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

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Disciplinary Actions Found
  • Failure to keep adequate medical records (11/8/2017)View details
No malpractice claims found for California
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Dr. Mesiwala's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Spinal Cord Stimulation
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Mesiwala performs Spinal Cord Stimulation more than 93% of his peers

Dr. Mesiwala performs this procedure more than 93% of his peers

Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Mesiwala treats Post-Laminectomy Syndrome more than 93% of his peers

Dr. Mesiwala treats this condition more than 93% of his peers

Low Back Pain
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Mesiwala treats Low Back Pain more than 92% of his peers

Dr. Mesiwala treats this condition more than 92% of his peers

Dr. Mesiwala's conditions and procedures:

Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
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
Brain Surgery
Broken Neck
Cancer
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Cauda Equina Syndrome
Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
Cerebral Hemorrhage
Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
Cerebrovascular Disease
Cervical Artificial Disc Replacement
Cervical Disc Degeneration
Cervical Disc Replacement
Cervical Herniated Disc
Cervical Microdiscectomy
Cervical Radiculopathy
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
Chiari's Deformity
Concussion
Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
Deep Brain Stimulation
Degenerative Disc Disease
Disc Replacement
Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
Ear Disorders
Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
Epilepsy
Fracture
Head and Neck Conditions
Herniated Disc
Herniated Disc Surgery
Hydrocephalus
Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Joint Injection
Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
Low Back Pain
Lumbar Discography
Lumbar Herniated Disc
Lumbar Laminectomy
Lumbar Microdiscectomy
Lumbar Radiculopathy
Lumbar Spine Fracture
Meningiomas
Movement Disorders
Myelopathy
Neck Injuries
Neck Pain
Neck Surgery
Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
Neuroplasty
Neurostimulation
Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
Osteosarcoma
Parkinson's Disease
Pathological Spine Fracture
Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Scoliosis
Scoliosis Surgery
Secondary Malignancies
Spina Bifida
Spinal Compression Fracture
Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
Spinal Cord and Brain Disorders
Spinal Cord Injury
Spinal Cord Stimulation
Spinal Cord Tumor
Spinal Fusion
Spinal Instability
Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
Spinal Rigidity
Spinal Stenosis
Spine Deformities
Spine Disorders
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
Spine Surgery
Spondylolisthesis
Spondylosis
Stereotactic Radiosurgery
Stereotactic Radiosurgery, Spinal or Cranial
Stereotactic Surgery
Stereotaxis
Stroke
Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
Subdural Hemorrhage
Thoracic Spine Fracture
Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
Thrombosis
Traumatic Brain Injury
Ulnar Nerve Injuries
Vascular Disease

About Me

Care Philosophy

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 wi...

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Board Certifications

Education

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

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Dr. Mesiwala's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Mesiwala

4.3

Based on 62 reviews

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

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Dr Mesiwala is a very good Dr but his staff is going to ruin his business and reputation. I called to have my files moved to Rancho Cucmonga and have the Dr extend my handicap placard. The girls in the Rancho office said we will have the Dr call you back, we are now on the 3rd week and nobody has...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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