Dr. Ivar Szper, MD

Dr. Ivar Szper, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
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Age 70
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Dr. Ivar Szper, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Long Beach, CA and has been practicing for 40 years. He graduated from University Of Toledo College Of Medicine in 1973 and specializes in neurosurgery.

2888 Long Beach Blvd Ste 240

Long Beach, CA 90806

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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • LACare
  • Molina Healthcare

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Meningiomas
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more than 71% of peers
Brain Disorders
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more than 66% of peers
Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
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more than 65% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*

49  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • 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
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Craniopharyngioma
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • 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 Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease
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10  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

  • University Of Toledo College Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1973
  • Northwestern Center Feinberg School Of Medicine
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1974
  • Northwestern Center Feinberg School Of Medicine
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1980
  • Hospital Foch
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1978

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Szper has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French
  • Spanish
  • Tagalog

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Szper's Reviews

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Thanks you have given me my life back. I am elated with the results of the surgery
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James phillips in Cypress – Feb 21, 2018
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I am so thankful for Dr. Szper and his expertise! I had hurt my back awhile back and saw many specialists. As soon as I visited Dr. Szper he knew my problem on my first visit and told me surgery will be needed! I had surgery about 5 weeks ago and the pain is gone! Staff is very attentive and very...Read More
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Carson, CA – Apr 20, 2017
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Z best doctor I have ever had.
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J. W. Watson in Lakewood, CA – Jul 20, 2016
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