Christopher Uchiyama, MD, PhD

  • Neurological Surgery
Christopher Uchiyama, MD, PhD
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Scripps Green Hospital
10666 N Torrey Pines Rd
La Jolla, CA 92037
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Scripps Clinic Rancho Bernardo
15004 Innovation Dr
San Diego, CA 92128
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Neurological SurgeryNeurological Surgery, Spine

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Christopher Uchiyama, MD, joined Scripps in 2001 where he currently serves as the division head for neurosurgery.

Dr. Uchiyama has clinical expertise in brain and spinal surgery, with special expertise in complex cervical, thoracic, and lumbar spine surgery, pituitary tumors, brain and spinal tumors and general neurosurgery. He also performs cervical artificial disc replacement.

He is a member of several professional societies and has been the recipient of many honors and awards for his work in clinical research.

Board Certifications

American Board of Neurological Surgery, 2005

Medical Education

University of Southern California School of Medicine, MD, 1992


Deaconess Harvard Surgical Service, General Surgery, 1993


University of Utah Medical Center, Neurological Surgery, 1999


University of Utah Medical Center, Neurological Surgery, 1999Brigham & Women's Hospital, Neurological Surgery, 1994

Graduate Education

University of Southern California, PhD, Microbiology, 1993

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