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About Dr. Paul S Jackson

Dr. Paul S Jackson, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Palo Alto, CA, with another office in Saratoga, CA. He has 22 years of experience. His specialties include Neurological Surgery. Dr. Jackson has received 3 awards. He speaks English.

Rating Overview

15 Ratings with 3 Comments

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Paul S Jackson is Excellent. Dr. Paul S Jackson has been rated by 15 patients. From those 15 patients 3 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. Paul S Jackson is 4.7 of 5.0 stars.

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Primary Address

Palo Alto Medical Foundation for Healthcare Research & Education

795 El Camino Real
Palo Alto, CA 94301
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20271 Merrick Dr
Saratoga, CA 95070
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Dr. Paul S Jackson has the following 1 specialty

  • Neurological Surgery

    A neurological surgeon is a physician who surgically treats disorders of the nervous system, which is comprised of the brain, spinal cord and nerves.
    In addition to treating trauma of the head and spine, these doctors also treat disorders like epilepsy, aneurysms, hydrocephalus, Parkinson's disease, multiple sclerosis, stroke, spinal disc herniation, and spinal disease.
    Neurological surgeons can perform surgical procedures on the brain, such as stereotactic surgery, microsurgery, endoscopic surgery, stereotactic radiosurgery, and endovascular image guided methods.

  • Specialty Expertise

    Dr. Paul S Jackson has the following 18 expertise

  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Glioblastoma
  • Laminectomy
  • Craniotomy
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Brain Cancer
  • Gamma Knife Surgery (Stereotactic Radiosurgery)
  • Spinal Fractures
  • Brain Tumor
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Brain Surgery
  • Spinal Cancer
  • Infection
  • Neurosurgery
  • Aneurysm
  • Neurocutaneous Syndromes
  • Scoliosis
  • Stroke

Board Certifications

Dr. Paul S Jackson is Board Certified in 1 specialty

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Four Stars

Doesn't answer emailed questions about proposed surgery. Has his nurse do it, no matter how detailed the question. No other doctor in PAMF that I've seen does this. I'm sure he has his reasons, but his nurse is not a neurosurgeon and is unqualified to answer surgical questions. Very unprofessional in my opinion.

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Dr. Jackson is a gifted neurosurgeon. He took lots of time with me, answered my questions, helped me review my options. He expressed empathy, engaged in eye contact and listened carefully to my concerns and questions. He took time to thoroughly review my MRI and helped me understand its meaning. I believe he deserves the highest marks.

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Dr. Jackson has no caring or compassion for his overweight patients!!

Going to see Dr. Jackson was a huge waste of my time! He didnt even explain the results of my MRI except when I pushed him he finally did say that I have severe arthritis in my lower spine. I had to explain to him that my mother is dying and I cant/wont have surgery or injections until mom had passed as I wanted to be able to spend every minute I could with her. At that point, he told me that I was wasting his time and that I needed to go home and lose weight. Fine, I know I need to lose weight but does that mean you dont have to explain to me what the results of the MRI, that I paid my hard earned money for???? He literally walked out of the room and left me sitting there with my mouth hanging open. Ive been in tears ever since. He wouldnt even refill my prescriptions for pain meds and wouldnt tell me why he wouldnt. So I'm left on my own to deal with severe lower back and leg pain/numbness. If you want a doctor who cares about your health and well-being, this is NOT the doctor to see.

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  • Awards

    3 Awards

  • On-Time Doctor Award

    On-Time Doctor Award (2017)

    Vitals On-Time + Promptness Award recognizes doctors with consistent high ratings for timeliness of appointments. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and promptness scores.

  • Patients' Choice Award

    Patients' Choice Award (2015, 2017)

    Patients' Choice recognition reflects the difference a particular physician has made in the lives of his/her patients. The honor is bestowed to physicians who have received near perfect scores, as voted by patients.

  • Top 10 Doctor - Metro Area

    Top 10 Doctor - Metro Area (2014)

    Top 10 Doctors are chosen by the millions of patients who visit Vitals each year to find a new doctor and share their experiences by providing ratings and reviews. In order to differentiate highly-regarded doctors from the rest for patients in search of quality care, Vitals awards Top 10 Doctor honors to those physicians within a certain specialty and geographic area who are consistently given top ratings by their patients.

  • Education

    22 Years Experience

  • Harvard Medical School

    Graduated in 1996

  • Metrohealth Medical Center


  • Accepted Insurance

    Dr. Paul S Jackson accepts the following insurance providers.

  • BCBS Blue Card
    • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross California
    • BC CA California Care Small Group HMO
    • Blue Cross CA PPO Prudent Buyer Small Group
    • Blue Cross CA Advantage PPO Preferred DirectAccess Plus
    • Blue Cross CA California Care Large Group HMO
    • Blue Cross CA PPO Prudent Buyer Individual
    • Blue Cross CA PPO Prudent Buyer Large Group
    • Blue Cross CA Select Plus HMO
  • Blue Shield California
    • BS CA Platinum 90 PPO
    • Blue Shield CA Access Plus HMO
    • Blue Shield CA Bronze 60 PPO SHOP
    • Blue Shield CA Bronze Full PPO 4500
    • Blue Shield CA PPO
    • Blue Shield CA Platinum Access+ HMO 25
    • Blue Shield CA Silver 70 PPO
  • Cigna
    • CIGNA Open Access Plus
  • Health Net
    • Health Net CA HMO Employer Group
    • Health Net CA Individual and Family PPO
    • Health Net CA PPO
  • Humana
    • Humana Choice POS
  • Multiplan
    • Multiplan PPO
    • PHCS PPO
  • UHC West
    • UHC West SignatureValue Alliance
    • UHC West SignatureValue HMO
  • United Healthcare
    • UHC Choice Plus POS
    • UHC Options PPO

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