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Surgical Specialist, Neurological Surgeon
19 years of experience
Accepting new patients
License & Identifications

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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (8)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Christopher Uchiyama is Excellent. Dr. Uchiyama has been reviewed by 24 patients who have provided 8 comments. The rating is 4.5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.4
Promptness 4.6
Courteous Staff 5.0
Accurate Diagnosis 5.0
Bedside Manner 5.0
Spends Time with Me 5.0
Follows Up After Visit 5.0

Specialties & Research

Dr. Christopher Uchiyama, MD, PHD is board certified in Neurological Surgery.

  • He has special expertise in 7 areas:
  • Back Injuries
  • Cancer
  • Head and Neck Disorder
  • Neurosurgery
  • Pain
  • Spinal Fractures
  • Spinal Stenosis

Education & Awards

Dr. Uchiyama graduated from University of Southern California , Los Angeles. He has 2 awards.

Patients' Choice Award (2010 - 2011, 2013)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2010 - 2011, 2013 - 2014)


Dr. Uchiyama has 7 hospital affiliations:

  • Scripps Mercy Hospital San Diego 
  • Scripps Green Hospital 

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Additional Information
Dr. Christopher Uchiyama MD and PHD is a male Neurosurgeon, has 19 years of experience and practices in Neurological Surgery.
Where does Dr. Christopher Uchiyama practice?
Dr. Christopher Uchiyama has 12 office locations.
Dr. Christopher Uchiyama practices Neurological Surgery near La Jolla, CA.
Additional practice locations include: Encinitas, CA and San Diego, CA.
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