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Specializes in Neurosurgery • Male • Age 47

630 S Raymond Ave Unit 301
Pasadena, CA 91105
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Dr. Fineman's Experience

Dr. Fineman's Care Philosophy


  • Neurosurgery

Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • CyberKnife®, Cranial (Stereotactic Radiosurgery, Cranial) incl. Gamma Knife and LINAC Photon Beam
  • Deep Brain Stimulation
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Epidural Lysis of Adhesions (LOA)
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Neurostimulation
  • Neurostimulation, Spinal
  • Pituitary Gland Tumor Excision
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Stereotactic Radiosurgery
  • Stereotactic Radiosurgery, Spinal or Cranial
  • Stereotaxis
  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Cancer
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cervical Spine Fracture
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Craniopharyngioma
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Intervertebral Disc Herniation
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pituitary Gland Cancer
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Pseudotumor Cerebri
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Stroke
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Vertebral Column Tumors

Background Check for Dr. Fineman

0 Malpractice Claims

  • No malpractice history found for California.
  • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

  • No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Awards & Recognitions


  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Tau Beta Pi National Engineering Honor Society
  • UCLA Brain Injury Research Program Young Investigator Award
  • UCLA Alumni Scholar Achievement Award (4 times)
  • American Heart Association Student Research Award
  • UCLA Medical Center Student Volunteer Scholarship Award
  • Western Student Medical Research Forum Presentation Award

Media & Publications

  • Hypoxic insult to the retina
  • Nural prosthetics
  • Tumors and myelopathy
  • 45-CA++ autoradigraphic study
  • Spatial Selectivity
  • Proximal tubule cells
  • macaque intraparietal sulcus
  • Repair of small cerebrospinal fluid leaks
  • Neocortical plasticity
  • Kynurenic acid

Education & Training

Medical School

David Geffen School Of Medicine At UCLA, University Of California, Los Angeles
Graduated in 1994

Internship Hospital

UCLA Medical Center
Complete in 1995

Residency Hospital

UCLA Medical Center
Complete in 1999

Fellowship Hospital

UCLA Medical Center
Complete in 2000

Undergraduate Schools

UCLA School Of Engineering & Applied Science
Graduated in 1990

Other Education

UCLA Medical School, Division Of Neurosurgery, Chief Resident
Complete in 2000

Languages Spoken by Dr. Fineman & Staff

  • English
  • Russian
  • Spanish

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