Dr. Vrijesh Tantuwaya, MD

Dr. Vrijesh Tantuwaya, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
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Age 49
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Dr. Vrijesh Tantuwaya, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Poway, CA and has been practicing for 24 years. He graduated from Washington Center / School of Medicine in 1994 and specializes in neurosurgery and spinal cord injury medicine.

13029 Pomerado Rd Ste B

Poway, CA 92064

Contact Information

(858) 312-5016

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. Tantuwaya's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
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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normal

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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normal

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
Spondylolisthesis
Stroke
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 24 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
  • Musc Medical Center
    Residency Hospital
  • Barnes-Jewish Hospital
    Residency Hospital
  • Barnes-Jewish Hospital
    Internship Hospital
  • 1994
    Washington Center / School of Medicine
    Medical School
    1994
  • Northwestern Center Feinberg School of Medicine
    Undergraduate School

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
0%
(0)
3 Stars
5.2631578947368425%
(1)
2 Stars
0%
(0)
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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