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Dr. Alexander Khalessi, MD

Neurosurgery*
3.7 (12)
Map Pin Small San Diego, CA
Accepting new patients
20 years of experience

Offers telehealth

Overview of Dr. Alexander Khalessi, MD

Dr. Alexander Khalessi, MD is a Neurosurgery Specialist in San Diego, CA. They specialize in Neurosurgery, has 20 years of experience, and is board certified in Neurosurgery. They graduated from Johns Hopkins School of Medicine and is affiliated with UC San Diego Medical Center. Dr. Khalessi, completed a residency at USC & LAC Medical Center. Patients rated Dr. Khalessi an average 3.7 star rating.

Dr. Khalessi works at Practice in San Diego, CA with other offices in La Jolla, CA. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Anthem and Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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Dr. Khalessi's Office Locations

  1. 1
    Uc San Diego
    200 W Arbor Dr, San Diego, CA 92103 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (619) 543-5540
  2. 2
    University of California San Diego Jacobs Medical Center
    9300 Campus Point Dr, La Jolla, CA 92037 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (619) 543-5540

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    About Dr. Alexander Khalessi, MD

    Specialties*
    • Neurosurgery

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    Years of Experience
    • 20 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English, Spanish
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    NPI Number
    • 1073786661
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    Education & Certifications

    Fellowship
    • University of Southern California
    Fellowship
    Residency
    • USC & LAC Medical Center
    Residency
    Medical Education
    • Johns Hopkins School of Medicine
    Medical Education
    Undergraduate School
    • Stanford University
    Undergraduate School
    Board Certifications
    • Neurosurgery
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    12 patients have reviewed Dr. Khalessi. The overall rating for this provider is 3.7. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Khalessi.

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