Dr. Mark Linskey, MD

Dr. Mark Linskey, MD

Neurosurgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 57
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Mark Linskey, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Orange, CA and has been practicing for 25 years. He graduated from Columbia University College Of Physicians and Surgeons in 1986 and specializes in neurosurgery.

101 the City Dr S

Orange, CA 92868

Contact Information

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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Top Care Areas


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

very high
more than 96% of peers
Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
very high
more than 92% of peers
Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
very high
more than 91% of peers

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  • Neurosurgery

Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*

Conditions Treated

  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Aneurysm
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Craniopharyngioma
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Torticollis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertebral Column Tumors


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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.


  • Columbia University College Of Physicians and Surgeons
    Medical School | Graduated 1986
  • University Pittsburgh Health Ctrs
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1987
  • University Pittsburgh Health Ctrs
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1993

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Linskey has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Linskey's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Linskey to family and friends
based on 24 total reviews (6 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (24)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Linskey's Performance

Explains condition(s) well
Answers Questions
Time well spent

Office & Staff Performance

Office environment
Staff friendliness
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (6)

Dr.Linskey has too aggressive approach! Now I have very serious complications and they are permanent. Ugh! Look for a different neurosurgeon!
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in Orange County, CA
Unfortunately, my experience was horrible with dr. Linskey. He ruined my life and my health. I was a healthy and active mom of two boys, but now after my transsphenoidal surgery that he performed, I became a disabled person. Right after the surgery, I developed a life-threatening complication and...more
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in Irvine
I told Dr Linskey at my post op that he’s a genius and he just laughed and said No I’m not, I’m an ordinary man. I literally adore this man. He has saved my life. He always explained things very carefully and in detail to me. He spent a fair amount of time in my pre-op explaining every single...more
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in Irvine, CA
Dr. Linskey performed MVD cranial surgery on me in 2008 and Gamma knife in 2013. He is consulting on something else for me. He is at the top of his profession. He's connected all over the world. Technically excellent and very patient-oriented. You feel he's fighting for you because he is. He saved...more
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in Yorba Linda, CA
Dr. Mark Linsey is a wonderful physician. He performed MVD surgery for me in 2007. The surgery was successful and he gave me my life back. Immediately following the surgery, my Trigeminal Neuralgia pain disappeared. I would highly recommend him to anyone suffering from Trigeminal Neuralgia. He...more
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