Dr. Nosrat Nabavi, MD

Dr. Nosrat Nabavi, MD

Neurosurgery | Male | 71 years old

Institute Of Brain/Spine Sgy
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Dr. Nabavi specializes in Neurosurgery and practices in San Pedro, CA. He practices at 1 location.

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in Paramount, CA |
Dr. Nabavi did 2 surgeries on my mother and was going for a third one unfortunately my mother's brain tumor had spread and that third surgery didn't happen. He saw my mother every week after her first surgery and also checked in frequently at the hospital when my mother would be there. Very straight forward doctor.
in West Covina |
The office staff is great and my first visit with Dr. Nabavi I felt went ok. But the second visit, he never looked at my face, never review my test results with me in detail, told me I might have something else, and sent me out for yet MRI #4. When I asked questions regarding my tumor the answer was we will see when the time comes. For me you can't tell someone they either have MS or a spinal cord tumor and not answer their questions. The second visit took all of 3 minutes.
in anon |
If your doctor becomes unavailable, the office will NOT transfer you to another physician within the practice (the Institute of Brain and Spine Surgery) unless you have an emergency. In my situation, my case was abandoned completely; the office refused to schedule me with another surgeon, and I was never contacted again. Of note, I had suffered a serious neck injury, so it wasn't as if I had a minor matter. Also, the office looked like a hovel, and Dr. can't explain bone healing accurately.
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  •  Specializes in Neurosurgery
  •  Board certified in Neurosurgery
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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  • Neurosurgery

Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertebral Column Tumors

Education

  • Medical School
    Tehran University Of Medical Sciences, Faculty Of Medicine

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Farsi
  • Spanish

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Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Procedures Performed

  • Brain Surgery
  • Carotid Ultrasound
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Neuroplasty
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities