Dr. Nader Pouratian, MD

Dr. Nader Pouratian, MD

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Dr. Nader Pouratian, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Los Angeles, CA and has been practicing for 13 years. He graduated from David Geffen School Of Medicine At UCLA in 2003 and specializes in neurosurgery.

300 UCLA MEDICAL PLZ B200

Los Angeles, CA 90095

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • Health Net of California
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for California
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Pouratian's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Brain Surgery
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Pouratian performs Brain Surgery more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Pouratian performs this procedure more than 100% of his peers

Deep Brain Stimulation
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Pouratian performs Deep Brain Stimulation more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Pouratian performs this procedure more than 97% of his peers

Brain Disorders
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Pouratian treats Brain Disorders more than 95% of his peers

Dr. Pouratian treats this condition more than 95% of his peers

Dr. Pouratian's conditions and procedures:

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Aneurysm
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brachial Plexus Injuries
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain Metastasis
  • Brain Surgery
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • CyberKnife®, Cranial (Stereotactic Radiosurgery, Cranial) incl. Gamma Knife and LINAC Photon Beam
  • Deep Brain Stimulation
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Dystonia
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Epidural Hematoma
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Low Back Pain
  • Meningiomas
  • Metastatic Tumors (Brain)
  • Metastatic Tumors (Nervous System)
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Biopsy
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Nerve Decompression and Repair
  • Nerve Destruction by Neurolytic Agent
  • Nerve Reconstruction
  • Nerve Release
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Nerve Surgery
  • Nerve Tumors
  • Neuroplasty
  • Neurostimulation
  • Neurosurgical Procedures
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Pallidotomy
  • Parkinson's Disease
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve and Brachial Plexus Reconstruction
  • Peripheral Nerve Decompression
  • Peripheral Nerve Repair
  • Peripheral Nerve Stimulation
  • Peripheral Nerve Surgery
  • Pinched Nerve
  • Pituitary Gland Cancer
  • Pituitary Surgery
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylosis
  • Stereotactic Radiosurgery
  • Stereotactic Radiosurgery, Spinal or Cranial
  • Stereotactic Surgery
  • Stereotaxis
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thalamotomy
  • Thrombosis
  • Torticollis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Tremor
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vascular Transcatheter Embolization

About Me

Care Philosophy

Treat the entire patient and make sure surgery is the best option before going down that route.

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Board Certifications

Education

2009
University Of Virginia
Residency Hospital
2006
Functional Neurosurgery
Fellowship Hospital
2003
David Geffen School Of Medicine At UCLA
Medical School
1996
UCLA Neuroscience
Undergraduate School
2009
2006
2003
1996

Languages

  • Farsi
  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

Dr. Pouratian's Reviews

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Excellent physician, incredibly knowledgeable and compassionate.
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I had a tumor in my neck adjacent to a major nerve. Needless to say my stress level was extremely high. As Dr. Pouratian was recommended by Dr. St. John at the UCLA Head & Neck Surgery, I knew I was in excellent hands. Still it was the very first meeting with Dr. Pouratian which sealed my decision...Read More
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Dr.Pouratian, was informative informing me of the risk associated with each procedure, this information enable me to chose the best procedure base on my age and health condition. Thank you Edwin Foster
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Dr. Paroutian is very professional and spends time explaining in detail all questions regarding DBS.He spent time before the DBS surgery reviewing details . We highly recommend him and his staff ! My husband's surgery was a success.
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Dr Pourtian, is a wonderful doctor that helped me with my Trigeminal neuralgia. Although I am not healed he was instrumental in getting me my DBS. Highly recommend this doctor!
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