Ali Hakim Mesiwala, M.D., Neurosurgery


Ali Hakim Mesiwala, M.D., Neurosurgery

A graduate from the University of California-San Francisco School of Medicine, Dr. Mesiwala currently serves as the Director of Neurosurgical Surgery at the Southern California Center for Neuroscience and Spine in Los Angeles and Pomona, CA. He is a member of the American Association of Neurological Surgeons, the Congress of Neurological Surgeons and the American Medical Association. He has published more than three dozen articles, abstracts, book chapters and reviews and has been invited to give more than a dozen presentations. Additionally, he holds six patents.

Medical School

  • University of California, San Francisco, School of Medicine, San Francisco, CA
  • Graduated: 1997

Internship & Residency

  • University of Washington, General Surgery, Seattle, WA
  • Chief Resident, Neurological Surgery
  • Cerebrovascular/Skull Base Fellow
  • Year completed: 1998, 2001, 2003

Fellowship Hospital

  • International Neurosciences Institute, Hannover, Germany
  • Skull Base Fellow
  • Year completed: 2002


  • John Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD
  • B.S., Summa Cum Laude, Biomedical Engineering with Electrical Engineering emphasis (GPA 4.0)
  • Graduated: 1992