Dr. Mitchel Berger, MD

Dr. Mitchel Berger, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
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Age 66
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Dr. Mitchel Berger, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in San Francisco, CA and has been practicing for 40 years. He graduated from University Of Miami / School Of Medicine in 1979 and specializes in neurosurgery.

400 Parnassus Avenue

San Francisco, CA 94143

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • MultiPlan
  • Western Health Advantage

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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. Berger's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Berger performs Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy more than 95% of his peers

Dr. Berger performs this procedure more than 95% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Complex Skull Base Surgery
  • Craniectomy
  • Craniotomy
  • Craniotomy for Aneurysm
  • Craniotomy for Brain Tumor
  • Skull Base Surgery
Brain Cancer
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Berger treats Brain Cancer more than 94% of his peers

Dr. Berger treats this condition more than 94% of his peers

Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Berger treats Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma) more than 93% of his peers

Dr. Berger treats this condition more than 93% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Adult Cerebral Astrocytoma
  • Anaplastic Oligodendroglioma
  • Astrocytoma
  • Benign Astrocytoma
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brainstem Glioma
  • Cerebellar Astrocytoma
  • Cerebral Astrocytoma
  • Chordoma
  • Glioma
  • Gliomatosis Cerebri
  • Juvenile Pilocytic Astrocytoma
  • Malignant Astrocytoma
  • Malignant Glioma
  • Medulloblastoma
  • Melanoma-Astrocytoma Syndrome
  • Oligodendroglioma
  • Visual Pathway and Hypothalamic Glioma

Dr. Berger's conditions and procedures:

  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain Surgery
  • Cancer
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • CyberKnife®, Cranial (Stereotactic Radiosurgery, Cranial) incl. Gamma Knife and LINAC Photon Beam
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Meningiomas
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Neurosurgical Procedures
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylosis
  • Stereotactic Radiosurgery
  • Stereotactic Surgery
  • Stereotaxis
  • Stroke
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thrombosis
  • Vascular Disease

About Me

Care Philosophy

caring, good listener, dedicated, intelligent, compassionate, committed, healing and reassuring.

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Board Certifications

Education

University Ca Sf School Of Med
Residency Hospital
1979
University Of Miami / School Of Medicine
Medical School
1979

Awards

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Let me start off by saying my wife and I are here now. Dr Berger removed a tumor the size of a baseball from her frontal lobe. He is rumored to be the best neurosurgeon in the world. Well when others didn't want to touch this tumor or acted like it could not be done this man never even studdered...Read More
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Dr. Berger was the third neurosurgeon to operate on my daughter for a rare and difficult ganglioglioma 16 years ago, after two other neurosurgeons had failed to remove most of the tumor. We travelled cross country for his care, too. He did a complete resection! My daughter is alive and has a...Read More
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Caring, talented Professional that treated my Brain Tumor as well as was sensitive to what both myself and my Family was going through. I traveled across the Country for Surgery from Dr. Berger. Best decision I ever made. I'm +3 years Post-Op and would highly recommend Dr. Berger and his Team of...Read More
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Aetna
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Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
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Select Plus HMO
Select PPO
Blue Shield of California
Access Plus Savenet
Local Access Plus HMO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
LocalPlus
Open Access Plus
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
Western Health Advantage