Dr. Lawrence D. Dickinson, MD

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Specializes in Neurosurgery • Male • Age 55

1320 El Capitan Dr Ste 300
Danville, CA 94526
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Hospital Quality

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Eden Medical Center
20103 Lake Chabot Road
Castro Valley, CA 94546
Alta Bates Summit Medical Center - Alta Bates Camp
2450 Ashby Avenue
Berkeley, CA 94705

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  • Yes
Pacific Brain and Spine Medical Group
Pacific Brain and Spine Medical Group
1320 El Capitan Dr Ste 300
Danville, CA 94526
Pacific Brain and Spine Medical Group
20055 Lake Chabot Rd Ste 110
Castro Valley, CA 94546
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    Dr. Dickinson's Experience

    Specialties

    • Neurosurgery

    Board Certifications

    • Neurosurgery
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    • Brain Aneurysm Embolization
    • Brain Surgery
    • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunts - Insertion, Repair or Removal
    • Cervical Herniated Disc Surgery
    • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
    • CyberKnife®, Cranial (Stereotactic Radiosurgery, Cranial) incl. Gamma Knife and LINAC Photon Beam
    • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Spinal Cord Repair
    • Endovascular Aneurysm Repair
    • Herniated Disc Surgery
    • Kyphoplasty
    • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
    • Laminectomy
    • Microdiscectomy
    • Microneurovascular Surgery
    • Microsurgical Procedures
    • Minimally Invasive Surgery
    • Neuroplasty
    • Neurosurgical Procedures
    • Percutaneous Disc Decompression
    • Percutaneous Herniated Disc Surgery
    • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
    • Spinal Fusion
    • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
    • Spine Fracture Treatment
    • Spine Surgery
    • Stereotactic Radiosurgery
    • Stereotaxis
    • Vascular Transcatheter Embolization
    • Vertebroplasty
    2
    • Acoustic Neuroma
    • Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM) Brain
    • Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM) Spine
    • Back Pain
    • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
    • Brain Aneurysm
    • Brain Cancer
    • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
    • Cerebral Hemorrhage
    • Cerebral Vascular Disease
    • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
    • Cerebrovascular Disease
    • Cervical Spine Fracture
    • Coma
    • Concussion
    • Craniospinal Trauma
    • Degenerative Disc Disease
    • Epilepsy
    • Hydrocephalus
    • Intervertebral Disc Herniation
    • Intracranial Hematoma
    • Low Back Pain
    • Lumbar Spine Fracture
    • Meningiomas
    • Myelopathy
    • Nerve Diseases & Disorders
    • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
    • Osteoarthritis of Spine
    • Pathological Spine Fracture
    • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
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    • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Scoliosis
    • Secondary Malignancies
    • Spinal Cord Injury
    • Spinal Cord Tumor
    • Spinal Stenosis
    • Spine Deformities
    • Spine Dislocation
    • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
    • Spondolthesis
    • Spondylolisthesis
    • Sports Injuries
    • Stroke
    • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
    • Subdural Hematoma
    • Thoracic Spine Fracture
    • Traumatic Brain Injury
    • Trigeminal Neuralgia
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    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

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    TUCOM-CA
    Graduated in 1987

    Internship Hospital

    University of Michigan Hospital
    Complete in 1988

    Residency Hospital

    University of Michigan Hospital
    Complete in 1994

    Fellowship Hospital

    Shands Hospital at the University of Fl
    Complete in 1995

    Undergraduate Schools

    University of California, San Diego
    Graduated in 1983
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Dickinson & Staff

    • English
    • French
    • Spanish
  2. Healthgrades

    9 Facts About Hospital Quality

    Patients’ risk of dying during a hospital stay for heart bypass surgery could be 85.2% 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. Dickinson'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. Dickinson has admitting privileges:

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    • Alta Bates Summit Medical Center - Alta Bates Camp

    • Eden Medical Center

    • San Ramon Regional Medical Center

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    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Dickinson

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Dickinson to family and friends

    11 responses
    above
    national average

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    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    11 responses
    below
    national average
    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    11 responses
    above
    national average
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    11 responses
    above
    national average
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    10 – 15 minutes 10 responses
    same as
    national average
    Experience with Dr. Dickinson
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    11 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    11 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    11 responses
    above
    national average
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    11 responses
    above
    national average

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    Office Locations

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    Pacific Brain and Spine Medical Group
    1320 El Capitan Dr Ste 300
    Danville, CA 94526
    (925) 884-2360 (Office)
    B
    Pacific Brain and Spine Medical Group
    20055 Lake Chabot Rd Ste 110
    Castro Valley, CA 94546
    (510) 886-3138 (Office)
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