Dr. Duncan McBride, MD

Dr. Duncan McBride, MD

Neurosurgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 63
(64)
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Dr. Duncan McBride, MD is a neurosurgery doctor who practices in Santa Monica, CA. He is 63 years old and has been practicing for 37 years.

1131 Wilshire Blvd Ste 100

Santa Monica, CA 90401

Contact Information

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

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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

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Specialties

  • Neurosurgery
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Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*
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Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • 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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Procedures

  • Brain Surgery
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Disc Replacement
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Epidural Lysis of Adhesions (LOA)
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Neuroplasty
  • Neurostimulation
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities

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

Likelihood of recommending Dr. McBride to family and friends
4.2
based on 64 total reviews (21 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (64)

  • 5
    (50)
  • 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 (21)

Woodland Hills |
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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in Venice, CA |
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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in Bakersfield, CA |
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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in Bakersfield, CA |
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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in Atascadero |
Doctor McBride is very accomplished, down to earth and easy to talk to. He is a very good Dr.,answers questions and explains treatment and prognosis. I had no problems with my procedure and as promised, I had a very quick recovery (four weeks) with an excellent outcome (no pain). I traveled 200...more
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. McBride accepts 6 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna 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
    Select Plus HMO
    Select PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. McBride has admitting privileges

Harbor - UCLA Medical Center
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UCLA Medical Center, Santa Monica
1250 16th St
Santa Monica, CA 90404
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