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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
    63 Ratings
    About our process
    Dec 03, 2023
    Dr. Kunwar was excellent he thoroughly explained all the results of my MRI and helped me to understand everything in a clear way. I really appreciate his bed side manner and that he made me feel listened to and answered all my questions.
    Dec 03, 2023
    Dr. Kunwar is an excellent provider - he patiently listens to each question answers them thoroughly and explains everything in detail. I've met several neurosurgeons now and he's been the most informative and has the best bedside manners.
    Nov 01, 2023
    Excellent and knowledgeable doctor who is patient and answers every question in detail.
    Oct 07, 2023
    Oct 02, 2023
    Dr Kunwar is amazing. Extremely informative professional and listened to all my concerns and questions. I was very impressed with his great bedside manner.
    Sep 26, 2023
    Thank you for your advice. I am satisfied with the conversation with the doctor.
    Jun 14, 2023
    The provider was very good. He answered all our questions and discussed all possible treatment options in a very detailed way.
    Jun 09, 2023
    I have a high level of confidence in the medical care I am receiving.
    May 12, 2023
    We are indeed grateful for Dr Kunwar.
    Apr 14, 2023
    Dr. Kunwar is a professional and also treat you like a human being. This is becoming rare in the medical field.
    Mar 24, 2023
    Excellent communication and explanation of the issue with options for treatment along with its associated benefits and risks
    Oct 05, 2022
    I have been receiving advanced care with a human touch!
    Sep 20, 2022
    Dr Kunwar is very down to earth personable explained the procedure listened to our concerns and answers our questions. Would highly recommend him.
    Aug 30, 2022
    Excellent experience
    Jul 29, 2022
    An ideal doctor who shows genuine care for his patients