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About David Santiago-Dieppa, MD

Dr. Santiago-Dieppa, MD, is a neurosurgeon who specializes in endovascular, cerebrovascular, complex cranial, and minimally invasive spine surgery. He works with patients and their families to develop individualized treatment strategies that are minimally invasive and maximize outcomes. Dr. Santiago-Dieppa has a passion for the treatment of cranial and spinal tumors.

As an assistant professor in the Department of Surgery, Dr. Santiago-Dieppa has extensive clinical and translational research experience and is actively engaged in teaching medical students, residents and fellows at UC San Diego School of Medicine.

He completed his fellowship in endovascular neurosurgery and residency in surgery at UC San Diego School of Medicine. Dr. Santiago-Dieppa earned his medical degree from The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine.

He is a member of many professional organizations, including the American Association of Neurological Surgeons and the Congress of Neurological Surgeons.

Outside of work, Dr. Santiago-Dieppa enjoys spending time with his wife and three children.

UC San Diego Health Links
For more information, see Neurological Institute.

Insurance Information
UC San Diego Health accepts most major health insurance plans, but you should verify that your plan covers this provider and all services and locations. The information in the link below does not apply to affiliate providers, who are not employed by UC San Diego Health.
Health Insurance Plans Accepted

Medical Degree

  • Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD

Residency

  • UC San Diego School of Medicine, San Diego, CA

Fellowship

  • UC San Diego School of Medicine, San Diego, CA

Gender

  • Male

Date Joined Staff

  • 2020-07-01

Conditions and Treatments

  • Arteriovenous Malformations
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Tumors
  • Carotid Endarterectomy
  • Carotid Stenting
  • Cerebral Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM)
  • Cerebrovascular Surgery
  • Endovascular Neurosurgery
  • Hemifacial Spasm
  • Meningioma
  • Minimally Invasive Neurosurgery
  • Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
  • Neurosurgery
  • Oligodendroglioma
  • Skull Base Surgery
  • Spinal Tumors
  • Spine Surgery
  • Stroke
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Vascular Malformations
Insurance Information
UC San Diego Health accepts most major health insurance plans, but you should verify that your plan covers this provider and all services and locations. The information in the link below does not apply to affiliate providers, who are not employed by UC San Diego Health.
Health Insurance Plans Accepted