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 12 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
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
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 Surgery
Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Scoliosis
Secondary Malignancies
Spina Bifida
Spinal Cord Stimulation
Spinal Fusion
Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
Spinal Stenosis
Spine Deformities
Spine Disorders
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

Education

  • 2009
    University of Virginia
    Residency Hospital
    2009
  • 2006
    Functional Neurosurgery
    Fellowship Hospital
    2006
  • 2003
    David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA
    Medical School
    2003
  • 1996
    UCLA Neuroscience
    Undergraduate School
    1996

Languages

  • Farsi
  • Spanish
  • English

Dr. Pouratian's Reviews

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Dr. Pouratian is a pro! Very thorough in his exam and explained things in a way that clarified my confusion...thnx
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He gets right to the point, yet he takes the time to listen before he speaks.
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Excellent, compassionate care.
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Dr. Pouratian is the best Neurosurgeon in the world. He is compashionate and the best Neurosurgeon by far. If you need a Neurosurgeon, no need to look any farther. I would recommend him to anyone needing a Neurosurgeon.
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Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
CaliforniaCare HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Open Access
Health Net of California
Large Group HMO
Large Group PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
UnitedHealthCare
PacifiCare HMO