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Santosh Kesari, MD,PhD

Specialty
  • Neurology
    (Board Certified)
Languages
English
Primary Address | Office Details

2121 Santa Monica Boulevard

Santa Monica, CA 90404

Phone: (310) 829-8265

Fax: (310) 582-7287

Secondary Address | Office Details

1 Hoag Drive

Newport Beach, CA 92663

Phone: (949) 764-6385

Fax: (949) 764-1882

Medical Groups & Affiliations
  • St. Jude Affiliated Physicians
  • St. Jude Heritage Medical Group
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  • Meet The Provider
    Biography
    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 Saint John’s 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.

    Areas of Expertise

    Neuro-Oncology
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    Primary Specialties
    Primary Specialties
    • Neurology
      (Board Certified)
    Other Specialties Associations Areas of Interest
    Areas of Interest
    Neuro-Oncology
    Education
    Education & Training
    • Internship
      Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center - 2000
    • Medical School
      University of Pennsylvania - 1999
    • Fellowship
      Massachusetts General Hospital - 2006
    • Residency
      Brigham & Women's Hospital - 2003
 

Pacific Neurological Institute

 
  • Secondary Location

Pacific Neurological Institute