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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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Pouratian performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Brain Surgery
very high
more than 99% of peers
Deep Brain Stimulation
very high
more than 94% of peers
Brain Disorders
very high
more than 93% of peers

Dr. Pouratian's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Pouratian "Treat the entire patient and make sure surgery is the best option before going down that route."

1  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Pouratian does not have any board certifications listed.

59  Conditions Treated

  • 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
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Dystonia
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epidural Hematoma
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Meningiomas
  • Metastatic Tumors (Brain)
  • Metastatic Tumors (Nervous System)
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Nerve Tumors
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Parkinson's Disease
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pinched Nerve
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylosis
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thrombosis
  • Torticollis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Tremor
  • Vascular Disease
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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

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

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Pouratian has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Pouratian has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Farsi
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Pouratian's Reviews

5.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Pouratian to family and friends
9 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (9)

  • 5
    (9)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (0)

Dr. Pouratian's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

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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