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Specializes in Neurosurgery • Male • Age 46

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Dr. Nakaji's Experience

Dr. Nakaji's Care Philosophy

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery
  • Cerebrovascular Neurosurgery
  • Neurovascular Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
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  • Acute Stroke Intervention
  • Aneurysm Clipping
  • AVM Embolization
  • Brain Surgery
  • Brain Tumor Surgery
  • Carotid Surgery
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
  • Cerebrovascular Surgery
  • 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
  • Endoscopic Microvascular Decompression
  • Endoscopic Neurosurgery
  • Endoscopy
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Epilepsy Surgery
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Interventional Endoscopy
  • Intracranial Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM) Repair
  • Intracranial Vessel Angioplasty
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Microvascular Decompression
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Neuroplasty
  • Neurosurgical Procedures
  • Repair Intracranial Aneurysm
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
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  • Stenting, Intracranial Vessels
  • Stereotactic Radiosurgery
  • Stereotactic Radiosurgery, Spinal
  • Tumor Surgery
  • Ultrasound, Carotid
  • Vascular Transcatheter Embolization
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  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Adult Brain Tumor
  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm, Intracranial Berry
  • Aneurysm, Intracranial Berry, 1
  • Aneurysm, Intracranial Berry, 2
  • Aneurysm, Intracranial Berry, 3
  • Aneurysm, Intracranial Berry, 4
  • Aneurysm, Intracranial Berry, 5
  • Aneurysm, Intracranial Berry, 6
  • Aneurysm, Intracranial Berry, 7
  • Aneurysm, Intracranial Berry, 8
  • Aneurysmal Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Arachnoid Cyst
  • Arteriovenous Fistula
  • Arteriovenous Malformation
  • Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM) Spine
  • Astrocytoma
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Cysts, Adult
  • Brain Tumor
  • Brainstem Glioma
  • Brainstem Lesions
  • Brainstem Neoplasm
  • Carotid Artery Stenosis
  • Carotid Cavernous Fistula
  • Cavernous Hemangioma
  • Central Nervous System Disorders
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  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Fracture
  • Charcot-Marie-Tooth Disease, Type 4E
  • Chiari Malformation Type 1
  • Chiari Malformation, Adult
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Colloid Cyst
  • Colloid Cyst of Third Ventricle
  • Craniopharyngioma
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Dissecting Aneurysm
  • Epilepsy
  • Glioblastoma
  • Glioma
  • Gliosarcoma
  • Glossopharyngeal Neuralgia
  • Hemifacial Spasm
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Intervertebral Disc Herniation
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Oligodendroglioma
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Paraganglioma
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Pseudotumor Cerebri
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rasmussen's Syndrome
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Skull Base Tumor
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Stroke
  • Syringomyelia
  • Syrinx
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Vascular Disease
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Background Check for Dr. Nakaji

Malpractice Claims not available

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  • 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

University Of California, San Diego, School Of Medicine
Graduated in 1995

Internship Hospital

University of California, San Diego
Complete in 1997

Residency Hospital

Ucsd Division Of Neurological Surgery, Neurosurgery
Complete in 2003

Fellowship Hospital

Barrow Neurological Institute
Complete in 2004

Undergraduate Schools

UCSD Division of Neuroligical Surgery
Graduated in 1989
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Languages Spoken by Dr. Nakaji & Staff

  • English
  • American Sign Language
  • Spanish
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