Dr. Vrijesh S Tantuwaya, MD



Neurosurgery     -  California,  Poway

 Overview

Dr. Vrijesh S Tantuwaya, MD works in Poway, California is a specialist in Neurosurgery and graduated Barnes Jewish Hospital in 1997. Dr. Tantuwaya is affiliated with Scripps Mercy Hospital, Palomar Medical Center, Sharp Chula Vista Medical Center, Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla, Sharp Memorial Hospital, Sharp Coronado Hospital and Healthcare Center, Scripps Mercy Hospital Chula Vista, Sharp Grossmont Hospital and practicing for 23 years

 Experience and Qualifications

 Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

 Conditions

  • Acute Urinary Retention
  • Adrenal Gland Diseases
  • Blepharophimosis - Ptosis - Epicanthus Inversus Syndrome
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Coronary Angiogram
  • Diagnostic Evaluation
  • Elbow Or Upper Arm Arthritis
  • Endometrial Ablation
  • Food Additive Allergy - Annatto
  • Functional Hemispherectomy
  • Functional Movement Screening
  • Gastrectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Helminthosporium Fungus Allergy
  • Hypothermia
  • IV Sedation
  • Joint Fluid Test
  • Joint X-Ray
  • Lattice Corneal Dystrophy, Type 1
  • Lumbar Epidural Nerve Block
  • Multiple Injuries
  • Muscular Dystrophy, Congenital, Type 1C
  • Mycobacterial Infections
  • Myocarditis
  • Neurological Injuries
  • Pediatric Chronic Infection
  • Pediatric Dermatologic Disorders
  • Pediatric Thoracic Disorders
  • Pediatric Voiding
  • Pelvic Support Problems
  • Pneumatic Dilations (PD)
  • Prostate Cancer - Hereditary - 9
  • Rheumatic Diseases
  • Sinus Node Disease
  • Skin Aging
  • Syndactyly
  • The treatment of complicated hypertension
  • Tissue Plasminogen Activator (tPA)
  • Woodworker's Lung

 Procedures

  • Anterior Horn Disease
  • Ataxia
  • Back Pain
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Surgery
  • Brain Tumor
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cervical Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Cervical Spine Fracture
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Craniotomy
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Spinal Cord Repair
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Intervertebral Disc Herniation
  • Intracranial Vessel Angioplasty
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Laminectomy
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Herniated Disc
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Pain
  • Nerve Block, Sympathetic
  • Nerve Destruction by Neurolytic Agent
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Neurosurgical Procedures
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Fracture Treatment
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spine Surgery
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Stenting, Intracranial Vessels
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Torticollis

 Years Since Graduation

  • 23

 State License

  • California

 Spoken Languages

  • Hindi

 Background Check

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 Education & Training

Internship Hospital


Barnes Jewish Hospital

Saint Louis, MO, USA

Year completed: 1997

Medical School


Washington University In St Louis School Of Medicine

ST LOUIS, MO, United States

Graduated: 1996

Fellowship Hospital


Musc Med Center

Charleston, SC, USA

Year completed: 2002

Undergraduate School


Northwestern University

Evanston, IL, USA

Evanston, IL, USA

 Awards

1   California Medical Ass.
2   San Diego County Med. Society

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 Office Locations


Primary location

 Vrijesh S Tantuwaya MD

12630 Monte Vista Road Suite 105
California (CA)
Poway,
92064

  (858) 312-5016
Office Volume:    25 patients per day
Free Standing Surgery Center?    No
Performs Procedures On Site?    No

Accepting New Patients

  • Yes
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 Map & Directions



Vrijesh S Tantuwaya MD, 12630 Monte Vista Road Suite 105, Poway, California (CA), 92064




 Insurances Accepted (check insurance plans)

  • Medicare
  • Medicare MCR

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 Affiliated Hospitals


Scripps Mercy Hospital photo


Scripps Mercy Hospital

4077 5th Avenue California CA, San Diego, 92103

Scripps Mercy Hospital is a hospital located in San Diego, CA. This hospital reports jointly with Scripps Mercy Hospital Chula Vista. Therefore the ratings and awards apply to multiple hospitals and this specific hospital may not provide all rated services. Procedures/Diagnosis costs are at the stat...



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Palomar Medical Center

555 East Valley Parkway California CA, Escondido, 92025

Palomar Medical Center is a District Authority owned hospital located in Escondido, CA. Procedures/Diagnosis costs are at the state average in 14 of 14 procedures. Length of Stay is shorter than the state average in 2 of 14 procedures.



Sharp Chula Vista Medical Center photo


Sharp Chula Vista Medical Center

751 Medical Center Court California CA, Chula Vista, 91911

Sharp Chula Vista Medical Center is a hospital located in Chula Vista, CA. Procedures/Diagnosis costs are at the state average in 13 of 13 procedures. Length of Stay is at the state average in 9 of 13 procedures.



Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla photo


Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla

9888 Genesee Avenue California CA, La Jolla, 92037

Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla is a hospital located in La Jolla, CA. Procedures/Diagnosis costs are at the state average in 14 of 14 procedures. Length of Stay is at the state average in 12 of 14 procedures.



Sharp Memorial Hospital photo


Sharp Memorial Hospital

7901 Frost Street California CA, San Diego, 92123

Sharp Memorial Hospital is a hospital located in San Diego, CA. Procedures/Diagnosis costs are at the state average in 15 of 15 procedures. Length of Stay is at the state average in 14 of 15 procedures.



Sharp Coronado Hospital and Healthcare Center photo


Sharp Coronado Hospital and Healthcare Center

250 Prospect Place California CA, Coronado, 92118

Sharp Coronado Hospital and Healthcare Center is a hospital located in Coronado, CA. Procedures/Diagnosis costs are at the state average in 3 of 4 procedures. Length of Stay is at the state average in 3 of 4 procedures.



Scripps Mercy Hospital Chula Vista photo


Scripps Mercy Hospital Chula Vista

435 H Street California CA, Chula Vista, 91910

Scripps Mercy Hospital Chula Vista is a hospital located in Chula Vista, CA. This hospital reports jointly with Scripps Mercy Hospital. Therefore the ratings and awards apply to multiple hospitals and this specific hospital may not provide all rated services. Procedures/Diagnosis costs are at the st...



Sharp Grossmont Hospital photo


Sharp Grossmont Hospital

5555 Grossmont Center Drive California CA, La Mesa, 91942

Sharp Grossmont Hospital is a hospital located in La Mesa, CA. Procedures/Diagnosis costs are at the state average in 15 of 15 procedures. Length of Stay is at the state average in 12 of 15 procedures.



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