Dr. Majid Rahimifar, MD

Dr. Majid Rahimifar, MD

Neurosurgery | Male | 64 years old

Bakersfield Neuroscience and Spine Institute
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Dr. Rahimifar specializes in Neurosurgery and practices in Bakersfield, CA. He practices at 1 location.

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      2.7 based on 40 responses
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      • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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      • Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
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      in Tehachapi |
      Saw this Dr for an acoustic neuroma in 2003. Not very good bed side manner. Just had another surgery for the piece of tumor this Dr left and this time the surgery was done right and all of the tumor was removed. I went through years with trigeminal neuralgia and permanent facial paralysis that he said would come back. If you have an acoustic neuroma I would recommend USC.
      in Lake Isabella, CA |
      This dr. Spent very little time with me was not very thorough with my testing and made a judgment based on one x-ray rather than all of the studies I've had done before I am getting second opinion not very pleased with my experience
      Hanford, CA |
      In addition to excellent neurosurgery skills, he is honest & competent with diagnosis and surgery follow up. He is an outstanding surgeon. I am so thankful he
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      Specialties

      • Neurosurgery

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      • Neurosurgery

      Conditions Treated

      • Aneurysm
      • Back Pain
      • Bone Cancer
      • Bone Disorders
      • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
      • Brain Aneurysm
      • Brain Cancer
      • Brain Disorders
      • Brain Tumor
      • Broken Neck
      • Cancer
      • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
      • Cerebral Hemorrhage
      • Cerebral Vascular Disease
      • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
      • Cerebrovascular Disease
      • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
      • Chiari's Deformity
      • Craniopharyngioma
      • Degenerative Disc Disease
      • Epilepsy
      • Fracture
      • Herniated Disc
      • Hydrocephalus
      • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
      • Intervertebral Disc Disease
      • Low Back Pain
      • Lumbar Spine Fracture
      • Meningiomas
      • Myelopathy
      • Neck Pain
      • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
      • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
      • Osteoarthritis of Spine
      • Osteosarcoma
      • Pathological Spine Fracture
      • 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
      • Stroke
      • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
      • Subdural Hemorrhage
      • Thoracic Spine Fracture
      • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
      • Thrombosis
      • Vascular Disease
      • Vertebral Column Tumors

      Procedures Performed

      • Brain Surgery
      • Brain Tumor Surgery
      • Carotid Ultrasound
      • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
      • Cervical Herniated Disc Surgery
      • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
      • Craniotomy
      • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
      • Epidural Lysis of Adhesions (LOA)
      • Herniated Disc Surgery
      • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
      • Laminectomy
      • Nerve Block, Somatic
      • Neuroplasty
      • Neurostimulation
      • Pituitary Gland Tumor Excision
      • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
      • Spinal Cord Stimulation
      • Spinal Fusion
      • Spinal Nerve Block
      • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
      • Spinal Tumor Surgery
      • Spine Surgery
      • Stereotaxis

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        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.

      Education

      • Medical School
        Pahlavi University

        Graduated in 1977

      • Internship Hospital
        Nemazii Hospital

        Completed in 1977

      • Residency Hospital
        Toronto University Hosps

        Completed in 1983

      • Fellowship Hospital
        Sunnybrook Hospital

        Completed in 1984

      Awards & Recognition

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        • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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      Languages Spoken

      • English
      • Spanish
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      • Specializes in Neurosurgery
      • Board certified in Neurosurgery
      • No malpractice claims found
      • No sanctions found
      • No board actions found
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