Dr. Christopher Ames, MD

Neurosurgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 50
(19)
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Dr. Christopher Ames, MD
Dr. Christopher Ames, MD is a neurosurgery doctor who practices in San Francisco, CA. He is 50 years old and has been practicing for 23 years. Dr. Ames is affiliated with UCSF Medical Center at Parnassus.

UCSF Medical Center Orthopedic

400 Parnassus Ave

San Francisco, CA 94143

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Dr. Christopher Ames, MD

Dr. Christopher Ames, MD

Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Benesys
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Brown & Toland Physicians
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Delta Health System
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Health Net
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Dr. Ames' Experience

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Dr. Ames' 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
2

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery
  • Orthopedic Surgery
1

Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*
11

Conditions Treated

  • Chondrosarcoma
  • Chordoma
  • Meningiomas
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Scoliosis
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Vertebral Column Tumors
1

Procedures

  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities

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, Los Angeles, School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1994
  • Barrow Neurol Inst
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Ames has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Ames' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Ames to family and friends
4.3
based on 19 total reviews
Dr. Ames' Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time
    16 to 30 minutes
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Ames accepts 15 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Basic HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
    Vitalidad Plus California Con Aetna
  • Benesys
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
    Advantage Preferred DirectAccess Plus PPO
    Blue Cross Blue Shield of California PPO
    Select Plus HMO
    Select PPO
  • Blue Shield of California
    Basic PPO
  • Brown & Toland Physicians
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    LocalPlus
    Open Access Plus
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Delta Health System
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Health Net
    Medicare Advantage PFFS
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Navigate HMO
    Navigate POS
    Options PPO
    United Healthcare

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Hospitals where Dr. Ames has admitting privileges

UCSF Medical Center at Parnassus
505 Parnassus Avenue
San Francisco, CA 94143
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