Dr. Kenneth Blumenfeld, MD

Dr. Kenneth Blumenfeld, MD

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Neurosurgery  ·  
Male  ·  
58 y/o
(11)

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Dr. Kenneth Blumenfeld, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in San Jose, CA and has been practicing for 27 years. He specializes in neurosurgery and neurological spine surgery.Read his story

South Bay Brain And Spine

2577 Samaritan Dr Ste 710

San Jose, CA 95124
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Health Net
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • WellPoint

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. Blumenfeld's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Spondylosis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Blumenfeld treats Spondylosis more than 89% of his peers

Dr. Blumenfeld treats this condition more than 89% of his peers

Bone Disorders
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Blumenfeld treats Bone Disorders more than 87% of his peers

Dr. Blumenfeld treats this condition more than 87% of his peers

Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Blumenfeld treats Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement) more than 84% of his peers

Dr. Blumenfeld treats this condition more than 84% 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. Blumenfeld's conditions and procedures:

Acoustic Neuroma
Aneurysm
Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
Bone Cancer
Bone Disorders
Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
Brain Disorders
Brain Surgery
Broken Neck
Cancer
Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
Cerebral Hemorrhage
Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
Cerebrovascular Disease
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
Chiari's Deformity
Cranial Trauma
Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
CyberKnife®, Cranial (Stereotactic Radiosurgery, Cranial) incl. Gamma Knife and LINAC Photon Beam
Disc Replacement
Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
Ear Disorders
Fracture
Herniated Disc
Herniated Disc Surgery
Hydrocephalus
Hydrocephalus Due to Congenital Stenosis of Aqueduct of Sylvius
Hydrocephalus, Adult
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
Low Back Pain
Lumbar Spine Fracture
Meningiomas
Myelopathy
Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
Neuroplasty
Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
Obstructive Hydrocephalus
Pathological Spine Fracture
Pituitary Gland Tumor Excision
Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Scoliosis
Secondary Malignancies
Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
Spinal Cord Injury
Spinal Cord Tumor
Spinal Fusion
Spinal Nerve Block
Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
Spinal Stenosis
Spine Deformities
Spine Disorders
Spine Fracture Treatment
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
Spondylolisthesis
Spondylosis
Stereotactic Radiosurgery
Stereotactic Radiosurgery, Spinal or Cranial
Stereotactic Surgery
Stereotaxis
Stroke
Subdural Hemorrhage
Thoracic Spine Fracture
Thrombosis
Traumatic Brain Injury
Vascular Disease
Vascular Transcatheter Embolization

About Me

Over the years, Dr. Blumenfeld has developed sub specialty interests that encompass neuro-oncology, stereotactic radiosurgery, degenerative spine, neurovascular and pituitary disease and sports and general neurological trauma. At Good Samaritan Hospital, he believes in the community-based, patient-centered and compassionate approach to multidisciplinary care.

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery
  • Neurological Spine Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

1992
Perelman School Of Medicine University Of Pennsylvania
Residency Hospital
1987
Perelman School Of Medicine University Of Pennsylvania
Internship Hospital
1986
Johns Hopkins University School Of Medicine
Medical School
1992
1987
1986

Awards

Dr. Blumenfeld's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Blumenfeld

4.5

Based on 11 reviews

5 Stars
81.81818181818181%
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4 Stars
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3 Stars
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1 Star
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Very impressive first meeting with him. He had examined my recent MRI and agreed with my desire to stop wearing a spinal brace which I had been using for 15 months because of prostate cancer spread to my spinal cord (pain free). A one week period to wean me away from the spinal brace seemed...Read More
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Insurance accepted

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Aetna
Aetna HMO
Anthem Blue Cross
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Health Net
Health Net HMO
UnitedHealthCare
PacifiCare HMO
United Healthcare
WellPoint

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O'Connor Hospital

San Jose, CA

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