Dr. Khodam-Rad Payman, MD

Orthopedic Surgery •  Male • Age 47

  
Accepting new patients

Dr. Khodam-Rad Payman, MD is a Orthopedic Surgery Specialist in Encino, CA and has over 21 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from Johns Hopkins University School Of Medicine medical school in 1999. He is affiliated with Los Robles Health System - Los Robles Regional Medical Center. He is accepting new patients. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Payman to book an appointment.


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Encino Advanced Spine Institute

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(818) 501-2001
Encino5363 Balboa Blvd Ste 45-A Encino, CA 91316
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What can I say that hasn’t already been said. I love this doctor and his staff. I had gone AV nuero science and the first thing the doctor there wanted to do was surgery. Scared me. I talked to Dr. Payman, and that was the LAST thing he wanted to do. Alicia, is office manager and nurse is awesome. She helped me find a doctor to do a shot, at the end of the year when a lot of doctors were booked up. They worked with me as far as insurance went. You don’t find doctors like this anymore. Thank you.
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Kelli in Lancaster, CA – Jan 06, 2018
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Not sure where to begin. Dr. Payman and his office manager Alicia are just amazing. My wife and I could not be happier. Though they are not contracted with my insurance company , they accepted what the insurance paid them. There was no out of pocket from us. Dr. Payman explained everything to me. He literally spent 45 minutes in the room with us. This is not normal anymore. Alicia is just amazing with her insurance knowledge. She really handles Dr. payman's office so professional.
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Andrew C in Lancaster CA – Apr 07, 2017
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Dr. Rad Payman is the most amazing surgeon. I went to his Lancaster office last week and all I can say is WOW. Not only is Dr. Payman amazing but his office manager which is also his nurse Aliceia is unbelievable. She is phenomenal. I swear Dr. Payman was so thorough. He literally spent 45 minutes with me. I have never had a doctor spend that much time with me. Aliceia not only sat and explained everything to me about my insurance. I did not think these doctors existed anymore.
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Michelle D in Valencia , CA – Jan 17, 2017
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I had chronic lower back pain and Dr. Rad was a lifesaver. Unlike other doc's I talked to he listened and wasn't only thinking cut first. He suggested some non surgical options which I tried but ultimately when I chose surgery he walked me through every step and has been available for every question and concern since. Highly recommend him.
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N. B. in Bethesda, MD – Oct 24, 2016
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Excellent staff and Dr Payman is more than knowledgeable made me feel at ease about the care needed.
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Lisa S in Lancaster CA – Aug 31, 2016
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Dr. Payman and staff are just GREAT! Saw him as a second opinion. He not only explained my surgery to me but also explained to me exactly what I should expect during recovery. Dr. Payman was so detailed, I walked out of his office with so much more knowledge that ever about my surgery. I chose to have him do my surgery. I am so happy I changed to him. I am only 3 months post op and already back to my normal life. Dr. Payman and staff are the best!
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JILLIAN GUILLEN in Palmdale, CA – Jun 28, 2016
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The best of the best :)
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Kelly Ordorico in Lancaster ca – Feb 26, 2016
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Dr. Payman is a great doctor, very personable. I had lots of questions and he was very helpful in answering them. His bedside manner is a ten! He made sure I left the office with all my questions answered.
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Jonathan D in Palmdale, ca – Feb 05, 2016
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I highly recommend Dr. Payman to anyone with back problems. After suffering for so long, I finally feel normal again. The surgery went great and I had a quick recovery! He has offices in LA and the high desert. His staff is very nice and helpful as well.
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Sherman in Lancaster, ca – Feb 05, 2016
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My surgery was easier than I thought it would be. Dr. Payman is very knowledgable and patient with his patients. Surgery went good and I was back to work in no time. I am feeling great and am happy to have gone through with the surgery! Thank you Dr. Payman!
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Phil S in Venice, CA – Feb 05, 2016
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My experience with Dr. Payman was a 10! He has great bedside manner and is very informative. I had tons of questions and he took his time answering them and made me feel at ease about the surgery,
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Brenda in Palmdale, ca – Feb 05, 2016
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Dr. Payman is an excellent Doctor. Very personable and great bed side manner. His staff is easy to work with and very helpful.
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Jan 25, 2016
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Dr. Payman is a very kind and caring surgeon. My surgery went off without a hitch. The last thing I remember before my surgery is everyone around me getting me prepped for surgery. The next thing I knew, I was in recovery. Dr. Payman performed an ACDF on my cervical spine, and I would gladly have another surgery in the future with him.
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Maki in Ridgecrest – Jan 19, 2016
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Highly skilled and compassionate surgeon. Have loved my experience with him and his office and highly recommend!!
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No malpractice claims found for California
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Dr. Payman's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Low Back Pain
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Dr. Payman treats Low Back Pain more than 45% of his peers

Dr. Payman treats this condition more than 45% of his peers

Back Pain
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Dr. Payman treats Back Pain more than 33% of his peers

Dr. Payman treats this condition more than 33% of his peers

Intervertebral Disc Disease
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Dr. Payman treats Intervertebral Disc Disease more than 18% of his peers

Dr. Payman treats this condition more than 18% of his peers

Dr. Payman's conditions and procedures:

  • Arthritis
  • Artificial Disc Replacement
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Cervical Disc Degeneration
  • Cervical Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Cervical Radiculopathy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Disc Surgery
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Kyphoplasty
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Laminectomy
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Disc Degeneration
  • Lumbar Disc Replacement
  • Lumbar Fusion
  • Lumbar Herniated Disc
  • Lumbar Radiculopathy
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Microdiscectomy
  • Microsurgical Procedure
  • Neck Surgery
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Sciatica
  • Scoliosis
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Steroid Injection

About Me

Care Philosophy

Dr. Payman focuses his practice on the Comprehensive treatment of patients with spinal disorders. He specializes in reconstructive cervical, thoracic and lumbar spine surgery, including the most advanced techniques of minimally invasive and micro sur...Read more

Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Orthopedic Spine Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

2005
University Hospitals Of Cleveland/Case Western University
Fellowship Hospital
2004
UCLA Medical Center
Residency Hospital
2000
UCLA Medical Center
Internship Hospital
1999
Johns Hopkins University School Of Medicine
Medical School
1996
University of Virginia / Main Campus
Undergraduate School

Languages

  • Spanish
  • Farsi
  • English

Awards

  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Chief Resident - UCLA Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, 7/2003
  • Howard Hughes Research Scholar - Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, 6/1998

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Los Robles Health System - Los Robles Regional Medical Center

Thousand Oaks, CA

71% Patient experience rating, 2% higher than the national average

  • America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Orthopedic Surgery Award™ (2020, 2019)
  • Joint Replacement Excellence Award™ (2020, 2019)