Dr. Vrijesh Tantuwaya MD is a male Neurosurgeon, has 14 years of experience and practices in Neurological Surgery.
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Dr. Vrijesh Tantuwaya has 3 office locations.
12630 Monte Vista Rd
Ste 105
Poway, CA 92064

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License & Identifications

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Patient Reviews

  • Currently 3.5 of 4 stars
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 9 patients who have provided 3 comments. The rating is 3.5 out of 4 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 3.3
  • Currently 3.3333333333333 of 4 stars
Promptness 3.0
  • Currently 3 of 4 stars
Courteous Staff 3.7
  • Currently 3.6666666666667 of 4 stars
Accurate Diagnosis 3.0
  • Currently 3 of 4 stars
Bedside Manner 3.4
  • Currently 3.4 of 4 stars
Spends Time with Me 3.0
  • Currently 3 of 4 stars
Follows Up After Visit 3.0
  • Currently 3 of 4 stars

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)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2010 - 2012)


Dr. Tantuwaya has 8 hospital affiliations:

  • Sharp Memorial Hospital 
  • Palomar Medical Center 

Accepted Insurance Plans

Dr. Tantuwaya accepts these health insurances in at least one office:

  • Humana - 2 plans
  • Cigna - 1 plan
  • USA H & W Network - 1 plan
  • Aetna - 1 plan


  • Hindi
  • Spanish

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Additional Information
Where does Dr. Vrijesh Tantuwaya practice?
Dr. Vrijesh Tantuwaya practices Neurological Surgery near Poway, CA.
Additional practice locations include: San Diego, CA.
See Poway Neurological Surgeons.