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Dr. Rafael Tamargo, MD

Neurosurgery*
4.1 (15)
Map Pin Small Baltimore, MD
Accepting new patients
40 years of experience

Overview of Dr. Rafael Tamargo, MD

Dr. Rafael Tamargo, MD is a Neurosurgery Specialist in Baltimore, MD. They specialize in Neurosurgery, has 40 years of experience, and is board certified in Neurosurgery. They graduated from Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons. Patients rated Dr. Tamargo an average 4.1 star rating.

Dr. Tamargo works at Practice in Baltimore, MD. They frequently treat conditions like Cranial Nerve Cancer, Benign Neoplasm of Brain and Brain Aneurysm along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Blue Cross Blue Shield and CareFirst 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. Tamargo's Office Locations

  1. 1
    Johns Hopkins Hospital
    600 N Wolfe St, Baltimore, MD 21287 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (410) 614-1533
  2. 2
    Johns Hopkins Children's Center
    1800 Orleans St, Baltimore, MD 21287 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (410) 614-1533

Experience & Treatment Frequency

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Cranial Nerve Cancer
Benign Neoplasm of Brain
Brain Aneurysm
Brain Cancer
Traumatic Brain Injury
Cancer of Cerebral Meninges
Cerebral Edema
Cerebrovascular Disease
Chiari Malformation Type 1
Chiari's Deformity
Meningiomas
Brain Surgery
Destruction of Brain Tumor
Acoustic Neuroma
Aneurysm
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Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM)
Bone Cancer
Brain Abscess
Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
Cerebral Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM)
Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
Communicating Hydrocephalus
Craniopharyngioma
Degenerative Disc Disease
Epilepsy
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Extradural Hemorrhage
Hydrocephalus
Hypothalamus Cancer
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Intracerebral Hemorrhage
Moyamoya Disease
Myelopathy
Nerve Sheath Tumors
Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
Obstructive Hydrocephalus
Osteoarthritis of Spine
Osteosarcoma
Polyneuropathy
Spinal Cord Injury
Spinal Cord Tumor
Stroke
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Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
Subdural Hemorrhage
Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)
Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
Intracranial Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM) Repair
Reconstruction for Craniosynostosis
Repair Intracranial Aneurysm
Skull Base Surgery
Stereotactic Radiosurgery
Stereotactic Radiosurgery, Spinal or Cranial
Vascular Transcatheter Embolization
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    About Dr. Rafael Tamargo, MD

    Specialties*
    • Neurosurgery

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    Years of Experience
    • 40 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English
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    NPI Number
    • 1295766939
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    Education & Certifications

    Medical Education
    • Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • Neurosurgery
    Board Certifications
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    Frequently Asked Questions

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

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

    Dr. Tamargo has seen patients for Cranial Nerve Cancer, Benign Neoplasm of Brain and Brain Aneurysm, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Tamargo on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    15 patients have reviewed Dr. Tamargo. The overall rating for this provider is 4.1. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Tamargo.

    Whether a person prefers to schedule an appointment online or over the phone with Dr. Tamargo, there are benefits to both methods. A person calling to schedule an with Dr. Tamargo 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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