9 SENTA Clinic Doctors Named 2018 Top Docs by San Diego Magazine

San Diego Magazine describes the featured SENTA Clinic doctors as “defining the future of medicine”. These doctors include: Dr. Bruno Flores, Dr. Sanjay Ghosh, Dr. Scott P. Leary, Dr. Perry Mansfield, Dr. Michael O’Leary, Dr. Ian M. Purcell, Dr. Jason Toranto, Dr. Vikram Udani, and Dr. Brian Weeks.

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‘He’s A Miracle’ Chris Fatilua’s Extraordinary Road To Getting Back On His Feet Again – Literally

Two days after performing surgery on Chris Fatilua to fix a fractured spine, Dr. Alexa Smith, a neurosurgeon at the SENTA Clinic in San Diego, informed him that she has never had a patient walk again after undergoing such a procedure. Read more


Two SENTA Clinic Doctors Chosen as Best Neurosurgeons in San Diego

Three Best Rated handpicked the top 3 best neurosurgeons in San Diego, California. Doctors Sanjay Ghosh, MD and Vikram Udani, MD were among the three selected. Read More

SENTA Clinic Surgeons Present $600,000 to Support Education & Treatment for Skull Base Diseases

SENTA Clinic surgeons Dr. Perry Mansfield, Dr. Michael O’Leary and Dr. Jason Toranto, along with Prewitt Foundation board member, Jim Kidrick, present a $600,000 gift to the North American Skull Base Society (NASBS). The goal of the NASBS is to empower doctors, patients and communities to advocate for the skull base patient worldwide.

SENTA Clinic Surgeons Featured at Upcoming NASBS Annual Meeting

Several SENTA Clinic Physicians – including Dr. Mansfield, Dr. Ghosh and Dr. Toranto, will be presenting at the North American Skull Base Society’s 28th Annual Meeting in Coronado, February 16-18, 2018.

  1. Drs. Ghosh and Mansfield: Expert Moderators of session: Chordomas and Chondrosarcomas
  2. Dr. Mansfield Poster Presentation: Identifying & Evaluating the Impact and Implications of Collaborative Multidisciplinary Care in Skull Base Treatment: Retrospective Analysis and Literary Review
  3. Dr. Mansfield Presentation: The evolving role of immunotherapy in late stage Sinonasal mucosal melanomas.
  4. Dr. Mansfield Presentation: Open Craniofacial Surgery and Reconstruction
  5. Dr. Mansfield Presentation: The Financial impact of Skull Base Surgery
  6. Dr. Mansfield Presentation: Invasive Aspergillus and Mucormycosis of the skull base.
  7. Dr. Toranto Presentation: Mandibular reconstruction with 3-D Printing

Learn more: https://www.nasbs.org/future_meetings/

Travis Barker’s Health Turning Point with Dr. Brian Weeks

The Blink 182 drummer and Ear Nose and Throat physician Dr. Brian Weeks share how the rocker’s past has altered his life and what inspired him to make major changes.

Fighting a Rare Cancer: Darryl’s Story

For Darryl, an ordinary dental appointment led to the shocking discovery of stage 4 oral and maxillofacial cancer. Now, lifesaving treatment must quickly begin at Sharp Memorial Hospital under the guidance of surgeon Dr. Perry Mansfield, a renowned specialist in the treatment of head and neck tumors.

SENTA Clinic Doctors Receive 2017 San Diego Magazine Top Doctor Awards

SAN DIEGO, CA (September 27, 2017) – For more than a decade, the San Diego County Medical Society (SDCMS) has worked collaboratively with San Diego Magazine to recognize physicians who are held in the highest regard by their peers. Many of the nominees have been recognized for multiple years since the award began.

SENTA Clinic is pleased to announce that the following physicians have been selected to receive the prestigious San Diego Magazine Top Doctor Award for 2017:


  • Sanjay Ghosh *****
  • Scott Leary*
  • Jeffrey Schweitzer*
  • Vikram Udani*


  • Ian Purcell*

Otolaryngology – Head & Neck Surgery

  • Perry Mansfield ***********
  • Michael O’Leary ***
  • Brian Weeks ********

Note: * denotes number of years the doctor has been nominated on the list.

With votes and nominations open to all physicians in San Diego, selected nominees represent the best of the best, a medical practitioner to whom our doctors would refer their patients and family.

Since its inception in 2004, SENTA Clinic has grown into a world-renowned destination for brain, spine, head and neck conditions.

Its unique model brings together doctors from different specialties to offer patients expanded expertise and unparalleled care. What sets SENTA Clinic apart is a drive to challenge the norm and implement innovative treatments and surgical techniques that are ahead of its time.

SENTA Clinic physicians have been consistently ranked nationally at the top of their specialties including being multiple-time recipients of US News & World Report and Castle Connolly.

When Chronic Neck Pain is too Much to Endure: Kathy’s Story

After a neck injury damaged two discs in her cervical spine, chronic pain was destroying Kathy’s quality of life. But in the hands of a skilled surgeon, the latest replacement disc technology can be life changing.