Vamsidhar Chavakula, MD, a Neurosurgeon with Neurosurgical Medical Clinic

Get to know Neurosurgeon Dr. Vamsidhar Chavakula, who serves patients throughout the State of California.

A California-based neurosurgeon, Dr. Chavakula is affiliated with Neurosurgical Medical Clinic, seeing patients in the San Diego and La Mesa areas. His interests lie in the realm of understanding the neural basis for three-dimensional motion and complex hand movements for application in real-time control of robotic prosthetic limbs. He specializes in functional neurosurgery, including MR- guided Focused Ultrasound and Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS).

Neurosurgical Medical Clinic strives for excellence in providing the highest quality of care possible for their patients and their families. Their experienced neurosurgeons, physician assistants, and nurse practitioners, have over 20 years of experience providing a comprehensive range of care for surgical disorders of the brain, the spine and peripheral nerves. They also provide neurosurgical care throughout numerous hospitals in the county of San Diego.

Educated in the United States, Dr. Chavakula received his Bachelor of Science degree with honors in Electrical Engineering and Biology from the California Institute of Technology in 2008. He graduated cum laude with his medical degree from Harvard Medical School in 2012, and completed his residency in neurosurgery at Brigham and Women’s Hospital/Harvard in June 2020.

Board-eligible through the American Board of Neurological Surgeons, the doctor has admitting privileges at Sharp Memorial Hospital, Sharp Grossmont Hospital, Sharp Chula Vista, and Scripps Mercy Hospital. He also provides Focused Ultrasound procedures at Memorial Care Orange Coast Medical Center in Fountain Valley.

Neurosurgery is the medical specialty concerned with the prevention, diagnosis, surgical treatment, and rehabilitation of disorders which affect any portion of the nervous system including the brain, spinal cord, peripheral nerves, and extra-cranial cerebrovascular system. Neurosurgeons are doctors who diagnose and treat problems with the nervous system, often by performing surgery on the brain or spine. They treat strokes, tumors, certain types of birth defects, infections, and head or spinal cord injuries.

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