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Expert Neurological Surgeon John F. Alksne, MD, to be Recognized as a 2016 Top Doctor in San Diego, California

Thursday, May 5, 2016 13:26
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John F. Alksne, MD, neurological surgeon at UCSD Medical Group, and affiliated with UCSD Medical Center, and UCSD Thornton Hospital, has been named a 2016 Top Doctor in San Diego, California. Top Doctor Awards is dedicated to selecting and honoring those healthcare practitioners who have demonstrated clinical excellence while delivering the highest standards of patient care.

Dr. John F. Alksne is a veteran neurological surgeon, having been in practice for more than 57 years. His surgical career began in 1958, when he graduated from the University of Washington School of Medicine in Seattle. An internship then followed at the University of North Carolina, before Dr. Alksne returned to the University of Washington to complete a residency.

Board certified in Neurosurgery, and with more than half a century of top level experience to call upon, Dr. Alksne diagnoses and has treated a very wide range of conditions. These include brain disorders and aneurysms, trigeminal neuralgia, cancers, and epilepsy. Expert procedures carried out by him range from brain surgery and and Microvascular Decompression of Cranial Nerves to occipital nerve stimulation.

With his wealth of experience, Dr. Alksne is also in high demand as a neurological surgery teacher, and innovator with a current focus on using a tentorial sling in place of Teflon for Microvascular Decompression. . He remains an active member of many professional organizations including the American Association of Neurological Surgeons, and the World Society of Stereotactic and Functional Neurosurgery. For his continuing commitment to pushing the boundaries of neurological surgery, Dr. John F. Alksne is a very worthy winner of a 2016 Top Doctor Award.

About Top Doctor Awards

Top Doctor Awards specializes in recognizing and commemorating the achievements of today’s most influential and respected doctors in medicine. Our selection process considers education, research contributions, patient reviews, and other quality measures to identify top doctors


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