John Alksne, MD, Neurosurgery, San Diego, CA, Alvarado Hospital Medical Center

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Neurosurgery San Diego, CA

"Professor of Surgery, Division of Neurological Surgery, UCSD School of Medicine Founding Chief, Division of Neurological Surgery, UCSD School of Medicine Former Vice Chancellor for Health Sciences, UCSD School of Medicine Former Dean, UCSD School of Medicine"

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  • Office

    3855 Health Sciences Drive #0987
    La Jolla, CA
    San Diego, CA 92037
    Phone(858) 534-4617
    Fax(858) 657-6967
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Education & Training

  • University of Washington
    University of WashingtonResidency, Neurological Surgery, 1959 - 1963
  • University of North Carolina Hospitals
    University of North Carolina HospitalsInternship, Transitional Year, 1958 - 1959
  • University of Washington School of Medicine
    University of Washington School of MedicineClass of 1958

Certifications & Licensure

  • CA State Medical License
    CA State Medical License 1964 - 2021
  • American Board of Neurological Surgery Neurological Surgery

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • CMS Meaningful Use Stage 1 Certification EpicCare Ambulatory EMR, Epic Systems Corporation, 2011-2013
  • Top MD Consumers Checkbook
  • Fellow (FAANS) American Association of Neurological Surgeons
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Publications & Presentations

PubMed

Authored Content

  • Tentorial Sling for Microvascular Decompression in Patients with Trigeminal Neuralgia: A Description of Operative Technique and Clinical OutcomesApril 2018

Press Mentions

  • Gamma Knife™, Immunotherapy Combo Shows Promise in Managing Certain Brain Tumors
    Gamma Knife™, Immunotherapy Combo Shows Promise in Managing Certain Brain TumorsJune 17th, 2018
  • Leading Neurological Surgeon, John F. Alksne, MD Is to Be Recognized as a 2017 Top Doctor in San Diego, California
    Leading Neurological Surgeon, John F. Alksne, MD Is to Be Recognized as a 2017 Top Doctor in San Diego, CaliforniaNovember 10th, 2017
  • Expert Neurological Surgeon John F. Alksne, MD, to Be Recognized as a 2016 Top Doctor in San Diego, California
    Expert Neurological Surgeon John F. Alksne, MD, to Be Recognized as a 2016 Top Doctor in San Diego, CaliforniaAugust 10th, 2017

Grant Support

  • General Clinical Research CenterNational Center For Research Resources1992–1998
  • Gcrc-CrsNational Center For Research Resources1996
  • Gcrc-CapNational Center For Research Resources1996
  • Gcrc-Cap-Dr HermannNational Center For Research Resources1995
  • Neurosurgery Research Training GrantNational Institute Of Neurological Disorders And Stroke1991–1995
  • Brain Protection During Hypothermic Circulatory ArrestNational Institute Of Neurological Disorders And Stroke1992–1994
  • Prevention Of Intracranial Arterial Reaction To SAHNational Institute Of Neurological Disorders And Stroke1986–1987

Professional Memberships

Hospital Affiliations