Dr. Igor Fineman, MD

Dr. Igor Fineman, MD

Neurosurgery | Male | 48 years old

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Our approach to neurosurgical care is based on partnering with patients and their familities to determine the safest and most effective means of treatment. All available non-surgical and surgical therapeutic modalities are considered. The highest premium is always placed on the individual's quality of life. We take pride in associating with top physicians in the region in their respective fields. While we have the latest technology at our disposal, technology is never utilized for its own sake. We consider establishment of trust and rapport with patients paramount to the ultimate success of any therapy. We continue to advance the fascinating field of neuroscience through basic and clinical research.Read more

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Pasadena, CA |
Dr. Fineman and his staff are wonderful.. The wait might have been long but they were very accommodating
in Upland, CA |
I was sent to Dr. Fineman's office after one year of horrible back pain. He talked to me about what I was going through and gave me his recommendation after seeing my results from the MRI. I was not able to work or live my life so when he recommended surgery for my L4 and L5 I said yes. I found him to be very nice and easy to talk too as well as Jennifer Birch his assistant. I am doing great and so glad I put my back in their hands. Thank you so much for giving me back my life.
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Dr. Fineman's Care Philosophy

Our approach to neurosurgical care is based on partnering with patients and their familities to determine the safest and most effective means of treatment. All available non-surgical and surgical therapeutic modalities are considered. The highest premium is always placed on the individual's quality of life. We take pride in associating with top physicians in the region in their respective fields. While we have the latest technology at our disposal, technology is never utilized for its own sake. We consider establishment of trust and rapport with patients paramount to the ultimate success of any therapy. We continue to advance the fascinating field of neuroscience through basic and clinical research.

Dr. Fineman's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Neurosurgery
  •  Board certified in Neurosurgery
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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    • 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

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  • Neurosurgery

Conditions Treated

  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Aneurysm
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Craniopharyngioma
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • 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)
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pituitary Gland Cancer
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertebral Column Tumors

Education

  • Medical School
    David Geffen School Of Medicine At UCLA, University Of California, Los Angeles

    Graduated in 1994

  • Internship Hospital
    UCLA Medical Center

    Completed in 1995

  • Residency Hospital
    UCLA Medical Center

    Completed in 1999

  • Fellowship Hospital
    UCLA Medical Center

    Completed in 2000

  • Undergraduate School
    UCLA School Of Engineering & Applied Science

    Graduated in 1990

  • Other Education
    UCLA Medical School, Division Of Neurosurgery, Chief Resident

    Completed in 2000

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Russian
  • Spanish

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Specialties

  • Neurosurgery
  • Minimally Invasive Neurological Spine Surgery
  • Movement Disorders Surgery
  • Neurological Skull Base Surgery
  • Neurological Spine Surgery
  • Neurological Trauma Surgery

Procedures Performed

  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Brain Surgery
  • 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)
  • Pituitary Gland Tumor Excision
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Stereotactic Radiosurgery
  • Stereotactic Radiosurgery, Spinal or Cranial
  • Stereotactic Surgery

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