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Charles S. Cobbs, MD

Neurosurgeon
Languages: English, Spanish
Accepting New Patients
Education
Institution
Type
University of Alabama School of Medicine
Medical School
UCSF
Residency
Professional Associations
Congress of Neurosurgery, American Association of Neurological Surgeons
Personal Interests
outdoors, running, cycling, skiing
Board Certifications
  • American Board of Neurological Surgery, Surgery, Neurological
Services
Clinical Interests
  • abnormal vertebrae
  • accessory nerve disease
  • accessory nerve injury
  • acoustic neurofibromatosis
  • acoustic neuroma
  • acromegaly
  • acute inflammatory demyelinating polyradiculoneuropathy
  • aneurysm
  • arachnoid cyst
  • arnold chiari malformation
  • arteriovenous fistula
  • arteriovenous fistula thrombosis
  • arteriovenous malformation
  • astrocytoma tumors
  • awake craniotomy
  • back fracture
  • back surgery
  • benign neoplasm of brain
  • berry aneurysm
  • biopsy of brain
  • biopsy of skull
  • bone tumor
  • brachial nerve tumors
  • brachial plexus injury
  • brain laceration
  • brain neoplasms
  • brain surgery
  • bulging disc
  • burr hole
  • cancer surgery
  • carotid endarterectomy
  • carotid stenosis
  • carotid stent
  • cauda equina syndrome
  • cavernous hemangioma
  • cavernous sinus thrombosis
  • cerebellar anomaly
  • cerebellar tumor
  • cerebral aneurysm
  • cerebral angiogram with stenting
  • cerebral angiogram with tumor embolization
  • cerebral cyst
  • cerebral decompression
  • cerebral edema
  • cerebral hemorrhage
  • cerebral hernia
  • cerebrospinal fluid leak
  • cerebrovascular accident
  • cervical arthritis
  • cervical disc disease
  • cervical disc herniation
  • cervical laminoplasty
  • cervical radiculopathy
  • cervical spinal fusion
  • cervical spinal stenosis
  • chiari decompression
  • chordoma
  • choroid plexus tumor
  • cingulotomy
  • clipping of brain aneurysm
  • clivus chondroma
  • cns lymphoma
  • colloid cyst
  • compression fracture
  • congenital cerebral hernia
  • congenital hydrocephalus
  • cordotomy
  • corpus callosotomy
  • cortical mapping
  • cranial nerve diseases
  • cranial nerve disorders
  • cranial nerve injuries
  • cranial nerve palsy
  • cranial nerve repair
  • cranial puncture
  • cranial vault malformations
  • craniectomy
  • craniocele
  • craniopharyngioma
  • craniorachischisis
  • craniosynostosis
  • craniotomy
  • cranium bifidum
  • csf shunt removal
  • decompression laminectomy
  • decompression median nerve at elbow
  • deep brain stimulation asleep
  • deep brain stimulation awake
  • diplomyelia
  • disc surgery
  • diskectomy
  • dorsal column stimulator
  • dural sinus thrombosis
  • electrical sacral stimulation
  • embryonal cell tumors of the brain
  • encephalocele
  • encephalocele repair
  • encephalomegaly
  • endonasal transsphenoidal approach
  • endoscopic neurosurgery
  • endovascular coiling of aneurysm
  • ependymoma
  • epidermoid cysts
  • epidural hematoma
  • epidural hemorrhage
  • epidural injection
  • extradural abscess
  • facial pain
  • facial spasm
  • flow diversion for cerebral aneurysms
  • gamma knife
  • gamma knife perfexion
  • ganglioganglioma
  • ganglioma
  • ganglioneuroblastoma
  • ganglioneurocytoma
  • germ cell tumor
  • glioma
  • gliomatosis cerebri
  • gliosarcoma
  • glossopharyngeal neuralgia
  • head reconstruction
  • hearing loss
  • hemangiopericytoma
  • hemispherectomy
  • herniated disc
  • herniation syndrome
  • hydrocephalus
  • hydrorhachis
  • hyperhidrosis
  • image guided biopsy of the spine
  • injury of optic chiasm
  • intracranial abscess
  • intracranial angioplasty
  • intracranial arterial bypass
  • intracranial arterial occlusion
  • intracranial artery stenosis
  • intracranial hemangioma
  • intracranial hemorrhages
  • intracranial hypotension
  • intracranial mass
  • intraoperative mri
  • intraspinal abscess
  • janetta procedure
  • kyphoplasty
  • kyphosis
  • laminectomy
  • laminoplasty
  • lateral access spine surgery
  • lesion of median nerve
  • lesion of popliteal nerve
  • lesion of posterior tibial nerve
  • lesion of sciatic nerve
  • lesion of ulnar nerve
  • lipomyelomeningocele
  • lobectomy of brain
  • low back surgery
  • lower back injuries
  • lower back pain
  • lumbar drain
  • lumbar spine fusion
  • lumboperitoneal shunt placement
  • lumbosacral plexus lesion
  • lumbosacral radiculopathy
  • malignant brain neoplasm
  • malignant neoplasm cerebellum
  • malignant neoplasm of brain stem
  • malignant neoplasm of frontal lobe
  • malignant neoplasm spinal cord
  • medulloblastoma
  • medulloepithelioma
  • meningioma
  • meningitis
  • meningocele
  • metastatic brain cancer
  • migraine surgery
  • migraine treatment
  • minimally invasive spinal surgery
  • moyamoya
  • myelomeningocele
  • myelopathy
  • myelopathy surgery
  • nasopharyngeal angiofibroma
  • neck fracture
  • neck injury
  • neck pain
  • needle biopsy of brain
  • needle biopsy of cerebral meninges
  • neoplasm of brain stem
  • neuroablation
  • neuroblastoma
  • neuroectodermal tumor
  • neuroendocrine tumors
  • neuroendoscopy
  • neurofibromatosis
  • neurofibrosarcoma
  • neurogenic claudication
  • neuronal glial tumors
  • nonruptured cerebral aneurysm
  • normal pressure hydrocephalus
  • olfactory neuroblastoma
  • oligodendroglioma
  • open biopsy of brain
  • optic nerve decompression
  • optic nerve glioma
  • optic nerve sheath meningioma
  • optic nerve surgery
  • orbital nerve decompression
  • orbital tumors
  • paraganglioma
  • parkinsons surgery
  • peripheral nerve injury
  • peripheral nerve surgery
  • peripheral nerve tumors
  • peripheral schwannoma
  • periventricular mass
  • petrous apex tumor
  • pilocytic astrocytoma
  • pineal tumor
  • pineoblastoma
  • pituitary adenoma
  • pituitary tumor
  • post-laminectomy kyphosis
  • post-laminectomy syndrome
  • prolactinoma
  • pseudotumor cerebri
  • radiculopathy
  • rathke's cleft cysts
  • removal acoustic neuroma
  • repair of brain
  • resection of cerebral arteriovenous malformation
  • rothke cleft cysts
  • ruptured brain aneurysm
  • ruptured intervertebral disc
  • sacroiliitis
  • scheurmanns disease
  • sciatica
  • scoliosis
  • shevel procedure
  • skin biopsy
  • skull base approach
  • skull base tumor
  • skull fracture
  • spina bifida
  • spinal abscess
  • spinal cord anomaly
  • spinal cord compression
  • spinal cord diseases
  • spinal cord stimulator
  • spinal dural graft
  • spinal fracture
  • spinal fusion
  • spinal instrumentation
  • spinal meningioma
  • spinal schwannoma
  • spinal stenosis
  • spinal tumor
  • spine fracture
  • spine injuries
  • spine stapling
  • spondylectomy
  • spondylosis with myelopathy
  • spondylosyndesis
  • spongioblastoma
  • standard transphenoidal approach
  • stereotactic brain biopsy
  • stereotactic radiosurgery
  • stereotactic radiotherapy
  • subarachnoid hemorrhage
  • subcaudate tractotomy
  • subdural hematoma
  • subdural hemorrhage
  • subpial transection
  • surgery for spasticity
  • surgical treatment of myelopathy
  • syringobulbia
  • syringomyelia
  • tarlov cysts
  • temporal tumor
  • tethered spinal cord
  • thoracic disc herniation
  • topectomy
  • transpetrosal approaches
  • trigeminal nerve disease
  • tuberous sclerosis
  • tumors of the central nervous system
  • ulnar nerve decompression
  • ulnar nerve surgery
  • ultrasound steroid injection of the spine
  • vascular malformations of the brain
  • vascular malformations of the spine
  • ventricular shunt
  • ventriculo peritoneal shunt
  • ventriculocisternostomy
  • ventriculostomy
  • vertebral epiphysitis
  • vertebral fracture
  • vertebral transposition
  • vertebroplasty
  • visual cortex injury
  • von hippel-lindau disease
PATIENT RATINGS AND COMMENTS

