Dr. William Dobkin, MD

Dr. William Dobkin, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
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Age 65
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Dr. William Dobkin, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Newport Beach, CA and has been practicing for 33 years. He graduated from Keck Sch Of Med Of The Usc in 1979 and specializes in neurosurgery.

3900 W Coast Hwy Ste 300

Newport Beach, CA 92663

Contact Information

(949) 646-2998

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • MultiPlan

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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. Dobkin's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Low Back Pain
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Dobkin treats Low Back Pain more than 95% of his peers

Dr. Dobkin treats this condition more than 95% of his peers

Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Dobkin treats Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement) more than 95% of his peers

Dr. Dobkin treats this condition more than 95% 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
Traumatic Brain Injury
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Dobkin treats Traumatic Brain Injury more than 87% of his peers

Dr. Dobkin treats this condition more than 87% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Acquired Brain Injuries
  • Traumatic Brain Injury

Dr. Dobkin's conditions and procedures:

Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Aneurysm
Bone Cancer
Bone Disorders
Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
Brain Aneurysm
Brain Cancer
Brain Disorders
Brain Surgery
Broken Neck
Cancer
Cauda Equina Syndrome
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
Cranial Trauma
Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
Degenerative Disc Disease
Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
Ear Disorders
Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
Epidural Lysis of Adhesions (LOA)
Epilepsy
Fracture
Herniated Disc
Herniated Disc Surgery
Hydrocephalus
Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
Low Back Pain
Lumbar Spine Fracture
Meningiomas
Myelopathy
Nerve Block, Somatic
Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
Nerve Sheath Tumors
Neuroplasty
Neurostimulation
Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
Osteosarcoma
Pathological Spine Fracture
Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Scoliosis
Secondary Malignancies
Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
Spinal Cord Injury
Spinal Cord Stimulation
Spinal Cord Tumor
Spinal Fusion
Spinal Nerve Block
Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
Spinal Stenosis
Spine Deformities
Spine Disorders
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
Spondylolisthesis
Stroke
Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
Subdural Hemorrhage
Thoracic Spine Fracture
Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
Thrombosis
Torticollis
Traumatic Brain Injury
Vascular Disease
Vertebral Column Tumors

About Me

Biography

Dr. William Dobkin, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Newport Beach, CA and has been practicing for 33 years. He graduated from Keck Sch Of Med Of The Usc in 1979 and specializes in neurosurgery.

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Board Certifications

Education

  • 1985
    Los Angeles County-U S C Medical Center
    Residency Hospital
    1985
  • 1980
    Los Angeles County-U S C Medical Center
    Internship Hospital
    1980
  • 1979
    Keck Sch Of Med Of The Usc
    Medical School
    1979

Awards

Dr. Dobkin's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Dobkin

3.1

Based on 29 reviews

5 Stars
48.275862068965516%
(14)
4 Stars
0%
(0)
3 Stars
6.896551724137931%
(2)
2 Stars
0%
(0)
1 Star
44.827586206896555%
(13)

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Average Wait Time
  • 31 – 45 minutes
Dr. Dobkin's Performance
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This man....i dont even want to call him a "Dr." Let alone "specialiat". I have degenerative disc disease and had a cervical decompression fusion. My symptoms never did quite go away yet there was improvement. I went back to see him about 5 years later with images and he told me everything was...Read More
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If I could give him 0 stars, I would. I would not let this person operate on my worst enemy. My father was in ICU for days and has so many complications after surgery. Dobkin is egotistical on what looks to be wife #3, and needs to retire. He doesn’t explain anything has zero bedside manner to...Read More
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Having suffered from degenerative disk disease This man has made my life great again. He fused my lumbar spine 8 years ago with absolute success enabling me to enjoy life again. 6 weeks ago He fused my thoracic spine saving me from intense pain. This is a great surgeon. Hes a man of few words but...Read More
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My previous appointment was cancelled with short notice. The next appointment was scheduled in the following week. I waited in reception area for 1 1/2 hours and still was behind two patients to be seen. I left the office--upset!. The receptionist was not helpful and did not inform the waiting...Read More
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