Dr. Joseph Ciacci, MD

Dr. Joseph Ciacci, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
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Age 56
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Dr. Joseph Ciacci, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in San Diego, CA and has been practicing for 29 years. He graduated from University At Buffalo State University Of New York School Of Medicine in 1989 and specializes in neurosurgery, hematology & oncology, and more.Read his story

4510 Executive Dr

San Diego, CA 92121

Contact Information

(858) 657-7000

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Molina Healthcare
  • MultiPlan

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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. Ciacci's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Spine Disorders
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Ciacci treats Spine Disorders more than 56% of his peers

Dr. Ciacci treats this condition more than 56% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Arthritis of the Spine
  • Degenerative Spine Diseases
  • Ossification of the Posterior Longitudinal Ligament of the Spine
  • Pediatric Spinal Tumor
  • Progressive Spinal Muscular Atrophy
  • Progressive Spinobulbar Muscular Atrophy
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Dysostosis, Anhalt Type
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA)
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Ryukyuan Type
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Scapuloperoneal
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Type I
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Type II
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Type III
  • Spinal Tuberculosis
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
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normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Ciacci treats Cervical Spine Myelopathy more than 52% of his peers

Dr. Ciacci treats this condition more than 52% of his peers

Spinal Stenosis
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normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Ciacci treats Spinal Stenosis more than 52% of his peers

Dr. Ciacci treats this condition more than 52% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Lumbar Spinal Stenosis

Dr. Ciacci's conditions and procedures:

Acute Leukemia
Acute Myeloid Leukemia
Anemia
Autoimmune Diseases
Bleeding Disorders
Blood Disorders
Bone Disorders
Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
Brain Cancer
Brain Disorders
Brain Surgery
Broken Neck
Cancer
Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
Chiari's Deformity
Coagulation Disorders (incl. Hemophilia)
Cranial Trauma
Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Degenerative Disc Disease
Epilepsy
Fracture
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Hemophilia
Hemophilia A
Herniated Disc
Herniated Disc Surgery
Hydrocephalus
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
Low Back Pain
Lumbar Spine Fracture
Lung Cancer
Lymphocytosis
Meningiomas
Myelopathy
Myeloproliferative Disorders
Nerve Sheath Tumors
Neuroplasty
Pancytopenia
Pathological Spine Fracture
Prostate Cancer
Pulmonary Disease
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Retina Diseases
Secondary Malignancies
Spina Bifida
Spinal Cord Injury
Spinal Fusion
Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
Spinal Stenosis
Spine Deformities
Spine Disorders
Spine Fracture Treatment
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
Spondylolisthesis
Stomach Diseases
Stroke
Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
Subdural Hemorrhage
Thoracic Spine Fracture
Thrombosis
Traumatic Brain Injury
Urinary Disorders
Vascular Disease
Vascular Transcatheter Embolization
Venous Embolism and Thrombosis

About Me

Biography

"Joseph Ciacci, MD, is a board-certified neurosurgeon with extensive experience in neuro-oncology of the spine and brain. He leads clinics at Moores Cancer Center in La Jolla.Dr. Ciacci’s primary interests are tumors of the spine and brain, com...

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery
  • Hematology & Oncology
  • Oncology

Board Certifications

Education

  • National Naval Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital
  • Northwestern Memorial Hospital
    Residency Hospital
  • Mount Sinai, School Of Medicine
    Internship Hospital
  • 1989
    University At Buffalo State University Of New York School Of Medicine
    Medical School
    1989

Languages

  • French
  • English

Awards

Dr. Ciacci's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Ciacci

3.5

Based on 18 reviews

5 Stars
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4 Stars
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3 Stars
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2 Stars
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1 Star
33.333333333333336%
(6)

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Average Wait Time
  • 16 – 30 minutes
Dr. Ciacci's Performance
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Working a very physically demanding job for my entire life, my back was a constant source of concern. Eventually my chiropractic solutions became ineffective. Pain severe enough for an E.R. visit sent me to Dr. Ciaccis office. His advice was surgery. After months of trying to avoid the knife, I...Read More
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NEGATIVE 5 .HE NEVER CAME INTO SEE ME ONLY HIS STUDENTS. EVEN AFTER I ASKED TO SEE HIM.NOT EVEN SURE HE IS A DOCTOR.AFTER SURGERY WAS NOT SUCEFULL HE FELT A NEED TO SPEAK WITH ME. I WOULD NEVER RECOMMEND TO ANYTHING MAN OR ANIMAL.
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He & his team spent nearly an hour explaining my MRI to me my options & then we planned my future more tests & x rays prior to my likely surgery I was very confident about my pending future.
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Aetna
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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
Priority Select HMO
Select Plus HMO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
LocalPlus
Open Access Plus
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Molina Healthcare
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO

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