Dr. Massoud Soumekh, MD

Dr. Massoud Soumekh, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
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Age 69
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Dr. Massoud Soumekh, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in La Mesa, CA and has been practicing for 44 years. He graduated from Tehran Univ Of Med Scies & Hlth Serv, Tehran Med Sch, Tehran, Iran in 1974 and specializes in neurosurgery.

5525 Grossmont Center Dr

La Mesa, CA 91942

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  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna

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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. Soumekh's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Spinal Stenosis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Soumekh treats Spinal Stenosis more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Soumekh treats this condition more than 98% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Lumbar Spinal Stenosis
Spine Disorders
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Soumekh treats Spine Disorders more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Soumekh treats this condition more than 98% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Arthritis of the Spine
  • Degenerative Spine Diseases
  • Ossification of the Posterior Longitudinal Ligament of the Spine
  • Pediatric Spinal Tumor
  • Progressive Spinal Muscular Atrophy
  • Progressive Spinobulbar Muscular Atrophy
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Dysostosis, Anhalt Type
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA)
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Ryukyuan Type
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Scapuloperoneal
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Type I
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Type II
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Type III
  • Spinal Tuberculosis
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Soumekh treats Cervical Spine Myelopathy more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Soumekh treats this condition more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Soumekh'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 Aneurysm
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
Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
Cerebrovascular Disease
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
Chiari's Deformity
Cranial Trauma
Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
Craniopharyngioma
Deep Brain Stimulation
Degenerative Disc Disease
Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
Ear Disorders
Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
Epidural Lysis of Adhesions (LOA)
Epilepsy
Fracture
Herniated Disc
Herniated Disc Surgery
Hydrocephalus
Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Intracranial Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM) Repair
Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
Low Back Pain
Lumbar Spine Fracture
Meningiomas
Myelopathy
Nerve Block, Somatic
Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
Neuroplasty
Neurostimulation
Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
Osteosarcoma
Pathological Spine Fracture
Pituitary Gland Tumor Excision
Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Repair Intracranial Aneurysm
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 Fractures, Traumatic
Spondylolisthesis
Spondylosis
Stroke
Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
Subdural Hemorrhage
Thoracic Spine Fracture
Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
Thrombosis
Traumatic Brain Injury
Vascular Disease
Vascular Transcatheter Embolization

About Me

Biography

Dr. Massoud Soumekh, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in La Mesa, CA and has been practicing for 44 years. He graduated from Tehran Univ Of Med Scies & Hlth Serv, Tehran Med Sch, Tehran, Iran in 1974 and specializes in neurosurgery.

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Board Certifications

Education

  • University Zurich
    Fellowship Hospital
  • Chldns Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital
  • Yale U/Hosp St Raphael
    Residency Hospital
  • Wayne State University
    Residency Hospital
  • Tehran University Hospital
    Internship Hospital
  • Queen Pahlavi Heart Fdn and Rsch Center
    Internship Hospital
  • 1974
    Tehran Univ Of Med Scies & Hlth Serv, Tehran Med Sch, Tehran, Iran
    Medical School
    1974

Languages

  • Arabic
  • English

Awards

Dr. Soumekh's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Soumekh

3.3

Based on 40 reviews

5 Stars
52.5%
(21)
4 Stars
7.5%
(3)
3 Stars
0%
(0)
2 Stars
0%
(0)
1 Star
40%
(16)

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My son had a massive brain stroke in mid August 2018. He was on life support and not expected to survive. I was asked to take him off of life support and let him pass away. Dr Soumekh was told of the situation and came out of surgery to tell me to trust him and give it more time for my son to...Read More
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I would not recommend this Dr if my life depended on it. My mom is in back pain all day every day after he did surgery on her.
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I was referred to Dr Soumekh and my visit with him was very good. He was quite nice, answered all my questions. Informed me that the info on my CD from the MRI plus my personal responses indicates that surgery is necessary for several reasons he gave me, but it is for me to decide. I will make...Read More
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I have seen many doctors in my life and have never met one as rude and arrogant and this one. He lacks the minimum compassion for people that you would expect healers to have
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Amazing surgeon helped in my time of need, I could not ask for a better doctor. He might not have the most amazing beside manner but he is great at his actual job of getting people back to good health.
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