Dr. Garni Barkhoudarian, MD

Dr. Garni Barkhoudarian, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
Male  ·  
39 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Garni Barkhoudarian, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Santa Monica, CA and has been practicing for 6 years. He specializes in neurosurgery.

Pacific Neuroscience Institute

2200 Santa Monica Blvd

Santa Monica, CA 90404
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Insurance Accepted

  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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very high
more than 98% of peers
Brain Disorders
very high
more than 88% of peers
more than 62% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*

47  Conditions Treated


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13  Procedures

  • Brain Surgery
  • Brain Tumor Surgery
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Microvascular Decompression
  • Neurosurgical Procedures
  • Pituitary Gland Tumor Excision
  • Pituitary Surgery
  • Skull Base Surgery
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities

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 California, Los Angeles
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 2000
  • University of Michigan Medical School
    Medical School | Graduated 2005
  • UCLA Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2011
  • Brigham and Women's Hospital at Harvard Medical School
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2012

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Barkhoudarian has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Armenian

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Barkhoudarian's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Barkhoudarian to family and friends
11 total reviews (5 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (11)

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  • 2
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Dr. Barkhoudarian'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 (5)

I was diagnosed with a brain tumor, and was referred to Dr. Barkhoudarian's office. Not only did he see me the same day understanding my case was urgent, but in one visit he had his whole team of surgeons meeting with me to discuss the surgery and treatment plan. I was able to take care of all the...more
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Dr.B came off as a nice, caring doctor at first. After my first brain surgery with him (that went horribly wrong), he didn't fix the problem in time and left me with eye damage. He failed to mention this complication was possible. I ended up with an infection of my shunt &he didn't remove it like...more
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Dr Barkhoudarian is a caring and and skillful surgeon. I will be forever grateful to him and his team.
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Brilliant surgeon. Caring, great bedside manner. Spends time
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He's not only a brilliant doctor but the most caring person as well. My husband and I are so impressed with the level of care he gives to his patients.
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