Santosh Kesari, MD Internal Medicine

Santosh Kesari, MD

Internal Medicine, Neurology, Medical Oncology
Santa Monica, CA 90404 (2 other locations)
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About Santosh Kesari MD

Santosh Kesari, MD is a health care provider primarily located in Santa Monica, CA, with other offices in Santa Monica, CA and Santa Monica, CA. He has 23 years of experience. His specialties include Internal Medicine, Neurology, Medical Oncology.

Santosh Kesari has received the following awards:


Dr. Santosh Kesari has 3 locations

Providence Saint Johns Health Center 2121 Santa Monica Blvd Santa Monica, CA 90404
John Wayne Cancer Institute 2200 Santa Monica Blvd Santa Monica, CA 90404
Saint John's Health Center 2121 Santa Monica Blvd Santa Monica, CA 90404


Dr. Santosh Kesari has the following 3 SPECIALTIES

Specialty Expertise

Dr. Santosh Kesari has the following 20 expertise

  • Brain Cancer
  • Metastatic Breast Cancer
  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Electromyography
  • Nerve Conduction Studies
  • Headache
  • Epidemiology
  • Progressive Multifocal Leukoencephalopathy
  • Stroke
  • Brain Cancer (Meningel Neoplasm)
  • Migraine Disorder
  • Paraneoplastic Syndromes
  • Clinical Research
  • Metastatic Cancer
  • Neurology
  • Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
  • Glial Cancer (Glioma)
  • Epilepsy
  • Central Nervous System Cancer (CNS Neoplasm)


3 Awards

  • Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2018, 2017, 2014, 2012, 2011)

    Compassionate Doctor Recognition Compassionate Doctor certification is granted to physicians who treat their patients with the utmost kindness. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and bedside manner scores.

  • Patients' Choice Award (2018, 2017, 2012, 2011)

    Patients' Choice Award 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.

  • On-Time Doctor Award (2018)

    On-Time Doctor Award 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.


23 Years Experience

Perelman School Of Medicine At University Of Pennsylvania

Graduated in 1999

Dr. Santosh Kesari Accepts the Following Insurance

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • Aetna HMO Deductible Plan CA only
  • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
  • Aetna Savings Plus of CA
  • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • Aexcel PPO
  • Anthem Advantage HMO
  • Anthem BC Pathway X EPO Network
  • AWH Southern CA Elect Choice
  • AWH Southern CA Managed Choice
  • BC CA California Care Small Group HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • 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 Pathway X PPO
  • Blue Cross CA PPO Prudent Buyer Individual
  • Blue Cross CA PPO Prudent Buyer Large Group
  • Blue Cross CA Priority Select HMO
  • Blue Cross CA Select HMO
  • Blue Cross CA Select Plus HMO
  • Blue Shield CA Access Plus HMO
  • Blue Shield CA Access Plus Savenet
  • Blue Shield CA Bronze 60 PPO SHOP
  • Blue Shield CA Bronze Full PPO 4500
  • Blue Shield CA Local Access Plus HMO
  • Blue Shield CA Platinum Access+ HMO 25
  • Blue Shield CA Platinum Local Access + HMO 25
  • Blue Shield CA PPO
  • Blue Shield CA Silver 70 PPO
  • Blue Shield CA Tandem PPO
  • Blue Shield CA Trio ACO HMO
  • BS CA Platinum 90 PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access Plus
  • Cigna Southern CA Select
  • First Health PPO
  • Health Net CA HMO
  • Health Net CA HMO Employer Group
  • Health Net CA HMO Excelcare
  • Health Net CA HMO Whole Care Network
  • Health Net CA HMO Wholecare
  • Health Net CA Individual and Family PPO
  • Health Net CA PPO
  • Health Net PureCare HSP Individual and Family Plans
  • Health Net PureCare One EPO Individual & Family Plan
  • Humana Choice POS
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Oscar Insurance CA
  • PHCS PPO Kaiser
  • UHC Choice Plus POS
  • UHC Navigate HMO
  • UHC Navigate POS
  • UHC Nexus Open Access
  • UHC Options PPO
  • UHC SV Flex Tier 3
  • UHC West SignatureValue Advantage HMO Value Network

More about Dr. Santosh Kesari

Brain tumors remain a major cause of cancer-related death despite advances in surgery and imaging. There is a clear and urgent need for novel therapies based on a broader and deeper understanding of the biology of the disease. Dr. Kesari has a laboratory interest in targeted molecular therapeutics, biomarker discovery, cancer stem cell biology and translating these laboratory discoveries into novel personalized clinical trials in cancer patients.

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