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

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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (8)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Howard Tung is Average. Dr. Tung has been reviewed by 14 patients who have provided 8 comments. The rating is 2.5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.0
Promptness 2.8
Courteous Staff 3.5
Accurate Diagnosis 2.8
Bedside Manner 2.5
Spends Time with Me 2.8
Follows Up After Visit 2.5

Specialties & Research

Dr. Howard Tung, MD is board certified in Neurological Surgery.

  • He has special expertise in 5 areas:
  • Back Injuries
  • Brain Cancer
  • Cancer
  • Head and Neck Disorder
  • Neurosurgery

Education & Awards

Dr. Tung graduated from Dartmouth College, Hanover. He has 2 awards.

Dartmouth College: Phi Beta Kappa, Magna Cum Laude, Highest Honors in the Biochemistry Department
Castle Connolly's Top Doctors™ (2012 - 2013)


Dr. Tung has 18 hospital affiliations:

  • Scripps Green Hospital 
  • UC San Diego Health System 


  • Polish
  • Spanish
  • Chinese

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Additional Information
Dr. Howard Tung MD is a male Neurosurgeon, has 26 years of experience and practices in Neurological Surgery.
Where does Dr. Howard Tung practice?
Dr. Howard Tung has 5 office locations.
Dr. Howard Tung practices Neurological Surgery near San Diego, CA.
Additional practice locations include: La Jolla, CA.
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