We found 6 neurosurgeons who accept Blue Cross/Blue Shield near Torrance, CA.

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Dr. Nicholas Allah Nabavi, MD
Specializes in Neurosurgery, Other
3400 Lomita Boulevard
Torrance, CA
 

Dr. Nosrat Nabavi is a medical specialist in neurosurgery. He takes Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Medi-Cal, and more. Dr. Nabavi obtained his medical school training at Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine and Tehran University of Medical Sciences and performed his residency at UPMC McKeesport Hospital. He is professionally affiliated with Torrance Memorial Medical Center, Providence Little Company of Mary Medical Center San Pedro, and Providence Little Company of Mary Medical Center Torrance. Dr. Nabavi welcomes new patients.

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Dr. David Frederick Morgan, MD
Specializes in Neurosurgery, Other
3400 Lomita Boulevard; Suite 104
Torrance, CA
 

Dr. David Morgan works as a neurosurgeon. He is professionally affiliated with Torrance Memorial Medical Center, Providence Little Company of Mary Medical Center San Pedro, and Providence Little Company of Mary Medical Center Torrance. Dr. Morgan attended medical school at Rush Medical College and Stanford University School of Medicine. He completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). Patient reviews placed him at an average of 2.5 stars out of 5. He accepts Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Humana ChoiceCare Network, and more. Dr. Morgan's practice is open to new patients.

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Dr. Duncan Quincy McBride, MD
Specializes in Neurosurgery
21840 Normandie Avenue; Suite 700
Torrance, CA
 

Dr. Duncan McBride practices neurosurgery. His average patient rating is 3.5 stars out of 5. He is especially interested in sciatica, spine tumor, and cervical (neck) spine problems. Dr. McBride honors several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Shield. He attended Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at NYU Langone Medical Center. Dr. McBride has received professional recognition including the following: Southern California Super Doctors. He is conversant in Spanish. Dr. McBride is affiliated with UCLA Medical Center, Santa Monica and Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center.

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Clinical interests: Cervical Spine Problems, Sciatica, Spine Tumor, Spine Problems

Dr. Melvin Snyder, MD
Specializes in Neurosurgery, Other
21350 Hawthorne Boulevard; Suite 176
Torrance, CA
 

Dr. Melvin Snyder is a specialist in neurosurgery. Dr. Snyder is rated 4.5 stars out of 5 by his patients. He is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry. He graduated from Tufts University School of Medicine. His medical residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). Dr. Snyder has received the following distinction: Southern California Super Doctors. His professional affiliations include Torrance Memorial Medical Center, Providence Little Company of Mary Medical Center San Pedro, and Providence Little Company of Mary Medical Center Torrance. His practice is open to new patients.

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Specializes in Neurosurgery
3400 Lomita Blvd. 104
Torrance, CA
 

Dr. Bob Shafa's area of specialization is neurosurgery. He graduated from the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine. His medical residency was performed at Loma Linda University Medical Center. Dr. Shafa is rated 2.5 stars out of 5 by his patients. He accepts Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Shield, in addition to other insurance carriers. He speaks Persian. Dr. Shafa is professionally affiliated with Torrance Memorial Medical Center.

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Specializes in Neurosurgery
1141 W Redondo Beach Boulevard; Suite 406
Gardena, CA
 

Dr. Donald Miller practices neurosurgery in Gardena, CA. Dr. Miller studied medicine at Wayne State University School of Medicine. He accepts Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Medicare insurance.

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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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