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Dr. Massoud Soumekh, MD

Neurosurgery*
3.4 (42)
Map Pin Small San Diego, CA
Accepting new patients
50 years of experience

Overview of Dr. Massoud Soumekh, MD

Dr. Massoud Soumekh, MD is a Neurosurgery Specialist in San Diego, CA. They specialize in Neurosurgery, has 50 years of experience, and is board certified in Neurosurgery. They graduated from George Washington University School of Medicine & Health Sciences and is affiliated with Sharp Memorial Hospital and Sharp Grossmont Hospital. Patients rated Dr. Soumekh an average 3.4 star rating.

Dr. Soumekh works at Practice in San Diego, CA. They frequently treat conditions like Cauda Equina Syndrome, Spinal Stenosis and Cervical Stenosis along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accept Anthem, 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. Soumekh's Office Locations

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    M. Hertzel Soumekh M D A Professional Corp.
    8008 Frost St Ste 401, San Diego, CA 92123 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (858) 560-8544

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Admitting Hospitals

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  • Sharp Memorial Hospital
  • Sharp Grossmont Hospital

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Cauda Equina Syndrome
Spinal Stenosis
Cervical Stenosis
Brain Aneurysm
Cerebrovascular Disease
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
Chiari Malformation Type 1
Chiari's Deformity
Degenerative Disc Disease
Epilepsy
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Herniated Disc
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Lumbar Spine Fracture
Myelopathy
Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
Osteoarthritis of Spine
Radiculopathy
Scoliosis
Spinal Stenosis with Neurogenic Claudication
Spine Deformities
Spondylolisthesis
Subdural Hemorrhage
Traumatic Brain Injury
Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)
Brain Surgery
Herniated Disc Surgery
Neuroplasty
Spinal Fusion
Acoustic Neuroma
Aneurysm
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Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM)
Back Pain
Benign Neoplasm of Brain
Brain Abscess
Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
Brain Cancer
Broken Neck
Cancer of Cerebral Meninges
Cerebral Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM)
Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
Cerebral Edema
Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
Chiari Malformation Type 2
Dural Tear
Extradural Hemorrhage
Hydrocephalus
Hypothalamus Cancer
Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
Intracerebral Hemorrhage
Low Back Pain
Meningiomas
Myelomalacia
Nerve Sheath Tumors
Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
Obstructive Hydrocephalus
Pathological Spine Fracture
Pituitary Gland Cancer
Pituitary Tumor
Polyneuropathy
Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
Primary Central Nervous System Lymphoma
Secondary Malignancies
Spina Bifida
Spinal Cord Injury
Spinal Cord Tumor
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
Stroke
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Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
Tethered Cord Syndrome
Thoracic Spine Fracture
Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
Thoracic Stenosis
Thoracolumbar Radiculopathy
Upper Back Pain
Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
Deep Brain Stimulation
Destruction of Brain Tumor
Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
Intracranial Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM) Repair
Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
Neurostimulation
Neurostimulator Implantation
Pituitary Gland Tumor Resection
Reconstruction for Craniosynostosis
Repair Intracranial Aneurysm
Skull Base Surgery
Somatic Nerve Block
Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
Spine Fracture Treatment
Vascular Transcatheter Embolization
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    About Dr. Massoud Soumekh, MD

    Specialties*
    • Neurosurgery

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    Years of Experience
    • 50 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English, Arabic
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    NPI Number
    • 1265495014
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    Education & Certifications

    Medical Education
    • George Washington University School of Medicine & Health Sciences
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • Neurosurgery
    Board Certifications
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    Dr. Massoud Soumekh, MD is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. Soumekh is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

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

    Dr. Soumekh has seen patients for Cauda Equina Syndrome, Spinal Stenosis and Cervical Stenosis, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Soumekh on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    42 patients have reviewed Dr. Soumekh. The overall rating for this provider is 3.4. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Soumekh.

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