Dr. Vrijesh Tantuwaya, MD

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Dr. Vrijesh Tantuwaya, MD
Dr. Vrijesh Tantuwaya, MD is a neurosurgery doctor who practices in Poway, CA. He is 48 years old and has been practicing for 23 years. Dr. Tantuwaya is affiliated with Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla, Sharp Memorial Hospital, Palomar Medical Center Downtown Escondido and Palomar Medical Center Poway.

Vrijesh S. Tantuwaya, M.D.

13029 Pomerado Rd Ste B

Poway, CA 92064

Contact Information

(858) 312-5016

Dr. Vrijesh Tantuwaya, MD

Dr. Vrijesh Tantuwaya, MD

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Dr. Tantuwaya's Experience

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Dr. Tantuwaya's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Neurosurgery
  • Board certified in Neurosurgery
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Specialties

  • Neurosurgery
  • Spinal Cord Injury Medicine
1

Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*
50

Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Anterior Horn Disease
  • Ataxia
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain Tumor
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Ear Disorders
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Herniated Disc
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Pain
  • 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)
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Torticollis
  • Vascular Disease

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Procedures

  • Brain Surgery
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
  • Cervical Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Craniotomy
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Intracranial Vessel Angioplasty and Stenting
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Laminectomy
  • Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
  • Nerve Block, Sympathetic
  • Nerve Destruction by Neurolytic Agent
  • Neurosurgical Procedures
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spine Fracture Treatment
  • Spine Surgery
  • Stenting, Intracranial Vessels

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

  • Northwestern Center Feinberg School Of Medicine
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • Washington Center / School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1994
  • Barnes-Jewish Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Barnes-Jewish Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Musc Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Musc Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed
  • Washington University School Of Medicine
    Other Education | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Tantuwaya has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Hindi

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Tantuwaya's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Tantuwaya to family and friends
4.3
based on 19 total reviews (1 with a comment)
Dr. Tantuwaya'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 (1)
in San Diego, CA |
In the last six years I have broke my back twice riding motocross. In both cases I was fortunate enough to have Dr. Tantuwaya do both of my surgery's. As far as I am concerned he kept me from being paralyzed or having serious issues walking. His bedside manner was second to none. I was pleased with my experience with Dr. T, I would highly recommend him to anyone. Sincerely, Anthony G
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Hospitals where Dr. Tantuwaya has admitting privileges

Palomar Medical Center Downtown Escondido
555 E Valley Pkwy
Escondido, CA 92025
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Palomar Medical Center Poway
15615 Pomerado Rd
Poway, CA 92064
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Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla
9888 Genesee Ave
La Jolla, CA 92037
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Sharp Memorial Hospital
7901 Frost St
San Diego, CA 92123
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