Dr. Howard Tung MD Neurosurgeon

Dr. Howard Tung is a neurosurgeon in San Diego, California and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Alvarado Medical Center and Scripps Memorial Hospital-La Jolla. He received his medical degree from Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth and has been in practice for 29 years. He is one of 12 doctors at Alvarado Medical Center 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

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

Alvarado Medical Center

UC San Diego Health System
Ranked #25 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

NV State Medical License
Active through 2015

AZ State Medical License
Active through 2016

CA State Medical License
Active through 2014

Awards, Honors & Recognition

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

Fellow (FAANS), American Association of Neurological Surgeons


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