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Vikram Udani

Dr. Vikram Mahendra Udani, MD

Neurological SurgeryOther Specialty


Dr. Udani graduated from the Stanford University School of Medicine in 2006. He works in San Diego, CA and 13 other locations and specializes in Neurological Surgery and Other Specialty. Dr. Udani is affiliated with Olive View-UCLA Medical Center.


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Scripps Mercy Hospital San Diego
4077 5th Ave
San Diego, CA, 92103
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"Dr. Udani is an amazing surgeon! He just did surgery to fix some fairly severe stenosis, and a compression fracture in my spine. I went home same-day, and I have had zero nerve pain since I came out of anesthesia. He is kind, compassionate, and very thorough; and the same can be said for his entire staff. I would definitely recommend Dr. Udani to anyone who is in need of spinal surgery of any kind."
  • April 19, 2022
"Dr. Udani, along with his staff (Ashley, Jessica & Cassie) took outstanding care of me each step of the way. I had many questions before my spinal surgery; Dr. Udani really listened to my concerns and answered all my questions. Moreover, my spinal surgery was a success so I am very grateful for the positive outcome. I would definitely recommend Dr. Udani as a neurosurgeon to all my family and friends!!"
  • December 14, 2021
"Dr. Vikram Udani is by far one of the best neurosurgeons in San Diego California. Over a year ago I was diagnosed with Chiari Malformation 1. Chiari Malformation is a condition in which there is a herniation of brain tissue that protrude into the spine, this disease causes all types of neurological problems. Extreme migraines and loss of balance is just a couple of symptoms Chiari Causes. During my first appointment with doctor Udani, I was told I would need decompression surgery of the skull. At first I was terrified, I expressed my concerns to him and was extremely emotional. Dr Udani, and his staff, Ashley and Jessica, were able to calm me down and explain the benefits of having this particular surgery. After speaking with Dr Udani and his team I decided to go through with the surgery. I could honestly say, that was the best decision I've ever made in my life. I had my surgery on September 17 2021. Since then, I've noticed my symptoms improving within a week after having surgery. Dr. ...
Udani saved my life. He has such compassion and knowledge, he is kind hearted and extremely skilled at his profession. There is a YouTube video of a man who had a serious brain injury and needed surgery asap, he was told he would not be able to walk. Dr Udani was the neurosurgeons who preformed the young man's surgery. To everyone surprise the young man with the brain injury was able to walk again. Dr Udani is the best. If you are looking for a top notch neurosurgeon, Dr Udani is the Surgeon you need to seek. "
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  • November 23, 2021
"Dr. Udani is an incredible surgeon that I trust with my life. His attentiveness, genuine care, and expertise is simply unmatched. I could not recommend him enough to anyone else who has to experience such unfortunate situations. In such a terrifying, uneasy, and life-threatening time in my life, Dr. Udani managed to make me feel so comforted and cared for. Thank you so much, you’re a blessing!"
  • September 28, 2021
"We are so grateful to have you as our neurosurgeon. You saved my life and prevented any further damages to my health condition just in time. You prevented my from going paralyzed. My wife and I are very thankful for what you do for us and for other people as well. You are the best. We love you. "
  • June 22, 2021
"Dr. Udani is the best surgeon. He is very kind and knows exactly what he is doing. I was bed ridden and in excruciating pain 24/7. I had given up on life, thanks to him I am walking and recovering well. He also has a handful of awesome and friendly staff. God bless you Doctor and all the works you do. Thanks to the rest of the team as well, I'm very grateful"
  • February 24, 2021
"Dr. Udani - Words cannot express our gratitude and appreciation for you and your team. Thank you for taking such good care of our son. Your skill and expertise is evidence in your excellent care. Thank you!"
  • February 2, 2021
"Dear Dr. Udani, Thank you for taking care of my Dad - we are so grateful you were his surgeon. Thank you for saving his life! Praise God. My family realizes my Dad will have a journey to full recovery and we will be there every step of the way. He will be in your office soon, telling his jokes. "
  • February 2, 2021
"Words cannot express how grateful I am to Dr. Udani and his team. They removed a tumor from my spine and saved me from becoming paralyzed. Excellent surgeon!"
  • December 24, 2020
"God bless you, Dr. Udani. You fixed my brain aneurisms and saved my life!"
  • December 24, 2020
"dr udani did a surgery this year on my neck and my back. he did both surgery at same time during one operation. after one month recovery I have a no pain. he did a miracle for me "
  • December 20, 2020
"I had neck surgery last year by another surgeon that totally messed me up. I was in constant pain running down both of my arms. I saw Dr. Udani as my last hope after nothing was helping. He took me in for another surgery after clearly explaining that it may not work. Not only did it work, but I feel better than ever. I finally feel like I've recovered from this problem and am eternally grateful to Dr. Udani."
  • December 20, 2020
"I had a brain hemorrhage from an arteriovenous malformation. Doctor Udani did surgery on me and saved my life. Thanks to him I was able to go back to school and finish my degree!!!"
  • December 6, 2020
"Fantastic experience. Had a minimally invasive surgery (MVD) for facial pain that had been bothering me for years . Surgery was a breeze and I went home the next day. Haven’t had any pain since !"
  • December 5, 2020
"Wonderful experience. Dr Udani did surgery for my trigeminal neuralgia and it got rid of my pain immediately. "
  • December 5, 2020
"Following Dr. Vikram Udani conducting surgery after a traumatic incident, he and his staff at the Senta Clinic were prompt, professional and compassionate. "
  • December 9, 2019


4077 5th Ave
San Diego, CA, 92103
9888 Genesee Ave
La Jolla, CA, 92037
757 Westwood Plz
Los Angeles, CA, 90095
3590 Camino del Rio N
San Diego, CA, 92108
14445 Olive View Dr
Sylmar, CA, 91342



Medical School
Stanford University School Of Medicine
Graduated 2006
Ucla Medical Center


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