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Alexander Taghva M.D.

Alexander Taghva M.D.

(949) 364-1060
Primary Specialties
  • Neurological Surgery
     (Board Certified)
  • Affiliations
    O.C. Neurosurgical Associates
    Mission Hospital Affiliated Physicians
    Languages Spoken
    Spanish
    Primary Office
    26732 Crown Valley Pkwy
    Suite 561
    Mission Viejo, CA 92691
    Fax:
    (949) 364-5761

    Experience & Education

    Education
    Medical School:
    Johns Hopkins University, School of Medicine

    Internship:
    University of Southern California

    Residency:
    University of Southern California

    Fellowship:
    Ohio State University – Stereotactic and Functional Neurosurgery
    Areas of Expertise
    Deep brain stimulation for Parkinson’s disease, essential tremor, dystonia, and obsessive-compulsive disorder; spinal cord stimulation; neurosurgical treatment of facial pain; neurosurgical treatment of epilepsy.

    Physician Bio

    Dr. Taghva is fellowship-trained in neuromodulation techniques including deep brain stimulation (DBS) and spinal cord stimulation. He specializes in the neurosurgical treatment of Parkinson's disease and other movement disorders, obsessive-compulsive disorder, facial and extremity pain, and epilepsy. Dr. Taghva is actively involved in DBS research and is currently a co-investigator on FDA trials of deep brain stimulation for obesity and traumatic brain injury.

    Areas of Interest

    Neurosurgery

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