Dr. Ronald Greenwald, MD

Dr. Ronald Greenwald, MD

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Dr. Ronald Greenwald, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Mountain View, CA and has been practicing for 39 years. He specializes in neurosurgery.

Ronald S Greenwald MD

2500 Hospital Dr Ste 15F

Mountain View, CA 94040
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • Health Net
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • Worker's Compensation

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Greenwald performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
very high
more than 91% of peers
Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
high
more than 82% of peers
Intervertebral Disc Disease
normal
more than 75% of peers

Dr. Greenwald's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Greenwald "Dr. Ronald S. Greenwald's areas of expertise include cervical and lumbar spine and brain surgery in Mountain View and Redwood City."

1  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*

48  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain Tumor
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cauda Equina Syndrome
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Herniated Disc
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Herniated Disc
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Skull Base Tumor
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Instability
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Ulnar Neuropathy
  • Vascular Disease

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15  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.

Education

  • Rosalind Franklin University Of Medicine Science/The Chicago Medical School
    Medical School | Graduated 1979
  • Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Cook Co Hosp
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Masonic Med Ctr
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • U Ill Coll Med
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • West Side VA Hosp
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Greenwald has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Greenwald's Reviews

4.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Greenwald to family and friends
20 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (20)

  • 5
    (15)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (5)

Dr. Greenwald's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

This doctor performed a fusion on my neck and failed to mention that it didn't fuse. His unwillingness to be honest almost cost me my life. After being reviewed by the California Department of Health his service was found to be negligent. Not that it did me any good, i needed three more surgeries...more
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Amazing!! He cured my complicated case and now I am pain free playing tennis and bowl professionally
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Last April 2016, my R leg sciatica would no longer respond to conservative treatment, so I got recommendations and saw 3 surgeons before choosing Dr. Greenwald to perform my L5-S1 microdiscectomy at Sequoia. I'm very impressed with his calm professionalism and and pleased with the ease of the...more
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The doctor said nothing is wrong and referred us to a different doctor. We waited a long time for our visit. It was even more difficult to make a payment. We called to make a payment and was on hold for a long time, then we were told we would be called back. There was no call back, and each of the...more
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