Dr. Rafael Tamargo, MD

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Dr. Rafael Tamargo, MD
Dr. Rafael Tamargo, MD is a neurosurgery doctor who practices in Baltimore, MD. He is 59 years old and has been practicing for 33 years. Dr. Tamargo is affiliated with The Johns Hopkins Hospital.

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Dr. Tamargo's Performance
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    10 to 15 minutes
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  •  Specializes in Neurosurgery
  •  Board certified in Neurosurgery
  •  Malpractice claims in Maryland not available
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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  • Neurosurgery

Conditions Treated

  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Aneurysm
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • 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

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

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

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