Dr. Brian Gantwerker

  • 17+ YEARS EXP


Dr. Brian Gantwerker, MD, is a Neurosurgery specialist in Encino, California. He attended and graduated from Rush Medical College Of Rush University in 2001, having over 17 years of diverse experience, especially in Neurosurgery. He is affiliated with many hospitals including Providence Saint John's Health Center, Providence Tarzana Medical Center. Dr. Brian Gantwerker also cooperates with other doctors and physicians in medical groups including Brian R. Gantwerker, M.D., A Medical Corporation. Dr. Brian Gantwerker does not accept Medicare Assignment. Call (818) 518-1719 to request Dr. Brian Gantwerker the information (advice, payment, ...) or simply to book an appointment.

Address: 17525 Ventura Blvd
Encino, California 91316-5109

Phone 1: (818) 518-1719

Doctor Profile


Full Name Brian Gantwerker
Gender Male
PECOS ID 9436166576
Sole Proprietor No - He does not own an unincorporated business by himself.
Accepts Medicare Assignment He does not accept Medicare assignment.

Medical Specialties

  • Neurosurgery (primary specialty)


  • 17+ years of diverse experience


  • Medical Doctor (MD)
    Medical Doctor
    Doctor of Medicine (MD or DM), or in Latin: Medicinae Doctor, meaning "Teacher of Medicine", is a terminal degree for physicians and surgeons. In countries that follow the tradition of the United States, it is a first professional graduate degree awarded upon graduation from medical school.

Education and Training

  • Dr. Brian Gantwerker attended and graduated from Rush Medical College Of Rush University in 2001.


  • NPI #: 1609842715
  • NPI Enumeration Date: Tuesday, February 28, 2006
  • NPPES Last Update: Monday, April 20, 2015

Quality Reporting

  • eRx - He does not participate in the Medicare Electronic Prescribing (eRx) Incentive Program.
  • PQRS - He does not report Quality Measures (PQRS). The Physician Quality Reporting System (PQRS) is a Medicare program encouraging health care professionals and group practices to report information on their quality of care. Quality measures can show how well a health care professional provides care to people with Medicare.
  • EHR - He does use electronic health records (EHR). The Electronic Health Records (EHR) Incentive Program encourages health care professionals to use certified EHR technology in ways that may improve health care. Electronic health records are important because they may improve a health care professional's ability to make well-informed treatment decisions.
  • MHI - He does not commit to heart health through the Million Hearts initiative. Million Hearts is a national initiative that encourages health care professionals to report and perform well on activities related to heart health in an effort to prevent heart attacks and strokes.
  • MOC - He does not participate in the Medicare Maintenance of Certification Program. A "Maintenance of Certification Program" encourages board certified physicians to continue learning and self-evaluating throughout their medical career.

Language Spoken by Dr. Brian Gantwerker

  • English

Medical Licenses

Dr. Brian Gantwerker has been primarily specialized in Neurological Surgery for over 17 years of experience.
  • Allopathic & Osteopathic Physicians / Neurological Surgery
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    Neurological Surgery
    A neurological surgeon provides the operative and non-operative management (i.e., prevention, diagnosis, evaluation, treatment, critical care, and rehabilitation) of disorders of the central, peripheral, and autonomic nervous systems, including their supporting structures and vascular supply; the evaluation and treatment of pathological processes which modify function or activity of the nervous system; and the operative and non-operative management of pain. A neurological surgeon treats patients with disorders of the nervous system; disorders of the brain, meninges, skull, and their blood supply, including the extracranial carotid and vertebral arteries; disorders of the pituitary gland; disorders of the spinal cord, meninges, and vertebral column, including those which may require treatment by spinal fusion or instrumentation; and disorders of the cranial and spinal nerves throughout their distribution.

Affiliated Hospitals

Medical Group Practice

  • Brian R. Gantwerker, M.D., A Medical Corporation

Practice Locations

17525 Ventura Blvd
Encino, California 91316-5109
Phone: (818) 518-1719
Office Hours:
  • Monday: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Tuesday: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Wednesday: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Thursday: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Friday: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Saturday: Closed
  • Sunday: Closed

This doctor profile was updated by using the public dataset from Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) which is publicized on Thursday, September 15, 2016, and correspondent NPI information on the public NPPES record dated Monday, April 20, 2015. If you found out that something incorrect and want to change it, please follow this Update Data guide.

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