Dr. Rene Sanchez-Mejia, MD

Dr. Rene Sanchez-Mejia, MD

Cerebrovascular Neurosurgery  ·  
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Age 43
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Dr. Rene Sanchez-Mejia, MD is a cerebrovascular neurosurgery specialist in La Jolla, CA and has been practicing for 9 years. He graduated from Harvard Medical School in 2002 and specializes in cerebrovascular neurosurgery.

9850 Genesee Ave Ste 770

La Jolla, CA 92037

Contact Information

(858) 531-8890

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Health Net
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for California
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Sanchez-Mejia's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Brain Aneurysm
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Sanchez-Mejia treats Brain Aneurysm more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Sanchez-Mejia treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Cerebrovascular Disease
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Sanchez-Mejia treats Cerebrovascular Disease more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Sanchez-Mejia treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Hydrocephalus
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Sanchez-Mejia treats Hydrocephalus more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Sanchez-Mejia treats this condition more than 98% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Hydrocephalus Due to Congenital Stenosis of Aqueduct of Sylvius
  • Hydrocephalus, Adult
  • Hydrocephalus, Child
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Obstructive Hydrocephalus

Dr. Sanchez-Mejia's conditions and procedures:

Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Acoustic Neuroma
All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
All Lymphoma
Alzheimer's Disease
Aneurysm
Aneurysm Clipping
Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM) Brain
Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM) Spine
Ataxia
Bell's Palsy
Bladder Cancer
Bleeding Disorders
Bone Disorders
Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
Brain Aneurysm
Brain Aneurysm Embolization
Brain Cancer
Brain Disorders
Brain Surgery
Brain Tumor Surgery
Breast Cancer
Broken Neck
Cancer
Carotid Artery Disease
Carotid Artery Stenosis
Carotid Ultrasound
Central Nervous System Lymphoma
Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
Cerebral Hemorrhage
Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
Cerebrovascular Disease
Chiari's Deformity
Chronic Pain
Concussion
Confusion
Cranial Trauma
Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
Craniopharyngioma
Craniotomy
CyberKnife®, Cranial (Stereotactic Radiosurgery, Cranial) incl. Gamma Knife and LINAC Photon Beam
Dementia
Diplopia
Dystonia
Ear Disorders
EEG (Electroencephalogram)
Epilepsy
Essential Tremor
Gait Abnormality
Head and Neck Cancer
Headache
Herniated Disc Surgery
Hydrocephalus
Hypercoagulable State
Inflammatory and Toxic Neuropathy
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Intracranial Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM) Repair
Intracranial Vessel Angioplasty and Stenting
Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
Leukocytosis
Lumbar Spine Fracture
Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
Lymphoma
Lymphoma, Large-Cell
Meningiomas
Menstrual Migraine
Migraine
Myasthenia Gravis
Neurosurgical Procedures
Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
Nystagmus
Pancreatic Cancer
Pancytopenia
Parkinson's Disease
Peripheral Nerve Disorders
Pituitary Gland Tumor Excision
Pleural Cancer
Post-Concussion Syndrome
Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
Primary Central Nervous System Lymphoma
Prostate Cancer
Repair Intracranial Aneurysm
Reticulosarcoma
Secondary Malignancies
Seizure Disorders
Spinal Fusion
Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
Spine Disorders
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
Stent-Assisted Coiling
Stenting, Intracranial Vessels
Stereotactic Radiosurgery
Stereotactic Surgery
Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
Stomach Cancer
Stroke
Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
Subdural Hemorrhage
Syncope
Syphilis Infections
Temporal Arteritis
Thalassemia
Thrombocytosis
Thrombosis
Thyroid Cancer
Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
Traumatic Brain Injury
Tremor
Trigeminal Neuralgia
Uterine Diseases
Vascular Disease
Vascular Transcatheter Embolization
Vasculitis
Vertigo
Visual Field Defects

About Me

Care Philosophy

As a neurosurgeon specializing in complex neurovascular disease and complex brain tumors, I have the privilege of helping patients in an individualized and caring fashion. By offering the entire array of treatment options, including minimally-inva...

Specialties

  • Cerebrovascular Neurosurgery

Board Certifications

Education

2009
Harvard Med Sch-Mass Genl
Fellowship Hospital
2008
University of California At San Francisco
Residency Hospital
2003
University of California At San Francisco
Internship Hospital
2002
Harvard Medical School
Medical School
1997
Harvard
Undergraduate School
2009
2008
2003
2002
1997

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

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Sanchez es un Doctor sumamente Profesional con etica, experiencia y gran ser humano , su atencion es may Calida, respetuosa .Su equipo de Trabajo hace exelente mancuerna con el .Altamente satisfechos con sus servicios 100% recomendable.
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Dr Sanchez is the best at what he does, he is that kind of person that makes you feel safe and we will always be grateful for everything he has done for my wife Demetria Arenas and the procedures to treat the aneurysms at my wife's brain. God bless Dr Sanchez and his staff members, and thank you...Read More
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Dr Sanchez-Mejia is the most responsive doctor I've ever had--he teaches, he monitors, and he's absolutely accessible.
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Dr. Sanchez is simply an excellent neurosurgeon - a competent, caring, communicator.
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Absolutely the best Neurosurgeon, EVER! Dr Sanchez and his team saved me from a potential lifetime of disability. Words and thank you will never be enough. I owe him my life. His entire team is the best of best! Thank you!!!
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Neurosurgical Medical Clinic

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    • Mon: 8:00am - 6:00pm
    • Tue: 8:00am - 6:00pm
    • Wed: 8:00am - 6:00pm
    • Thu: 8:00am - 6:00pm
    • Fri: 8:00am - 6:00pm
    • Sat: 8:00am - 6:00pm
    • Sun: 8:00am - 6:00pm
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    • Thu: 8:00am - 6:00pm
    • Fri: 8:00am - 6:00pm
    • Sat: 8:00am - 6:00pm
    • Sun: 8:00am - 6:00pm
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