Dr. Peter Nakaji, MD

Dr. Peter Nakaji, MD

Neurosurgery | Male | 48 years old

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      Specialties

      • Neurosurgery
      • Cerebrovascular Neurosurgery
      • Neurovascular Surgery

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      • Neurosurgery

      Conditions Treated

      • Acoustic Neuroma
      • Adult Brain Tumor
      • Aneurysm
      • 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
      • Arachnoid Cyst
      • Arteriovenous Fistula
      • Arteriovenous Malformation
      • Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM) Spine
      • Astrocytoma
      • Bone Cancer
      • Bone Disorders
      • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
      • Brain Aneurysm
      • Brain Cancer
      • Brain Cysts, Adult
      • Brain Disorders
      • Brain Tumor
      • Brainstem Glioma
      • Brainstem Lesions
      • Brainstem Neoplasm
      • Broken Neck
      • Cancer
      • Carotid Artery Stenosis
      • Carotid Cavernous Fistula
      • Cavernous Hemangioma
      • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
      • Cerebral Hemorrhage
      • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
      • Cerebrovascular Disease
      • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
      • Charcot-Marie-Tooth Disease, Type 4E
      • Chiari Malformation Type 1
      • Chiari Malformation, Adult
      • Chiari's Deformity
      • Colloid Cyst
      • Colloid Cyst of Third Ventricle
      • Craniopharyngioma
      • Degenerative Disc Disease
      • Dissecting Aneurysm
      • Ear Disorders
      • Epilepsy
      • Fracture
      • Glioblastoma
      • Glioma
      • Gliosarcoma
      • Glossopharyngeal Neuralgia
      • Hemifacial Spasm
      • Herniated Disc
      • Hydrocephalus
      • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
      • Intervertebral Disc Disease
      • Low Back Pain
      • Lumbar Spine Fracture
      • Meningiomas
      • Myelopathy
      • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
      • Nerve Sheath Tumors
      • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
      • Oligodendroglioma
      • Osteoarthritis of Spine
      • Osteosarcoma
      • Paraganglioma
      • Pathological Spine Fracture
      • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
      • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
      • Rasmussen's Syndrome
      • Scoliosis
      • Secondary Malignancies
      • Skull Base Tumor
      • Spina Bifida
      • Spinal Cord and Brain Disorders
      • Spinal Cord Tumor
      • Spinal Stenosis
      • Spine Deformities
      • Spine Disorders
      • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
      • Spondylolisthesis
      • Stroke
      • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
      • Subdural Hemorrhage
      • Syringomyelia
      • Thoracic Spine Fracture
      • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
      • Thrombosis
      • Traumatic Brain Injury
      • Trigeminal Neuralgia
      • Vascular Disease

      Procedures Performed

      • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
      • Acute Stroke Intervention
      • Aneurysm Clipping
      • Brain Surgery
      • Brain Tumor Surgery
      • Carotid Surgery
      • Carotid Ultrasound
      • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
      • Cerebrovascular Surgery
      • Cervical Herniated Disc Surgery
      • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
      • Deep Brain Stimulation
      • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
      • Embolization of Arteriovenous Malformation
      • Endoscopic Microvascular Decompression
      • Endoscopic Neurosurgery
      • Endoscopy
      • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
      • Epidural Lysis of Adhesions (LOA)
      • Epilepsy Surgery
      • Herniated Disc Surgery
      • Interventional Endoscopy
      • Intracranial Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM) Repair
      • Intracranial Vessel Angioplasty and Stenting
      • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
      • Microvascular Decompression
      • Minimally Invasive Surgery
      • Neuroplasty
      • Neurosurgical Procedures
      • Pituitary Gland Tumor Excision
      • Puncture Aspiration
      • Repair Intracranial Aneurysm
      • Spinal Fusion
      • Spinal Nerve Block
      • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
      • Stenting, Intracranial Vessels
      • Stereotactic Radiosurgery
      • Stereotactic Radiosurgery, Spinal or Cranial
      • Stereotactic Surgery
      • Tumor Surgery
      • Vascular Transcatheter Embolization

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      Education

      • Medical School
        University Of California, San Diego, School Of Medicine

        Graduated in 1995

      • Internship Hospital
        University of California, San Diego

        Completed in 1997

      • Residency Hospital
        Ucsd Division Of Neurological Surgery, Neurosurgery

        Completed in 2003

      • Fellowship Hospital
        BARROW NEUROLOGICAL INSTITUTE

        Completed in 2004

      • Undergraduate School
        Ucsd Division Of Neuroligical Surgery

        Graduated in 1989

      Awards & Recognition

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        • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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      Languages Spoken

      • English
      • American Sign Language
      • Spanish
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      • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
      • Specializes in Neurosurgery
      • Board certified in Neurosurgery
      • Malpractice claims in Arizona not available
      • No sanctions found
      • No board actions found
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      Dr. Nakaji's Care Philosophy

      At Bna, We Put Our Patients First. We Are Committed To Treating Our Patients With Compassion And To Providing Innovative And Sound Medical Options For The Treatment Of Our Patient'S Neurological Conditions. As A Patient Of Bna, Your Health And Well-Being Are Important To Us. The Neurosurgeons, Physiatrists, Hospital Staff, Neurological Institute, And Other Members Of Our Multidisciplinary Team Work Together With One Goal In Mind - Helping You Get Well.