Dr. Christopher Bogaev, MD

Dr. Christopher Bogaev, MD

Neurosurgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 51
(39)
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Dr. Christopher Bogaev, MD is a neurosurgery doctor who practices in San Antonio, TX. He is 51 years old and has been practicing for 20 years.

1139 E Sonterra Blvd

San Antonio, TX 78258

Contact Information

(210) 477-1956

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Ambetter
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
very high
more than 99% of peers
Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
very high
more than 99% of peers
Hydrocephalus
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Specialties

  • Neurosurgery
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Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*
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Conditions Treated

  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Aneurysm
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • 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
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epilepsy
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Rasmussen's Syndrome
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylosis
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thrombosis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertebral Column Tumors

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Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Brain Surgery
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Pituitary Gland Tumor Excision
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Stereotactic Radiosurgery
  • Stereotactic Radiosurgery, Spinal or Cranial
  • Stereotactic Surgery
  • Stereotaxis

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Texas.

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 Virginia / Main Campus
    Medical School | Graduated 1992
  • University Of Virginia School Of Medicine
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1993
  • University Of Virginia School Of Medicine
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1998
  • George Washington University School Of Medicine
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Bogaev has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Bogaev's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Bogaev to family and friends
4.6
based on 39 total reviews (9 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (39)

  • 5
    (34)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (3)

Dr. Bogaev'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
16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (9)

in San Antonio, TX |
I had suffered hemifacial spasm for 10 years, after trying different medications, acupuncture, botox, etc. My only option was microvascular decompression surgery (MVD). It was a difficult decision. When I started to look for a doctor in my area all pointed in the direction of this wonderful...more
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San Antonio , TX |
My husband had the best care with Dr Christopher Bogaev for his Trigeminal Neuralgia from the first office visit through the decompression surgery and after care. Explaining everything along the way it was a very nice experience for such a scary procedure and such a relief after years of...more
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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...more
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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...more
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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.
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Bogaev accepts 8 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Ambetter
    Superior Health Plan
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
    Blue Choice
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
    Preferred PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Bogaev has admitting privileges

Methodist Hospital
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Methodist Stone Oak Hospital
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