Dr. Rafael Tamargo MD Neurosurgeon

Dr. Rafael Tamargo is a neurosurgeon in Baltimore, Maryland. He is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center and Johns Hopkins Hospital. He received his medical degree from Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons and has been in practice for 30 years. Dr. Tamargo accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 13 doctors at Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center and one of 26 at Johns Hopkins Hospital who specialize in Neurological Surgery.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Neurosurgeon: Brain & Spinal Tumor, Cerebrovascular, Skull Base, Neurocritical Care

Clinical Interests: Aneurysm

Hospital Affiliation

Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center

Johns Hopkins Hospital
Ranked #1 in Neurology & Neurosurgery

Education & Medical Training

Johns Hopkins University
Residency, Neurological Surgery, 1985 - 1992

New York Presbyterian Hospital, Columbia Campus
Residency, General Surgery, 1984 - 1985

Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons
Class of 1984

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Family Medicine
Certified in Family Medicine

AZ State Medical License
Active through 2014

Publications & Presentations

The Minipterional Craniotomy for Anterior Circulation Aneurysms: Initial Experience with 72 Patients.
Caplan, J. M.,Papadimitriou, K.,Yang, W.,Colby, G. P.,Coon, A. L.,Olivi, A.,Tamargo, R. J.,Huang, J.

Withdrawal of technological life support following subarachnoid hemorrhage.
Kowalski, R. G.,Chang, T. R.,Carhuapoma, J. R.,Tamargo, R. J.,Naval, N. S.

The SAH Score: A Comprehensive Communication Tool.
Naval, N. S.,Kowalski, R. G.,Chang, T. R.,Caserta, F.,Carhuapoma, J. R.,Tamargo, R. J.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • Aetna Whole Health Banner Health Network
  • AvMed Health Open Access
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Florida BlueCare HMO
  • BCBS Florida NetworkBlue
  • BCBS Florida Preferred Patient Care PPO
  • BCBS Kansas City Preferred-Care Blue PPO
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • Coventry Florida - Employer Group PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Health Net Arizona HMO
  • Health Net Arizona HMO ExcelCare Network
  • Health Net Arizona PPO/POS
  • Highmark BCBS ClassicBlue
  • Highmark BCBS PPOBlue
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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