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Dr. Vrijesh Tantuwaya, MD

Neurosurgery*
4.0 (22)
Map Pin Small Poway, CA
Accepting new patients
30 years of experience

Overview of Dr. Vrijesh Tantuwaya, MD

Dr. Vrijesh Tantuwaya, MD is a Neurosurgery Specialist in Poway, CA. They specialize in Neurosurgery, has 30 years of experience, and is board certified in Neurosurgery. They graduated from Washington University School of Medicine and is affiliated with Palomar Medical Center Escondido, Palomar Medical Center Downtown Escondido, Palomar Medical Center Poway, Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla and Sharp Memorial Hospital. Dr. Tantuwaya, completed a residency at Barnes-Jewish Hospital|Musc Medical Center. Patients rated Dr. Tantuwaya an average 4.0 star rating.

Dr. Tantuwaya works at Vrijesh S. Tantuwaya, MD in Poway, CA. They are accepting new patients. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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    Vrijesh S. Tantuwaya, M.D.
    13029 Pomerado Rd Ste B, Poway, CA 92064 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (858) 748-6300

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  • Palomar Medical Center Escondido
  • Palomar Medical Center Downtown Escondido
  • Palomar Medical Center Poway
  • Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla
  • Sharp Memorial Hospital

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    About Dr. Vrijesh Tantuwaya, MD

    Specialties*
    • Neurosurgery

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    Years of Experience
    • 30 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English, Hindi
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    NPI Number
    • 1235134966
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    Education & Certifications

    Fellowship
    • MUSC Medical Center
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    Residency
    • Barnes-Jewish Hospital|Musc Medical Center
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    • Barnes-Jewish Hospital
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    Medical Education
    • Washington University School of Medicine
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    Board Certifications
    • Neurosurgery
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    Dr. Tantuwaya works at Vrijesh S. Tantuwaya, MD in Poway, CA. View the full address on Dr. Tantuwaya’s profile.

    22 patients have reviewed Dr. Tantuwaya. The overall rating for this provider is 4.0. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Tantuwaya.

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