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Brian R. Gantwerker, M.D.

Accepting New Patients
The Craniospinal Center of Los Angeles
2811 Wilshire Boulevard, Suite 840
Santa Monica, CA 90403
Speaks: French and English

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About Brian R. Gantwerker

Brian R. Gantwerker, MD, is a neurosurgeon and head of Santa Monica, Calif.,-based Cranio Spinal Center, where he specializes in treating degenerative and traumatic diseases of the spine, spinal and brain injury and brain tumors.

Dr. Gantwerker utilizes minimally invasive techniques and Gamma Knife Radiosurgery and has authored several book chapters and peer-reviewed journal articles over his career. He is a member of the American Association of Neurological Surgeons, Congress of Neurological Surgeons, Society for Minimally Invasive Spine Society, North American Spine Society, California Association of Neurological Surgeons and the American Medical Association.

After obtaining his medical degree at Rush Medical College in Chicago, Dr. Gantwerker completed his neurosurgical residency at University Hospitals of Cleveland. He went on to complete a complex spine fellowship at Phoenix-based Barrow Neurological Institute.
Medical School

Rush Medical College of Rush University, Chicago, IL

Internship

Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, Cleveland, OH

Residency

Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, Cleveland, OH

Fellowship

Barrows Neurological Institute at St. Joseph's Hospital , Phoenix, AZ

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Neurological Surgery, Neurological Surgery
The Craniospinal Center of Los Angeles
2811 Wilshire Boulevard, Suite 840
Santa Monica, CA 90403
The Craniospinal Center of Los Angeles
17525 Ventura Boulevard, Suite 203
Encino, CA 91316
Affiliated Locations

Providence Tarzana Medical Center
Providence Saint John's Health Center