Dr. Duncan McBride, MD

Dr. Duncan McBride, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 63
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Dr. Duncan McBride, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Santa Monica, CA and has been practicing for 37 years. He graduated from Northwestern University The Feinberg School Of Medicine in 1981 and specializes in neurosurgery.

1131 Wilshire Blvd Ste 100

Santa Monica, CA 90401

Contact Information

(310) 319-3475

Insurance Accepted

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

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Top Care Areas

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

Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
high
more than 87% of peers
Spine Disorders
high
more than 82% of peers
Spinal Stenosis
high
more than 81% of peers

Dr. McBride'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*

44  Conditions Treated

  • 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
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stroke
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Torticollis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease
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16  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

  • Northwestern University The Feinberg School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1981
  • Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Nyu/Bellevue
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. McBride has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Danish
  • Spanish
  • Swedish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. McBride's Reviews

4.2
Likelihood of recommending Dr. McBride to family and friends
65 total reviews (22 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (65)

  • 5
    (51)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (13)

Dr. McBride'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 (22)

Dr. McBride is a wonderful surgeon with a friendly attitude, I am 34 years old and was in a lot of pain and very nervous, about having neurosurgery. He came over to the pre-opp room and made me laugh and really eased my fears. He is extremely talented and knowledge, he new right away the procedure...more
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Dr, McBride saved my life. I had a double disc replacement in my neck and 5 weeks later I'm good to go. I was in tremendous pain and I was referred to him by a friend. He suggested a disc replacement when the first awful doctor I saw suggested a fusion. He helped with insurance and his office...more
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Not only is Dr. McBride a superb surgeon with an excellent bedside manner, but he is also a champion for patients battling their own insurance companies for coverage. Dr. McBride took the time to talk to my insurance company's doctor to try and get an important procedure covered. That is beyond...more
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I had lumbar surgery by an Orthopedic surgeon in Bakersfield who damaged my sympathetic nerve during surgery. The surgeon told me that the pain that I was experiencing was normal. Four months went by and the pain kept getting worse (debilitating). So, I went to see Dr McBride who after just two...more
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Dr. McBride is AMAZING! Not only is he down to earth, easy to talk to, answers questions, explains your condition and treatment in detail, but he also genuinely cares about his patients. I came into his office in a walker. Only 3 months, after a very big surgery(Anterior and posterior spinal...more
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