Dr. Philip Weinstein

Dr. Philip Weinstein

Neurosurgeon at UCSF Spine Center

Meet Dr. Philip Weinstein

Dr. Philip R. Weinstein, director of the neurospinal surgery program, is involved in diagnosing and managing cervical, thoracic and lumbar spondylosis and stenosis. His second major interest is in the area of spinal cord and vertebral tumor management, particularly microsurgery techniques for preserving neurological function. His research interests also include the molecular biology and magnetic resonance imaging characteristics of focal cerebral ischemia and reperfusion, neurogenesis and functional restoration following spine and brain injury. Weinstein completed his internship and residency at UCSF. He was a neurosurgeon at Loma Linda University Medical Center and the University of Arizona before returning to UCSF in 1982. He is board certified in neurological surgery.

Dr. Weinstein is a neurosurgeon with UCSF Spine Center.

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San Francisco, CA

How Dr. Philip Weinstein Can Help You


  • Neurosurgeon

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish


  • Cervical Spine Disorders
  • Lumbar Spine Disorders
  • Myelopathy
  • Neuropathic Pain
  • Thoracic spine disorders
  • Trauma
  • Tumors


  • Lower Back Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Neck Surgery
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Upper Back Surgery

Accolades for Dr. Philip Weinstein

Professional Affiliations

  • California Medical Society
  • American Medical Association
  • California Association of Neurological Surgeons
  • American College of Surgeons
  • Congress of Neurological Surgeons
  • International Society for the Study of Pain
  • American Association of Neurological Surgeons
  • The Society of Neurological Surgeons
  • Society for Neuroscience
  • Research Society of Neurological Surgeons
  • International Society for Neurovascular Surgery
  • International Society of Cerebral Blood Flow and Metabolism

Board Certifications

  • Board certified, Neurological Surgery

Office Information for Dr. Philip Weinstein

400 Parnassus Ave
3rd Floor
San Francisco, CA 94143
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Primary Location:

400 Parnassus Ave
3rd Floor
San Francisco, CA 94143

UCSF Spine Center

Profile last updated: August 31, 2016. This information was supplied by or on behalf of the provider.