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Dr. Sohaib Kureshi, MD

Neurosurgery ·  Male · Age 51

Dr. Kureshi

Dr. Sohaib Kureshi, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in San Diego, CA. He graduated from University Of Southern California and specializes in neurosurgery.


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(619) 297-4481

Dr. Kureshi accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Anthem Blue Cross
CaliforniaCare HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
Blue Shield of California
Blue Shield of California HMO
Care 1st Health Plan
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Health Net
Health Net HMO
Health Net of California
Seniority Plus Medicare Advantage HMO
Medicaid of California
Medi-Cal
Self Pay
Sharp Health Plan
Premier HMO
UnitedHealthCare
AARP Medicare Complete Essential HMO
AARP Medicare Complete Premier HMO
AARP Medicare Complete Value HMO
Choice HMO
Sharp Secure Horizons Medicare Advantage HMO

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. Kureshi's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kureshi performs Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities more than 88% of his peers

Dr. Kureshi performs this procedure more than 88% of his peers

Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kureshi treats Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement) more than 81% of his peers

Dr. Kureshi treats this condition more than 81% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Brachial Neuritis
  • Neuritis
  • Neuritis With Brachial Predilection
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Peripheral Neuritis
  • Polyneuritis
  • Radiculitis
  • Ulnar Neuritis
  • Vestibular Neuritis
Spine Disorders
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kureshi treats Spine Disorders more than 77% of his peers

Dr. Kureshi treats this condition more than 77% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Arthritis of the Spine
  • Degenerative Spine Diseases
  • Ossification of the Posterior Longitudinal Ligament of the Spine
  • Pediatric Spinal Tumor
  • Progressive Spinal Muscular Atrophy
  • Progressive Spinobulbar Muscular Atrophy
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Dysostosis, Anhalt Type
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA)
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Ryukyuan Type
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Scapuloperoneal
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Type I
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Type II
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Type III
  • Spinal Tuberculosis

Dr. Kureshi's conditions and procedures:

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Aneurysm
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain Surgery
  • Brain Tumor
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Disc Replacement
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Laminectomy
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Neuroplasty
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pituitary Gland Tumor Excision
  • Pituitary Tumor
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fracture Treatment
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thrombosis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease

About Me

Care Philosophy

As a Sharp HealthCare-affiliated physician, I strive to make a difference every day and to deliver compassionate, personalized health care. I believe in working with my patients to provide the best treatment options and care possible for each individual. This is health care the way it should be.

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Board Certifications

Education

California Institute Of Technology
Fellowship Hospital
Duke University
Residency Hospital
Duke University
Internship Hospital
University Of Southern California
Medical School

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

Dr. Kureshi's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Kureshi

3.3

Based on 31 reviews

5 Stars
51.61290322580645%
(16)
4 Stars
3.225806451612903%
(1)
3 Stars
3.225806451612903%
(1)
2 Stars
6.451612903225806%
(2)
1 Star
35.483870967741936%
(11)

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El dr te brinda mucha confianza desde la primera visita
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The radiologist report of an MRI of my cervical spine showed I had extremely severe spinal stenosis at C1 and C2 where the posterior arch was compressed against my spinal canal. I was referred to Dr Sohaib Kureshi, a neurosurgeon who specialized in complex surgeries. Dr Kureshi removed the...Read More
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Simply put... Dr. Kureshi is the man. I had 5 previous back surgeries and still have my back fail. Since my surgery last year my back has improved and I am able to live my life again. He took a difficult situation and did what other surgeons could not. Again, simply put, he is the man!
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Great Doctor . I could hang out with this guy. know what he is doing. easy going and friendly. Had a buldging disc l5. in a when'll cheair for 2 months now I can walk again not 100% yet and maybe 80 to 90 %. Thanks Dr.
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While Dr. Kureshi may be a good surgeon - I don't know because I had to cancel my surgery due to the total lacking of responsiveness by his office staff which is frightening for a patient. Emails went unanswered, voicemails weren't returned and only once was I able to find a live person to answer...Read More
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