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

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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (6)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Rafael Tamargo is Excellent. Dr. Tamargo has been reviewed by 15 patients who have provided 6 comments. The rating is 5 out of 5 stars.

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

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.

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)


Dr. Tamargo has 10 hospital affiliations:

  • Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center 
  • The Johns Hopkins Hospital 


  • Spanish
  • English

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Additional Information
Dr. Rafael Jesus Tamargo MD is a male Neurosurgeon, has 27 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.
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