Dr. Soren A. Singel, MD

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Specializes in Neurosurgery • Male • Age 50

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Hospital Quality

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UCSF Medical Center at Parnassus
505 Parnassus Avenue
San Francisco, CA 94143
Queen of the Valley Medical Center
1000 Trancas St
Napa, CA 94558

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UCSF Department of Neurological Surgery
UCSF Department of Neurological Surgery
505 PARNASSUS
San Francisco, CA 94143
UCSF Department of Neurological Surgery
1100 Trancas St Ste 200
Napa, CA 94558
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    Dr. Singel's Experience

    Dr. Singel's Care Philosophy

    Specialties

    • Neurosurgery
    • Neurovascular Surgery
    • Endovascular Neurosurgery

    Board Certifications

    • Neurosurgery
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    • Aneurysm Clipping
    • Aneurysm Embolization
    • Angiography
    • Brain Surgery
    • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
    • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
    • Disc Replacement
    • Hydrocephalus Surgery
    • Microneurovascular Surgery
    • Microsurgical Spine Surgery
    • Microvascular Decompression
    • Pituitary Gland Tumor Excision
    • Vascular Transcatheter Embolization
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    • Brain Aneurysm
    • Chiari Malformation, Adult
    • Hydrocephalus, Adult
    • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
    • Trigeminal Neuralgia
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    Background Check for Dr. Singel

    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
    • Patients Choice Award, 2008
    • Patients Choice Award, 2009
    • America's Most Compassionate Doctors, 2010
    • Patient's Choice Award, 2011
    • Patient's Choice Award, 2012
    • Patients Choice Award, 2010

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    Freie Universitaet Berlin
    Graduated in 1993

    Internship Hospital

    University Of California San Diego Medical Center
    Complete in 1998

    Residency Hospital

    University Of California San Diego Medical Center
    Complete in 2005

    Fellowship Hospital

    University Of Tennessee, Semmes Murphey Neurological & Spine Institute
    Complete in 2004

    Undergraduate Schools

    Eberhard Karls University / Faculty Of Medicine
    Graduated in 1988

    Other Education

    McGill University Neurosciences Research Institute
    Complete in 1998
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Singel & Staff

    • English
    • French
    • German
    • Mandarin
    • Spanish
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    Dr. Singel's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

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    • Queen of the Valley Medical Center

    • UCSF Medical Center at Parnassus

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    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Singel

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    Likelihood to Recommend

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    5 out of 5

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Singel to family and friends

    5 out of 5

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    Dr. Singel's Office & Staff

    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments

    5 out of 5

    15 responses

    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.

    4.9 out of 5

    15 responses

    Staff friendliness and courteousness

    4.7 out of 5

    15 responses

    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)

    10 – 15 minutes

    11 responses

    Experience with Dr. Singel

    Level of trust in provider's decisions

    4.9 out of 5

    15 responses

    How well provider explains medical condition(s)

    5 out of 5

    15 responses

    How well provider listens and answers questions

    5 out of 5

    15 responses

    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients

    5 out of 5

    15 responses

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    Appointments & Offices

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    Is Dr. Singel accepting new patients?

    • 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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    UCSF Department of Neurological Surgery
    505 PARNASSUS
    San Francisco, CA 94143
    (415) 476-1000 (Office)
    (415) 461-4398 (Fax)
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    UCSF Department of Neurological Surgery
    1100 Trancas St Ste 200
    Napa, CA 94558
    (707) 554-8273 (Office)
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