Dr. Christopher Aho, MD

Dr. Christopher Aho, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
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Age 45
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Dr. Christopher Aho, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Whittier, CA and has been practicing for 13 years. He graduated from University of Michigan Medical School in 1999 and specializes in neurosurgery.

12291 Washington Blvd Ste 102

Whittier, CA 90606

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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Health Net
  • USI Affinity

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Top Care Areas

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Low Back Pain
very high
more than 94% of peers
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
very high
more than 92% of peers
Spondylosis
high
more than 85% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*

51  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm, Intracranial Berry
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cauda Equina Syndrome
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Craniopharyngioma
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Epidural Hematoma
  • 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
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Ruptured Aneurysm
  • Saccular Aneurysm
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertebral Column Tumors
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12  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 Michigan Medical School
    Medical School | Graduated 1999
  • Oregon Health Sciences University
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2000
  • Los Angeles Cnty-USC Med Ctr
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2005

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Aho has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • Spanish
  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Aho's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Aho

4.4

Based on 32 reviews

5 Stars
81.25%
(26)
4 Stars
3.125%
(1)
3 Stars
0%
(0)
2 Stars
3.125%
(1)
1 Star
12.5%
(4)

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Great surgeon, because of him I'm able to walk again. He was quick on making my surgery possible even on a Sunday. I went into the ER on Thursday not able to walk or move without excruciating pain & by Sunday I was in surgery. Dr. Aho was great with explaining the procedure not only to me but my...Read More
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I was diagnosed with a meningioma tumor. We chose Dr. Aho to have the brain tumor removed as it was very large and was causing terrible headaches and mood swings. Dr. Aho performed the surgery and informed us of the risks. The surgery lasted more than 9 hrs. I am back to my old self without the...Read More
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Suffered from back pain for 3 years and I went to many doctors and chiropractors where I got epidural injections and did physical therapy and nothing provided relief. I went to see Dr. Aho and he did surgery on my lower back and since then I no longer have any back pain. I would recommend Dr. Aho...Read More
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Never had an operation before and this one was the first time and I was under a lot of pain but I had to get it done. I was recommended to Dr. Aho and he did an incredible job with my back surgery. I am very happy with the outcome and I recommend this to anybody who has similar problem.
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Before for seeing doctor Aho I had gone to many doctors for severe pain in my neck. After pills and injections, mri, catscans X Rays they could not determine what was causing my pain. After seeing doctor Aho he said he could fix my pain problem.He explained what had to be done in a way that I...Read More
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