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Dr. Hoi U, MD

Neurosurgery ·  Male · Age 72

Dr. U

Dr. Hoi U, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in San Diego, CA and has been practicing for 47 years. He graduated from Tufts University School Of Medicine in 1972 and specializes in neurosurgery.


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(858) 657-7000

Dr. U accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
Advantage Preferred DirectAccess Plus PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California PPO
Select Plus HMO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Molina Healthcare
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
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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. U's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Meningiomas
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normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. U treats Meningiomas more than 77% of his peers

Dr. U treats this condition more than 77% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Radiation-Induced Meningioma
Brain Disorders
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. U treats Brain Disorders more than 47% of his peers

Dr. U treats this condition more than 47% of his peers

Traumatic Brain Injury
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. U treats Traumatic Brain Injury more than 44% of his peers

Dr. U treats this condition more than 44% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Acquired Brain Injuries
  • Traumatic Brain Injury

Dr. U's conditions and procedures:

  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Aneurysm
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain Surgery
  • Cancer
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Craniopharyngioma
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epilepsy
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Intracranial Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM) Repair
  • Low Back Pain
  • Meningiomas
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Pituitary Gland Tumor Excision
  • Repair Intracranial Aneurysm
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thrombosis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vascular Transcatheter Embolization

About Me

Biography

"Hoi Sang U, MD, is a board-certified neurosurgeon who is an internationally recognized specialist in the treatment of vascular anomalies known as AVMs. Patients have traveled to UCSD from as far away as Australia, Hong Kong, the Sultanate of Brunei,...

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Board Certifications

Education

University Of California San Francisco
Residency Hospital
Stanford University Med Center
Internship Hospital
1972
Tufts University School Of Medicine
Medical School
1972

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

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Dr. U's Reviews

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3.4

Based on 5 reviews

5 Stars
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1 Star
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