Dr. Gary Mathern, MD

Dr. Gary Mathern, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
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Age 63
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Dr. Gary Mathern, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Los Angeles, CA and has been practicing for 25 years. He graduated from Case Western Reserve University School Of Medicine in 1982 and specializes in neurosurgery.

300 STEIN PLZ STE 420

Los Angeles, CA 90095

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

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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. Mathern's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Chiari's Deformity
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Mathern treats Chiari's Deformity more than 55% of his peers

Dr. Mathern treats this condition more than 55% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Chiari Malformation Type 1
  • Chiari Malformation Type 2
  • Chiari Malformation Type 3
  • Chiari Malformation Type 4
  • Chiari Malformation, Adult
  • Chiari Malformation, Pediatric

Dr. Mathern's conditions and procedures:

Bone Disorders
Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
Brain Cancer
Brain Disorders
Brain Surgery
Cancer
Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
Cerebral Hemorrhage
Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
Chiari's Deformity
Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
Deep Brain Stimulation
Ear Disorders
Epilepsy
Fracture
Hydrocephalus
Meningiomas
Neurostimulation
Pathological Spine Fracture
Stroke
Subdural Hemorrhage
Thrombosis
Vascular Disease

About Me

Biography

Dr. Gary Mathern, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Los Angeles, CA and has been practicing for 25 years. He graduated from Case Western Reserve University School Of Medicine in 1982 and specializes in neurosurgery.

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Board Certifications

Education

  • 1993
    UCLA School Med Chs
    Fellowship Hospital
    1993
  • 1991
    UCLA School Med Chs
    Residency Hospital
    1991
  • 1983
    Cleveland Clinic Foundation
    Internship Hospital
    1983
  • 1982
    Case Western Reserve University School Of Medicine
    Medical School
    1982

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Dr. Mathern's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Mathern

2.3

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Dr. Mathern is our hero. In 2009 after 5.5 years of seizures, it was "another day at the office" for this brilliant man that we now call our dear friend. She has been seizure free since surgery and is a typical 17 year old teenager thanks to him. We a grateful to be able to give back to the...Read More
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I suffered b/c he refused to have anything to do with his past case, me, when I discovered that he had not provided the test result according to medical records, even though testing indicated serious medical condition requiring immediate treatment, so his self-absorbed, curt, cold, irresponsible...Read More
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Dr.Mathern did surgery on our then 8 year old daughter back in 2008. Fast forward 9 years, our daughter has not had a single seizure since the surgery. She has not taken any seizure medication in 8 years. Today, she is 17, on the water polo and swim team, and has her drivers license. All those...Read More
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I recall that he never properly gave the diagnosis meeting so my child suffered for a long time then when asked about it he refused to discuss blaming institutional information and he talked about wanting to charge money for that meeting which he charged money for.
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Saved my daughter's life. She had over 600 seizures in span of three years, had surgery with Dr Mathern, and hasn't had a seizure in 5 years. We are forever grateful to this man.
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