Dr. Nestor Gonzalez, MD

Dr. Nestor Gonzalez, MD

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Dr. Nestor Gonzalez, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Los Angeles, CA and has been practicing for 11 years. He graduated from Greater College Of Our Lady Of The Rosary in 1993 and specializes in neurosurgery, vascular & interventional radiology, and more.

127 S San Vicente Blvd # A6230

Los Angeles, CA 90048

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  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • CareSource
  • Cigna
  • Community Health Choice
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
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Dr. Gonzalez's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Cerebrovascular Disease
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high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Gonzalez treats Cerebrovascular Disease more than 89% of his peers

Dr. Gonzalez treats this condition more than 89% of his peers

Brain Aneurysm
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Gonzalez treats Brain Aneurysm more than 88% of his peers

Dr. Gonzalez treats this condition more than 88% of his peers

Aneurysm
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normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Gonzalez treats Aneurysm more than 79% of his peers

Dr. Gonzalez treats this condition more than 79% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm and Dissection of Heart
  • Aneurysm of Sinus of Valsalva
  • Aneurysm, Intracranial Berry
  • Aneurysm, Intracranial Berry, 1
  • Aneurysm, Intracranial Berry, 2
  • Aneurysm, Intracranial Berry, 3
  • Aneurysm, Intracranial Berry, 4
  • Aneurysm, Intracranial Berry, 5
  • Aneurysm, Intracranial Berry, 6
  • Aneurysm, Intracranial Berry, 7
  • Aneurysm, Intracranial Berry, 8
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Aneurysm, Familial Abdominal 1
  • Aortic Aneurysm, Familial Thoracic 1
  • Cerebral Aneurysm
  • Congenital Aneurysms of the Great Vessels
  • Coronary Artery Aneurysm
  • Dissecting Aneurysm
  • Endovascular Aortic Aneurysm
  • False Aneurysm
  • Femoral Aneurysm
  • Fetal Left Ventricular Aneurysm
  • Iliac Aneurysm
  • Leber Miliary Aneurysm
  • Popliteal Aneurysm
  • Pulmonary Arteriovenous Aneurysm
  • Retinal Macoaneurysm
  • Ruptured Aneurysm
  • Saccular Aneurysm
  • Suprarenal Aneurysm
  • Vein of Galen Aneurysm
  • Visceral Aneurysm

Dr. Gonzalez's conditions and procedures:

Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
Acoustic Neuroma
Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Acute Stroke
Acute Stroke Intervention
Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
Amaurosis Fugax
Aneurysm
Aneurysm Clipping
Aneurysm Embolization
Aneurysm Stenting
Aneurysm Surgery
Aneurysm, Intracranial Berry
Aneurysm, Intracranial Berry, 1
Aneurysm, Intracranial Berry, 2
Aneurysm, Intracranial Berry, 3
Aneurysm, Intracranial Berry, 4
Aneurysm, Intracranial Berry, 5
Aneurysm, Intracranial Berry, 6
Aneurysm, Intracranial Berry, 7
Aneurysm, Intracranial Berry, 8
Aneurysmal Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
Angiography
Angioplasty
Angioplasty With Stent Placement
Arterial Insufficiency
Arterial Occlusive Disease
Arteriovenous Malformation
Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM) Brain
Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM) Spine
Atherosclerosis
Atherosclerosis of Aorta
Balloon Angioplasty
Basilar Artery Insufficiency
Berry Aneurysm - Cirrhosis - Pulmonary Emphysema - Cerebral Calcification
Bone Cancer
Bone Disorders
Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
Brain Aneurysm
Brain Aneurysm Embolization
Brain Cancer
Brain Disorders
Brain Hemorrhage
Brain Infarction
Brain Surgery
Brainstem Strokes
Broken Neck
Cancer
Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
Carotid Artery Disease
Carotid Artery Stenosis
Carotid Artery Stent Placement
Carotid Bruit
Carotid Cavernous Fistula
Carotid Dissection
Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft
Carotid Surgery
Carotid Ultrasound
Catheter Angiography
Catheterization
Cavernous Hemangioma
Cavernous Malformation Brain
Cavernous Malformation of Spine
Cavernous Venous Malformation
Cerebral Angiography
Cerebral Arteriosclerosis
Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
Cerebral Hemorrhage
Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
Cerebrovascular Disease
Cerebrovascular Surgery
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
Chiari's Deformity
Complex Aneurysmal Disease
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
Cranial Trauma
Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
Degenerative Disc Disease
Dissecting Aneurysm
Dural Arteriovenous Fistulas
Ear Disorders
Embolization of Arteriovenous Malformation
Endoscopic Microvascular Decompression
Endoscopic Neurosurgery
Endovascular Aneurysm Repair
Endovascular Disorders
Endovascular Procedure
Endovascular Stent Grafting
Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
Epilepsy
Foix-Alajouanine Syndrome
Fracture
Herniated Disc
Hydrocephalus
Hypertensive Encephalopathy
Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Intra-Arterial Thrombolysis
Intracranial Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM) Repair
Intracranial Vessel Angioplasty and Stenting
Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
Low Back Pain
Meningiomas
Myelopathy
Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
Osteosarcoma
Peripheral Arterial Disease of Extremities
Peripheral Artery Disease
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Repair Intracranial Aneurysm
Revascularization
Saccular Aneurysm
Scoliosis
Secondary Malignancies
Spina Bifida
Spinal Fusion
Spinal Stenosis
Spine Deformities
Spine Disorders
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
Spondylolisthesis
Spondylosis
Stent Grafting
Stenting
Stenting, Intracranial Vessels
Stroke
Stroke Prevention
Stroke-Like Aphasia
Stroke-Like Dysarthria
Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
Subdural Hemorrhage
Thoracic Spine Fracture
Thrombosis
Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
Traumatic Brain Injury
Vascular Anomaly
Vascular Disease
Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography
Vascular Surgical Procedure
Vascular Transcatheter Embolization
Venous Insufficiency
Vertebral Column Tumors

About Me

Care Philosophy

My goal is to provide patients with innovative, effective, and safe interventions for cerebrovascular diseases and stroke. I underwent a demanding and unique training in radiology and neurosurgery to acquire the skills necessary for their treatmen...

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery
  • Cerebrovascular Neurosurgery
  • Neuroradiology
  • Vascular & Interventional Radiology

Board Certifications

Education

  • 2007
    Ucla-Endovascular Neurosurgery/Interventional Neuroradiology
    Fellowship Hospital
    2007
  • 2007
    Ucla-Neurosurgery
    Residency Hospital
    2007
  • 2001
    University of California At Los Angeles
    Internship Hospital
    2001
  • 1999
    University Of El Rosario-Radiology
    Residency Hospital
    1999
  • 1993
    Greater College Of Our Lady Of The Rosary
    Medical School
    1993
  • 1993
    Rosario University
    Undergraduate School
    1993

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Fellow of the American Heart Association / American Stroke Association, 2013
  • Ruth and Raymond Stotter Chair - Excellence in Neurosurgery Research, Teaching and Clinical Performance, 2011
  • Michael Brothers Memorial Award in Interventional and Therapeutic Neuroradiology, 2001
  • American Heart Association - Science Innovation Award, 2012
  • Ulrich Batzdorf Neurosurgery Teaching Award, 2010, 2011
  • Stein Oppenheimer Award - Research Award for Endovascular Stroke Model, 2008
  • National Radiology Award - Colombian Radiology Association, 1997
  • Summa Cum Laude University of el Rosario School of Medicine, 1993

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Dr. Gonzalez saved my life. He is a very special doctor with an excellent bed-side manner! I truly love him, and am forever in his debt. Thank you, dear Dr. Gonzalez, and thank you to everyone at at Cedars. ??
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Dr Gonzalez accepted my mom for higher level of care and treated her for a brain bleed. He is the go to neurosurgeon in the world with his expertise, courteousness, humility and intelligence. And ceders Sinai hospital in LA was a great hospital. Very courteous and attentive staff. My mom is having...Read More
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He's an amazing doctor. Very caring and humble. He makes you feel safe and secure and provides comfort and ease to your situation.
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