Dr. Cary Alberstone, MD

Dr. Cary Alberstone, MD

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Neurosurgery  ·  
Male  ·  
56 y/o
(30)

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Dr. Cary Alberstone, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Oxnard, CA and has been practicing for 19 years. He specializes in neurosurgery.

Cary D. Alberstone, M.D., F.A.C.S.

1700 N Rose Ave Ste 250

Oxnard, CA 93030
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • Elderplan
  • Health Net of California
  • Kaiser Permanente
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • WellPoint

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Top Care Areas

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

Myelopathy
very high
more than 93% of peers
Low Back Pain
high
more than 89% of peers
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
high
more than 88% of peers

Dr. Alberstone'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.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Alberstone "My goal is to provide the highest level of compassionate and conservative care of spine and brain conditions that always puts the interests of the patient first. My philosophy is in a word is that "the secret of the care of the patient is in caring for the patient.""

1  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*

52  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain Tumor
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epidural Hematoma
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Pain
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thrombosis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease
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23  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

  • University of California at Riverside
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1984
  • Albany Medical College
    Medical School | Graduated 1991
  • Duke University
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1992
  • Harbor-UCLA Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1994
  • Stanford University Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1993
  • University of New Mexico / Main Campus
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1999
  • University NM
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1999
  • Harvard
    Other Education | Completed 1988
  • University of Southern California
    Other Education | Completed 1986

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Alberstone has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Alberstone's Reviews

4.3
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Alberstone to family and friends
30 total reviews (13 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (30)

  • 5
    (24)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (4)

Dr. Alberstone'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
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Patient Comments (13)

March 6, 2017, I had a “L4,5 laminectomy” that Dr. Alberstone performed at Saint John’s Regional Medical Center. The persistent lower back pain and numbness down the buttocks to the knees were completely gone the first day after surgery. Dr. Alberstone is a knowledgeable, skilled, and...more
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My mother's back surgery was a success. Dr. Alberstone did a great job.
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I have been a patient of Dr. Alberstone since 2010, initially being treated following an accident. Dr. Alberstone was very thorough and put me at ease during a difficult period. I have followed up with him regarding my spine issues. Dr. Alberstone isn't kind, friendly and LISTENS to all of my...more
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I was scared to death and the doctors no nonsense, straight forward approach, was very reassuring and he performed beyond my expectations. I've only had one experience in having surgery and I hope I never will have to again. This experience was as good as a traumatic event could be. Thank you Dr....more
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Dr. Albertstone and his staff are amazing! From the moment you walk into the office you are greeted with a warm welcome. Rocio and Susie are the front desk staff members and they are so kind and patient. They helped me get accuainted with the process of scheduling and referring with other Doctors...more
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