Dr. John Iskandar, MD

Dr. John Iskandar, MD

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Dr. John Iskandar, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Mesa, AZ and has been practicing for 26 years. He graduated from Rush Medical College Of Rush Univ in 1990 and specializes in neurosurgery.

2045 S Vineyard Ste 142

Mesa, AZ 85210

Contact Information

(480) 330-6010

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Iskandar performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
very high
more than 97% of peers
Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
normal
more than 76% of peers
Spondylosis
normal
more than 67% of peers

Dr. Iskandar's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

1  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*

55  Conditions Treated

  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Aneurysm
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epidural Hematoma
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spinal Stenosis
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Neurological Diseases
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rasmussen's Syndrome
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spinal Cord and Brain Disorders
  • Spinal Cord Disorders
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Torticollis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease

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41  Procedures

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Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Arizona.

1 Sanction
  • Disciplinary action in another state (4/28/2009)
    Action Taken: Surrender
    Summary: Dr. John I. Iskandar; License # MD073802L

    Nature of Complaint:

    The physician has been the subject of disciplinary action in another state.

    The physician failed to report disciplinary action taken by the State of Arizona.

    Action Taken:

    The physician has Permanently Voluntarily Surrendered his license to practice medicine in the State of Pennsylvania to the board.

    State: Pennsylvania
0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • Rush Medical College Of Rush Univ
    Medical School | Graduated 1990
  • Tripler Army Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1992
  • University of North Carolina Hospitals
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1998
  • University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • David and Mary Bloom Academic Scholarship, 1985
  • U.S. Army Health Professions Scholarship, 1986
  • Nathan A. Womack Surgical Society Scholar, 1996
  • National Defense Service Medal, 1991 and 2
  • Global War on Terrorism Medal, 2003
  • Bronze Star Medal, 2003
Media & Publications
  • Succesful Removal of a Cerebellar Hemangioblastoma in a Combat Support Hospital, Mar 2006
  • Aeromedical Evacuation of Patients with Pneumocephalus: Outcomes in 21 cases, Jan 2008
  • Nasoseptal Chondrosarcoma Resection Requiring Anterior Fossa Floor Repair: A Case Report, Oct 2008

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Indonesian

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Iskandar's Reviews

3.1
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Iskandar to family and friends
30 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (30)

  • 5
    (15)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (14)

Dr. Iskandar's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    GOOD
  • Time well spent

    GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

An amazing Dr. My 88yr old grandma who has dementia had to have a spinal fusion done after ending up in the ER. Dr Iskandar came in and sat with me and explained all of my options. The good the bad and the in between. Surgery was our only choice and with her age that was scary to do major back...more
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even though dr iskandar fixed my fiancees problem with surgery to his neck in feb 2017, his office staff and his bedside manner are horrible.they wont return calls on the med refills he needs to continue physical therapy they have cancelled 2 appts 30 to 45 minutes before they are scheduled they...more
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After mistakes made by our primary care physician's office, along with 4 trips to ER, someone finally listened to us in reference to my husband's back pain. Dr. Iskandar literally came to the rescue! He reviewed the MRI, examined my husband, and explained in detail what the problems were. ...more
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Due to nature of the emergency surgery I needed involving my spinal cord, I was a little hesitant to just accept the hospital on-call neurosurgeon. We also couldn't find many reviews for him and actually considered discharging and going to somewhere like Barrows. But Dr. Iskandar and his staff were...more
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