Dr. Kofi Kessey, MD

Neurosurgery  |  
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Age 50
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Dr. Kofi Kessey, MD
Dr. Kofi Kessey, MD is a neurosurgery doctor who practices in Thousand Oaks, CA. He is 50 years old and has been practicing for 16 years. Dr. Kessey is affiliated with Los Robles Hospital and Medical Center and Adventist Health Simi Valley.

351 Rolling Oaks Dr Ste 204

Thousand Oaks, CA 91361

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Dr. Kofi Kessey, MD

Dr. Kofi Kessey, MD

Accepted insurance

  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna

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Traumatic Brain Injury
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more than 44% of peers
Osteoarthritis of Spine
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more than 44% of peers
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
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more than 37% of peers

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This content was provided by Dr. Kessey "Dr. Kessey believes there are many aspects to providing top-notch medical care. Most important to him is considering a patient's individual needs and values while creating a treatment plan and offering options to patients. For that reason, the mission of Center for Neuroscience is to partner with you to create your ideal treatment plan, offering you choices that embrace the latest technology and proven treatments."

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Specialties

  • Neurosurgery
  • Acute Care Surgery
  • Cerebrovascular Neurosurgery
  • Critical Care Neurosurgery
  • Critical Care Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Neurological Spine Surgery
  • Neurological Skull Base Surgery
  • Neurological Spine Surgery
  • Neurological Trauma Surgery
  • Peripheral Nerve Surgery
  • Trauma Surgery
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Board Certifications

Dr. Kessey does not have any board certifications listed.

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Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain Tumor
  • 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
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Stroke
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thrombosis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Vascular Disease

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Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Brain Surgery
  • Brain Tumor Surgery
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Craniotomy
  • CyberKnife®, Cranial (Stereotactic Radiosurgery, Cranial) incl. Gamma Knife and LINAC Photon Beam
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Epidural Lysis of Adhesions (LOA)
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Laminectomy
  • Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
  • Nerve Block, Sympathetic
  • Neuroplasty
  • Neurostimulation
  • Neurosurgical Procedures
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spine Surgery
  • Stereotactic Radiosurgery
  • Stereotactic Surgery
  • Stereotaxis

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

  • Wittenberg University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1992
  • University Of Chicago Div Of Bio Sci Pritzker School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2001
  • Emory University
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2002
  • Cedar-Sinai Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2009

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Kessey has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Kessey's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Kessey to family and friends
4.8
based on 34 total reviews (9 with comments)
Dr. Kessey'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
    Under 10 minutes
Patient Comments (9)
in Simi Valley, CA |
I highly recommend Dr. Kessey. He successfully removed a tumor from my brain and masterfully closed the wound so the scar is fading nicely. He thoroughly explained the procedure, answered all questions, and aftercare is equally satisfying. Dr. Kessey has excellent 'bedside manners'. He spends as much time as needed with me. His assistant, Terri, offers support for patients and is a direct-line to Dr. Kessey. She is very knowledgeable and easy to talk to. Excellent care from both of them!
in Newbury Park |
Dr. Kessey performed a double cervical discectomy and fusion. He and his staff are outstanding. They take time to listen and are willing to help you through your challenging times. The pre-surgery, surgery, and post-surgery care were all excellent. I strongly recommend him for your neurosurgery needs.
in Moorpark |
Dr. Kessey performed serious and complicated spine surgery about 13 months ago. I visited him today to review the xray taken last week which certified that the procedure was successful. I give Dr. K highest marks. If, unhappily, I needed surgery again, in areas where his competency is beyond question. I would trust him to perform it.
Westlake Village, CA |
Dr Kessey provided follow-up care after my emergency room visit for a fractured C-1 vertebra. I was totally won over; first by Teri, who is awesome - for her very responsive, supportive and calming manner, then by the Dr. himself, who's professionalism and expertise are combined with a calm and approachable manner that provided much needed reassurance during this trying experience. He is very courteous, patient and generous with his time. I wish he could be my GP!
in Thousand Oaks, CA |
Dr. Kessey is a fine surgeon and person. I am very satisfied with his work. His receptionist, Teri, is wonderful to work with. Highly recommended.
in Westlake Village, CA |
Dr Kessey is extremely professional and a great doctor. Teri in his office is extremely helpful as well I would not hesitate recommending Dr Kessey. My mother and I were blessed to have found them. Thank you Dr Kessey and Teri for you outstanding care with my mother!!
in Thousand Oaks, CA |
Dr. Kessey performed surgery on back. He gave me straight, understandable, and compassionate talk about my back problem. He met with me just before surgery and after surgery . I really liked him atter we first met. His followup appoints gave me great medical, understandable, and compassionate advise. He made me very comfortable and very confident with him. I used to be afraid of having back surgery, but I got great confidence after my experience with him. I strongly recommend him.
in Calabasas, CA |
Dr. Kessey had already reviewed my MRI films prior to my appointment and thoroughly discussed my case with me. I liked the way he covered all bases.
in Thousand Oaks, CA |
Both Dr. Kessey and his assistant Terry were exceptionally good throughout entire process, from phone calls to office visits to pre-surgery to surgery to post-surgery to follow-up. All options were given and thoroughly and understandably explained. Very knowledgeable and very sensitive to guiding patients through what can be a very stressful scary time. Highly recommend.
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Dr. Kessey accepts 3 insurance carriers
  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
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Hospitals where Dr. Kessey has admitting privileges

Adventist Health Simi Valley
2975 Sycamore Dr
Simi Valley, CA 93065
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Los Robles Hospital and Medical Center
215 W Janss Rd
Thousand Oaks, CA 91360
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