Dr. Brian Gantwerker, head of our medical practice, is a highly-respected doctor among local hospitals and medical practices, many with which he has professional affiliation. He has been practicing medicine for 6 years since his graduation from Rush Medical College. He specializes in Neurological Surgery and treating complications in the spine, and he is considered one of the top spine doctors in Los Angeles, CA

Medical School
  • Rush Medical College of Rush University, Chicago, IL
  • Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, Cleveland, OH
  • Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, Cleveland, OH
  • Barrows Neurological Institute at St. Joseph's Hospital , Phoenix, AZ
  • English
  • French


The Craniospinal Center of Los Angeles
2811 Wilshire Boulevard
Suite 840
Santa Monica, CA 90403
(310) 694-8300
(310) 694-8357
The Craniospinal Center of Los Angeles
17525 Ventura Boulevard
Suite 203
Encino, CA 91316
(818) 518-1719
(310) 694-8357


  • Neurosurgery
  • Spinal Surgery
Clinical Interests
  • Back Pain
  • Spine Disorders


Insurances Accepted
  • Aetna HMO Plan
  • Aetna Senior HMO Plan
  • Anthem Blue Cross Calif. Care HMO
  • Anthem Blue Cross PPO/POS/EPO
  • Anthem Blue Cross Senior Plan HMO
  • Beech Street Corporation
  • Blue Shield 65 Plus Senior Plan HMO
  • Blue Shield HMO Plan
  • Blue Shield PPO/POS/EPO
  • Care 1st Health Plan Senior HMO
  • Citizens Choice Healthplan (HMO)
  • Easy Choice Health Plan Senior HMO
  • GWH-CIGNA (Great West) HMO
  • Health Net HMO
  • Health Net PPO/EPO/POS
  • Health Net Seniority Plus HMO
  • Humana HMO
  • Inter Valley Senior HMO
  • Medicare
  • Molina Medicare Advantage (HMO)
  • Scan Senior Health Plan HMO
  • Secure Horizons Senior/UHC HMO
  • United Healthcare HMO Plan