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Dr. Vrijesh Shantanu Tantuwaya MD

Neurosurgeon

4/5(19)
12630 Monte Vista Rd Suite 105 Poway CA, 92064
Rating

4/5

About

Dr. Vrijesh Tantuwaya practices Neurological Surgery in Poway, CA. As a Neurological Surgeon, Dr. Tantuwaya prevents, diagnoses, evaluates, and treats disorders of the autonomic, peripheral, and central nervous systems. Neurological Surgeons are trained to treat such disorders as spinal canal stenosis, herniated discs, tumors, fractures, and spinal deformities, among many others.

Education and Training

Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine 1996

Provider Details

MaleEnglish 21 years of experience

Treatments

  • Stroke
  • Neck Pain
  • Back Pain
  • Pinched Nerve
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Herniated Disc
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Degenerative Disc Disease (ddd)

Fellowships

  • Med University Of South Carolina College Of Med   2002

Dr. Vrijesh Shantanu Tantuwaya MD's Practice location

Dr. VRIJESH TANTUWAYA, MD

12630 Monte Vista Rd Suite 105 -
Poway, CA 92064
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