For Doctors and Medical Professionals

Loma Linda University Medical Center (LLUMC) is a close-knit medical community that takes pride in connecting physicians and residents with the resources they need. The Department of Neurosurgery is committed to sharing medical knowledge and insights for practicing physicians, residents and other health professionals.

How to Refer a Patient

If you would like to refer a patient you can e-mail your referral to neurosurgery@llu.edu, Fax: (909) 558-6309 or Call Toll-free: (877) 558 0800. 
We are open Monday-Friday 8:00a.m.-5:00p.m. 

Spine Procedures
We perform a wide range of minimally invasive and open spine procedures, including:

  • Anterior cervical discectomy and fusion (ACD&F)
  • Cervical laminectomy with or without fusion
  • Cervical and lumbar artificial disc replacement
  • Lumbar laminectomy and discectomy
  • Lumbar fusion, including anterior lumbar interbody fusion (ALIF), and transforaminal lumbar interbody fusion (TLIF)

Cranial Procedures
The most common procedures we perform related to the scalp, skull, and brain include:

Endovascular Procedures

  • Carotid artery stenting for carotid stenosis
  • Coiling of cerebral aneurysms
  • Embolization of arteriovenous malformations

Peripheral Nerve Procedures

  • Carpal tunnel release
  • Peroneal nerve decompression
  • Ulnar nerve decompression