Neurosurgeon, Spinal Micorsurgery in Marina Del Rey, California (CA)
Amir Vokshoor MD
- Diagnostic & Interventional Spinal Care13160 Mindanao Way, Suite 300Marina Del Rey, California, 90292 - United StatesPhone: 3105740400Fax: 3105740485
- DISC Sports & Spine Center Clinic3501 Jamboree Road, #1250Newport Beach, California, 92660 - United StatesPhone: 949-988-7800
- DISC Sports & Spine Center8750 Wilshire Blvd., #350Beverly Hills, California, 90211 - United StatesPhone: 310-574-0400
About Our Practice
Dr. Amir Vokshoor is a board-certified neurosurgeon who specializes in the surgical treatment of spinal disorders. He uses a multidisciplinary approach to treat spinal problems using minimally invasive methods. He is currently one of the active directors of the innovative Spinal Surgery Program at D.I.S.C. and Saint John's Health Center in Santa Monica, CA.
The staff at DISC Sports and Spine Center is available to arrange immediate and urgent consultations in any of three convenient locations Marina del Rey, Beverly Hills, and West Hills;. The focus of the treatment plan concentrates on returning the patient to the optimal functional level as soon as possible. A non-surgical approach is emphasized initially and the patient is followed until an optimal outcome is achieved. Surgery is performed using the least invasive methods allowing quick recovery and return to full function.
Conditions treated include:
Cervical and Lumbar Radiculopathy
Compression fractures of the spine
Degenerative disc disease
Thoracic Outlet Syndrome
Facet joint syndrome
Spine epidural abscess
Post laminectomy syndrome
Dr. Vokshoor earned his medical degree from the Medical College of Virginia of the Virginia Commonwealth University. There he was elected into the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society. At the Ohio State University, he completed a neurosurgery residency and went through complex spine Fellowship training at the University of South Florida. He is also a diplomate of the American Board of Neurological Surgery.
Dr. Vokshoor began his practice with the Kaiser Permanente health system as the Chief of Neurosurgery at the Woodland Hills Medical Center. He was also the Assistant Chief of Neurosurgery at the Los Angeles Medical Center which is where he gained additional experience with tumor removal and deformity correction. Dr Vokshoor served as a North American Board Member of the International Spine Research Society (ARGOS) via collaboration with founding colleagues in Europe and is a member of the American Association of Neurological Surgeons, the North America Spine Society, and the California Association of Neurological Surgeons.
Dr. Vokshoor’s expertise lies in the treatment of the entire range of adult spinal disorders from disc degeneration to complex reconstructions for tumors. He continues to advance the field of spinal surgery through numerous contributions to peer-reviewed journals including the surgical treatment algorithms for cervical spondylotic myelopathy, spinal stenosis, and lumbar degenerative disease. He has a particular interest in dynamic stabilization of the spine through motion preservation, which is considered the next frontier in spinal surgery.
- Board Certified
- Fellowship Trained
- AANS-CNS Section on Disorders of the Spine
- American Association of Neurological Surgeons
- Congress of Neurological Surgeons
- North American Spine Society
- Saint Johns Health Center
- D.I.S.C surgical center
- West Hills Hospital
- Marina del Rey Hospital