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Santosh Kesari, MD

  • Neurology
    (Board Certified)
Primary Address | Office Details
Pacific Neuroscience Institute
2121 Santa Monica Boulevard
Santa Monica, CA 90404

Phone: (310) 829-8265

Fax: (310) 582-7287

Secondary Address | Office Details
Pacific Neuroscience Institute

5215 Torrance Boulevard

Suite 300

Torrance, CA 90503

Phone: (424) 212-5361

Fax: (310) 316-3466

Medical Groups & Affiliations
  • Facey Affiliated Provider
  • Hoag Physician Partners
  • Providence Affiliated Provider
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  • Meet The Provider
    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.

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    Primary Specialties
    Primary Specialties
    • Neurology
      (Board Certified)
    Other Specialties Associations Areas of Interest
    Areas of Interest
    Board Certifications

    National Board of Physicians and Surgeons, Neuro Oncology

    National Board of Physicians and Surgeons, Neurology

    United Council for Neurologic Suspecialties, Neurology

    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
  • Insurance Accepted

    Insurance Accepted

    Insurance Plan

    • Aetna HMO
    • Anthem Blue Cross HMO
    • Anthem Blue Cross Medicare Advantage
    • Blue Shield of CA HMO
    • Blue Shield of CA HMO - Trio
    • Blue Shield of CA Medicare Advantage
    • Cigna HMO
    • Cigna HMO - Select
    • Clever Care Health Plan
    • Health Net HMO
    • Health Net Medicare Advantage
    • Oscar EPO
    • SCAN Medicare Advantage
    • United Healthcare HMO
    • United Healthcare Medicare Advantage
    • Vivity by Anthem Blue Cross

Pacific Neuroscience Institute

  • Secondary Location

Pacific Neuroscience Institute