Dr. Wouter Schievink, MD

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Dr. Wouter Schievink, MD

Neurosurgery | Male

CEDAR SINAI HOSPITAL PITUITARY CENTER 8631 W 3rd St Ste 800E, Los Angeles, CA 90048 Get Directions
(310) 243-0810

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Dr. Schievink specializes in Neurosurgery and practices in Los Angeles, CA. He practices at 1 location.

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in Santa Clarita, CA |
HE IS A SPECTACULAR PHYSICIAN IN NEUROSURGERY. VEWRY GOOD AT WHAT HE DOES AND A VERY CONSIDERATE MAN. HE PERFORMED A MICXRO VASCULAR DECOMPRESSION ON MY LEFT SIDE DUE TO TRIGIMINAL NEUROLGIA. HE OPERATED ON MY 5TH CRANIAL ON RTHE LEFT SIDE OF MY BRAIN WITH COMPLETE SUCCESS. I HIGHLY RECOMMEND DR. WOUER I, SCHIENINCK..
in Lake Ozark, MO |
Dr.Schievink literally saved my life! He found my CSF leak that for 10 years nobody could find!!!! He has a great outlook and works hard to find the answers and explain it to you!!!! Without his expertise I would not be here today!!!!!
in Corona, CA |
I saw Dr. Schievink and he told me to get a blood patch. No real explanation. Also it is very hard to get a hold of him and reschedule an appointment. I have had chronic headaches for over 5 years and am still suffering.
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Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Board Certifications

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  • Neurosurgery

Conditions Treated

  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Aneurysm
  • 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
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Vascular Disease

Procedures Performed

  • Brain Surgery
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Deep Brain Stimulation
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Epidural Lysis of Adhesions (LOA)
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Intracranial Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM) Repair
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Neurostimulation
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Stereotactic Radiosurgery
  • Stereotactic Radiosurgery, Spinal or Cranial
  • Stereotactic Surgery

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  • 0
    Malpractice Claims

    No malpractice history found for California.

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    Sanctions

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    Board Actions

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Education

  • Medical School
    Universiteit Van Amsterdam, Faculteit Der Geneeskunde

    Graduated in 1989

  • Residency Hospital
    Mayo Clinic Rochester

    Completed in 1997

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Barrow Neur Institute

Awards & Recognition

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    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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  • Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Dutch

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  • 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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Spends appropriate amount of time with patients