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Dr. David Barba, MD

Neurosurgery ·  Male · Age 65

Dr. Barba

Dr. David Barba, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in San Diego, CA and has been practicing for 31 years. He graduated from Keck School Of Medicine Of The Univ Of Southern California in 1979 and specializes in neurosurgery.


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(858) 657-7000

Dr. Barba accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Basic HMO
Choice Plus POS II
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
Priority Select HMO
Select Plus HMO
Select PPO
Blue Shield of California
Access Plus Savenet
Local Access Plus HMO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
LACare
Molina Healthcare
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO

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. Barba's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Brain Disorders
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Barba treats Brain Disorders more than 84% of his peers

Dr. Barba treats this condition more than 84% of his peers

Brain Surgery
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Barba performs Brain Surgery more than 75% of his peers

Dr. Barba performs this procedure more than 75% of his peers

Spondylosis
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Barba treats Spondylosis more than 71% of his peers

Dr. Barba treats this condition more than 71% of his peers

Dr. Barba's conditions and procedures:

  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Aneurysm
  • Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
  • Bone Disorders
  • 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
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Deep Brain Stimulation
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Disc Replacement
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • 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)
  • Neuroplasty
  • Neurostimulation
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pituitary Gland Tumor Excision
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fracture Treatment
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stroke
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thrombosis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease

About Me

Biography

"David Barba, MD, is a board-certified neurosurgeon focusing on surgical treatment of people with epilepsy and movement disorders. While often presumed a last resort, surgery can be performed as a highly effective therapy for epilepsy, movement disor...

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Board Certifications

Education

1988
National Institute Hlth/Natl Institute Neurol&Comm Dis&Stroke
Fellowship Hospital
1986
University Wstrn Ontario Hospital
Fellowship Hospital
1985
University Ca
Residency Hospital
1984
Shinshu University
Fellowship Hospital
1980
Los Angeles Co Hospital
Internship Hospital
1979
Keck School Of Medicine Of The Univ Of Southern California
Medical School
1988
1986
1985
1984
1980
1979

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

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