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

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Patient Reviews

4.5
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(17)
Patient comments (5)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Rafael Tamargo is Excellent. Dr. Tamargo has been reviewed by 17 patients who have provided 5 comments. The rating is 4.5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 5.0
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Promptness 5.0
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Courteous Staff 5.0
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Accurate Diagnosis 5.0
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Bedside Manner 5.0
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Spends Time with Me 4.9
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Follows Up After Visit 5.0
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Specialties & Research

Dr. Rafael Tamargo, MD is board certified in Neurological Surgery.

  • He has special expertise in 18 areas:
  • Aneurysm
  • Arteriovenous Fistula
  • Arteriovenous Malformations
  • Auditory Tumor (Acoustic Neuroma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Cancer
  • Carotid Artery Diseases (CAD)
  • Cerebrovascular Disorders
  • Craniotomy (Brain Surgery)
  • Glial Cancer (Glioma)
  • Intracerebral Hemorrhage (Bleeding In The Brain)
  • Microsurgery
  • Moyamoya Disease
  • Neurosurgery
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Vision Disorders

Education & Awards

Dr. Tamargo graduated from Columbia University, New York. He has 5 awards.

Awards  
One of America's Leading Experts on:
Intracranial Aneurysm
Castle Connolly America's Top Doctors® (2007 - 2008, 2010 - 2015)
Patients' Choice Award (2011 - 2012, 2014)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2011 - 2012, 2014)
On-Time Doctor Award (2014)

Affiliations

Dr. Tamargo has 10 hospital affiliations:

  • Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center 
  • The Johns Hopkins Hospital 

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

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Additional Information
Dr. Rafael Jesus Tamargo MD is a male Neurosurgeon, has 28 years of experience and practices in Neurological Surgery.
Where does Dr. Rafael J. Tamargo practice?
Dr. Rafael Tamargo has 3 office locations.
Dr. Rafael Tamargo practices Neurological Surgery near Baltimore, MD.
See Baltimore Neurological Surgeons.