Dr. Barry Ceverha, MD

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Dr. Barry Ceverha, MD


Neurosurgery | Male

MemorialCare Medical Group 3828 Schaufele Ave Ste 340, Long Beach, CA 90808 Get Directions
(657) 241-9051

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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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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.

Dr. Ceverha's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Neurosurgery
  •  Board certified in Neurosurgery
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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Board Certifications

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  • Neurosurgery

Conditions Treated

  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Aneurysm
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain Tumor
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • 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
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thrombosis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Vascular Disease


  • Medical School
    University Of Southern California-Keck School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1974

  • Internship Hospital
    University Of California Los Angeles County Medical Center

    Completed in 1975

  • Residency Hospital
    University Of California Los Angeles County Medical Center

    Completed in 1980

  • Undergraduate School
    University Of California Berkeley

    Graduated in 1970

Languages Spoken

  • English

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  • Neurosurgery

Procedures Performed

  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Brain Surgery
  • Carotid Ultrasound
  • 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)
  • Neurostimulation
  • Neurosurgical Procedures
  • Pituitary Gland Tumor Excision
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities