Dr. Kenneth Blumenfeld, MD

Dr. Kenneth Blumenfeld, MD

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Neurosurgery  |  
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57 y/o
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Dr. Kenneth Blumenfeld, MD is a neurosurgery doctor who practices in San Jose, CA. He is 57 years old and has been practicing for 26 years.

South Bay Brain And Spine

2577 Samaritan Dr Ste 810

San Jose, CA 95124
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Accepted insurance

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

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Top Care Areas

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Spondylosis
very high
more than 92% of peers
Traumatic Brain Injury
high
more than 86% of peers
Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
high
more than 86% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Blumenfeld "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."
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Specialties

  • Neurosurgery
  • Neurological Spine Surgery
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Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*
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Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Ear Disorders
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Gout
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Hydrocephalus Due to Congenital Stenosis of Aqueduct of Sylvius
  • Hydrocephalus, Adult
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Marfan Syndrome
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Obstructive Hydrocephalus
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rib Fracture
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Stroke
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thrombosis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease

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Procedures

  • Brain Surgery
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
  • 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
  • Fracture Care
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Replacement Revision
  • Knee Surgery
  • Kyphoplasty, Percutaneous
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Neuroplasty
  • Pituitary Gland Tumor Excision
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spine Fracture Treatment
  • Stereotactic Radiosurgery
  • Stereotactic Radiosurgery, Spinal or Cranial
  • Stereotactic Surgery
  • Stereotaxis
  • Vascular Transcatheter Embolization

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

  • Johns Hopkins University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1986
  • Perelman School Of Medicine University Of Pennsylvania
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1987
  • Perelman School Of Medicine University Of Pennsylvania
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1992

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Blumenfeld has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Blumenfeld's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Blumenfeld to family and friends
4.6
based on 11 total reviews (1 with a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (11)

  • 5
    (9)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (1)

Dr. Blumenfeld'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 (1)

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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...more
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Blumenfeld accepts 7 insurance carriers
  • 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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Hospitals where Dr. Blumenfeld has admitting privileges

Good Samaritan Hospital
2425 Samaritan Dr
San Jose, CA 95124
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Regional Medical Center - San Jose
225 N Jackson Ave
San Jose, CA 95116
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El Camino Hospital Los Gatos
815 Pollard Rd
Los Gatos, CA 95032
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O'Connor Hospital
2105 Forest Ave
San Jose, CA 95128
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