Dr. Edward Rustamzadeh, MD

Dr. Edward Rustamzadeh, MD

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Neurosurgery  ·  
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47 y/o
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Dr. Edward Rustamzadeh, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Los Gatos, CA and has been practicing for 17 years. He specializes in neurosurgery, neurology, and more.Read his story

Dr Edward Rustamzadeh, MD

800 Pollard Rd Bldg A

Los Gatos, CA 95032
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross
  • Benesys
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Health Net
  • MultiPlan
  • Simplifi
  • UnitedHealthCare

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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Dr. Rustamzadeh's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Herniated Disc Surgery
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

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

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

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Anterior Cervical Discectomy With Fusion
  • Anterior Cervical Discectomy With Plating & Fusion
  • Anterior Cervical Microdiscectomy With Fusion
  • Arthroscopic Microdiscectomy
  • Cervical Discectomy
  • Cervical Microdiscectomy
  • Lumbar Discectomy
  • Lumbar Microdiscectomy
  • Microdiscectomy
  • Percutaneous Discectomy
  • Spinal Discectomy
Spine Disorders
high
high

Treatment Frequency

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

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

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Arthritis of the Spine
  • Degenerative Spine Diseases
  • Ossification of the Posterior Longitudinal Ligament of the Spine
  • Pediatric Spinal Tumor
  • Progressive Spinal Muscular Atrophy
  • Progressive Spinobulbar Muscular Atrophy
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Dysostosis, Anhalt Type
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA)
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Ryukyuan Type
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Scapuloperoneal
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Type I
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Type II
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Type III
  • Spinal Tuberculosis
Spinal Stenosis
high
high

Treatment Frequency

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

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

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Lumbar Spinal Stenosis

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
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • 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
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Paracentesis
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pituitary Gland Tumor Excision
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • 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
  • Neurological Spine Reconstructive Surgery
  • Neurology
  • Peripheral Nerve Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

2005
University Of Minnesota Hospital and Clinic
Residency Hospital
2002
Cedar Sinai Med Ctr
Fellowship Hospital
2000
University Of Minnesota Hospital and Clinic
Internship Hospital
1999
Tufts University
Medical School
1994
University Of California, Davis
Undergraduate School
2005
2002
2000
1999
1994

Awards

Dr. Rustamzadeh's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Rustamzadeh

4.2

Based on 31 reviews

5 Stars
77.41935483870968%
(24)
4 Stars
0%
(0)
3 Stars
3.225806451612903%
(1)
2 Stars
0%
(0)
1 Star
19.35483870967742%
(6)

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What People Say About Dr. Edward Rustamzadeh, MD
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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...Read More
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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...Read More
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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...Read More
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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...Read More
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Aetna
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Anthem Blue Cross
Power Select HMO
Benesys
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
CaliforniaCare HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
Advantage Preferred DirectAccess Plus PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California PPO
Pathway X Guided Access HMO
Priority Select HMO
Select Plus HMO
Select PPO
Blue Shield of California
Access Plus Savenet
Basic Exclusive PPO for Small Business
Basic PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
LocalPlus
Open Access Plus
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Health Net
Covered California - Bronze PPO
Health Net PPO
Individual and Family PPO
MultiPlan
Kaiser PHCS Network PPO
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
Simplifi
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus POS
Navigate HMO
Navigate POS
Options PPO
PacifiCare HMO
United Healthcare

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