Dr. Anthony Virella, MD

Dr. Anthony Virella, MD

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48 y/o
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Dr. Anthony Virella, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Westlake Village, CA and has been practicing for 15 years. He specializes in neurosurgery and neurological spine surgery.Read his story

Virella Neurosurgery

32144 Agoura Rd Ste 220

Westlake Village, CA 91361
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna

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No malpractice claims found for California
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Virella's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Epidural Lysis of Adhesions (LOA)
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Virella performs Epidural Lysis of Adhesions (LOA) more than 40% of his peers

Dr. Virella performs this procedure more than 40% of his peers

Intervertebral Disc Disease
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Virella treats Intervertebral Disc Disease more than 18% of his peers

Dr. Virella treats this condition more than 18% of his peers

Dr. Virella's conditions and procedures:

Aneurysm
Autoimmune Diseases
Back Pain
Bone Disorders
Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
Brain Aneurysm
Brain Cancer
Brain Disorders
Brain Surgery
Broken Neck
Carpal Tunnel Release
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Cerebral Hemorrhage
Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
Chronic Neck Pain
Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
Degenerative Disc Disease
Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
Epidural Lysis of Adhesions (LOA)
Epilepsy
Fracture
Gait Abnormality
Gout
Hand Conditions
Herniated Disc
Herniated Disc Surgery
Hydrocephalus
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Knee Disorders
Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
Low Back Pain
Lumbar Spine Fracture
Lupus
Meningiomas
Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
Myelopathy
Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
Neuroplasty
Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
Osteoarthritis
Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
Osteoarthritis of Knee
Osteopenia
Peripheral Nerve Disorders
Pseudoarthrosis
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Rheumatoid Arthritis
Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Scoliosis
Spinal Fusion
Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
Spinal Stenosis
Spine Deformities
Spine Disorders
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
Spine Surgery
Spondylolisthesis
Spondylosis
Steroid Injection
Thoracic Spine Fracture
Thrombosis
Trigger Point Injection
Vascular Disease

About Me

Care Philosophy

I am a fellowship trained spinal neurosurgeon. After receiving my medical degree from Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, I completed my internship in General Surgery at the University of Pennsylvania, my Neurosurgery Residency...

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery
  • Neurological Spine Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

  • 2004
    University of California At Los Angeles
    Residency Hospital
    2004
  • 2003
    Cleveland Clinic Foundation
    Fellowship Hospital
    2003
  • 1997
    Perelman School of Medicine University of Pennsylvania
    Internship Hospital
    1997
  • 1996
    Columbia University College Of Physicians And Surgeons
    Medical School
    1996
  • 1991
    Hofstra University
    Undergraduate School
    1991

Languages

  • Farsi
  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

Dr. Virella's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Virella

3.0

Based on 24 reviews

5 Stars
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4 Stars
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2 Stars
4.166666666666667%
(1)
1 Star
45.833333333333336%
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Dr Virella performed a lumbar fusion after I had a severe car accident. I tried physical therapy, aquatic therapy, and epidurals, however, surgery became my only option. My surgery was a success! I am now pain free and was able to return to work after only 8 weeks with a brace. I have had two...Read More
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I think this very skilled man- this amazing office staff- they really care- I have had many spine surgeries, and Dr.Virella took on my case- I can stand and walk again. My dreams that had died are coming back. His skill,expertise and dedication is just beyond words! I am so grateful! And it's...Read More
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Dr Virella performed surgery on my back and alleviated all of my pain. They worked with my insurance so there was no problem there. Recovery time was longer than I expected but well worth it.
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OB sent me to him about serious pain (with MRIs) during a pregnancy that was weeks away from delivery he approached the appointment as if it was a waste of his time and that this case was not serious. After realizing he had nothing to say I began asking questions as to when I should begin to be...Read More
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WORSE DOCTOR EVER. I WOULD NOT TAKE MY DOG TO SEE HIM. IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO BE TREATED LIKE CRAP AND GOUGED FOR YOUR MONEY THAN THIS IS THE PLACE. AND HIS OFFICE MANAGER ACTS ALL SWEET UNTIL ITS TIME TO COLLECT MONEY. ALL THEY CARE ABOUT IS MONEY.
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