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Dr. Scott Wachhorst, MD

Neurosurgery*
4.9 (19)
Map Pin Small Mountain View, CA
Accepting new patients

Overview of Dr. Scott Wachhorst, MD

Dr. Scott Wachhorst, MD is a Neurosurgery Specialist in Mountain View, CA. They graduated from University of California, San Diego School of Medicine and is affiliated with El Camino Health-Mountain View Hospital. Patients rated Dr. Wachhorst an average 4.9 star rating.

Dr. Wachhorst works at Practice in Mountain View, CA. They frequently treat conditions like Herniated Disc, Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve) and Intervertebral Disc Disease 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. Wachhorst's Office Locations

  1. 1
    Palo Alto Medical Foundation - Mountain View Center Imaging
    701 E El Camino Real Fl 1, Mountain View, CA 94040 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (650) 404-8222
  2. 2
    Office
    2350 W El Camino Real Fl 2, Mountain View, CA 94040 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (650) 404-8222
  3. 3
    El Camino Health
    2500 Grant Rd, Mountain View, CA 94040 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (650) 940-7000
    Monday
    06:00 - 18:00
    Tuesday
    06:00 - 18:00
    Wednesday
    06:00 - 18:00
    Thursday
    06:00 - 18:00
    Friday
    06:00 - 18:00
    Saturday
    06:00 - 18:00
    Sunday
    06:00 - 18:00

Hospital Affiliations
Admitting Hospitals

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  • El Camino Health-Mountain View Hospital

Experience & Treatment Frequency

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Herniated Disc
Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
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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.
Herniated Disc
Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
Degenerative Disc Disease
Myelopathy
Spinal Stenosis
Spinal Stenosis with Neurogenic Claudication
Back Pain
Osteoarthritis of Spine
Radiculopathy
Spondylolisthesis
Bone Cancer
Cervical Stenosis
Low Back Pain
Scoliosis
Spine Deformities
Herniated Disc Surgery
Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
Spinal Fusion
Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
Brain Abscess
Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
Brain Cancer
Broken Neck
Cancer of Cerebral Meninges
Cauda Equina Syndrome
Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
Cerebrovascular Disease
Cervical Spinal Cord Injury
Chiari Malformation Type 1
Chiari's Deformity
Epilepsy
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Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
Lumbar Spine Fracture
Meningiomas
Myelomalacia
Pathological Spine Fracture
Polyneuropathy
Spinal Cord Injury
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
Stroke
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Subdural Hemorrhage
Syringomyelia
Tethered Cord Syndrome
Thoracic Spine Fracture
Thoracic Stenosis
Traumatic Brain Injury
Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)
Brain Surgery
Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
Neuroplasty
Reconstruction for Craniosynostosis
Skull Base Surgery
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    4.9
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    About Dr. Scott Wachhorst, MD

    Specialties*
    • Neurosurgery

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    Languages Spoken
    • English, Spanish
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    NPI Number
    • 1619926581
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    Education & Certifications

    Medical Education
    • University of California, San Diego School of Medicine
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • Neurosurgery
    Board Certifications
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    Dr. Scott Wachhorst, MD is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. Wachhorst is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

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

    Dr. Wachhorst works at Practice in Mountain View, CA. View the full address on Dr. Wachhorst’s profile.

    Dr. Wachhorst has seen patients for Herniated Disc, Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve) and Intervertebral Disc Disease, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Wachhorst on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    19 patients have reviewed Dr. Wachhorst. The overall rating for this provider is 4.9. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Wachhorst.

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