Dr. Rafael Tamargo, MD

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Dr. Rafael Tamargo, MD

Neurosurgery | Male

JOHNS HOPKINS HOSPITAL 600 N WOLFE ST, Baltimore, MD 21287 Get Directions
(410) 955-5080

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Dr. Tamargo specializes in Neurosurgery and practices in Baltimore, MD. He practices at 1 location.

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  • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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  • Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
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Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Board Certifications

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  • Neurosurgery

Conditions Treated

  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Aneurysm
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Scoliosis
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Vascular Disease

Procedures Performed

  • Brain Surgery
  • Carotid Ultrasound
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Repair Intracranial Aneurysm
  • Vascular Transcatheter Embolization

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  • 0
    Malpractice Claims

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    Sanctions

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    Board Actions

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Education

  • Medical School
    Columbia Univ Coll Of Physicians and Surgeons

    Graduated in 1984

  • Internship Hospital
    Columbia P&S

    Completed in 1985

  • Residency Hospital
    The Johns Hopkins Hospital

    Completed in 1992

Awards & Recognition

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    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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Languages Spoken

  • English

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  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Neurosurgery
  • Board certified in Neurosurgery
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
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Level of trust in provider's decisions
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How well provider listens and answers questions
Spends appropriate amount of time with patients