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Dr. Vrijesh Tantuwaya, MD

Neurosurgery ·  Male · Age 49

Dr. Tantuwaya

Dr. Vrijesh Tantuwaya, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Poway, CA and has been practicing for 25 years. He graduated from Washington Center / School Of Medicine in 1994 and specializes in neurosurgery and spinal cord injury medicine.


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No malpractice claims found for California
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Tantuwaya's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Neuroplasty
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Tantuwaya performs Neuroplasty more than 46% of his peers

Dr. Tantuwaya performs this procedure more than 46% of his peers

Myelopathy
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Tantuwaya treats Myelopathy more than 35% of his peers

Dr. Tantuwaya treats this condition more than 35% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Autoimmune Myelopathy
Brain Disorders
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Tantuwaya treats Brain Disorders more than 34% of his peers

Dr. Tantuwaya treats this condition more than 34% of his peers

Dr. Tantuwaya's conditions and procedures:

  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • 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)
  • Cervical Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Craniotomy
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Herniated Disc
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Laminectomy
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Herniated Disc
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Pain
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Neuroplasty
  • Neurosurgical Procedures
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • 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 Disorders
  • Spine Fracture Treatment
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spine Surgery
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease

About Me

Biography

Dr. Vrijesh Tantuwaya, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Poway, CA and has been practicing for 25 years. He graduated from Washington Center / School Of Medicine in 1994 and specializes in neurosurgery and spinal cord injury medicine.

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery
  • Spinal Cord Injury Medicine

Board Certifications

Education

Musc Medical Center
Fellowship Hospital
Barnes-Jewish Hospital
Residency Hospital
Musc Medical Center
Residency Hospital
Barnes-Jewish Hospital
Internship Hospital
1994
Washington Center / School Of Medicine
Medical School
Northwestern Center Feinberg School Of Medicine
Undergraduate School
Washington University School Of Medicine
1994

Languages

  • Hindi
  • English

Awards

Dr. Tantuwaya's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Tantuwaya

4.3

Based on 19 reviews

5 Stars
78.94736842105263%
(15)
4 Stars
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3 Stars
5.2631578947368425%
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2 Stars
0%
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1 Star
15.789473684210526%
(3)

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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...Read More
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