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  • UC San Diego Medical Center
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    200 W. Arbor Drive
    San Diego, CA 92103
    US
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About Navaz Karanjia, MD

Navaz Karanjia, MD, is a board-certified neurologist who specializes in caring for people with life-threatening diseases of brain, spinal cord and nerves. She is medical director of UC San Diego Health's Neurocritical Care Program and Neuro-Intensive Care Unit (ICU), which she also founded. The Neuro-ICU team provides around-the-clock expert care, seven days a week, to critically ill patients who may have severe brain injury, stroke or brain tumors, or may be recovering from a neurosurgical procedure.

Dr. Karanjia is an associate professor in the Departments of Neurosciences and Anesthesiology at UC San Diego School of Medicine. Her research interests include early detection of neurologic deterioration and evaluating methods for monitoring cerebral blood flow and intracranial pressure. She has published several book chapters and articles in leading journals, including Neurocritical Care and Archives of Neurology.

She completed a fellowship in neurocritical care at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine and a residency in neurology at UCLA School of Medicine. Dr. Karanjia earned her medical degree from Stanford University School of Medicine. She is board-certified in neurology and holds certification in neurocritical care from the United Council for Neurologic Subspecialties.

Dr. Karanjia is a member of many professional organizations, including the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association, the Society of Critical Care Medicine, the Neurocritical Care Society, and the American Academy of Neurology.

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For more information see Neurological Institute and Stroke Center.

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.
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Medical Degree

  • Stanford University, School of Medicine, Stanford, CA

Residency

  • UC Los Angeles, School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA

Fellowship

  • Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD

Gender

  • Female

Board Certifications

  • Neurology
  • Neurocritical Care

Conditions and Treatments

  • Stroke
  • Cerebrovascular Accident
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