Dr. Mark Stern, MD

Dr. Mark Stern, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
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Age 66
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Dr. Mark Stern, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Escondido, CA and has been practicing for 36 years. He graduated from Albany Medical College in 1977 and specializes in neurosurgery.

705 E Ohio Ave

Escondido, CA 92025

Contact Information

(760) 489-9490

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Molina Healthcare
  • MultiPlan
  • Sharp Health Plan

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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. Stern's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Cerebral Hemorrhage
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normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Stern treats Cerebral Hemorrhage more than 69% of his peers

Dr. Stern treats this condition more than 69% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Aneurysmal Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage With Amyloidosis, Hereditary, Dutch Type
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
Intervertebral Disc Disease
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normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Stern treats Intervertebral Disc Disease more than 65% of his peers

Dr. Stern treats this condition more than 65% of his peers

Myelopathy
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Stern treats Myelopathy more than 62% of his peers

Dr. Stern treats this condition more than 62% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Autoimmune Myelopathy

Dr. Stern's conditions and procedures:

Bone Disorders
Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
Brain Cancer
Brain Disorders
Brain Surgery
Broken Neck
Cancer
Cauda Equina Syndrome
Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
Cerebral Hemorrhage
Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
Cerebrovascular Disease
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
Degenerative Disc Disease
Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
Ear Disorders
Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
Epilepsy
Fracture
Herniated Disc
Herniated Disc Surgery
Hydrocephalus
Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
Low Back Pain
Lumbar Spine Fracture
Meningiomas
Myelopathy
Nerve Destruction by Neurolytic Agent
Neuroplasty
Neurostimulation
Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
Pathological Spine Fracture
Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Scoliosis
Secondary Malignancies
Spinal Cord Injury
Spinal Cord Stimulation
Spinal Fusion
Spinal Nerve Block
Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
Spinal Stenosis
Spine Deformities
Spine Disorders
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
Spondylolisthesis
Stereotactic Radiosurgery
Stereotactic Surgery
Stereotaxis
Stroke
Subdural Hemorrhage
Thrombosis
Traumatic Brain Injury
Vascular Disease

About Me

Biography

Dr. Mark Stern, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Escondido, CA and has been practicing for 36 years. He graduated from Albany Medical College in 1977 and specializes in neurosurgery.

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Board Certifications

Education

  • Usc University Hospital
    Residency Hospital
  • 1982
    National Institute Of Health
    Fellowship Hospital
    1982
  • 1978
    Georgetown University Hospital
    Internship Hospital
    1978
  • 1977
    Albany Medical College
    Medical School
    1977

Languages

  • French
  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

Dr. Stern's Reviews

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4.0

Based on 31 reviews

5 Stars
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1 Star
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very helpful, cheerful, caring and respectful. Healed so much of my pain, and i couldn't be more thankful for meeting him. YES!, the wait is long, but trust me, he IS WORTH IT!
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Dr. Stern performed ILIF surgery on my back May 2018. It was one level for stenosis and after 6 weeks I have no more of the previous lumbar pain on my right side and down my right leg. The problems with my leg - numbness, could not stand more than 5-10 minutes, could not walk more than 10 minutes...Read More
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Thanks to Dr. Stern, and the nevro implant, Im not in extreme pain.. First time in 5+years I haven't been in MAJOR pain. Highly reccomend Dr. Stern and nevro.
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My wife had extensive upper body pain. Headache, neck, shoulders and arms that would not life above the shoulders. Dr. Stern said it was not worth an operation. Another Dr. operated and all previously listed pains were gone also including back pain, foot cramp, and palsy finger. Dr. Stern also...Read More
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Courteous,comprehensive,incredibly knowledgeable of all the latest technology and willing to carefully listen to all my complaints and symptoms. He gave me a plan and suggested artificial disc replacement for my problem .I wasn't aware of this option.really glad I came to him.
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Locations

So CA Inst Neurological Surgery

Insurance accepted

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Aetna HMO
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Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
Advantage Preferred DirectAccess Plus PPO
Priority Select HMO
Select Plus HMO
Blue Shield of California
Access Plus Savenet
Local Access Plus HMO
Molina Healthcare
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
Sharp Health Plan
Gold Value

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