Dr. Edward Rustamzadeh, MD

Dr. Edward Rustamzadeh, MD

Neurosurgery •  Male • Age 49

  
Accepting new patients

Dr. Edward Rustamzadeh, MD is a Neurosurgery Specialist in San Jose, CA. Dr. Rustamzadeh has more experience with Spine and Neuro-oncology than other specialists in his area. He is affiliated with medical facilities such as Good Samaritan Hospital and El Camino Health - Los Gatos Campus. He is accepting new patients. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Rustamzadeh to book an appointment.


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Dr Edward Rustamzadeh, MD

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(408) 540-6861
Premier Brain and Spine Institute2550 Samaritan Dr Ste D San Jose, CA 95124
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      It was the luckiest day of my life when I went to Good Sam ER and he was the neurosurgeon that day. I immediately liked him and felt confident with his expertise. Everyone spoke highly of him. He operated on me a few days later. I had a bad cervical neck and it wasn't a simple operation....I had major work done. His team in the operating room was excellent as well. Everything was explained what would be happening during the operation. It has been 3 months since the operation and I had X-rays of my neck taken today. I was astounded at all the work he did on my neck. I feel so lucky to have gotten him for my doctor. I love this doctor. He is the best!!
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      Gene W. – Jun 11, 2020
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      Dr. R treated my father and performed surgery on his back after a fall. Amazing result and recovery without complication. Very nice mannered doctor and office staff are very supportive. Highly recommend him.
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      Jan 07, 2020
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      Dr. Rustamzadeh performed surgery on my daughter Tonya this passed Monday. He spoke to me before the surgery and after the surgery. He was very willing to answer any questions that I had as well as her daughter. What ever she needed after the surgery he made sure of her receiving the care that she needed. I would highly recommend him to others. He's very caring of his patients and they're family. Thank you, Gretchen Ferguson (Tonya's mom)
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      Gretchen Ferguson in San Jose, Ca – Apr 20, 2017
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      The X-rays showed serious degeneration of my neck which was in the process of auto fusing. Very, very painful. Looking at the X-rays my primary doc said there are very few surgeons that would even touch that, but one would ... Dr Rustamzadeh. He did a total reconstruction of my neck C-2 > C-7 Surgery was approx 8 hours. The recovery wasn't too bad. Off all pain meds in a week and today I am completely pain free! Can't say enough good things about Dr R. He is one awesome surgeon-a miracle worker
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      Allen in Los Gatos, CA – Apr 14, 2017
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      Dr. R is an excellent skilled neurosurgeon with an awesome office staff/support team…esp., Nicole (RN). Nicole is kind, caring, efficient, listens to your questions/concerns, & is always eager to help! She makes you feel so comfortable & at ease…It's like having a friend there!! I've had to contact Dr. R's office on a number of occasions, for various reasons & Nicole was always quick to reply after speaking to Dr. Rustamzadeh, on my dad's behalf! So grateful to Dr. R & to his amazing staff!!!
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      San Jose, CA – Dec 03, 2016
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      An amazing experience, to say the least. I suffered from Piriformis Syndrome, which I was a told was virtually untreatable. Researched and found a couple of references to Dr. Rustamzadeh. After a 1-1/2 procedure and short downtime, I am driving long distances again with no pain whatsoever. And his assistant Nicole was wonderful - informed, professional, and kind.
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      Susan Magee in Alamo, CA – Nov 10, 2016
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      Dr. Rustamzadeh accepts the following insurance:

      Aetna
      Traditional PPO
      Anthem Blue Cross
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      CaliforniaCare HMO
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      Cigna PPO
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      Health Net
      Covered California - Bronze PPO
      Health Net PPO
      Individual and Family PPO
      MultiPlan
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      MultiPlan PPO
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      Simplifi
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      Options PPO
      PacifiCare HMO
      United Healthcare

      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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      Practice Areas

      Spine

      Spine specialists diagnose and treat conditions affecting the bones of the spine, including degenerative spine disease, herniated discs, stenosis, and fractured vertebrae, with treatments including medication, physical therapy, and surgery.Compare with other Spine specialists.

      Typically treats 59% more than similar doctors

      Based on claims data for 19 conditions and procedures

      TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
      Herniated Disc Surgery
      very high
      very high

      Treatment Frequency

      Dr. Rustamzadeh performs Herniated Disc Surgery more than 92% of their peers

      Dr. Rustamzadeh performs this procedure more than 92% of their peers

      Spine Disorders
      high
      high

      Treatment Frequency

      Dr. Rustamzadeh treats Spine Disorders more than 83% of their peers

      Dr. Rustamzadeh treats this condition more than 83% of their peers

      Spinal Stenosis
      high
      high

      Treatment Frequency

      Dr. Rustamzadeh treats Spinal Stenosis more than 81% of their peers

      Dr. Rustamzadeh treats this condition more than 81% of their peers

      Neuro-oncology

      Oncologists diagnose and treat tumors, both malignant and benign, in or near the brain and spinal cord.Compare with other Neuro-oncology specialists.

      Typically treats 65% more than similar doctors

      Based on claims data for 2 conditions and procedures

      TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
      Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
      normal
      normal

      Treatment Frequency

      Dr. Rustamzadeh treats Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma) more than 67% of their peers

      Dr. Rustamzadeh treats this condition more than 67% of their peers

      Brain Cancer
      normal
      normal

      Treatment Frequency

      Dr. Rustamzadeh treats Brain Cancer more than 63% of their peers

      Dr. Rustamzadeh treats this condition more than 63% of their peers

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      Dr. Rustamzadeh's conditions and procedures:

      • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
      • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
      • Acoustic Neuroma
      • Aneurysm
      • Bone Cancer
      • 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
      • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
      • Craniopharyngioma
      • Degenerative Disc Disease
      • Disc Replacement
      • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
      • Ear Disorders
      • Epilepsy
      • Fracture
      • Herniated Disc
      • Herniated Disc Surgery
      • Hydrocephalus
      • Intervertebral Disc Disease
      • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
      • Low Back Pain
      • Lumbar Spine Fracture
      • Meningiomas
      • Myelopathy
      • Nerve Sheath Tumors
      • Neuroplasty
      • Neurostimulation
      • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
      • Osteoarthritis of Spine
      • Osteosarcoma
      • Pathological Spine Fracture
      • Pituitary Gland Tumor Excision
      • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
      • Puncture Aspiration
      • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
      • Scoliosis
      • Secondary Malignancies
      • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
      • 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
      • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
      • Subdural Hemorrhage
      • Thoracic Spine Fracture
      • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
      • Thrombosis
      • Torticollis
      • Traumatic Brain Injury
      • Vascular Disease
      • Vascular Transcatheter Embolization
      • Vertebral Column Tumors

      About Me

      The Premier Brain and Spine Institute is dedicated to providing the highest quality of service to our patients.

      Specialties

      • Neurosurgery

      Board Certifications

      Education

      Cedars Sinai Medical Center
      Residency Hospital
      University of Minnesota-Duluth School Medicine
      Internship Hospital
      2002
      Cedar Sinai Med Ctr
      Fellowship Hospital

      Awards

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      Affiliated Hospitals

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      Good Samaritan Hospital

      San Jose, CA

      69% Patient experience rating, Equal to the national average

      El Camino Health - Los Gatos Campus

      Los Gatos, CA

      Mountain View Campus (El Camino Hospital)

      Mountain View, CA

      79% Patient experience rating, 10% higher than the national average