Dr. Elijah Wogu, DO

Dr. Elijah Wogu, DO

Neurosurgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 51
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Dr. Elijah Wogu, DO is a neurosurgery specialist in San Luis Obispo, CA and has been practicing for 14 years. He graduated from Western U Hlt Sci Col Osteo Med Of The Pacific in 2004 and specializes in neurosurgery and family medicine.

620 California Blvd Ste J

San Luis Obispo, CA 93401

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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Myelopathy
very high
more than 96% of peers
Low Back Pain
high
more than 85% of peers
Spondylosis
high
more than 84% of peers

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2  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery
  • Family Medicine

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Osteopathic Board of Surgery*

47  Conditions Treated

  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • 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
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • 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
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thrombosis
  • Torticollis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease
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15  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

  • Western U Hlt Sci Col Osteo Med Of The Pacific
    Medical School | Graduated 2004

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Wogu has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Wogu's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Wogu

2.6

Based on 22 reviews

5 Stars
36.36363636363637%
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4 Stars
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3 Stars
0%
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2 Stars
4.545454545454546%
(1)
1 Star
54.54545454545455%
(12)

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This has to be the number one most incompetent Person ( can't call his a doctor) I have ever had to be in the presence of. You as a consumer need to way out the real facts read more reviews and see how much you value you own life. Putting trust in this person is irresponsible and life threatening....Read More
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William Ayers in Arroyo grande, CA – Jul 24, 2018
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Good surgeon with odd bedside manner. He isn't the most empathic Dr. You will meet. And his office charged 100 to complete a disability form.
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Jan 30, 2018
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I am truly blessed to have ended up in the ER when Dr. Wogu was on call. He may have saved my life and he definitely improved my quality of life. I had an emergency multilevel spinal fusion and discectomy of my C6-7spine and now have a new lease on life. The pain I endured for 8 years is gone....Read More
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Merissa James in Atascadero, CA – Nov 26, 2017
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Did a botch surgery on a patient and then refused to see her asking family to go to other neurosurgeon. Patient is in coma. Incompetent and should not have medical license.
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John Smith in Atascadero, CA – Aug 31, 2017
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I pray I never have to have an experience with this Dr. Ever again.
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Los Angeles, CA – Nov 29, 2016
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