Dr. Rene Sanchez-Mejia, MD

Dr. Rene Sanchez-Mejia, MD

Cerebrovascular Neurosurgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 43
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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Top Care Areas

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very high
more than 98% of peers
Cerebrovascular Disease
very high
more than 97% of peers
very high
more than 96% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Sanchez-Mejia "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-invasive endovascular, radiosurgical, and microsurgical techniques, patients have access to all options without bias, to safely and effectively treat their condition."

1  Specialties

  • Cerebrovascular Neurosurgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*

84  Conditions Treated


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26  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • Harvard
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1997
  • Harvard Medical School
    Medical School | Graduated 2002
  • University Of California At San Francisco
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2003
  • University Of California At San Francisco
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2008
  • Harvard Med Sch-Mass Genl
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2009

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Sanchez-Mejia has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Sanchez-Mejia's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Sanchez-Mejia to family and friends
12 total reviews (6 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (12)

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Dr. Sanchez-Mejia's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (6)

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...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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I met Dr. Sanchez in March 2017, when they found, through a CT Scat that I had a brain aneurysm. Doctor Sanchez performed an andovascular coil repair procedure in June. He explained in detail what type of surgery he would be performing. His bedside manner is excellent, he takes time to explain...more
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