Dr. Ali H. Mesiwala, M.D.

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Attending Physician, Neurological Surgery

St. Bernardine Hospital Medical Center, San Bernardino, CA

Areas of expertise



Dr. Mesiwala obtained his B.S, summa cum laude in Biomedical Engineering from Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD and M.D. from University of California in San Francisco, CA. He did residency in Neurosurgery at University of Washington, Seattle, WA and spent a year as Senior Registrar in Neurosurgery at Atkinson Morley’s Hospital, England, UK. He was appointed as an Attending Neurosurgeon in 2004 at Maxine Dunitz Neurosurgical Institute of Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA and a year later, was appointed Director, Neurological Surgery at Southern California Center for Neuroscience and Spine, Pomona Valley Medical Center, Pomona, CA.


University of California, San Francisco, CA
Skull Base, International Neurosciences Institute, Hanover, Germany
Neurological Surgery, University of Washington, Seattle, WA
General Surgery, University of Washington, Seattle, WA
Medical Degree
M.D., F.A.A.N.S.


Awards, Affiliations and Recognition
Deanís list, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD
Zanvyl Krieger Mind/Brain Research Award
President, Tau Beta Pi, National Engineering Society. (1992-1993)
Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship
Member, Alpha Epsilon Delta, National Pre Medical honor Society
Richard A. Johns Award ñ Biomedical Engineering
USA TODAY All-USA Academic Team ñ Colleges & Universities, 1993
Springer Scholarship (1995-1996)
Neider Scholarship (1995-1996)
Dr. and Mrs. Joseph Fife Scholarship (1996-!997)
First Place-Blue Ribbon: Oral presentation, Congress of Neurological Surgeons (2001)
Undergraduate Grant, National Science Foundation
National Research Service Award (2000-2002)
Howard Hughes Undergraduate Research Fellowship
American Brain Tumor Association Research Fellowship
Member, American Association of Neurological Surgeons
Member, Congress of Neurological Surgeons
Member, Society of Lateral Access Surgeons


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