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Alexander Taghva, MD

Alexander Taghva, MD

(949) 388-7190
Primary Specialties
  • Neurosurgery
Medical Groups & Affiliations
  • Mission Hospital Affiliated Physicians
  • Additional Languages Spoken

Primary Office

26732 Crown Valley Pkwy.
Suite 541
Mission Viejo, CA 92691
(949) 388-7190
(949) 388-7150
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Physician Bio

Dr. Taghva is a board-certified, fellowship-trained neurosurgeon. He specializes in complex and minimally-invasive spine surgery, spinal cord stimulation for chronic pain, deep brain stimulation for Parkinson's disease, and brain tumor surgery. He received his medical degree from Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine before completing neurosurgical residency training at the University of Southern California. He then did additional fellowship training at the Ohio State University in neuromodulation. Dr. Taghva has published in many highly-regarded scientific journals and is at the cutting-edge with new techniques in neuromodulation. Dr. Taghva believes in taking a conservative approach to patient care and believes in maximizing nonsurgical care prior to consideration of surgical intervention.


  • Medical School:
    Johns Hopkins University- School of Medicine
  • Internship:
    University of Southern California , CA
  • Residency:
    University of Southern California , CA
  • Fellowship:
    Ohio State University , OH


American Board of Neurological Surgery

Areas of Expertise

Neurosurgery, spine surgery, spinal cord stimulation, deep brain stimulation, trigeminal neuralgia, brain tumor surgery

Areas of Interest

Failed back surgery syndrome, Parkinson's disease, trigeminal neuralgia, neurosurgery, spine surgery.