Dr. Jan Eckermann, MD

Dr. Jan Eckermann, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
Dr. Jan Eckermann, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Bakersfield, CA and has been practicing for 14 years. He graduated from Loma Linda Univ Sch Of Med in 2004 and specializes in neurosurgery.

2323 16th St Ste 407

Bakersfield, CA 93301

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

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

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Low Back Pain
more than 82% of peers
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more than 69% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Eckermann does not have any board certifications listed.

45  Conditions Treated

  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • 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
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stroke
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thrombosis
  • Torticollis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease


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12  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.


  • Loma Linda Univ Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 2004
  • Weill Cornell NY Presby Hosp/Meml Slaon Kettering
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Loma Linda Med Ctr
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Stanford University
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

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Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • German

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Eckermann's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Eckermann to family and friends
8 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (8)

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Dr. Eckermann's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

I was a patient of Dr eckerman in 2014. Spinal cord Stimulator surgery. I'm going paralyzed. Fighting to get it removed. I suffered from a hematoma in recovery, and since, the Stimulator leads we're put in wrong location, battery too close to spine, and sits off back. You can see a huge lump. I...more
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Good afternoon, Upon review of our records we are unaware of the issues you are having. Could you please contact our office so we can either assist you with removal of the device or refer you to another physician for removal.

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He worked flawlessly putting in a spinal cord stimulator. The surgery took around 2 hours. Recovery about 6 weeks. During the 6 weeks you could not B L T = bend lift or twist. I am a Marine corps veteran too. Semper Fi.
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Very personable and caring. It took a while to see him for appointment. Surgery went well and I am much better because of him.
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