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

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Patient Reviews

3.5
  • Currently 3.5 of 4 stars
(5)
Patient comments (2)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Michael Apuzzo is Excellent. Dr. Apuzzo has been reviewed by 5 patients who have provided 2 comments. The rating is 3.5 out of 4 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 3.8
  • Currently 3.75 of 4 stars
Promptness 4.0
  • Currently 4 of 4 stars
Courteous Staff 4.0
  • Currently 4 of 4 stars
Accurate Diagnosis 4.0
  • Currently 4 of 4 stars
Bedside Manner 4.0
  • Currently 4 of 4 stars
Spends Time with Me 4.0
  • Currently 4 of 4 stars
Follows Up After Visit 4.0
  • Currently 4 of 4 stars

Specialties & Research

Dr. Michael Apuzzo, MD is board certified in Neurological Surgery.

  • He has special expertise in 22 areas:
  • Brain Arteriovenous Malformation (Intracranial Arteriovenous Malformations)
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Cancer (Craniopharyngioma)
  • Brain Cancer (Meningel Neoplasm)
  • Brain Cancer (Meningioma)
  • Brain Disorder
  • Brain Injuries
  • Brain Ventricle Cancer (Cerebral Ventricle Neoplasm)
  • Cancer
  • Concussion
  • Craniotomy (Brain Surgery)
  • Epilepsy
  • Gamma Knife Surgery (Stereotactic Radiosurgery)
  • Glial Cancer (Glioma)
  • Head Trauma (Craniocerebral Trauma)
  • Microsurgery
  • Movement Disorders
  • Neurosurgery
  • Parkinson Disease
  • Pituitary Gland Cancer
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Education & Awards

Dr. Apuzzo graduated from Boston University . He has 15 awards.

Awards  
One of America's Leading Experts on:
Brain Cancer (Brain Neoplasm)
Brain Cancer (Meningel Neoplasm)
Brain Diseases
Brain Injuries
Brain Ventricle Cancer (Cerebral Ventricle Neoplasm)
Glial Cancer (Glioma)
Meningioma (Brain Cancer)
Pituitary Gland Cancer (Pituitary Neoplasm)
Radiosurgery
Castle Connolly America's Top Doctors® (2002 - 2008, 2010 - 2014)
Castle Connolly America's Top Doctors® for Cancer (2005 - 2007, 2009 - 2012, 2014)
Castle Connolly's Top Doctors™ (2012 - 2013)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2013)
Top 10 Doctor - Neighborhood (2014)
Lincoln Heights
Neurological Surgeon
On-Time Doctor Award (2014)

Affiliations

Dr. Apuzzo has 6 hospital affiliations:

  • USC University Hospital 
  • Los Angeles County + University of Southern California Medical Center 

Languages

  • English

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Additional Information
Dr. Michael L J Apuzzo MD is a male Neurosurgeon, has 45 years of experience and practices in Neurological Surgery.
Where does Dr. Michael L. Apuzzo practice?
Dr. Michael Apuzzo has 3 office locations.
Dr. Michael Apuzzo practices Neurological Surgery near Los Angeles, CA.
See Los Angeles Neurological Surgeons.