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Specializes in Neurosurgery • Male • Age 39

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Dr. Ponce's Experience

Dr. Ponce's Care Philosophy


  • Neurosurgery
  • Neurological Spine Reconstructive Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
  • Anterior Cervical Herniated Disc Surgery With Fusion
  • Brain Surgery
  • Brain Tumor Surgery
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Deep Brain Stimulation
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Laminectomy
  • Lumbar Fusion
  • Microdiscectomy
  • Microvascular Decompression
  • Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
  • Movement Disorder Surgery
  • Movement Disorder Surgery for Dystonia
  • Movement Disorder Surgery for Essential Tremor
  • Movement Disorder Surgery for Parkinson's Disease
  • Muscle Biopsy
  • Neurostimulation
  • Neurostimulation, Spinal
  • Neurosurgical Procedures
  • Parkinson's Surgery
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Instrumentation Procedures
  • Spinal Reconstruction
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spine Surgery
  • Stereotactic Neurosurgery
  • Trauma Neurosurgery
  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Tumor
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebral Vascular Disease
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Herniated Disc
  • Cervical Spine Fracture
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Cervical Spondylitis
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Epilepsy
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Intervertebral Disc Herniation
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Herniated Disc
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Movement Disorders
  • Myelopathy
  • Neurinoma
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Pseudotumor Cerebri
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rasmussen's Syndrome
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis Cervical Without Myelopathy
  • Stroke
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Traumatic Brain Injury

Background Check for Dr. Ponce

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Awards & Recognitions


Education & Training

Medical School

University Of Chicago/The Pritzker School Of Medicine
Graduated in 2004

Internship Hospital

Phoenix Integrated Surgical Residency Program
Complete in 2005

Residency Hospital

Complete in 2011

Fellowship Hospital

Complete in 2011

Undergraduate Schools

Harvard University
Graduated in 1998

Other Education

University of Toronto / Faculty of Medicine
Complete in 2009

Languages Spoken by Dr. Ponce & Staff

  • English
  • Spanish

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