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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (8)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Mark Linskey is Excellent. Dr. Linskey has been reviewed by 22 patients who have provided 8 comments. The rating is 4.5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.3
Promptness 4.3
Courteous Staff 4.2
Accurate Diagnosis 4.3
Bedside Manner 4.3
Spends Time with Me 4.5
Follows Up After Visit 4.5

Specialties & Research

Dr. Mark Linskey, MD is board certified in Neurological Surgery.

  • He has special expertise in 10 areas:
  • Auditory Tumor (Acoustic Neuroma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Cancer (Astrocytoma)
  • Brain Cancer (Meningel Neoplasm)
  • Carotid Artery Diseases (CAD)
  • Facial Nerve Pain (Trigeminal Neuralgia)
  • Gamma Knife Surgery (Stereotactic Radiosurgery)
  • Glial Cancer (Glioma)
  • Microsurgery

Education & Awards

Dr. Linskey graduated from Columbia University, New York. He has 12 awards.

One of America's Leading Experts on:
Auditory Tumor (Acoustic Neuroma)
Brain Cancer (Brain Neoplasm)
Preuss Award for Brain Tumor Research, American Association of Neurological Surgeons/Congress of Neurological Surgeons, 1992
America's Top Doctors for Cancer, Castle Connolly Medical Ltd, 2nd Edition, 2006
America's Top Doctors (Neurosurgery), Castle Connolly Medical Ltd., 2006-2013
Physician of Excellence, Orange County Medical Association, 2006
William P. van Wagenen Fellow, American Association of Neurological Surgeons, 1993
Castle Connolly America's Top Doctors® (2010 - 2015)
Castle Connolly America's Top Doctors® for Cancer (2009 - 2012, 2014 - 2015)
Patients' Choice Award (2013 - 2014)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2013)


Dr. Linskey has 7 hospital affiliations:

  • Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian 
  • University of California, Irvine Medical Center 


  • Spanish
  • English

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Additional Information
Dr. Mark E Linskey MD is a male Neurosurgeon, has 25 years of experience and practices in Neurological Surgery.
Where does Dr. Mark E. Linskey practice?
Dr. Mark Linskey has 1 office location.
Dr. Mark Linskey practices Neurological Surgery near Orange, CA.
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