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Neurological Surgeon, Orthopaedic Surgeon, Neurologist
15 years of experience
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Accepting new patients
License & Identifications

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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (3)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Vrijesh Tantuwaya, Neurological Surgeon, Orthopaedic Surgeon, Neurologist is Excellent. Dr. Tantuwaya has been reviewed by 11 patients who have provided 3 comments. The rating is 4.5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.2
Promptness 3.9
Courteous Staff 4.6
Accurate Diagnosis 3.9
Bedside Manner 4.3
Spends Time with Me 3.9
Follows Up After Visit 3.9

Specialties & Research

Dr. Vrijesh Tantuwaya, MD is board certified in Neurological Surgery.

  • He has special expertise in 10 areas:
  • Back Injuries
  • Back Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndromes
  • Head and Neck Disorder
  • Infection
  • Neurosurgery
  • Neurosurgical Procedures
  • Spinal Fractures
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Wounds and Injuries

Education & Awards

Dr. Tantuwaya graduated from Washington University at St. Louis, Saint Louis. He has 2 awards.

Patients' Choice Award (2010 - 2012, 2014)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2010 - 2012)


Dr. Tantuwaya has 8 hospital affiliations:

  • Sharp Memorial Hospital 
  • Palomar Medical Center 


  • Spanish
  • Hindi

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Additional Information
Dr. Vrijesh Tantuwaya MD is a male Neurosurgeon, has 15 years of experience and practices in Neurological Surgery.
Where does Dr. Vrijesh Tantuwaya practice?
Dr. Vrijesh Tantuwaya has 3 office locations.
Dr. Vrijesh Tantuwaya practices Neurological Surgery near Poway, CA.
Additional practice locations include: San Diego, CA.
See Poway Surgeons.