Dr. Mehdi Habibi, MD

Dr. Mehdi Habibi, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 73
Dr. Mehdi Habibi, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Los Angeles, CA and has been practicing for 35 years. He graduated from Shahid Beheshti University Of Medical Sciences, Faculty Of Medicine in 1972 and specializes in neurosurgery and neurological spine surgery.Read his story

1300 N Vermont Ave

Los Angeles, CA 90027

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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • LACare
  • Molina Healthcare
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
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Dr. Habibi's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Habibi " Practicing general neurosurgery and spine surgery with special interest in Brain tumor (Pituitary gland mass) and Brain /Spine trauma actively and broadly for more than three decades in Los Angeles,CA. Awards: Top surgeons of the United States of America,Neurological Surgery,2007 (Consumer Associations of America). Top Physicians of United States of America,2005 (Consumer Associations of America). Fellow International College Of Surgeons,Neurological Surgery 1991. A publication entitled "Application of CO2 laser in primary Brain Sarcoma " Neurosurgery 1983. "

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Habibi "Quality, compassion and respect."

2  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery
  • Neurological Spine Surgery

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Habibi does not have any board certifications listed.

51  Conditions Treated

  • Back Pain
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Tumor
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cauda Equina Syndrome
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Disc Degeneration
  • Cervical Herniated Disc
  • Cervical Radiculopathy
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Craniopharyngioma
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Headache
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Intracranial Hematoma
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Disc Degeneration
  • Lumbar Herniated Disc
  • Lumbar Radiculopathy
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Pain
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Neurological Injuries
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Spinal Compression Fracture
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
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20  Procedures

  • Aneurysm Clipping
  • Brain Tumor Surgery
  • Cervical Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Degenerative Disc surgery
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Epidural Lysis of Adhesions (LOA)
  • Herniated Disc Procedure
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Laminectomy
  • Microdiscectomy
  • Neuroplasty
  • Peripheral Nerve Decompression
  • Pituitary Gland Tumor Excision
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spinal Tumor Surgery

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.


  • Shahid Beheshti University Of Medical Sciences
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1967
  • Shahid Beheshti University Of Medical Sciences, Faculty Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1972
  • St Agnes Hosp
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1975
  • Sinai Hosp-Johns Hopkins
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1976
  • University Of Kentucky College Of Medicine
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1977
  • University Of Ottawa / Faculty Of Medicine
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1981
  • Cook County Hospital,University Of Illinois Chicago
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1983

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Americas Top Physicians, 2005
  • Americas Top Surgeons, 2007
Media & Publications

Dr. Habibi has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Farsi

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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What People Say About Dr. Mehdi Habibi, MD
I wouldn't recommend this guy AT ALL. He cancelled the day before my appointment and I had been waiting for over a month. Incredibly inefficient and inconsiderate! If his office runs this way, how do you think he does surgery? How many people are walking around with ruined backs because of the...Read More
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Los Angeles, CA – Oct 05, 2017
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Dr. Mehdi Habibi is an EXCELLENT Surgeon! He's patient and very sympathetic to patients needs. I was losing the use of my arms, could not hold anything in my right hand. My left arm and hand was numbing up. I saw a Neurologist who referred me to Dr. Mehdi Habibi, after an MRI and several test. ...Read More
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Jennifer L. Jackson in Los Angeles, CA – May 05, 2017
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This doctor does not care about his patients he seems to be senile. cannot keep his patients straight he sends patients to other providers in physical therapy without feeling that there is going to be a successful outcome to their additional treatment. He just sends patients elsewhere to send them...Read More
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Bhlightnr in Los Angeles, CA – Dec 23, 2016
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