Dr. Namath Hussain, MD

Dr. Namath Hussain, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 38
Dr. Namath Hussain, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Loma Linda, CA and has been practicing for 13 years. He graduated from Johns Hopkins University / School of Medicine in 2005 and specializes in neurosurgery.Read his story

25455 Barton Rd Ste 108

Loma Linda, CA 92354

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Molina Healthcare
  • MultiPlan
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Top Care Areas

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

Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
more than 75% of peers
Traumatic Brain Injury
more than 60% of peers
Lumbar Spine Fracture
more than 33% of peers

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Dr. Hussain's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Hussain "Namath Hussain is a staff neurosurgeon in the Department of Neurosurgery at Loma Linda University Medical Center. He completed his neurosurgery residency training at Penn State Hershey Medical Center, covering the vascular, tumor, spine, trauma, pediatrics, and functional services. Previously he was a medical student at Johns Hopkins University, where he worked in the Hunterian Brain Tumor Lab founded by Harvey Cushing. He completed his minimally-invasive and complex spine surgery fellowship training at Swedish Neuroscience Institute in Seattle, WA. Over the past decade, he has published more than 50 peer-reviewed scientific articles and introduced readers to novel surgical approaches that incur less blood loss, newer imaging modalities that can diagnose diseases with better accuracy before surgery, and better methods and novel devices to promote bone fusion. He's also studied overseas at Cambridge University in the UK. Originally from Diamond Bar, CA, he studied biomedical engineering at USC and earned a master's in business administration from Arizona State University."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Hussain "Dr. Hussain's philosophy of care is one focused around developing a relationship and a partnership with his patients, based on communication, trust, and compassion.  He strives to understand all aspects of their condition and truly does treat his patients like family.  His goal is to be the patient's advocate and to find the best and most appropriate treatment for each individual, using the most state of the art techniques and equipment. He recommends surgery only when absolutely necessary. When he does recommend surgery, he cares for patients with compassion and is always accessible to the patient and any family who want to speak with him day or night.  "

1  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Hussain does not have any board certifications listed.

75  Conditions Treated

  • Acute Urinary Retention
  • Adult Brain Tumor
  • Avulsion Fracture
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Bone Tumor
  • Brain Abscess
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Damage
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain Fag
  • Brain Injury
  • Brain Lesion
  • Brain Tumor
  • Brainstem Glioma
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cancer Pain
  • Cancer Treatment-Related Pain
  • Carotid Artery Stenosis
  • Cauda Equina Syndrome
  • Cerebral Astrocytoma
  • Cerebral Contusion
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage With Amyloidosis, Hereditary, Dutch Type
  • Cerebral Ventricle Neoplasm
  • Cervical Disc Degeneration
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari Malformation Type 1
  • Chiari Malformation Type 2
  • Complex Fractures
  • Compression Fracture
  • Discitis
  • Discogenic Pain
  • Dystonia
  • Epilepsy
  • Essential Tremor
  • Extracranial Germ Cell Tumors
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Insufficiency Fracture
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Klippel Feil Syndrome
  • Lumbar Disc Degeneration
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Malignant Brain Tumor
  • Metastatic Tumors (Brain)
  • Myelopathy
  • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  • Pain Disorder
  • Pain in Extremities
  • Parkinson's Disease
  • Pediatric Brain Tumor
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Peripheral Nerve Injuries
  • Primary Brain Tumor
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Seizure
  • Seizure Disorders
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stroke
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Disc Disorders
  • Thrombosis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Tremor
  • Tumor
  • Vascular Disease
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89  Procedures

