Dr. Farzad Massoudi, MD

Dr. Farzad Massoudi, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 55
Dr. Farzad Massoudi, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Laguna Hills, CA and has been practicing for 20 years. He graduated from Georgetown University School Of Medicine in 1991 and specializes in neurosurgery.

23961 Calle De La Magdalena Ste 504

Laguna Hills, CA 92653

Contact Information

(949) 588-5800

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)

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Top Care Areas

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Low Back Pain
very high
more than 98% of peers
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
very high
more than 97% of peers
Spinal Stenosis
very high
more than 89% of peers

Dr. Massoudi's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

1  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*

46  Conditions Treated

  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cauda Equina Syndrome
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stroke
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease


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15  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.


  • Georgetown University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1991
  • UCLA School Med
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1992
  • UCLA School Med
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1998

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Massoudi has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Massoudi's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Massoudi to family and friends
47 total reviews (9 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (47)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Massoudi's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (9)

My fist impression was very good but later it changed. Dr. Massoudi almost killed me by not providing a necessary steroid required after my surgery. Because of his malpractice, I spent a whole week in ICU battling for my life. He never even responded to the doctors from ICU who tried to reach him....more
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Great surgeon & technician but terrible doctor. Takes forever to get an appt and will reschedules them, sometimes 2-3 times in 90 days. Gives the impression he's only interested in doing surgeries - just tolerates everything else. Didn't bother to see me in the hospital after my surgery. I...more
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Waited 1 1/2 months for an appointment and then showed up 15 minutes late. Office staff was very rude and said we had to come back in 3 weeks when they had another opening. I have 6 MRIs in the last year that say I am in major pain but they really didn't even care to look. When my little asian...more
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Had it not been for Dr. Massoudi, there is a good chance I would be paralyzed on my right side. He is a kind, and very considerate takes the time to explain the procedure to be done, in terms you can understand. He cares for all those who are fortunate to have him as their Dr. and if it was...more
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Would leave 0 for this team if I could. Absolutely awful staff for Dr Massoudi. Extremely disorganized, lack of patient/dr communication and relationship, RUDE STAFF (Jessica gave us nothing but major attitude... she even hung up on me...TWICE) just totally unprofessional from A to Z. Wouldn't recc...more
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