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Dr. Andrew Vivas, MD

Neurosurgery*
5.0 (12)
Map Pin Small Santa Monica, CA
Accepting new patients
12 years of experience

Offers telehealth

Overview of Dr. Andrew Vivas, MD

Dr. Andrew Vivas, MD is a Neurosurgery Specialist in Santa Monica, CA. They specialize in Neurosurgery, has 12 years of experience, and is board certified in Neurosurgery. They graduated from University of South Florida and is affiliated with Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center, HCA Florida North Florida Hospital, Pomona Valley Hospital Medical Center, French Hospital Medical Center, Marian Regional Medical Center, PIH Health Downey Hospital, UCLA Santa Monica Medical Center and PIH Health Whittier Hospital. Patients rated Dr. Vivas an average 5.0 star rating.

Dr. Vivas works at Practice in Santa Monica, CA with other offices in Torrance, CA and Los Angeles, CA. They frequently treat conditions like Spine Deformities and Myelopathy along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Anthem Blue Cross and 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. Vivas' Office Locations

  1. 1
    Uc Regents Ucla Dmpg Dermatiology
    1131 Wilshire Blvd Ste 100, Santa Monica, CA 90401 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (424) 259-6000
  2. 2
    Ucla Orthopedic Surgery Med Group
    3500 Lomita Blvd Ste M100, Torrance, CA 90505 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (310) 319-3457
  3. 3
    Ronald Reagan Ucla Medical Center
    757 Westwood Plz, Los Angeles, CA 90095 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (310) 267-7660
  4. 4
    Westwood Neurosurgery
    300 Stein Plz Ste 420, Los Angeles, CA 90095 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (310) 825-5111

Hospital Affiliations
Admitting Hospitals

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  • Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center
  • HCA Florida North Florida Hospital
  • Pomona Valley Hospital Medical Center
  • French Hospital Medical Center
  • Marian Regional Medical Center
  • PIH Health Downey Hospital
  • UCLA Santa Monica Medical Center
  • PIH Health Whittier Hospital

Experience & Treatment Frequency

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Treatment frequency



Many providers have expertise treating multiple conditions or procedures. FindCare uses a variety of data sources to determine which conditions or procedures a provider treats and their level of experience.
Spine Deformities
Myelopathy
Scoliosis
Back Pain
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
Cervical Stenosis
Degenerative Disc Disease
Herniated Disc
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Low Back Pain
Lumbar Spine Fracture
Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
Osteoarthritis of Spine
Radiculopathy
Spinal Cord Injury
Spinal Stenosis
Spinal Stenosis with Neurogenic Claudication
Spondylolisthesis
Traumatic Brain Injury
Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)
Brain Surgery
Destruction of Brain Tumor
Herniated Disc Surgery
Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
Spinal Fusion
Bone Cancer
Brain Abscess
Broken Neck
Cancer of Cerebral Meninges
Cerebral Edema
Cerebral Embolism
Cerebral Palsy
Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
Cerebrovascular Disease
Chiari Malformation Type 1
Chiari's Deformity
Chordoma
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Compressed Spinal Cord
Cranial Trauma
Dural Tear
Epilepsy
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Hydrocephalus
Hypothalamus Cancer
Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
Intracerebral Hemorrhage
Lumbar Spinal Cord Injury
Meningiomas
Myelomalacia
Nerve Sheath Tumors
Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
Osteosarcoma
Pathological Spine Fracture
Pituitary Tumor
Polyneuropathy
Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
Post-Traumatic Coma
Primary Central Nervous System Lymphoma
Secondary Malignancies
Spinal Cord Tumor
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
Stroke
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Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
Subdural Hemorrhage
Tethered Cord Syndrome
Thoracic Spine Fracture
Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
Thoracic Stenosis
Traumatic Cerebral Edema
Upper Back Pain
Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
Disc Replacement
Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
Neuroplasty
Neurostimulation
Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
Spinal Cord Stimulation
Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
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    About Dr. Andrew Vivas, MD

    Specialties*
    • Neurosurgery

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    Years of Experience
    • 12 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English
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    NPI Number
    • 1790046720
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    Education & Certifications

    Medical Education
    • University of South Florida
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • Neurosurgery
    Board Certifications
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    Frequently Asked Questions

    Dr. Andrew Vivas, MD is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. Vivas is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

    Dr. Vivas has indicated that they do offer telehealth services. Please call the provider’s office at for more information.

    Dr. Vivas has seen patients for Spine Deformities and Myelopathy, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Vivas on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    12 patients have reviewed Dr. Vivas. The overall rating for this provider is 5.0. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Vivas.

    Whether a person prefers to schedule an appointment online or over the phone with Dr. Vivas, there are benefits to both methods. A person calling to schedule an with Dr. Vivas appointment can ask questions about the practice, provider availability, conditions treated, procedures performed, and if their insurance carrier is accepted. While online scheduling is quicker, easier, allows one to view a wide range of appointment times, and may provide the ability to sync with a personal calendar.

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