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Dr. Emeka Nchekwube, MD

Dr. Emeka Nchekwube, MD

Neurosurgery ·  Male · Age 72


Dr. Emeka Nchekwube, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Santa Clara, CA and has been practicing for 40 years. He specializes in neurosurgery.


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(408) 673-9136

Dr. Nchekwube accepts the following insurance:

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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. Nchekwube's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
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normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Nchekwube performs Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal more than 51% of his peers

Dr. Nchekwube performs this procedure more than 51% of his peers

Lumbar Spine Fracture
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normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Nchekwube treats Lumbar Spine Fracture more than 43% of his peers

Dr. Nchekwube treats this condition more than 43% of his peers

Cervical Spine Myelopathy
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normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Nchekwube treats Cervical Spine Myelopathy more than 37% of his peers

Dr. Nchekwube treats this condition more than 37% of his peers

Dr. Nchekwube's conditions and procedures:

  • 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
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Epidural Lysis of Adhesions (LOA)
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Block, Sympathetic
  • Neuroplasty
  • Neurostimulation
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stereotactic Surgery
  • Stereotaxis
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thrombosis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vascular Transcatheter Embolization

About Me

Biography

Dr. Emeka Nchekwube, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Santa Clara, CA and has been practicing for 40 years. He specializes in neurosurgery.

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Board Certifications

Education

Wayne State University
Medical School
1979
Wayne St University Hospital
Residency Hospital
1975
Ind University Hospital
Internship Hospital
1979
1975

Awards

Dr. Nchekwube's Reviews

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4.8

Based on 16 reviews

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1 Star
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Dr Nchekwube saved my life! He is a wonderful surgeon!
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I have had a Migraine like headache for 23 years and was treated with pain killers without understanding the cause. I saw him last week and he diagnosed me with Arthritis in less than 5 minutes and gave me an injection that has saved me from my daily headaches in the past 3 days. He knows his...Read More
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They found a brain tumor the size of a lemon a week ago. The doctor operated and he did such a wonderful job. It is truly rare to meet a doctor who has such high skills and such a wonderful bedside manner. He put not only all of my family at ease with his goodness and kindness. He truly is a very...Read More
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