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Dr. Lance Altenau, MD

Neurosurgeon | San Diego, CA
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Telehealth
Male
3750 Convoy St Ste 301, California 92111 USA
(619) 297-4481
9am to 5pm Monday to Friday
Languages Spoken English
Top Rated Rated as a top Neurosurgeon in San Diego, CA
Accepting New Patients Appointments available for new patients
Overall rating 3.8
Description Dr. Lance Altenau, MD is a neurosurgeon who works at a neurosurgery clinic located at 3750 Convoy St Ste 301, San Diego, CA, 92111. Dr. Lance Altenau, MD is rated as a top neurosurgeon in the San Diego, CA area.
Dr. Lance Altenau, MD
Neurosurgeon | San Diego, CA
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About Dr. Lance Altenau, MD

As an expert neurosurgeon, Dr. Lance Altenau, MD diagnoses, assesses and performs surgery for treating various nervous system disorders. A neurosurgeon treats both life-threatening and chronic debilitating disorders of the central nervous system and the peripheral nervous system. He uses a variety of procedures such as craniotomy, neuroendoscopy, and stereotactic radiosurgery to treat conditions. The diagnostic process involves using advanced imaging procedures and techniques such as brain angiography and MRI and CT scans to identify issues in the nervous system. Neurosurgeons are also required to work closely with neuroradiologists to develop effective treatment methods for clients.

Neurosurgery deals with identifying numerous disorders of the central and the peripheral nervous systems and treating them using a variety of surgical techniques and procedures. Some of the modern surgical instruments used by neurosurgeons include high-precision chisels, dissectors, elevators, hooks, probes, and robots. Neurosurgery consists of several specialized branches such as vascular neurosurgery, stereotactic neurosurgery, epilepsy surgery, functional neurosurgery, oncological neurosurgery, spinal neurosurgery, skull base surgery, pediatric neurosurgery, and peripheral neurosurgery. For practicing these branches, neurosurgeons are required to attend additional training.

Dr. Lance Altenau, MD is rated as a top neurosurgeon in the San Diego, CA area.

Dr. Lance Altenau, MD is accepting new patients at his practice located at 3750 Convoy St Ste 301, San Diego, CA, 92111. To book an appointment, please call (619) 297-4481

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