Dr. Dragan Dimitrov, MD

Dr. Dragan Dimitrov, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
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Age 48
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Dr. Dragan Dimitrov, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Monterey, CA and has been practicing for 22 years. He graduated from New York Univ Sch Of Med in 1996 and specializes in neurosurgery.

12 Upper Ragsdale Dr # A

Monterey, CA 93940

Contact Information

(831) 648-7200

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Dimitrov performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Low Back Pain
very high
more than 97% of peers
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
very high
more than 94% of peers
Spinal Stenosis
very high
more than 92% of peers

Dr. Dimitrov's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

1  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*

56  Conditions Treated

  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Aneurysm
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Broken Neck
  • 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
  • Epidural Hematoma
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stroke
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertebral Column Tumors
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20  Procedures

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.

Education

  • New York Univ Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1996
  • Duke University Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Washington University School Of Medicine
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Dimitrov has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Dimitrov's Reviews

4.1
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Dimitrov to family and friends
18 total reviews (5 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (18)

  • 5
    (14)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (4)

Dr. Dimitrov's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

Dr Dimitrov knows what he's doing; he has a very good reputation in the area that's well deserved. He did a craniotomy on me to get rid of hematomas pressing against the brain and that surgery was a complete success. I definitely would and do recommend him to my friends
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I had severe stenosis of my lumbar vertebra. After several years of research and trying other options I asked Dr. Dimitrov to open the canals in my l3 l4 vertebra so my spinal cord was not longer pinched. The surgery worked well and I'm starting to see my leg strength come back. Dr. Dimitrov...more
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I had a very unpleasant experience with this DR. He basically told me that everything Doctors had told me for decades was not true. He belittled me and acted as if nothing I told him was true. He disagreed with the other Surgeon in the office in front of me. His Radiologist assistant was also...more
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Excellent, dedicated, committed to do the best thing possible to resolve your back issues! I would highly recommend Dr. Dimitrov for kyphoplasty surgery. My L1 vertebra had a compression fracture of 50%, my pain was 24/7 and was disabled to a great degree. Dr. Dimitrov is a miracle surgeon who in...more
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Dr. Dimitrov did my back surgery two years ago. I had instant relief from pain. This was my second back surgery (first one was done by another doctor) and was done correctly. I have been pain free and living a good life since my surgery with Dr. Dimitrov. Would I recommend him? YES! I already...more
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