  • Arthroscopic Spine Surgery
  • Artificial Disc Replacement
  • Brain Radiation Treatment
  • Brain Surgery
  • Brain Tumor Surgery
  • Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft
  • Carotid Surgery
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Cervical Artificial Disc Replacement
  • Cervical Disc Replacement
  • Cervical Spine Reconstruction
  • Cervical Spine Surgery
  • Complex Spinal Deformity Correction
  • Complex Spinal Reconstruction
  • Complex Spine Surgery
  • Craniectomy
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Craniotomy
  • Craniotomy for Brain Tumor
  • Deep Brain Stimulation
  • Deep Brain Stimulation Evaluation
  • Disc Arthroplasty
  • Disc Replacement
  • Disc Surgery
  • Dorsal Column Stimulation
  • Endoscopic Neurosurgery
  • Endoscopic Spinal Surgery
  • Endoscopic Thoracic Spine Surgery
  • Evaluation for Stereotactic and Functional Neurosurgery
  • Excision of Brain Tumor
  • Functional Neurosurgery
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Hydrocephalus Surgery
  • Image-Guided Spine Surgery
  • Implantable Peripheral Neurostimulator
  • Kyphoplasty
  • Kyphoplasty, Percutaneous
  • Kyphosis Surgery
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Laminectomy
  • Laminoplasty
  • Laminotomy
  • Leksell Gamma Knife® 4C Radiosurgery
  • Lower Spine Surgery
  • Lumbar Disc Replacement
  • Lumbar Laminectomy
  • Lumbar Spine Surgery
  • Microsurgery of Brain Tumors
  • Microsurgical Spine Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Decompression for Spinal Stenosis
  • Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
  • Minimally-Invasive Neurosurgery
  • Nerve Reconstruction
  • Neuroplasty
  • Neurostimulation
  • Neurosurgical Procedures
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus Surgery
  • Orthopedic Spine Surgery
  • Pediatric Spine Surgery
  • Percutaneous Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Percutaneous Vertebroplasty
  • Peripheral Nerve Decompression
  • Peripheral Nerve Stimulation
  • Peripheral Nerve Surgery
  • Posterior Cervical Laminectomy
  • Radiosurgery - CyberKnife® and Gamma Knife
  • Skull Base Surgery
  • Spinal Anesthesia
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Cord Injury Rehabilitation
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Cord Surgery
  • Spinal Decompression
  • Spinal Discectomy
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Internal Fixation
  • Spinal Pump Implant
  • Spinal Reconstruction
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spinal Spacer Procedure
  • Spinal Tumor Surgery
  • Spine Surgery
  • Stereotactic Neurosurgery
  • Stereotactic Radiosurgery, Spinal or Cranial
  • Total Disc Replacement
  • Trauma Neurosurgery
  • Traumatic Brain Injury Rehabilitation
  • Vagus Nerve Stimulation (VNS)
  • Vertebroplasty
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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.


  • University of Southern California
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 2001
  • Johns Hopkins University / School of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2005
  • Penn State Hershey Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Penn State Hershey Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed
  • Swedish Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Hussain has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Hussain has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Hindi
  • Spanish
  • Urdu

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Hussain's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Hussain to family and friends
53 total reviews (41 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (53)

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Dr. Hussain's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (41)

Dr. Hussain is the most professional and kindest doctor I have ever met. He operated on me for a micro discectomy and I had no pain nor was I scared or anxious about the surgery. I knew I had the most knowledgeable and capable surgeon operating on my spine. My surgery was a complete success. I...more
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doctor was very informative and helped me decide to go a head with the operation.
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very thorough, friendly, flexible, accommodating and apparently on of the only specialists for miles and miles around. It's no wonder Loma Linda Hospital/ Neurology dept. has such a prestigious world wide reputation for being one of thee very best. Im totally impressed!! Thank you Dr Hussain...more
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Dr. Hussain and staff have been most attentive and pleasant to deal with during this whole procedure.
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Dr. Hussain is simply amazing! Rarely do you find a doctor who has the medical knowledge and incredible surgical skill, along with the personable and humble bedside manner. I know Dr. Hussain has been an incredible blessing to my family and me. My surgery was 100% successful and I'm grateful that...more
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