Sanjay Ghosh, M.D.

Dr. Sanjay Ghosh was born and raised in the suburbs of Detroit, Michigan where he attended North Farmington High School. Dr. Ghosh graduated from North Farmington in the top 1% of his class with awards for being the outstanding student in both mathematics and science. He also was honored to receive the award for outstanding overall graduate from the faculty and his fellow students. During this time, Dr. Ghosh was invited to join MENSA.

Dr. Ghosh received a Regents Alumni Merit Scholarship to attend the University of Michigan Honors College. Dr. Ghosh completed his studies in cellular and molecular biology in just three and a half years, graduating Magna Cum Laude and Phi Beta Kappa for placing in the top 5% of his class. In college, he received competitive research grants, and a portion of his college honors thesis was published in the peer reviewed scientific Journal of Hypertension. He went on to attend medical school at the University of Michigan where he was exposed to the field of neurosurgery, and later gained acceptance to the top rated neurosurgery residency program at the University of Southern California. While a resident at USC Dr. Ghosh gained training and considerable expertise in the arenas of spinal surgery, cranial and spinal trauma, radiosurgery, and cranial base surgery.

During his residency, Dr. Ghosh completed a fellowship in skull base surgery at the House Ear Clinic under the guidance of Drs. William Hitselberger and John Diaz Day. During this time, he spent hundreds of hours in the laboratory mastering the surgical techniques that are necessary for safe and effective treatment of acoustic neuromas, skull base meningiomas, pituitary adenomas, and cerebral aneurysms. He also performed detailed analysis of the use of endoscopes in skull base surgery, and presented this work at several national conferences. Due to his training and expertise in skull base surgery, Dr. Ghosh was then recruited by the physicians of the Senta Clinic in San Diego to create the only multidisciplinary skull base surgery team in San Diego County. In 2007, Dr. Ghosh was named one of America’s Top Surgeons by the Consumers Research Council.

Dr. Ghosh has substantial experience in the field of minimally invasive spinal surgery. His technique was highlighted in the television documentary, the Sharp Experience. Due to his expertise in minimally invasive spinal surgery, he has been made the neurosurgical consultant to the University of San Diego Athletic Department.

Dr. Ghosh was elected by the Consumer’s Research Council as a top surgeon in 2007. He was voted by his peers as one of the top neurosurgeons in San Diego County in 2010 and 2011. He also received the patient’s choice award for top surgeon in 2011.


The SENTA Clinic is a multidisciplinary clinic that specializes in treating disorders of the brain, spine, ear, head, and skull base. Dr. Sanjay Ghosh is a neurosurgeon with fellowship training in skull base surgery. Dr. Ghosh is committed to providing state of the art care to his patients with diseases of the brain, skull base, and spine.


  • 2007 Americas Top Surgeons, Consumers Research Council
  • 2010 Top Doctor, San Diego County Medical Society, and San Diego Magazine
  • 2011 Top Doctor, San Diego County Medical Society, and San Diego Magazine
  • 2012 Southern California Top Doctor, Castle Connolly Medical Group
  • 2012 Top Neurosurgeon, Patients Choice Award Dr. Sanjay Ghosh was named by his peers and the San Diego Magazine as one of the top neurosurgeons for the third year in a row.


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To schedule an office visit with Dr. Ghosh at any one of his 3 office locations please call (619) 810-1010.