Dr. Manish Kumar Aghi MD Neurosurgeon

Dr. Manish Aghi is a neurosurgeon in San Francisco, California and is affiliated with UCSF Medical Center. He received his medical degree from Harvard Medical School and has been in practice for 6 years. Dr. Aghi accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 49 doctors at UCSF Medical Center who specialize in Neurological Surgery.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Neurosurgeon: General Neurosurgery

Hospital Affiliation

UCSF Medical Center
Ranked #5 in Neurology & Neurosurgery

Education & Medical Training

Massachusetts General Hospital
Residency, General Surgery, 2000 - 2001

Massachusetts General Hospital
Residency, Neurological Surgery, 2001 - 2007

Harvard Medical School
Class of 2000

Stanford University
Other Training, Biological Sciences, 1989 - 1993

Stanford University
Other Training, Biological Sciences, 1989 - 1993

Harvard University
Other Training, Neurosciences, 1993 - 2000

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Neurological Surgery
Certified 4 years in Neurological Surgery

CA State Medical License
Active through 2013

Awards, Honors & Recognition

[415] Top Doctors, Marin Magazine

Harold Rosegay Teaching Award, UCSF Department of Neurological Surgery

Young Investigator Award, American Brian Tumor Association (ABTA)

Travel Grant Award, UCSF Academic Senate

Travel Grant Award, UCSF Academic Senate

Travel Grant Award, UCSF Academic Senate

Synthes Skull Base Award, for highest ranking abstract focused on skull base tumors, Congress of Neurological Surgeons (CNS)

Mahaley Award, for investigator presenting the best clinical study in neuro-oncology, American Association of Neurologic Surgeons (AANS)

Integra Foundation Award, for highest ranking abstract focused on basic science or clinical research of benign brain and peripheral nerve tumors, Congress of Neurological Surgeons (CNS)

Ronald L. Bittner Award - best brain tumor research by a resident or junior faculty member, American Association of Neurological Surgeons (AANS)

William Scoville Resident Award - Best Paper, New England Neurosurgical Society Meetings

Resident Research Award, American Academy of Neurological Surgery

Annual Resident Award, Congress of Neurological Surgeons (CNS)

Preuss Award - best basic science research, American Association of Neurological Surgeons (AANS)

Resident Research Award, Honorable Mention, American Academy of Neurological Surgery

James Andrew Smith Scholar for brain tumor research,, Harvard-MIT Division of Health Sciences and Technology (HST)

Firestone Medal for Excellence in Undergraduate Research, Stanford University

Norman K. Wessels Award for top biological sciences teaching assistant, Stanford University

Publications & Presentations

Course on Endoscopic Endonasal Surgery of the Cranial Base and Pituitary Fossa, Guest Faculty
2013 1 1

Folylpolyglutamyl synthetase gene transfer and glioma antifolate sensitivity in culture and in vivo.
Aghi M, Kramm CM, Breakefield XO 1999 1 1

Gliosarcoma arising from an oligodendroglioma (oligosarcoma).
Hiniker, A.,Hagenkord, J. M.,Powers, M. P.,Aghi, M. K.,Prados, M. D.,Perry, A.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS California CaliforniaCare HMO
  • BCBS California PPO
  • BCBS Florida BlueCare HMO
  • BCBS Florida NetworkBlue
  • BCBS Florida Preferred Patient Care PPO
  • Blue Shield California HMO
  • Blue Shield California PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • Coventry Florida - Employer Group HMO/Open Access
  • Coventry Florida - Employer Group PPO
  • Empire BCBS HMO
  • Empire BCBS PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Health Net California Large Group PPO
  • Health Net HMO - Employer Group
  • HIP of New York - Select PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO - Kaiser
  • Multiplan PPO
  • MVP Healthcare PPO
  • Oxford Health Freedom
  • Oxford Health Liberty
  • Pacificare HMO
  • United - River Valley Neighborhood Health Partnership
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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