Dr. Bret Abshire, MD

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Specializes in Neurosurgery • Male • Age 49

25150 Hancock Ave Ste 210
Murrieta, CA 92562
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Loma Linda University Medical Center - Murrieta
28062 Baxter Rd
Murrieta, CA 92563
Southwest Healthcare System - Inland Valley Medical Center
36485 Inland Valley Dr
Wildomar, CA 92595

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

    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
    • Neurosurgical Board Certification, 2004
    • Chicago Medical School Salutatorian, 1994
    • Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society, 1993

    Media & Publications

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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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    9 Facts About Hospital Quality

    Patients’ risk of dying during a hospital stay for heart bypass surgery could be 87.4% lower, on average, at a hospital rated 5 stars compared to a hospital rated 1 star for that procedure. Choosing the right hospital is critical to your health. View Slideshow

    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

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    Likelihood to Recommend

    4.4
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    4.4 out of 5

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Abshire to family and friends

    4.4 out of 5

    18 responses

    Dr. Abshire's Office & Staff

    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments

    4.4 out of 5

    18 responses

    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.

    4.7 out of 5

    18 responses

    Staff friendliness and courteousness

    4.7 out of 5

    18 responses

    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)

    16 – 30 minutes

    18 responses

    Experience with Dr. Abshire

    Level of trust in provider's decisions

    4.6 out of 5

    18 responses

    How well provider explains medical condition(s)

    4.6 out of 5

    17 responses

    How well provider listens and answers questions

    4.6 out of 5

    18 responses

    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients

    4.5 out of 5

    18 responses

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    • Yes.

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    • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
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    Office Locations

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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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