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Dr. Sandeep Kunwar is a neurosurgeon with a special interest in pituitary tumors, including craniopharyngiomas. He uses minimally invasive surgical techniques to treat patients with these disorders. He cares for pediatric patients in collaboration with the pediatric neurosurgery team.

Kunwar earned his medical degree at UCSF, where he also completed an internship and a residency. As a Howard Hughes Medical Institute Research Scholar, he worked in the laboratory of molecular biology at the National Cancer Institute.

  • Education

    UCSF School of Medicine, 1993

  • Residencies

    UCSF Medical Center, Neurological Surgery, 1998

  • Fellowships

    UCSF Medical Center, Brain Tumor Research Center, 1998

  • Board Certifications

    Neurological Surgery, American Board of Neurological Surgery

  • Academic Title


Where I see patients (3)

    My reviews


    Overall Experience
    60 Ratings
    About our process
    Dec 10, 2021
    Top notch since he did my surgery in 2014.
    Jul 29, 2021
    It is interesting to see physicians with a real sense of humor. Maybe I have just been seeing the wrong doctors?
    Dec 11, 2020
    it was very easy
    Oct 17, 2020
    Dr Kunwar was excellent in all aspects of addressing my critical health issue and openly and patiently communicating with my family advocating on my behalf
    Sep 07, 2020
    I can easily tell that Dr. Sandeep Kunwar is a very smart and caring Doctor. The way he talks explain things with me and my daughterI know right away that I'm in the hand of a very good Doctor... no doubt about it! He has a heart for his patiients and he has passion witth what he does.... to treat patients with care and respect.
    Aug 30, 2020
    outstanding physician
    Jun 09, 2020
    dr kunwar...talked very medically