Alexander Taghva, MD

Specialty
  • Neurosurgery
Additional Language Spoken
Spanish
Address
26732 Crown Valley Pkwy.
Suite 541
Mission Viejo, CA 92691

Primary Office

Address
26732 Crown Valley Pkwy.
Suite 541
Mission Viejo, CA 92691
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Phone
(949) 388-7190
Fax
(949) 388-7150

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Medical Groups & Affiliations
  • Mission Hospital Affiliated Physicians
  • Meet The Doctor

    Specialties & Education

    Primary Specialties
    • Neurosurgery
    Education & Training
    • Medical School
      Johns Hopkins University- School of Medicine
    • Internship
      University of Southern California, CA
    • Residency
      University of Southern California, CA
    • Fellowship
      Ohio State University, OH
    Areas of Interest

    Failed back surgery syndrome, Parkinson's disease, trigeminal neuralgia, neurosurgery, spine surgery.

  • Biography

    Biography

    Biography

    Dr. Taghva is a board-certified, fellowship-trained neurosurgeon. He specializes in complex and minimally-invasive spine surgery, spinal cord stimulation for chronic pain, deep brain stimulation for Parkinson's disease, and brain tumor surgery. He received his medical degree from Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine before completing neurosurgical residency training at the University of Southern California. He then did additional fellowship training at the Ohio State University in neuromodulation. Dr. Taghva has published in many highly-regarded scientific journals and is at the cutting-edge with new techniques in neuromodulation. Dr. Taghva believes in taking a conservative approach to patient care and believes in maximizing nonsurgical care prior to consideration of surgical intervention.

    Certifications
    American Board of Neurological Surgery
    Areas of Expertise
    Neurosurgery, spine surgery, spinal cord stimulation, deep brain stimulation, trigeminal neuralgia, brain tumor surgery