Neurosurgeon, Spinal Micorsurgery in Santa Monica, California (CA)

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Amir Vokshoor MD

Neurosurgeon, Spinal Micorsurgery

Locations

  • St. John's Health Center
    2001 Santa Monica Blvd., 760W
    Santa Monica, California, 90404 - United States
    Phone: (800) 899-0101
    Fax: (310) 870-8677
  • The Spine Institute – Santa Monica
    2811 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 850
    Santa Monica, California, 90403 - United States
  • West Hills Hospital
    7230 Medical Center Drive , Suite 503
    West Hills, California, 91307 - United States

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 Scoliosis Whiplash Thoracic Outlet Syndrome Kyphosis Spondylosis Sponsylolisthesis Facet joint syndrome Myelopathy Osteomyelitis Coccydynia Osteoporosis Spine epidural abscess Post laminectomy syndrome Spinal infections Spinal stenosis Metatastic cancer Herniated discs 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.

Specialties
  • Neurosurgeon
Certifications
  • Board Certified
  • Fellowship Trained
Associations
  • AANS-CNS Section on Disorders of the Spine
  • American Association of Neurological Surgeons
  • Congress of Neurological Surgeons
  • North American Spine Society
Hospital Affiliations
  • Saint Johns Health Center
  • D.I.S.C surgical center
  • West Hills Hospital
  • Marina del Rey Hospital
 

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St. John's Health Center
2001 Santa Monica Blvd., 760W
Santa Monica, California, 90404 - United States
Phone: (800) 899-0101
Fax:(310) 870-8677
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