Christopher Ames, MD

Christopher Ames, MD

Neurosurgery San Francisco, CA

Director of Spinal Deformity Surgery Director of Spine Tumor Surgery UCSF


Office Address

  • 400 Parnassus Ave
    San Francisco, CA 94143
    Phone: (415) 353-2739
    Fax: (415) 353-2176

Christopher Ames, MD

Neurosurgery San Francisco, CA

Director of Spinal Deformity Surgery Director of Spine Tumor Surgery UCSF

Clinical Specialties & Interests

  • Neurosurgery: Neurosurgical Spine Surgery

Education & Medical Training

  • Barrow Neurological InstituteBarrow Neurological Institute
  • David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLADavid Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA
  • University of California at San DiegoUniversity of California at San Diego

Certifications & Licensure

  • CA State Medical LicenseCA State Medical License1996 - 2015
  • American Board of Neurological SurgeryNeurological Surgery, 2006

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • America's Top DoctorsCastle Connolly, 2014, 2013, 2012
  • America's Top Doctors for CancerCastle Connolly, 2013, 2012, 2011
  • Super DoctorSuperDoctors.com

Clinical Trials

Publications & Presentations

PubMed

Lectures

  • 2012 UCSF Practical Course in Advanced Spinal Techniques University of California, San Francisco, Las Vegas, Nevada - 11/8/2012
  • 2nd Annual UCSF Techniques in Complex Spine Surgery Program University of California, San Francisco, Las Vegas, Nevada - 11/8/2012

Professional Memberships"

Hospital Affiliations

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • Anthem Blue Access PPO
  • Anthem Blue Preferred HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS California CaliforniaCare HMO
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • Blue Shield California HMO
  • Blue Shield California PPO
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • Connecticare FlexPOS
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Health Net California Large Group PPO
  • Health Net HMO - Employer Group
  • HIP of New York - Select PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO - Kaiser
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Pacificare HMO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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