Dr. Russell J. Andrews, MD

Dr. Russell J. Andrews, MD

Neurosurgery | Male | 69 years old

Russell J Andrews, MD
777 Knowles Dr Ste 9
Los Gatos, CA 95032 Get Directions
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Dr. Andrews specializes in Neurosurgery and practices in Los Gatos, CA. He practices at 2 locations.

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Very professional and knowledgable and an all-around nice guy. I saw him in 2011 for a ruptured disc and he operated on my immediately the next day with a lumbar discectomy. Recovery was very fast and with minimal discomfort. Dr. Andrews never pressures and does not believe in excessive treatments or surgeries. He was very patient and straight-forward in explaining what was going on and what treatments and actions to take. My complete trust in him with my back issues was well-founded.
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  •  Specializes in Neurosurgery
  •  Board certified in Neurosurgery
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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  • Neurosurgery

Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Craniopharyngioma
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Stroke
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thrombosis
  • Vascular Disease

Education

  • Medical School
    Dartmouth College

    Graduated in 1978

  • Internship Hospital
    Walter Reed AMC

    Completed in 1979

  • Residency Hospital
    Stanford University Med Center

    Completed in 1986

  • Undergraduate School
    Dartmouth College

    Graduated in 1967

    Harvard Medical School

    Graduated in 1974

  • Other Education
    Stanford University Medical School, Department Of Neurosurgery

    Completed in 1996

    Uc Davis Medical Center, Neurological Surgery

    Completed in 1992

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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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
  • Deep Brain Stimulation
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Neurostimulation
  • Pituitary Gland Tumor Excision
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities