Dr. Bret Abshire, MD

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Specializes in Neurosurgery • Male • Age 48

25150 Hancock Ave Ste 210
Murrieta, CA 92562
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Dr. Abshire's Experience

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Procedures Dr. Abshire Performs

Conditions Dr. Abshire Treats

  • Back Pain
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
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Southwest Healthcare System - Inland Valley Medical Center
36485 Inland Valley Drive
Wildomar, CA 92595
Southwest Healthcare System - Rancho Springs Medical Center
25500 Medical Center Drive
Murrieta, CA 92562

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
Temecula Valley Neurosurgery, Inc
Temecula Valley Neurosurgery, Inc
25150 Hancock Ave Ste 210
Murrieta, CA 92562
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    Dr. Abshire's Experience

    Dr. Abshire's Care Philosophy

    Specialties

    • Neurosurgery

    Board Certifications

    • Neurosurgery
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    • Brain Surgery
    • Brain Tumor Surgery
    • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunts - Insertion, Repair or Removal
    • Cervical Disc Replacement
    • Cervical Herniated Disc Surgery
    • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
    • Craniotomy
    • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Spinal Cord Repair
    • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
    • Herniated Disc Surgery
    • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
    • Laminectomy
    • Microdiscectomy
    • Nerve Block, Sympathetic
    • Neuroplasty
    • Neurostimulation
    • Neurostimulation, Spinal
    • Neurosurgical Procedures
    • Scoliosis Surgery
    • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
    • Spinal Decompression
    • Spinal Fusion
    • Spinal Nerve Block
    • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
    • Spinal Tumor Surgery
    • Spine Surgery
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    • Back Pain
    • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
    • Brain Aneurysm
    • Brain Cancer
    • Brain Injury
    • Brain Tumor
    • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
    • Cerebral Hemorrhage
    • Cerebral Vascular Disease
    • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
    • Cerebrovascular Disease
    • Cervical Spine Fracture
    • Cranial Trauma
    • Craniopharyngioma
    • Degenerative Disc Disease
    • Epilepsy
    • Hydrocephalus
    • Intervertebral Disc Herniation
    • Low Back Pain
    • Lumbar Spine Fracture
    • Meningiomas
    • Myelopathy
    • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
    • Osteoarthritis of Spine
    • Pathological Spine Fracture
    • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
    • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Scoliosis
    • Secondary Malignancies
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    • Spinal Cord Injury
    • Spinal Cord Tumor
    • Spinal Stenosis
    • Spine and Brain Disorders
    • Spine Deformities
    • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
    • Spondylolisthesis
    • Stroke
    • Thoracic Spine Fracture
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    Background Check for Dr. Abshire

    0 Malpractice Claims

    • No malpractice history found for California.
    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    0 Board Actions

    • No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
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    Awards & Recognitions

    Awards

    Media & Publications

    • Neurosurgical Board Certification, 2004
    • Chicago Medical School Salutatorian, 1994
    • Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society, 1993
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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    Rosalind Franklin University Of Medicine Science/The Chicago Medical School
    Graduated in 1994

    Internship Hospital

    The Cleveland Clinic
    Complete in 1995

    Residency Hospital

    The Cleveland Clinic
    Complete in 2000

    Fellowship Hospital

    University Of South Florida
    Complete in 2000

    Undergraduate Schools

    Rosalind Franklin University

    Other Education

    Professor Of Neurosurgery At Ucsd
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Abshire & Staff

    • English
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    Dr. Abshire's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

    Check out the quality of care at the 3 hospitals where Dr. Abshire has admitting privileges:

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    • Loma Linda University Medical Center - Murrieta

    • Southwest Healthcare System - Inland Valley Medical Center

    • Southwest Healthcare System - Rancho Springs Medical Center

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    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Abshire

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Abshire to family and friends

    25 responses
    above
    national average

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    Dr. Abshire's Office & Staff
    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    25 responses
    above
    national average
    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    26 responses
    above
    national average
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    26 responses
    above
    national average
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    16 – 30 minutes 25 responses
    longer than
    national average
    Experience with Dr. Abshire
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    26 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    26 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    26 responses
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    national average
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    26 responses
    above
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    • Yes.

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    • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
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    Temecula Valley Neurosurgery, Inc
    25150 Hancock Ave Ste 210
    Murrieta, CA 92562
    (951) 587-3739 (Office)
    (951) 698-5213 (Fax)
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