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Santosh Kesari, M.D., Ph.D.

Languages: Telugu, English
Accepting New Patients
Professional Statement
Santosh Kesari, M.D., Ph.D., is a board-certified neurologist and neuro-oncologist. He serves as director of neuro-oncology at Providence Saint John’s Health Center and chair of the Department of Translational Neuro-oncology and Neurotherapeutics at John Wayne Cancer Institute. A physician and scientist, Dr. Kesari specializes in personalized medicine for patients with malignant brain tumors. His experience in precision therapeutic strategies targets brain tumors at the molecular level to eliminate the disease. Dr. Kesari’s research efforts have focused on cancer stem cells, their role in the formation of brain tumors and their resistance to treatment. His goal is to advance neurological medicine by developing targeted drugs to eradicate brain tumors. He has more than 200 publications, including original articles, reviews, editorials, books and clinical communications. Dr. Kesari has received countless awards and recognition throughout his medical career, and he was named one of America’s Top Doctors by Castle Connolly.
University Of Pennsylvania School Of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA
Medical School
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (Harvard Medical School), Boston, MA
Brigham & Women's Hospital, Boston, MA
Massachusetts General Hospital - Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA
Board Certifications
  • United Council for Neurologic Subspecialties, Neurology
Clinical Interests
  • Astrocytoma Tumors
  • Brain Neoplasms
  • Chordoma
  • Cns Lymphoma
  • Glioma
  • Home Visits
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Meningioma
Pacific Neuroscience Institute
2121 Santa Monica Boulevard
Santa Monica, CA 90404
(310) 582-7287
Pacific Neuroscience Institute
4201 Torrance Boulevard
Suite 520

Torrance, CA 90503
(310) 316-3466
Pacific Neuroscience Institute
2125 Arizona Avenue
Santa Monica, CA 90404
Affiliated Facilities
Providence Little Company of Mary Medical Center Torrance
Providence Saint John's Health Center