotts Valley, CA
(831) 438-7111

Dr. Aloria Genest practices neurosurgery and neurology (brain & spinal cord disease) in Scotts Valley, CA. He studied medicine at St. Louis University School of Medicine. Dr. Genest (or staff) speaks Spanish, German, and French.

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Specializes in Neurosurgery
352 Alta Avenue
Santa Cruz, CA
(831) 401-2313

Dr. Ken Sato is a specialist in neurosurgery. He works in Santa Cruz, CA. 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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Specializes in Neurosurgery
1661 Soquel Drive; Suite F
Santa Cruz, CA
(831) 476-8900

Dr. Charles Scibetta is a medical specialist in neurosurgery. Dr. Scibetta graduated from the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry.

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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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