Dr. Ali Mesiwala, MD

Dr. Ali Mesiwala, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
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Age 47
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Dr. Ali Mesiwala, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Rancho Cucamonga, CA and has been practicing for 16 years. He graduated from University Of California, San Francisco, School Of Medicine in 1997 and specializes in neurosurgery.

9170 Haven Ave Ste 108

Rancho Cucamonga, CA 91730

Contact Information

(909) 948-8754

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • Health Net
  • Health Net of California
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • UnitedHealthCare
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Top Care Areas

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Low Back Pain
very high
more than 96% of peers
Degenerative Disc Disease
very high
more than 90% of peers
Intervertebral Disc Disease
very high
more than 90% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Mesiwala "Our compassionate and dedicated spine surgeons and pain management specialists are recognized as leaders in performing the most up-to-date minimally invasive procedures for patients suffering from spinal injuries and damage, or for our patients with chronic pain. Our goal is to provide patients with the least invasive medical approach, and better and faster recovery times and surgical outcomes."

1  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*

72  Conditions Treated

  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Aneurysm
  • Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brachial Plexus Injuries
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Damage
  • Brain Disorders
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cauda Equina Syndrome
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Disc Degeneration
  • Cervical Herniated Disc
  • Cervical Radiculopathy
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Concussion
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Head and Neck Conditions
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Herniated Disc
  • Lumbar Radiculopathy
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Movement Disorders
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Injuries
  • Neck Pain
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Parkinson's Disease
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Compression Fracture
  • Spinal Cord and Brain Disorders
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Instability
  • Spinal Rigidity
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Ulnar Nerve Injuries
  • Vascular Disease
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33  Procedures

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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

1 Sanction
  • Failure to keep adequate medical records (11/8/2017)
    Action Taken: Reprimand
    Summary: Please reference the following Document
    Documentation: Download here (PDF)
    State: California
0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • John Hopkins University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1992
  • University Of California, San Francisco, School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1997
  • University Of Washington
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1998
  • University Of Washington
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2001
  • International Neurosciences Institute
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2002

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Mesiwala has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Mesiwala has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • Spanish
  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Mesiwala's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Mesiwala

4.3

Based on 62 reviews

5 Stars
77.41935483870968%
(48)
4 Stars
4.838709677419355%
(3)
3 Stars
1.6129032258064515%
(1)
2 Stars
1.6129032258064515%
(1)
1 Star
14.516129032258064%
(9)

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Fantastic Doctor. I highly recommend him for any back issues. I go to his San Bernardino office and the only issue I have is the lady that sits at the front. She is very cold and short. Hard to even get her to talk. It says no cell phones but she kept getting texts while I was sitting in the...Read More
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As a surgical nurse I had a first hand view of Dr. Mesiwala ‘ s work in spine surgery. There was no question he was my surgeon of choice. I was having sciatic pain and then numbness started in my legs. His office staff worked with me very courteously and returned calls when they said they would....Read More
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For years, my pain mgmt. Dr. always said if he needed surgery, Mesiwala was his guy. When i needed surgery, i got lucky and he took me on as a patient. He is honest, enthusiastic, and somehow made me feel safe on the gurney on my way into the OR.(I freak out about surgery) Medical care in the US...Read More
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Oh my goodness... Dr Mesiwala is "Fabulous"..... I was having "Migraines" since I was 10 yrs old... I am now 60.... The last 5 years they have been every day and pain, oh my.....This doctor put the stimulator in my back to at least help with the pain..... I am so very comfortable with him... Was...Read More
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My experience with Doctor Mesiwall was amazing, today is two months after my L3-L5 fusion, my surgery went well. Now I can get up in the morning withoutv pain, walking 35 minutes without stoping or sitting. Overall I got my life back.He is a caring doctor and I would recommend him to everyone I...Read More
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