Dr. Armen Choulakian, MD

Dr. Armen Choulakian, MD

Endovascular Neurosurgery  ·  
Dr. Armen Choulakian, MD is an endovascular neurosurgery specialist in Fresno, CA and has been practicing for 15 years. He graduated from University Of Missouri / Kansas City Campus in 2003 and specializes in endovascular neurosurgery, cerebrovascular disorders, and more.

45 E River Park Pl W Ste 104

Fresno, CA 93720

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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • Health Net
  • Humana
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Traumatic Brain Injury
very high
more than 93% of peers
Cerebral Hemorrhage
very high
more than 89% of peers
Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
very high
more than 88% of peers

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6  Specialties

  • Endovascular Neurosurgery
  • Cerebrovascular Disorders
  • Cerebrovascular Neurosurgery
  • Critical Care Neurosurgery
  • Neurosurgery
  • Neurovascular Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*

57  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm of Sinus of Valsalva
  • Aneurysm, Intracranial Berry
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain Hemorrhage
  • Cancer
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage With Amyloidosis, Hereditary, Dutch Type
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Dissecting Aneurysm
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epidural Hematoma
  • Epilepsy
  • False Aneurysm
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Ruptured Aneurysm
  • Saccular Aneurysm
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease
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25  Procedures

Background Check

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.


  • University Of Missouri / Kansas City Campus
    Medical School | Graduated 2003

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Armenian

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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What People Say About Dr. Armen Choulakian, MD
He got the job done. That's about it. Very poor communication skills, terrible bedside manner. Before surgery, he coldly overly explained all the possible complications in unecessary detail- did not give much reassurance and short incomplete answers to our questions. After surgery, many details...Read More
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Diamond Springs, CA – Oct 13, 2016
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This provider has the worst bedside I have ever seen, it's as if he feels he is better than others. He's a brain surgeon and everyone else is beneath him. I strongly recommend others to do research and at all costs avoid seeing this doctor , unless you want to feel like you're worth nothing and...Read More
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Fresno – Jul 04, 2016
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Dr. First saw my husband on the operating table 12/31/15. Dr. Has been very honest and up front with possibilities and the complexities that are always possible with strokes. We followed up with Dr in his office and after an open conversation about the probability of another stroke (50% chance if...Read More
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Jacklin in Fresno, CA – Jan 22, 2016
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