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Dr. John Alksne, MD

Neurosurgery ·  Male · Age 85

Dr. Alksne

Dr. John Alksne, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in San Diego, CA and has been practicing for 56 years. He graduated from University Of Washington School Of Medicine in 1958 and specializes in neurosurgery.


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(858) 657-7000

Dr. Alksne 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
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO

Background Check

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. Alksne's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Cranial Trauma
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Alksne treats Cranial Trauma more than 69% of his peers

Dr. Alksne treats this condition more than 69% of his peers

Traumatic Brain Injury
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Alksne treats Traumatic Brain Injury more than 58% of his peers

Dr. Alksne treats this condition more than 58% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Acquired Brain Injuries
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
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normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Alksne treats Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement) more than 54% of his peers

Dr. Alksne treats this condition more than 54% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Brachial Neuritis
  • Neuritis
  • Neuritis With Brachial Predilection
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Peripheral Neuritis
  • Polyneuritis
  • Radiculitis
  • Ulnar Neuritis
  • Vestibular Neuritis

Dr. Alksne's conditions and procedures:

  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain Surgery
  • Cancer
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Deep Brain Stimulation
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Low Back Pain
  • Meningiomas
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Nerve Destruction by Neurolytic Agent
  • Neuroplasty
  • Neurostimulation
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylosis
  • Stereotactic Radiosurgery
  • Stereotactic Radiosurgery, Spinal or Cranial
  • Stereotactic Surgery
  • Stroke
  • Thrombosis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease

About Me

Biography

"John F. Alksne, MD, is a board-certified neurosurgeon who focuses on the care of patients with neurological conditions such as trigeminal neuralgia (tic doloreux/facial pain), facial tic, glossopharyngeal neuralgia, and acoustic neuroma. Dr. Alksne ...

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Board Certifications

Education

1963
University Of Washington
Residency Hospital
1959
University Nc
Internship Hospital
1958
University Of Washington School Of Medicine
Medical School
1963
1959
1958

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

Dr. Alksne's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Alksne

4.3

Based on 12 reviews

5 Stars
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1 Star
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