Jeffrey B. Randall, M.D.
Dr. Randall is a board certified neurosurgeon who has been caring for patients with brain and spinal conditions for over 25 years in the Bay Area. He has performed more than 3,500 minimally invasive surgical procedures on patients, and evaluates and educates each one about their medical options. Dr. Randall has been a leader in the medical community for many years, including serving terms as President of the Medical Staff, Director of Neurosurgical Trauma, and Chairman of Neuroscience Quality Improvement at Eden Medical Center.
Being born and raised in the East Bay, Dr. Randall is a fourth generation Northern Californian. He completed his undergraduate studies at Stanford University, followed by a decade of medical training at the University of Michigan. During that time, he also pursued specialized training in the United Kingdom.
Dr. Randall chose a career in neurosurgery because of its complexities and challenges and was inspired by the example of his mentor, Dr. Julian Hoff, a gifted surgeon who also emphasized the importance of building a personal relationship with each patient.
He is an avid outdoorsman and runner, and likes to hike with his family. Dr. Randall and his oldest son are both Eagle Scouts and they enjoy back country adventuring together. He also travels with his wife and boys to learn about diverse cultures.
Dr. Randall cares for patients at Eden Medical Center, Alta Bates Summit Medical Center and San Ramon Regional Medical Center. He also holds an appointment on the Clinical Faculty at the University of California San Francisco Medical School.
Lawrence D. Dickinson, MD
Dr. Dickinson is board certified in neurological surgery. Dr. Dickinson practices the full breadth of neurosurgery, including non-surgical and surgical treatments for brain and spinal disorders, with a special focus on minimally invasive technologies. Among these are the minimally invasive BrainPath® Neurosurgery System (link to Brain subpage) and the BrightMatter™ Advanced Visualization System (link to Brain subpage), which have brought new hope to patients with previously inoperable brain tumors and blood clots.
Dr. Dickinson earned a bachelor’s degree in Physics from the University of California, San Diego, and his medical degree from the University of Southern California, where he graduated with honors, including election to Alpha Omega Alpha.
After completing his seven-year neurosurgery residency training at the University of Michigan, Dr. Dickinson finished subspecialty training in vascular neurosurgery at the University of Florida. He returned to the University of Michigan where as Assistant Professor he developed a nationally recognized minimally invasive surgery program for the treatment of brain tumors and vascular malformations.
Raised in Southern California, Dr. Dickinson returned to his roots in 1998, and with Dr. Randall founded Pacific Brain & Spine. He currently holds privileges at Eden Medical Center, San Ramon Regional Medical Center, Alta Bates-Summit Medical Center, Mills Peninsula Medical Center and El Camino Hospital.
When he’s not treating patients, Dr. Dickinson can be found making music with his wife, daughter and two sons. During the winter months, the he and his family enjoy snowboarding in Lake Tahoe, and year-round they search for great surfs to ride.
Ronnie I. Mimran, MD
Dr. Mimran is board certified in neurosurgery by the American Board of Neurological Surgery. His practice focuses on surgical and non-surgical treatment of brain and spine disorders, with an emphasis on minimally invasive techniques for the spine.
Dr. Mimran received his BS in physiology from the University of California, Los Angeles, and his medical training at the University of Southern California, where he graduated with honors.
He completed an internship in general surgery, and a six-year residency in neurological surgery at the University of Florida. In that time, Dr. Mimran also completed a clinical fellowship in minimally invasive spine surgery and served as Chief Resident. Following his neurosurgergical residency, Dr. Mimran moved to the Bay Area and joined the team at Pacific Brain and Spine.
Dr. Mimran has received numerous awards and honors, earning the Patients’ Choice Award for seven consecutive years, and gaining recognition as a five-year honoree of the Compassionate Doctor Award, among others. He is also a leading educator in the field of minimally invasive spine surgery and navigated spine surgery, and has taught over 200 courses worldwide.
Dr. Mimran is passionate about helping patients overcome spinal challenges. “I pride myself in combining an approachable and open bedside manner with state-of-the-art spine care to give my patients a better experience at Pacific Brain and Spine than they could ever have hoped for.”
Dr. Mimran holds physician privileges at Eden Medical Center and San Ramon Regional Medical Center.