Dr. Ali Mesiwala, MD

Dr. Ali Mesiwala, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 46
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

See how frequently Dr. Mesiwala performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

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

Dr. Mesiwala's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

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.


  • 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
  • Atkinsin Morley's Hospital
    Other Education | Completed 2002

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

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Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Mesiwala's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Mesiwala to family and friends
61 total reviews (13 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (61)

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  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Mesiwala's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (13)

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....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...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...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...more
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Absolute worst experience with any doctors office ever. Even worse than the VA system. Scheduling is ridiculous. My surgery was changed hours before it was scheduled to happen, then I was given the wrong times for the new date. The office is incapable of returning phone calls, even if it's more...more
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