Dr. Howard Tung MD Neurosurgeon

Dr. Howard Tung is a neurosurgeon in San Diego, California. He is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Alvarado Hospital and Scripps Memorial Hospital-La Jolla. He received his medical degree from Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth and has been in practice for 21 years. He is one of 12 doctors at Alvarado Hospital and one of 10 at Scripps Memorial Hospital-La Jolla who specialize in Neurological Surgery.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Neurosurgeon: General Neurosurgery

Hospital Affiliation

Alvarado Hospital

Scripps Memorial Hospital-La Jolla
High performing in Neurology & Neurosurgery

UC San Diego Health System
Ranked #42 in Neurology & Neurosurgery

Education & Medical Training

University of Southern California/LAC+USC Medical Center
Residency, Neurological Surgery, 1985 - 1992

Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth
Class of 1985

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Neurological Surgery
Certified in Neurological Surgery

AZ State Medical License
Active through 2014

CA State Medical License
Active through 2014

NV State Medical License
Active through 2013

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Meaningful Use Stage 1 Certification, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
2011

Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS California PPO
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • BCBS Massachusetts Blue Care Elect PPO
  • Blue Shield CA Local Access Plus HMO
  • Blue Shield California HMO
  • Blue Shield California PPO
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • Cofinity PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Harvard Pilgrim HMO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO - Kaiser
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Pacificare HMO
  • PriorityHealth HMO
  • Tufts Health Plan PPO
  • UniCare PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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