Central California Medical Group (CCFMG) physicians integrate clinical expertise, research, and education to provide the best care and state-of-the-art technology for our patients and community.

The Department of Neurosurgery is consistently on the cutting-edge of innovative research, education and treatment. Specializing in brain, cerebrovascular and spinal conditions the Department of Neurosurgery is the most trusted source for treatment in the Central Valley. 

As one of the nation’s leading academic neurosurgery programs, the Department of Neurosurgery offers a depth and breadth of surgical experience that few institutions can match. With dynamic leadership and a remarkable team of neurosugeons, our program has quickly become the gold standard for neurosurgical care in Central California. One of our defining features is that other physicians from across Central California routinely refer their most complex surgical cases to our neurosurgeons, knowing that their patients are in trusted hands.

The dedication to research, education, prevention and treatment is a hallmark of our program. Our neurosurgeons works tirelessly to continue the evolution of neurosurgery and provide the absolute best neurosurgical care for patients. Our surgeons’ clinical skills are complemented by their deep commitment to compassionate patient care, and by a team of nurse practitioners, physician assistants and support staff who are unsurpassed in their training, expertise and empathy.

The Department of Neurosurgery is home to some of the most respected neurosurgeons in the country and that respect has drawn fellow neurosurgeons from around the world to Fresno to be a part of the team. World-class neurosurgical care is available right here in the heart of the Central Valley.


The Department of Neurosurgery provides a wide-range of neurosurgical services, specifically for brain tumors, cerebrobascular conditions and spinal injury. Depending on the diagnosis of the patient, surgical and non-surgical options are considered.



As a neurosurgeon, you may treat conditions including, but not limited to:

  • Annular Tear
  • Arteriovenous Fistulas (AVF)
  • Arteriovenous Malformations (AVM)
  • Brain Tumors
  • Bulging Disc
  • Canal Stenosis
  • Cerebral Aneurysms
  • Cervical Radiculopathy
  • Chiari Malformation
  • Compressed Nerve Root
  • Compression Fractures
  • Degenerative Joint Disease
  • Disc Extrusion
  • Disc Protrusion
  • Facet Disease
  • Facet Joint Syndrome
  • Forminal Narrowing
  • Herniated Discs
  • Kyphosis
  • Lordosis
  • Sciatica
  • Radiculopathy
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Tumors
  • Vertebral Fracture

Medical Practice Locations

University Neurosciences Institute More Info
Community Regional Medical Center More Info
University Neurosciences Institute – Visalia More Info

As a UCSF faculty member, you may practice at one or more of the above locations.