Dr. Payam Vahedifar, MD

Dr. Payam Vahedifar, MD

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Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation  |  
Male  |  
48 y/o
(20)

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Dr. Payam Vahedifar, MD is a physical medicine & rehabilitation specialist in Encino, CA and has been practicing for 22 years. He graduated from TULANE UNIV SCH OF MED in 1996 and specializes in physical medicine & rehabilitation.

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16633 Ventura Blvd Ste 802

Encino, CA 91436
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Accepted insurance

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
very high
more than 99% of peers
Low Back Pain
very high
more than 98% of peers
Back Pain
very high
more than 98% of peers

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Specialties

  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
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Board Certifications

  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
    Accredited by: American Board of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation*
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Conditions Treated

  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Knee Disorders
  • Low Back Pain
  • Myelopathy
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Torticollis

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Procedures

  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Joint Drainage
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Nerve Block, Sympathetic
  • Nerve Destruction by Neurolytic Agent
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • 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

  • TULANE UNIV SCH OF MED
    Medical School | Graduated 1996
  • University Ca Irvine Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Va Greater La Hlthcare Sys
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Vahedifar has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Arabic

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Vahedifar's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Vahedifar to family and friends
4.2
based on 20 total reviews

Likelihood to Recommend (20)

  • 5
    (16)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (4)

Dr. Vahedifar's Performance

Trustworthiness
EXCELLENT
Explains condition(s) well
EXCELLENT
Answers Questions
EXCELLENT
Time well spent
VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
VERY GOOD
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Vahedifar accepts 3 insurance carriers
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
    Advantage Preferred DirectAccess Plus PPO
    Select Plus HMO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Vahedifar has admitting privileges

Providence Tarzana Medical Center
18321 Clark St
Tarzana, CA 91356
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Cedars - Sinai Medical Center
8700 Beverly Blvd
West Hollywood, CA 90048
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