Dr. Christopher Aho, MD

Dr. Christopher Aho, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 45
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Dr. Christopher Aho, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Whittier, CA and has been practicing for 14 years. He graduated from University Of Michigan Medical School in 1999 and specializes in neurosurgery.

12291 Washington Blvd Ste 102

Whittier, CA 90606

Contact Information

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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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for California
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Aho's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Low Back Pain
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Aho treats Low Back Pain more than 89% of his peers

Dr. Aho treats this condition more than 89% of his peers

Spine Disorders
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Aho treats Spine Disorders more than 79% of his peers

Dr. Aho treats this condition more than 79% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Arthritis of the Spine
  • Degenerative Spine Diseases
  • Ossification of the Posterior Longitudinal Ligament of the Spine
  • Pediatric Spinal Tumor
  • Progressive Spinal Muscular Atrophy
  • Progressive Spinobulbar Muscular Atrophy
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Dysostosis, Anhalt Type
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA)
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Ryukyuan Type
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Scapuloperoneal
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Type I
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Type II
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Type III
  • Spinal Tuberculosis
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Aho treats Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement) more than 81% of his peers

Dr. Aho treats this condition more than 81% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Brachial Neuritis
  • Neuritis
  • Neuritis With Brachial Predilection
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Peripheral Neuritis
  • Polyneuritis
  • Radiculitis
  • Ulnar Neuritis
  • Vestibular Neuritis

Dr. Aho's conditions and procedures:

Aneurysm
Aneurysm, Intracranial Berry
Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
Brain Aneurysm
Brain Cancer
Brain Disorders
Brain Surgery
Broken Neck
Cancer
Cauda Equina Syndrome
Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
Cerebral Hemorrhage
Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
Cerebrovascular Disease
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
Chiari's Deformity
Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
Craniopharyngioma
Degenerative Disc Disease
Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
Epidural Hematoma
Fracture
Herniated Disc
Herniated Disc Surgery
Hydrocephalus
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
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
Pituitary Gland Tumor Excision
Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Rasmussen's Syndrome
Ruptured Aneurysm
Saccular Aneurysm
Scoliosis
Secondary Malignancies
Spinal Cord Injury
Spinal Cord Stimulation
Spinal Cord Tumor
Spinal Fusion
Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
Spinal Stenosis
Spine Deformities
Spine Disorders
Spine Fracture Treatment
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
Spondylolisthesis
Spondylosis
Stereotactic Surgery
Stroke
Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
Subdural Hemorrhage
Thoracic Spine Fracture
Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
Traumatic Brain Injury
Vascular Disease
Vascular Transcatheter Embolization
Vertebral Column Tumors

About Me

Biography

Dr. Christopher Aho, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Whittier, CA and has been practicing for 14 years. He graduated from University Of Michigan Medical School in 1999 and specializes in neurosurgery.

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Board Certifications

Education

2005
Los Angeles Cnty-Usc Med Ctr
Residency Hospital
2000
Oregon Health Sciences University
Internship Hospital
1999
University Of Michigan Medical School
Medical School
2005
2000
1999

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

Dr. Aho's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Aho

4.4

Based on 34 reviews

5 Stars
82.3529411764706%
(28)
4 Stars
2.9411764705882355%
(1)
3 Stars
0%
(0)
2 Stars
2.9411764705882355%
(1)
1 Star
11.764705882352942%
(4)

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I went to see my regular doctor and I was referred to Dr. Aho due to severe low back pain that radiates down my lower extremities. I talked to Dr. Aho and he explained everything to me very thoroughly and everything he promised, was done. I now can walk, sleep on my back, and no longer have...Read More
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It was a great experience. The final results of my lumbar back surgery were better than I thought could happen. It was a blessing to be led to Dr. Ahos office. Thank you!
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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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Cigna
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Cigna PPO
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LocalPlus
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