Dr. Bjorn Lobo, MD

Dr. Bjorn Lobo, MD

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Neurosurgery  ·  
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35 y/o
(12)

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Dr. Bjorn Lobo, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Northridge, CA and has been practicing for 5 years. He specializes in neurosurgery, cerebrovascular neurosurgery, and more.Read his story

California Neurosurgical Institute

18350 Roscoe Blvd Ste 405

Northridge, CA 91325
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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

Traumatic Brain Injury
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more than 60% of peers
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
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more than 26% of peers
Fracture
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more than 22% of peers

Dr. Lobo'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.

Dr. Lobo's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Lobo "Dr. Lobo grew up in Ohio and went to the Northeastern Ohio Universities College of Medicine where he completed the rigorous BS/MD program, which is one of only six programs in the country that accelerates undergraduate and medical school into a six-year period. He then completed his residency in Neurological Surgery at the Cleveland Clinic Foundation, one of the top four hospitals in the country. While at the Cleveland Clinic, he also completed a two-year fellowship focused on the treatment of complex brain tumors arising from the base of the skull. Spurred by his passion to be technically innovative in all aspects of skull-base surgery, Dr. Lobo then completed an additional one-year fellowship in minimally invasive and endoscopic skull base surgery at the John Wayne Cancer Institute in Santa Monica."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Lobo "Dr. Lobo has a very simple philosophy in his medical practice: treat every patient as if they were a family member. He understands that dealing with neurological illnesses is often an uncertain time in an individual's life and that many of these illnesses can be painful and debilitating. However, good results are often achieved when the patient and doctor work together as a team. Thus, after obtaining a comprehensive history of the illness from the patient, he likes to break down how specific treatments, including non-surgical management, may alleviate symptoms and then makes the decision together with the patient about the best course of treatment. If a surgical course is decided upon, he utilizes the most cutting edge technologies to provide precision care."
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6  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery
  • Cerebrovascular Neurosurgery
  • Minimally Invasive Neurological Spine Surgery
  • Neurological Skull Base Surgery
  • Neurological Spine Surgery
  • Neurological Trauma Surgery

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Lobo does not have any board certifications listed.

34  Conditions Treated

  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Myelopathy
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thrombosis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease
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14  Procedures

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.

Education

  • The University Of Akron
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 2003
  • Northeastern Ohio Universities College Of Medicine (Neomed)
    Medical School | Graduated 2007
  • The Cleveland Clinic Foundation
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2008
  • The Cleveland Clinic Foundation
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2014
  • The Cleveland Clinic Foundation (Skullbase Surgery)
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2013
  • The John Wayne Cancer Institute At Saint John's Health Center (Minimally Invasive Brain and Pituitary Surgery)
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2015

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Lobo has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Lobo has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Lobo's Reviews

4.6
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Lobo to family and friends
12 total reviews (12 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (12)

  • 5
    (10)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (1)

Dr. Lobo's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (12)

I blew out a disk in my lower back on a Saturday and Dr. Lobo came in on Sunday to repair my disk and take care of my pre-existing spinal stinosis. Three weeks after surgery, I'm starting physical therapy tomorrow and I'm now walking without a walker or a cane. His bedside manner is as good as his...more
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Dr. Lobo is an amazing surgeon. He is knowledgeable, thorough, honest and kind. He took time to clearly explain my diagnosis and treatment options so that I understood and could make an informed treatment decision. Dr. Lobo made me feel comfortable immediately, and I trusted him completely with...more
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I just want everyone to know how awesome Dr. Lobo is, and how grateful I am that he is my husband doctor, and thank him for my husband’s surgery he did yesterday to repair a fracture vertebra on his neck, and for taking the time to explain to me the procedure in detail and with honesty. Thank you...more
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Dr. Lobo is my very favorite doctor! He is very caring, and knowledgeable, and takes his time to throughly examine me. He replaced a shunt for my brain that the other doctor never even had an MRI performed when I told him of my complaints for three years! !
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I was somewhat hesitant about having another surgery. Dr. Lobo listened to and honored my concerns. He thoroughly explained the cause of the pain I had been living with for at least two years. I could not walk without taking pain medication. Initially he suggested I try another pain management...more
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