Brian Gantwerker, MD, Neurosurgery, Santa Monica, CA, Providence Tarzana Medical Center

BrianRandallGantwerkerMDFAANS

Neurosurgery Santa Monica, CA

Neurosurgical Spine Surgery

President, The Craniospinal Center of Los Angeles

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Summary

  • Dr. Brian Gantwerker is a neurosurgeon in Santa Monica, CA and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Providence Tarzana Medical Center, Providence Saint John's Health Center, Northridge Hospital Medical Center, West Hills Hospital and Medical Center, and Marina Del Rey Hospital. He received his medical degree from Rush Medical College and has been in practice 16 years. He specializes in neurosurgical spine surgery and is experienced in normal pressure hydrocephalus, spinal cord stimulation, concussion, spinal cord tumor, and post-concussive syndrome.

Education & Training

  • Barrow Neurological Institute
    Barrow Neurological InstituteFELLOWSHIP
  • Case Western Reserve University - University Hospitals
    Case Western Reserve University - University HospitalsRESIDENCY
  • Case Western Reserve University - University Hospitals
    Case Western Reserve University - University HospitalsINTERNSHIP
  • Rush Medical College
    Rush Medical CollegeMEDICAL_SCHOOL

Certifications & Licensure

  • CA State Medical License
    CA State Medical License 2009 - 2021
  • IL State Medical License
    IL State Medical License 2009 - 2020
  • AZ State Medical License
    AZ State Medical License 2008 - 2021
  • OH State Medical License
    OH State Medical License 2001 - 2009
  • American Board of Neurological Surgery Neurological Surgery

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • FACS American College of Surgeons, 2017
  • FAANS American Association of Neurological Surgeons, 2014

Publications & Presentations

PubMed

Press Mentions

  • Spine, Orthopedic Practices Expanding Telemedicine Services During COVID-19
    Spine, Orthopedic Practices Expanding Telemedicine Services During COVID-19March 27, 2020
  • Developing a Payer Strategy in Spine with Dr. Brian Gantwerker
    Developing a Payer Strategy in Spine with Dr. Brian GantwerkerNovember 07, 2019
  • How Dr. Brian Gantwerker Battled with Insurance Companies to Build His Spine Practice
    How Dr. Brian Gantwerker Battled with Insurance Companies to Build His Spine PracticeNovember 05, 2019
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Committees

  • Board Member, Neurosurgery Political Action Committee 2019 - Present
  • Member, NASS Physician Engagement Committee 2018 - Present
  • Co-Director - South, California Association of Neurological Surgeons 2016 - Present

Professional Memberships

Hospital Affiliations

Industry Relationships

  • Consultant, Level-ExPhysician Adviser2018 - Present