Dr. David Levy, MD

Dr. David Levy, MD

Neurosurgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 53
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. David Levy, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in San Diego, CA and has been practicing for 30 years. He graduated from Emory University in 1988 and specializes in neurosurgery, cerebrovascular neurosurgery, and more.Read his story

200 W Arbor Dr

San Diego, CA 92103

Contact Information

(619) 543-6222

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Health Net
  • MultiPlan
  • Premera Blue Cross
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Dr. Levy's Experience

Dr. Levy's 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

Dr. Levy's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Levy "Dr. David Levy is a UCSD Clinical Professor of Neurosurgery who specializes in the treatment of brain aneurysms and other diseases of the blood vessels of the brain, including stroke Dr. Levy has published numerous scientific articles in the neurosurgical literature and wrote the book Gray Matter: a neurosurgeon discovers the power of prayer…one patient at a time, published by Tyndale House, detailing the dramatic intersection of medicine and faith, and the power of forgiveness. The book has been translated into the French and Romanian languages. Dr. Levy has been the recipient of the Best Doctor Award yearly since 2007 as well as America's Top Surgeons Award. His pastimes include caring for the poor and less fortunate around the world."


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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Levy "Dr. Levy believes that patients should have adequate information before making the decision for surgery. He listens carefully to patients and family members to formulate a treatment plan that is best for each individual patient."


  • Neurosurgery
  • Cerebrovascular Neurosurgery
  • Endovascular Neurosurgery
  • Neurovascular Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*

Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Thrombosis
  • Vascular Disease


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.


  • Valdosta State
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1984
  • Emory University
    Medical School | Graduated 1988
  • Phoenix Integrated Surg
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Barrow Neuro Inst St Josephs Med Ctr
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • University Of Vienna, Dept. Of Neurosurgery
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Levy has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Levy's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Levy to family and friends
based on 31 total reviews (3 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (31)

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Dr. Levy's Performance

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Office & Staff Performance

Office environment
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Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes
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Patient Comments (3)

in San Diego, CA
My sister had a brain aneurysm and was transferred to 3 different hospitals because the neurosurgeon at each hospital could not help her or had terrible diagnosis. We were blessed she was transferred in the care of Dr. Levy. There were over 30 family members asking questions and Dr. Levy was...more
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in Burbank, CA
Hands down the BEST doctor that has ever walked on the face of this earth!!! DR. LEVY is like NO other. He always made my husband and I feel at ease. It's in his nature to be kind, supportive, helpful, and reassuring. At the time, I lived in Burbank, CA. and he'd drive half way to meet...more
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in San Bernardino, CA
A Meet & Greet consult is most important to both patient and physician. Dr. Levy listens to your concerns and answers all your questions without making you feel rushed. He makes you feel like a person instead of a object. Dr. Levy kept family informed through out my husbands surgery and recovery....more
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