Dr. Lawrence David Dickinson MD Neurosurgeon

Dr. Lawrence Dickinson is a neurosurgeon in Castro Valley, California and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Alta Bates Summit Medical Center and Alta Bates Summit Medical Center - Summit Campus. He received his medical degree from Keck School of Medicine of USC and has been in practice for 27 years. Dr. Dickinson accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 6 doctors at Alta Bates Summit Medical Center and one of 2 at Alta Bates Summit Medical Center - Summit Campus who specialize in Neurological Surgery. He also speaks multiple languages, including Spanish.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Neurosurgeon: General Neurosurgery, Brain & Spinal Tumor, Cerebrovascular, Neurosurgical Spine Surgery

Education & Medical Training

University of Michigan Hospitals and Health Centers
Residency, Neurological Surgery, 1987–1994

Keck School of Medicine of USC
Class of 1987

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Neurological Surgery
Certified 16 years in Neurological Surgery

CA State Medical License
Active through 2014

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Top MD, Consumers Checkbook

Fellow (FAANS), American Association of Neurological Surgeons

Publications & Presentations

Facet-sparing Decompression with a Minimally Invasive Flexible Microblade Shaver: A Prospective Operative Analysis.
Dickinson, L. D.,Phelps, J.,Summa, C. D.,Vanichkachorn, J. S.,Jeshuran, W. R.,Randall, J. B.,Mimran, R. I.,Mitchell, M.,Macenski, M. M.,Lauryssen, C.

Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS California CaliforniaCare HMO
  • BCBS California PowerSelect HMO
  • BCBS California PPO
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • Blue Shield CA Local Access Plus HMO
  • Blue Shield California HMO
  • Blue Shield California PPO
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Health Net California Large Group PPO
  • Health Net HMO - Employer Group
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO - Kaiser
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Pacificare HMO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
  • Wellmark Alliance Select

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