Dr. Mehras Akhavan, MD

Pain Medicine  |  
Male  |  
Age 53
(21)
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Dr. Mehras Akhavan, MD
Dr. Mehras Akhavan, MD is a pain medicine doctor who practices in Sherman Oaks, CA. He is 53 years old and has been practicing for 27 years. Dr. Akhavan is affiliated with Mission Community Hospital, Sherman Oaks Hospital and Valley Presbyterian Hospital.

4940 Van Nuys Blvd Ste 301

Sherman Oaks, CA 91403

Contact Information

(818) 990-9050

Dr. Mehras Akhavan, MD

Dr. Mehras Akhavan, MD

Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Health Net of California
  • Medicaid
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • WellPoint

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Dr. Akhavan's Experience

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Dr. Akhavan's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Pain Medicine
  • Board certified in Pain Medicine and Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
2

Specialties

  • Pain Medicine
  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
2

Board Certifications

  • Pain Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*
  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
    Accredited by: American Board of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation*
56

Conditions Treated

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Arthritis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Back Pain
  • Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Facet Joint Pain
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Hand Conditions
  • Headache
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Knee Disorders
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Disc Degeneration
  • Lumbar Herniated Disc
  • Lumbar Radiculopathy
  • Neck Pain
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Postherpetic Neuralgia
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Stress Fracture of Foot

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Procedures

  • Cervical Epidural Steroid Injection
  • Cervical Facet Joint Injection
  • Cervical Medial Branch Block
  • Chronic Pain Management
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Epidural Injection
  • Epidural Steroid Injections
  • Facet Block
  • Facet Joint Injection
  • Joint Drainage
  • Lumbar Epidural Steroid Injection
  • Lumbar Facet Joint Injection
  • Lumbar Medial Branch Radiofrequency Neurotomy
  • Lumbar Selective Nerve Root Block
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Nerve Blocks
  • Pain Management
  • Radiofrequency Nerve Ablation
  • Sacroiliac Joint Injection
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Point Injection

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.

Education

  • Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences
    Medical School | Graduated 1990
  • Lincoln Med And Mental Health Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2000
  • Suny Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2003
  • University of Southern California / Keck School of Medicine
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2005

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Akhavan has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Farsi
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Akhavan's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Akhavan to family and friends
3.9
based on 21 total reviews (3 with comments)
Dr. Akhavan's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
Patient Comments (3)
in Reseda, CA |
It never is pleasant when we are in physical pain; and every little thing seems like a mountain of problems. This must have been exactly how I felt when I wrote a poor review. But it would not be fair to just microscope little things and disregard good service and treatment when we get it. So I would like to formally retrieve my last review as well as thank Dr. Akhavan and his staff specially Silvia for giving me the utmost service and attention. I am so grateful to Dr Akhavan & staff. God Bless
in Los Angeles, CA |
I have been a patient of Dr. Akhavan's for 2 yrs now and I have had a great experience. It took me over 2 years to find a new pain specialist when my pain doctor retired. years. Dr. Akhavan listens to my complaints of continuing pain, I have had an injection that temporarily helped my foot, and the Dr. and Silva have battled Blue Shield Ca. He is board certified, takes my calls, Silva takes my calls, appts have been easy. Follow the rules and no problem. No one wanted me as a patient, he did
Encino, CA |
So disappointed with this office. They made me wait 7 weeks for an appointment (after being informed I'd just moved to the area and was in extreme pain & had been referred by my primary care doctor). They said to call back twice a week "in case there was a cancellation." Then, after waiting six weeks for my appointment, they told me that the procedure wouldn't be scheduled for another five weeks. Horrible customer service and no concern for their patients or the pain they're in. Shame on you!
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Dr. Akhavan accepts 7 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
    Blue Cross Blue Shield of California HMO
    Blue Cross Blue Shield of California PPO
  • Health Net of California
    Large Group PPO
  • Medicaid
  • UnitedHealthCare
    United Healthcare
  • WellPoint

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Hospitals where Dr. Akhavan has admitting privileges

Mission Community Hospital
14850 Roscoe Blvd
Panorama City, CA 91402
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Sherman Oaks Hospital
4929 Van Nuys Blvd
Sherman Oaks, CA 91403
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Valley Presbyterian Hospital
15107 Vanowen St
Van Nuys, CA 91405
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