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Christopher Uchiyama, MD, PhD

  • Neurological Surgery
Christopher Uchiyama, MD, PhD
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Scripps Clinic Medical Group
10666 N Torrey Pines Rd
La Jolla, CA 92037
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Phone Number
858-554-8920
Scripps MD Anderson Cancer Center

Expertise

  • Neurological Surgery
  • Neurological Surgery, Spine

Hospital Affiliations

Languages

  • English

Biography

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, Neurological Surgery, 2005

Medical Education

  • University of Southern California School of Medicine, MD, 1992

Internships

  • Deaconess Harvard Surgical Service, General Surgery, 1993

Residencies

  • University of Utah Medical Center, Neurological Surgery, 1999

Fellowships

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

Graduate Education

  • University of Southern California, PhD, Microbiology, 1993
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