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About St. Joseph Health

SJH provides a full range of care facilities including 16 acute care hospitals, home health agencies, hospice care, outpatient services, skilled nursing facilities, community clinics and physician groups. All of our hospital and home health entities are accredited by the Joint Commission. In our award-winning facilities, SJH maintains a "continuum of care," matched to the diverse needs of the urban centers, smaller cities and rural communities who depend on us every day.

Alexander Taghva, MD

Specialty
  • Neurosurgery
Additional Language Spoken
Spanish, English
Medical Groups & Affiliations
  • Mission Hospital Affiliated Physicians
Address
26732 Crown Valley Parkway
Suite 541
Mission Viejo, CA 92691
Accepting New Patients

Primary Office

Address
26732 Crown Valley Parkway
Suite 541
Mission Viejo, CA 92691
Get Directions
Phone
(949) 388-7190
Fax
(949) 388-7150

More Information

  • Meet The Doctor

    Specialties & Education

    Primary Specialties
    • Neurosurgery
    Areas of Interest
    <p>Failed back surgery syndrome, Parkinson&#39;s disease, trigeminal neuralgia, neurosurgery, spine surgery.</p>
  • Biography

    Biography

    Biography
    <p>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&#39;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.</p>
    Certifications
    American Board of Neurological Surgery
    Areas of Expertise
    Neurosurgery, spine surgery, spinal cord stimulation, deep brain stimulation, trigeminal neuralgia, brain tumor surgery