Dr. Mitchel Berger, MD

Dr. Mitchel Berger, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 65
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Dr. Mitchel Berger, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in San Francisco, CA and has been practicing for 39 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 of California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Chinese Community Health Plan (CCHP)
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • MultiPlan
  • Western Health Advantage

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Top Care Areas

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

Brain Cancer
very high
more than 93% 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 90% of peers

Dr. Berger's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Berger "caring, good listener, dedicated, intelligent, compassionate, committed, healing and reassuring."

1  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*

30  Conditions Treated

9  Procedures

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

  • University Of Miami / School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1979
  • University Ca Sf School Of Med
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Berger has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Berger's Reviews

5.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Berger to family and friends
15 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (15)

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Dr. Berger'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

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

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...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...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...more
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