Dr. Christopher Bogaev, MD

Dr. Christopher Bogaev, MD

Neurosurgery | Male | 50 years old

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Dr. Bogaev specializes in Neurosurgery and practices in San Antonio, TX. He practices at 1 location.

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4.6
based on 36 total surveys (7 with reviews)
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in San Antonio, TX |
After being diagnosed with a posterior falx meningioma I was referred to Dr. Bogaev to discuss potential surgery. I have worked in the local San Antonio medical field for many years and specifically in surgery. I'll be honest, the decision to let someone go in to your brain was a difficult one. The consensus across the board was UNANIMOUS that Dr. Bogaev was not just the local best choice but possibly the most logical and qualified Brain Surgeon "in the world". He has indeed blessed my life! PTL
in San Antonio, TX |
What can I say about Dr. Bogav, simply THE BEST! and the kindest physician that I have ever seen. He is trustworthy with the highest level of expertise in his field. When out of the blue you are diagnosed with brain tumor your life goes upside down and you feel helpless and hopeless. I am glad that Dr. Bogaeve was there to remove my meningioma and help me to go back to my life as before. Thank you again.
San Antonio Texas |
I walked in the hospital 2 years ago to have a spinal lipoma removed. Was only having minimal pain and now I have had to have 5 surgeries since. Terrible nerve damage caused and my life was changed forever! I would never recommend him to anyone.
in Sutherland Springs, TX |
Our daughter was diagnosed with a brain tumor. Dr Bogaev was our neurosurgeon for the removal. He was excellent in all aspects. His bedside manor is the best we have ever experienced. A true professional and we felt that he genuinely cared for us and what we were going through. He has a great positive attitude and speaks to you in terms you can understand. Love him and highly recommend him to everyone. Thanks doc.
in Guatemala |
Outstanding Dr Just did te surgetu tookhim 45 min was sett forma 3 hours He isthe Best Dr Luis Archola pstient
in Brady, TX |
I had a brain tumor near my brain stem and Dr. Bogaev did my brain surgery and he is an amazing and caring doctor. I would recommend him to anyone who is in need of the services he offers.
Dr. Bogaev is a life saver. He is one of the most caring, professional and experienced medical providers I have ever met. This is coming from someone who has worked in the medical field over twenty years. I would refer anyone in need at the drop of a dime. It's a shame however, that his staff is the reason I would not. You'd be lucky to ever receive a call back if you have a medical concern. If you did, good luck dealing with is rude staff.
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  •  Specializes in Neurosurgery
  •  Board certified in Neurosurgery
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  •  No board actions found

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  • Neurosurgery

Conditions Treated

  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Aneurysm
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Cancer
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Craniopharyngioma
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epilepsy
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thrombosis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertebral Column Tumors

Education

  • Medical School
    University Of Virginia / Main Campus

    Graduated in 1992

  • Internship Hospital
    University Of Virginia School Of Medicine

    Completed in 1993

  • Residency Hospital
    University Of Virginia School Of Medicine

    Completed in 1998

  • Fellowship Hospital
    George Washington University School Of Medicine

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Procedures Performed

  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Brain Surgery
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Pituitary Gland Tumor Excision
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Stereotactic Surgery

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