Dr. Barry Ceverha, MD

Dr. Barry Ceverha, MD

Neurosurgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 70
Dr. Barry Ceverha, MD is a neurosurgery doctor who practices in Long Beach, CA. He is 70 years old and has been practicing for 43 years. Read his story

3828 Schaufele Ave Ste 200

Long Beach, CA 90808

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Brain Disorders
more than 80% of peers
more than 65% of peers
Brain Surgery
more than 58% of peers

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Dr. Ceverha's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Ceverha "Growing up in northern California, Dr. Ceverha did his undergraduate work at the University of California at Berkeley prior to attending medical school at the University of Southern California (USC). Dr. Ceverha was selected as the supervisor for neurological surgery residents during his last year in the residency program. Upon completing his medical training, he started his own busy practice in Long Beach in 1980, however he continued to share his time as a clinical instructor at LA County/USC Medical Center through 2002. Throughout the years, Dr. Ceverha has written numerous articles and held several positions at Long Beach Memorial. Since 2012 he has held the position of Medical Director of the Neuro Intensive Care Unit at Long Beach Memorial. Dr. Ceverha belongs to several medical societies and last year became a Certified Medical Board Review Expert for the Medical Board of California. His high standard of care has earned him numerous awards and recognitions such as the Patient's Choice Award, US News and World Report – Top 10% of US NeuroSurgeons for the sixth year in a row, Compassionate Doctor, and Best Doctors among others. Over the years, Dr. Ceverha has volunteered as coach for his children's little league teams. He is an avid fan of the San Francisco Giants baseball team."


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  • Neurosurgery

Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*

Conditions Treated

  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Aneurysm
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain Tumor
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cauda Equina Syndrome
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Craniopharyngioma
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Vascular Disease


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  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Brain Surgery
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Deep Brain Stimulation
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Neuroplasty
  • Neurostimulation
  • Neurosurgical Procedures
  • Pituitary Gland Tumor Excision
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spine Fracture Treatment

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

0 Sanctions

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.


  • University Of California Berkeley
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1970
  • University of Southern California - Keck School of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1974
  • University of California Los Angeles County Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1975
  • University of California Los Angeles County Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1980

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Ceverha has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Ceverha's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Ceverha to family and friends
based on 21 total reviews (2 with comments)
Dr. Ceverha'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 (2)
Palos Verdes Estates |
Dr. Ceverha made a diagnosis that many other physicians missed. Not only is he brilliant, but he is very compassionate as others have noted. He saved me from having surgery that would have left me more disabled than I currently am and for this I am so very grateful.
in Buena Park, CA |
Dr. Ceverha and staff are amazingly compassionate, knowledgeable, and skilled. A fantastic doctor that makes you feel truly cared for. I would recommend him 100%.
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Hospitals where Dr. Ceverha has admitting privileges

Community Hospital of Long Beach
1720 Termino Ave
Long Beach, CA 90804
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Long Beach Memorial Medical Center
2801 Atlantic Ave
Long Beach, CA 90806
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Miller Children's & Women's Hospital - Long Beach
2801 Atlantic Ave
Long Beach, CA 90806
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Orange Coast Memorial Medical Center
18111 Brookhurst St
Fountain Valley, CA 92708
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Saddleback Memorial Medical Center- Laguna Hills
24451 Health Center Dr
Laguna Hills, CA 92653
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