About Vik Udani MD – San Diego Neurosurgeon

Dr. Udani completed his undergraduate degree at University of Pennsylvania, his medical training at Stanford School of Medicine and his neurosurgical training at the UCLA Medical Center.

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Neurosurgeon San Diego Vik Udani MD

Current Positions

  • Private Practice Neurosurgeon

  • Director of Neurosurgery:

      Laurel Amtower Cancer Institute and Neuro-Oncology Center

Hospital Affiliations

  • Neurosurgical Trauma Panel:

      Scripps Mercy Hospital San Diego (Level 1 Trauma Center)
      Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla (Level 2 Trauma Center)
  • Neurosurgical ER Panel:

      Sharp Grossmont Hospital
      Sharp Chula Vista Medical Center
      Scripps Memorial Hospital Encinitas


  • University of Pennsylvania

    May 2001      Bachelor of Science

    • (Neurobiology major; Chemistry/Mathematics minors)
    • summa cum laude
    • Phi Beta Kappa
    • Dean’s Scholar (9 undergraduate recipients annually; highest undergraduate award)

Medical Training
  • Stanford University School of Medicine

    June 2006     Doctor of Medicine (M.D.)

Neurosurgical Training
  • Department of Neurosurgery

    UCLA Medical Center

    Nov 2010-June 2012   Chief Resident

  • Department of Neurosurgery

    UCLA Medical Center

    July 2007-Oct 2010     Resident Physician

  • Department of Surgery

    UCLA Medical Center

    June 2006-June 2007 Intern

Dr. Vikram Udani,

I cannot thank you enough for the pain free surgery. Mentally, I was prepared but fortunately it was not a debilitating experience. My wife and I felt you had very competent hands and you proved us correct. Thank you Ashley and your staff for a wonderful conclusion.

B.G., Former Patient

Dr. Udani:

Thank you for taking such good care of me during a most challenging season of my life. Please express my appreciation also to Ashley for her sensitivity to my situation. Thank you again!

S.H., Patient

Dr. Udani,

God has blessed you in so many ways already. This was the first time I really got correct treatment without a really long wait. I am finally back to “normal” again.

C.M., Patient

Dr. Udani,

Thank you for saving my life and my job. I’m doing very well and working very hard!

A.L., Patient

Dear Dr. Udani,

I really felt comfortable going into this surgery and you even put my husband at ease. You were honest about what to expect and there were no surprises ever. Thank you for the direct approach and compassionate care you provided.

J.R., Patient

Dear Dr. Udani,

I can’t thank you enough for giving me back my life. Your remarkable skills saved me again. God bless you and your lovely family.

K.R., Patient

Dr. Udani,

It’s impossible for my family and I to thank you enough for fixing my back! I don’t think I have ever had a doctor that was so caring and wonderful! You didn’t have to take me on-but you did and you made me feel at ease when I was scared.

S.R., Patient

Dr. Udani,

I just wanted to say thank you for being so professional and for the success of my surgery. I never expected to need a neurosurgeon but I was lucky to have gotten someone as experienced and talented as you. I really appreciate your hard work and was amazed that I could actually walk from the ICU ward to the trauma ward one day after surgery with no pain. Thanks to your hands and God’s grace. I know I will have more time to enjoy life.

J.S., Patient

Dr. Udani,

Thank you so much for everything you’ve done for me. You are an amazing doctor and I’m so proud to call you my doctor. Thanks again for everything.

Q.N., Patient