Dr. Mehras Akhavan, MD

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Specializes in Pain Medicine • Male • Age 51

4940 Van Nuys Blvd Ste 301
Sherman Oaks, CA 91403
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Hospital Quality

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Sherman Oaks Hospital
4929 Van Nuys Blvd
Sherman Oaks, CA 91403

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L.A. Pain Medicine Clinic
4940 Van Nuys Blvd Ste 301
Sherman Oaks, CA 91403
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    Dr. Akhavan's Experience

    Specialties

    • Pain Medicine
    • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

    Board Certifications

    • Pain Medicine
    • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
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    • Cervical Epidural Steroid Injection
    • Cervical Facet Joint Injection
    • Cervical Medial Branch Block
    • Chronic Pain Management
    • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
    • Epidural Injection
    • Epidural Steroid Injections
    • Facet Block
    • Facet Joint Injection
    • Joint Drainage
    • Lumbar Epidural Steroid Injection
    • Lumbar Facet Joint Injection
    • Lumbar Medial Branch Radiofrequency Neurotomy
    • Lumbar Selective Nerve Root Block
    • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
    • Nerve Blocks
    • Pain Management
    • Radiofrequency Nerve Ablation
    • Sacroiliac Joint Injection
    • Spinal Cord Stimulation
    • Spinal Cord Stimulation
    • Spinal Nerve Block
    • Steroid Injection
    • Trigger Point Injection
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    • Adhesive Capsulitis
    • Arthritis
    • Autoimmune Diseases
    • Autonomic Disorders
    • Back Pain
    • Bone Disorders
    • Bursitis
    • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
    • Chronic Neck Pain
    • Chronic Pelvic Pain
    • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
    • Degenerative Disc Disease
    • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
    • Facet Joint Pain
    • Fibromyalgia
    • Foot Conditions
    • Gait Abnormality
    • Hand Conditions
    • Headache
    • Intervertebral Disc Disease
    • Intervertebral Disc Herniation
    • Low Back Pain
    • Lumbar Disc Degeneration
    • Lumbar Herniated Disc
    • Lumbar Radiculopathy
    • Neck Pain
    • Osteoarthritis of Hip
    • Osteoarthritis of Knee
    • Osteoarthritis of Spine
    • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
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    • Pathological Spine Fracture
    • Postherpetic Neuralgia
    • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
    • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
    • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Scoliosis
    • Shoulder Disorders
    • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
    • Spinal Stenosis
    • Spine Deformities
    • Spine Disorders
    • Spondylitis
    • Stress Fracture of Foot
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    Background Check for Dr. Akhavan

    0 Malpractice Claims

    • No malpractice history found for California.

    0 Sanctions

    • 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.
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    Awards & Recognitions

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    Shahid Beheshti University Of Medical Sciences
    Graduated in 1990

    Internship Hospital

    Lincoln Med and Mental Health Center
    Complete in 2000

    Residency Hospital

    SUNY Downstate
    Complete in 2003

    Fellowship Hospital

    Usc
    Complete in 2005
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Akhavan & Staff

    • English
    • Farsi
    • Spanish
  2. Healthgrades

    9 Facts About Hospital Quality

    Patients’ risk of dying during a hospital stay for heart bypass surgery could be 87.4% lower, on average, at a hospital rated 5 stars compared to a hospital rated 1 star for that procedure. Choosing the right hospital is critical to your health. View Slideshow

    Dr. Akhavan's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

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    • Mission Community Hospital

    • Sherman Oaks Hospital

    • Valley Presbyterian Hospital

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    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Akhavan

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    Likelihood to Recommend

    4.2
    • 15 responses

    4.2 out of 5

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Akhavan to family and friends

    4.2 out of 5

    15 responses

    Dr. Akhavan's Office & Staff

    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments

    4.5 out of 5

    15 responses

    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.

    4.5 out of 5

    15 responses

    Staff friendliness and courteousness

    4.4 out of 5

    14 responses

    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)

    10 – 15 minutes

    11 responses

    Experience with Dr. Akhavan

    Level of trust in provider's decisions

    4.3 out of 5

    15 responses

    How well provider explains medical condition(s)

    4.3 out of 5

    15 responses

    How well provider listens and answers questions

    4.2 out of 5

    15 responses

    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients

    4.3 out of 5

    15 responses

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    Appointments & Offices

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    Office Locations

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    L.A. Pain Medicine Clinic
    4940 Van Nuys Blvd Ste 301
    Sherman Oaks, CA 91403
    (818) 990-9050 (Office)
    (818) 990-9070 (Fax)
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