Dr. Julie Long, MD

Dr. Julie Long, MD

Orthopedic Spine Surgery  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 53
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Dr. Julie Long, MD is an orthopedic spine surgery specialist in Pleasanton, CA and has been practicing for 19 years. She graduated from University of California At San Diego in 1993 and specializes in orthopedic spine surgery.

5725 W Las Positas Blvd Ste 200

Pleasanton, CA 94588

Contact Information

(925) 469-6274

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • 2 More

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Top Care Areas

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

Low Back Pain
very high
more than 97% of peers
Back Pain
very high
more than 96% of peers
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
very high
more than 93% of peers

Dr. Long'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.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Long "The spine program at the Northern California Spine Institute is designed to offer a variety of treatment options to patients suffering from back pain or neck pain. We recognize that spine problems may be a multi-faceted challenge and have designed our practice to help patients meet these different challenges by offering the resources and support they need to improve their condition."

1  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Spine Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*

34  Conditions Treated

  • Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
  • Back Pain
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cervical Spine Disorders
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy

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20  Procedures

  • Anterior Cervical Microdiscectomy With Fusion
  • Cervical Artificial Disc Replacement
  • Cervical Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Cervical Spine Surgery
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Kyphoplasty, Percutaneous
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Lumbar Fusion
  • Lumbar Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Lumbar Laminectomy
  • Lumbar Spine Surgery
  • Neck Surgery
  • Neuroplasty
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spine Surgery

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

  • Notre Dame
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1986
  • University of California At San Diego
    Medical School | Graduated 1993
  • University of Minnesota Hospital and Clinics
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1994
  • University of Minnesota Hospital and Clinics
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1998
  • Twin Cities Spine Ctr
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1999
  • Northwestern
    Other Education | Completed 1987

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Long has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

  • California Orthopaedic Association, Member

Dr. Long's Reviews

5.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Long to family and friends
12 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (12)

  • 5
    (12)
  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Long's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

We (husband and I) would highly recommend Dr. Long for consultation and back surgery. Dr. Long made us feel very comfortable, explained everything in detail in simple terms as well as using pictures. We asked questions she answered without talking down to us. I felt great immediately, wanted to go...more
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If there is a rating beyond outstanding, Dr Long/her staff are well beyond that. Been at it over a decade trying to overcome back pain that started with leg numbness. Used daily Jacuzzi baths, core strengthening, rigorous exercise 5 d/wk, pushing PT to the insurance limits, drugs, and finally...more
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Extremely knowledgeable Compassionate Took time to fully explain my condition and any procedures being considered not only to me but to family or friends with me Did not in any way pressure me to have the surgery Overall excellent experience and well worth the drive to get to her offices
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