Dr. Hoi U, MD

Neurosurgery •  Male • Age 74
  
Dr. U
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UC San Diego Health

4510 Executive Dr San Diego, CA 92121

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Dr. Hoi U, MD is a Neurosurgery Specialist in San Diego, CA and has over 48 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from Tufts U, School of Medicine medical school in 1972. He is affiliated with UCSD Medical Center - Hillcrest. He is accepting new patients. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. U to book an appointment.


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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, ...Read more

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

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Education

University of California-San Francisco
Residency Hospital
Stanford U Med Ctr
Internship Hospital
1972
Tufts U, School of Medicine
Medical School

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Dr. U accepts the following insurance:

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Dr. U's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Meningiomas
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Treatment Frequency

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

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

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  • Radiation-Induced Meningioma
Brain Disorders
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Treatment Frequency

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

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

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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
  • 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

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Locations

UC San Diego Health

UC San Diego Health4510 Executive Dr San Diego, CA 92121
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UC San Diego Health - Hillcrest

UC San Diego Health - Hillcrest4168 Front St San Diego, CA 92103
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