Santosh Kesari, MD

Specialties:
  • Neurology
Languages:
  • English
  • Telugu
Board Certifications:
  • National Board of Physicians and Surgeons - Neurology
Groups & Affiliations:
  • Hoag Physician Partners
  • St. Joseph Hospital
  • Providence Saint John's Health Center
Phone: (714) 446-5830

About Santosh Kesari, MD

Santosh Kesari, M.D., Ph.D., is a board-certified neurologist and neuro-oncologist. He serves as director of neuro-oncology at Providence Saint John’s Health Center and chair of the Department of Translational Neuro-oncology and Neurotherapeutics at Saint John’s Cancer Institute.A physician and scientist, Dr. Kesari specializes in personalized medicine for patients with malignant brain tumors. His experience in precision therapeutic strategies targets brain tumors at the molecular level to eliminate the disease. Dr. Kesari’s research efforts have focused on cancer stem cells, their role in the formation of brain tumors and their resistance to treatment. His goal is to advance neurological medicine by developing targeted drugs to eradicate brain tumors. He has more than 200 publications, including original articles, reviews, editorials, books and clinical communications. Dr. Kesari has received countless awards and recognition throughout his medical career, and he was named one of America’s Top Doctors by Castle Connolly.

Areas of Expertise

Neuro-Oncology

Insurances Accepted / Provider ID Numbers

  • Aetna
  • Anthem
  • Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Scan
  • United Healthcare