Dr. Moustapha Abou-Samra, MD

Dr. Moustapha Abou-Samra, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 70
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Dr. Moustapha Abou-Samra, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Ventura, CA and has been practicing for 43 years. He graduated from Damascus Univ in 1972 and specializes in neurosurgery.

168 N Brent St Ste 408

Ventura, CA 93003

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

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

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Abou-Samra performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Degenerative Disc Disease
very high
more than 96% of peers
Intervertebral Disc Disease
very high
more than 95% of peers
Herniated Disc
very high
more than 91% of peers

Dr. Abou-Samra'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.

1  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*

34  Conditions Treated

  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thrombosis
  • Vascular Disease

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12  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Brain Surgery
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Neuroplasty
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities

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

  • Damascus Univ
    Medical School | Graduated 1972
  • Perth Amboy Genl Hosp
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1973
  • Cmdnj
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1975
  • U Tex Hlth Sci Ctr
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1980

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Abou-Samra has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Arabic

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Abou-Samra's Reviews

4.7
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Abou-Samra to family and friends
23 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (23)

  • 5
    (21)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (2)

Dr. Abou-Samra'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

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

He was my favorite doctor..I have what's called Spina Bifida Myelmeningocele..and he was one of the BEST doctored I could ever ask for!! He seen me all the way up until I graduated High School..Thank You So Much for everything you did for me doctor!!
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Dr. Abou-Samra is a first-rate person and doctor. He treated me with respect and kindness at all times. I had anterior cervical discectomy and fusion on 3/4 and 4/5 ten days ago and feel so much better. I wish I had let him perform the surgery a year earlier. Ventura is lucky to have such a fine...more
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