The Patient Rating score is based on responses given during the CAHPS Patient Experience Survey.Responses are measured on a 10 - point scale, with 10 being the best score. These scores are then translated to a 5 - point scale in order to display results in a 5 - star rating.Comments are also gathered from the same survey and displayed in their entirety with the exception of any language that may be considered slander, libel or contain private health information, which will be removed prior to publishing the comments.

4.5 out of 5 (50 Ratings, 9 Comments)


30

06/29/2017
I've seen him twice in 3-4 year sand each time, he smiles but has no personal connection - He might be technically strong but his communication is not. He says very little. He did not address a concern I had - no response! No care!
100

04/07/2017
Dr Cobbs explanations were easy to understand and his use of drawing pictures significantly increased my understanding.
80

04/04/2017
I felt like the doctor did not review my scans thoroughly before seeing me. One of the images he was hoping to see was not in my scan or he couldnt find it with me in the room and didnt take the time to find the scan image he mentioned. This left me, the patient, feeling like my care was not thorough.
20

03/02/2017
[...]- I am currently having difficulties associated with a post-op situation- *Dr. Cobbs showed no interest in addressing my concerns- [...]
40

01/31/2017
Very concerned w/his team & what they were learning & not interested in the patient beyond cursory remarks.
100

01/27/2017
Dr Cobbs inherited my case from Dr [...] who left this facility. Dr Cobbs was not that familiar with my case but was brought, by me up to speed. This apt was only to read an MRI report and treat further if needed. Thankfully I do not need to return for 3 years. Many of my answers are not against Dr Cobb personally just not much opinion as time spent was so short.
100

10/27/2016
Dr. Cobbs and staff are very friendly and caring, I enjoy working with them.
100

10/03/2016
Always in a hurry
100

08/17/2016
There is not much to say about greatness.
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550 17th Avenue Suite 540
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206-320-8149
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