Neurosurgeon in Los Angeles, California (CA)
Khawar Siddique MD
- Perri & Siddique Spine Surgery, Inc.444 S San Vicente Blvd, Suite 800Los Angeles, California, 90048 - United StatesPhone: 310-423-9780
About Our Practice
Khawar Siddique, MD is a neurosurgeon who specializes in spinal disorders. He treats many conditions in the cervical, thoracic, and lumbar spine. Special interests include spinal tumors, advanced minimally invasive approaches (such as percutaneous decompressions and fusions), cervical spine deformity, Chiari decompressions, novel cervical fusion techniques, and lumbar deformity. He has experience in many new spinal procedures, including motion preservation technology (artificial disk replacements and “soft” stabilization procedures), minimally invasive decompressions and fusions, and image-guided spine surgery.
His research interests include spinal cord injury, models of spinal metastatic tumors and traumatic brain injuries. He is currently Principal Investigator at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center for the Duragen IDE trial on reduction of post-operative scarring after lumbar diskectomy.
Board eligible for the American Board of Neurological Surgery, Dr. Siddique is a member of the American Association of Neurological Surgeons, American Association for Cancer Research and Congress of Neurological Surgeons. He has written many articles and book chapters for peer-reviewed publications, including Journal of Neurosurgery, Neurosurgical Focus, Oncogene, and International Journal of Oncology. He has given many podium presentations on advanced spine surgical techniques and has taught many surgical dissection courses to other neurosurgeons and orthopedic surgeons.
Dr. Siddique graduated with a B.S. in Physiology with honors (cum laude and with Highest Distinction) from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. He earned his medical degree with Alpha Omega Alpha (AOA) Honors (ranked in the top 10% of his medical school class) from the University Of Illinois College Of Medicine. Thereafter, he completed his 6-year residency training in Neurosurgery from the University Of Illinois College Of Medicine at Peoria. Dr. Siddique then completed a 1-year fellowship in Spine Surgery at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center.
- Fellowship Trained
- AANS-CNS Section on Disorders of the Spine
- American Association of Neurological Surgeons
- Congress of Neurological Surgeons
- North American Spine Society
- Institute for Spinal Disorders
- Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
- Los Angeles, CA