Dr. Gordon Sakamoto, MD

Dr. Gordon Sakamoto, MD

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Dr. Gordon Sakamoto, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Burlingame, CA and has been practicing for 16 years. He specializes in neurosurgery.

Palo Alto Medical Foundation Neurolgy

1501 Trousdale Dr Fl 4

Burlingame, CA 94010
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Sakamoto performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
very high
more than 93% of peers
Subdural Hemorrhage
very high
more than 89% of peers
Herniated Disc
high
more than 80% of peers

Dr. Sakamoto's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

1  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Sakamoto does not have any board certifications listed.

52  Conditions Treated

  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Aneurysm
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cauda Equina Syndrome
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epidural Hematoma
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • 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
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease
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14  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

  • Stanford Univ Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 2002

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Sakamoto has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Sakamoto has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Sakamoto's Reviews

3.9
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Sakamoto to family and friends
11 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (11)

  • 5
    (7)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (2)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (2)

Dr. Sakamoto's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

I’ve had a couple of surgeries by Dr. Sakamoto. Hes very efficient a explains things very well. My only disappointment is he didn’t help more with getting me into a pain clinic after he operated.It would’ve been nice to set up a pain management referral so I could transfer from his care to another...more
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