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Samuel Ciricillo, MD, Neurosurgery, Sacramento, CA, Sutter Medical Center, Sacramento


Neurosurgery Sacramento, CA

Pediatric Neurosurgery

Medical Director, Neurosurgery, Sutter Neuroscience Institute and Neuroscience Departmental Chief, Sutter Medical Group

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  • Dr. Samuel Ciricillo is a neurosurgeon in Sacramento, CA and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Sutter Medical Center, Sacramento and Shriners Hospital of Northern California. He received his medical degree from Emory University School of Medicine and has been in practice 27 years. He is experienced in hydrocephalus, spinal dysraphism, craniofacial reconstruction, minimally-invasive endoscopic surgery, and adult and pediatric brain and spinal cord tumors and vascular malformations.

Education & Training

  • UCSF Medical Center
    UCSF Medical CenterResidency, Neurological Surgery, 1986 - 1992
  • Emory University School of Public Health
    Emory University School of Public HealthClass of 1986
  • UCSF
    UCSFFellowship, Pediatric Neurosurgery

Certifications & Licensure

  • CA State Medical License
    CA State Medical License 1988 - 2023
  • American Board of Neurological Surgery Neurological Surgery

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • CMS Meaningful Use Stage 1 Certification EpicCare Ambulatory EMR, Epic Systems Corporation, 2012-2013
  • Fellow (FACS) American College of Surgeons
  • Super Doctor
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Publications & Presentations


Press Mentions

  • First Patient in United States Treated with Elekta Leksell Gamma Knife Icon
    First Patient in United States Treated with Elekta Leksell Gamma Knife IconMarch 7th, 2016


  • Chairman of the Board, Sutter Medical Group 2015 - Present
  • Compensation Committee member, Sutter Medical Group 2011 - Present

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