Dr. Mark A. Liker, MD

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Specializes in Neurosurgery • Male

25751 McBean Pkwy Ste 305
Valencia, CA 91355
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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes

Dr. Liker's Offices

Neurosurgical Associates of Los Angeles
Valencia, California
25751 McBean Pkwy Ste 305
Valencia, CA 91355
USC Neurosurgery Clinic
USC Neurosurgery Clinic
1520 San Pablo St Ste 3800
Los Angeles, CA 90033
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Dr. Liker's Experience

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Dr. Liker's Care Philosophy

Dr. Liker's Specialties

Procedures Dr. Liker Performs

  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunts - Insertion, Repair or Removal
  • Complex Spine Surgery
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Conditions Dr. Liker Treats

  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
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Hospital Quality

The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

Northridge Hospital Medical Center
18300 Roscoe Boulevard
Northridge, CA 91325
Providence Saint Joseph Medical Center
501 South Buena Vista
Burbank, CA 91505

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Patient Satisfaction

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    Phone & Address

    Check insurance plans, locations and make an appointment

    Is Dr. Liker accepting new patients?

    • Yes.
    A
    Neurosurgical Associates of Los Angeles
    Valencia, California
    25751 McBean Pkwy Ste 305
    Valencia, CA 91355
    (818) 732-8376
    Contact Information
    (661) 799-2542 (Office)
    (661) 253-0248 (Fax)
    B
    USC Neurosurgery Clinic
    1520 San Pablo St Ste 3800
    Los Angeles, CA 90033
    (818) 732-8376
    Contact Information
    (323) 442-5720 (Office)
    C
    Brain & Spine Center
    Bakersfield, CA
    500 Old River Rd Ste 205
    Bakersfield, CA 93311
    (818) 732-8376
    Contact Information
    (661) 367-9782 (Office)
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    Accepted Insurances

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  2. Dr. Liker's Experience

    Dr. Liker's Care Philosophy

    Specialties

    • Neurosurgery

    Board Certifications

    • Neurosurgery
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    • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunts - Insertion, Repair or Removal
    • Complex Spine Surgery
    • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
    • Craniotomy
    • Deep Brain Stimulation
    • Disc Replacement
    • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Spinal Cord Repair
    • Gamma Knife Radiosurgery
    • Herniated Disc Surgery
    • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
    • Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
    • Neurostimulation
    • Neurostimulation, Spinal
    • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
    • Spinal Fusion
    • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
    • Spine Surgery
    2
    • Acoustic Neuroma
    • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
    • Brain Aneurysm
    • Brain Cancer
    • Brain Injury
    • Cerebral Hemorrhage
    • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
    • Cerebrovascular Disease
    • Cervical Spine Fracture
    • Cranial Trauma
    • Craniopharyngioma
    • Degenerative Disc Disease
    • Dystonia
    • Epilepsy
    • Essential Tremor
    • Hydrocephalus
    • Intervertebral Disc Herniation
    • Low Back Pain
    • Lumbar Spine Fracture
    • Meningiomas
    • Metastatic Cancer
    • Metastatic Tumors (Brain)
    • Myelopathy
    • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
    • Osteoarthritis of Spine
    • Parkinson's Disease
    • Pathological Spine Fracture
    • Pituitary Gland Cancer
    • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
    • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
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    • Scoliosis
    • Secondary Malignancies
    • Spina Bifida
    • Spinal Cord Tumor
    • Spinal Stenosis
    • Spine Deformities
    • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
    • Spondylolisthesis
    • Stroke
    • Thoracic Spine Fracture
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    Background Check for Dr. Liker

    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

    • US News and World Report, Top 1%, 2011-2012
    • US News and World Report, 2011-2012
    5

    Education & Training

    Medical School

    SUNY Downstate Medical Center College Of Medicine
    Graduated in 1995

    Residency Hospital

    University Of Southern California Lac and Usc-Neurological Surgery
    Complete in 2011

    Fellowship Hospital

    University Of Southern California
    Complete in 1999

    Undergraduate Schools

    Princeton U
    6

    Languages Spoken by Dr. Liker & Staff

    • English
    • Spanish
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  3. Dr. Liker's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

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      Northridge Hospital Medical Center

    • Bakersfield Heart Hospital

    • Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital

    • Keck Hospital of USC

    • Mercy Hospitals

    • Providence Holy Cross Medical Center

    • Providence Saint Joseph Medical Center

    • San Joaquin Community Hospital

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    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

  4. Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Liker

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Liker to family and friends

    40 responses
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