Dr. Christopher Uchiyama, MD

Dr. Christopher Uchiyama, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
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Age 58
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Dr. Christopher Uchiyama, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in La Jolla, CA and has been practicing for 26 years. He graduated from Keck School Of Medicine Of The Univ Of Southern California in 1992 and specializes in neurosurgery.

10666 N Torrey Pines Rd # SW

La Jolla, CA 92037

Contact Information

(858) 554-8920

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • MultiPlan

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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. Uchiyama's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Uchiyama treats Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement) more than 93% of his peers

Dr. Uchiyama treats this condition more than 93% 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
Spondylosis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Uchiyama treats Spondylosis more than 91% of his peers

Dr. Uchiyama treats this condition more than 91% of his peers

Intervertebral Disc Disease
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Uchiyama treats Intervertebral Disc Disease more than 91% of his peers

Dr. Uchiyama treats this condition more than 91% of his peers

About Me

Biography

Dr. Christopher Uchiyama, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in La Jolla, CA and has been practicing for 26 years. He graduated from Keck School Of Medicine Of The Univ Of Southern California in 1992 and specializes in neurosurgery.

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Board Certifications

Education

  • Harvard Medical School
    Fellowship Hospital
  • University Of Utah Hospital
    Residency Hospital
  • Harvard Medical School
    Internship Hospital
  • 1992
    Keck School Of Medicine Of The Univ Of Southern California
    Medical School
    1992
  • University Of California At Los Angeles
    Undergraduate School

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Dr. Uchiyama's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Uchiyama

4.6

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I can't speak to his skills as a physician but I'm sure they're good. I can speak to his office's scheduling skills and they're poor. I was called almost immediately from the main waiting room and then I waited 60 minutes in the small room. I was told he was running behind twice. Granted the...Read More
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The most kind and compassionate doctor ever! Dr. Uchiyama is my Superman. He always takes the time to explain things and has never given up hope in finding solutions. He also has an awesome supportive team-his PA’s- Josh & Alia, RN’s-Andrea & Gina and his secretary, Sandra is the absolute best-who...Read More
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I was recommended to Dr. Uchiyama by my primary doctor who was treated by Dr. U. I had to wait 3 months for an appointment but it was definitely worth it. He is thorough, offers explanations that are easy to understand, attentive, patient and listens. I needed surgery and he and his team were...Read More
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I saw dr uchiyama for low back pain. I ended up needing surgery. Dr uchiyama is extremely knowledgable, straight to the point, experienced, honest, caring & only will suggest & do what is best for you. His PA, Joshua Del Hommee is also wonderful! I would NEVER even suggest that a patient see anyone...Read More
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Great Dr. He pays attention and fully explains medical conditions. Very thorough. Love is PA, Josh as well. Fully recommend!
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