Dr. Russell Andrews, MD

Dr. Russell Andrews, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 70
Dr. Russell Andrews, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Los Gatos, CA and has been practicing for 32 years. He graduated from Dartmouth College in 1978 and specializes in neurosurgery.

777 Knowles Dr Ste 9

Los Gatos, CA 95032

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Health Net of California
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • 2 More

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Top Care Areas

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

Low Back Pain
more than 86% of peers
Brain Disorders
more than 86% of peers
Thoracic Spine Fracture
more than 83% of peers

Dr. Andrews'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.

1  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*

40  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Craniopharyngioma
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Ear Disorders
  • 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
  • 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
  • Spondylosis
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease


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18  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.


  • Dartmouth College
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1967
  • Harvard Medical School
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1974
  • Dartmouth College
    Medical School | Graduated 1978
  • Walter Reed AMC
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1979
  • Stanford University Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1986
  • Stanford University Medical School, Department of Neurosurgery
    Other Education | Completed 1996
  • UC Davis Medical Center, Neurological Surgery
    Other Education | Completed 1992

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Andrews has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Andrews' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Andrews to family and friends
10 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (10)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Andrews' 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 (1)

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...more
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