Dr. Vladimir Cortez, DO

Dr. Vladimir Cortez, DO

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Dr. Vladimir Cortez, DO is a neurosurgery specialist in Palm Springs, CA and has been practicing for 12 years. He graduated from Michigan State University / College Of Osteopathic Medicine in 2006 and specializes in neurosurgery.

1180 N Indian Canyon Dr Ste W214

Palm Springs, CA 92262

Contact Information

(760) 416-4566

Insurance Accepted

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Molina Healthcare

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Top Care Areas

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

Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
normal
more than 62% of peers
Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
normal
more than 51% of peers
Aneurysm
normal
more than 33% of peers

Dr. Cortez'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 Osteopathic Board of Surgery*

44  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thrombosis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease
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10  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

  • Michigan State University / College Of Osteopathic Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2006

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Cortez has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

Dr. Cortez does not have any memberships or affiliations listed. If you are Dr. Cortez and would like to add memberships or affiliations, please update your profile.

Dr. Cortez's Reviews

3.3
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Cortez to family and friends
3 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (3)

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

Dr. Cortez's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

This doctor is not helpful and not available if you need him.
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Im a former patient of Dr. Cortez. He is an incredible neurosurgeon saved my life right on the spot. Not only the States best doctor but a kind and generous human being. Very intelligent in what he does. Strongly recommend him.
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