Dr. Payam Vahedifar, MD

Physical Medicine & RehabilitationMaleAge 52

Dr. Vahedifar
Accepting new patients
Telehealth services available

Nuvo Spine

16633 Ventura Blvd Ste 802 Encino, CA 91436

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Dr. Payam Vahedifar, MD is a Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Specialist in Encino, CA. He is accepting new patients and has indicated that he accepts telehealth appointments. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Vahedifar to book an appointment.

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Dr. Vahedifar's Reviews

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Dr. Vahedifar has treated me for chronic back pain for more than 25 years. He and his staff are excellent and have recommended him to family and friends and quite literally trust him with my life.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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Tom Sheil – Jul 29, 2020
Dr. V is kind, caring and always helps improve my quality of life by alleviating my pain. How fortunate I am to have found him !
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Mar 19, 2019
Fantastic doctor and a lovely man, Very empathetic and so very good at what he does. The only pain doc that I have gotten any real improvement from.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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Los Angeles, CA – Jan 26, 2019

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Biography

Dr. Payam Vahedifar, MD is a Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Specialist in Encino, CA. He is accepting new patients and has indicated that he accepts...Read more

Specialties

  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

Board Certifications

  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

Education

University Ca Irvine Med Center
Residency Hospital
Va Greater La Hlthcare Sys
Residency Hospital

Languages

  • English
  • Arabic

Awards

Frequently Asked Questions

Does Dr. Payam Vahedifar, MD offer telehealth services?

Dr. Vahedifar has indicated that they offer telehealth. Contact the office to check for eligibility for your needs.

Is Dr. Payam Vahedifar, MD accepting new patients?

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What are Dr. Payam Vahedifar, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Vahedifar frequently treats Low Back Pain, Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement), and Osteoarthritis of Spine. See all procedures and conditions Dr. Vahedifar treats.

Where is Dr. Payam Vahedifar, MD's office located?

Dr. Vahedifar's office is located at 16633 Ventura Blvd Ste 802, Encino, CA 91436. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

What languages does Dr. Payam Vahedifar, MD speak?

Dr. Vahedifar speaks Arabic and English. View profile to see all.

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

Treatment Frequency
Low Back Pain
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Vahedifar treats Low Back Pain more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Vahedifar treats this condition more than 98% of his peers

Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Vahedifar treats Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement) more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Vahedifar treats this condition more than 98% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Brachial Neuritis
  • Neuritis
  • Neuritis With Brachial Predilection
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Peripheral Neuritis
  • Polyneuritis
  • Radiculitis
  • Ulnar Neuritis
  • Vestibular Neuritis
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Osteoarthritis of Spine
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Vahedifar treats Osteoarthritis of Spine more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Vahedifar treats this condition more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Vahedifar's conditions and procedures:

  • Arthritis
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Drainage
  • Low Back Pain
  • Myelopathy
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Nerve Block, Sympathetic
  • Nerve Destruction by Neurolytic Agent
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Torticollis
  • Trigger Point Injection

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(818) 986-0200

Dr. Vahedifar accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Anthem
Advantage-CA HMO
Advantage-CA PPO
Balanced (Prudent Buyer)-CA PPO
Blue Cross (CACare) - Individual-CA HMO
Blue Cross (CACare) - Large Group-CA HMO
Blue Cross (CACare) - Small Group-CA HMO
Blue Cross (Prudent Buyer) - Individual-CA PPO
Blue Cross (Prudent Buyer) - Large Group-CA PPO
Blue Cross (Prudent Buyer) - Small Group-CA PPO
Blue Cross (Prudent Buyer) - Student Health-CA PPO
Blue Cross-CA HMO-POS
Bronze (Prudent Buyer PPO/ Small Grp)-CA PPO
Bronze EPO (Prudent Buyer / Small Grp)-CA PPO
Bronze EPO (Prudent Buyer EPO/ Small Grp)-CA
Bronze w/ H.S.A (Prudent Buyer PPO/Small Grp)-CA PPO
Dignity Health Custom Advantage-CA HMO
Dignity Health EPO / PPO-CA
Dignity Health PHC EPO & HDP/HSA-CA
Dignity Health Ventura EPO/PPO-CA
EPO-CA
Gold (CaliforniaCare HMO/ Small Grp) HMO
Gold (Prudent Buyer PPO/ Small Grp)-CA PPO
Gold Advantage-CA PPO
Gold EPO (Prudent Buyer / Small Grp)-CA PPO
Gold EPO (Prudent Buyer EPO/ Small Grp)-CA
Gold Priority Select-CA HMO
Gold Select (Select / Small Grp)-CA HMO
Lumenos Plans-CA PPO
Major Risk Medical Insurance Program (MRMIP) - Prudent Buyer-CA PPO
MemorialCare Custom-CA PPO
National (BlueCard Basic) PPO
National (BlueCard) PPO
PERS Choice / PERSCare Providers-CA PPO
PERS Select-CA HMO
PERS Traditional-CA HMO
Platinum (CaliforniaCare HMO/ Small Grp) HMO
Platinum (Prudent Buyer PPO/ Small Grp)-CA PPO
Platinum Priority Select-CA HMO
Platinum Select (Select / Small Grp)-CA HMO
Priority Select-CA HMO
Select Plus-CA HMO
Select-CA HMO
Silver (CaliforniaCare HMO/ Small Grp) HMO
Silver (Prudent Buyer PPO/ Small Grp)-CA PPO
Silver Advantage-CA PPO
Silver EPO (Prudent Buyer EPO/ Small Grp)-CA
Silver EPO w/ H.S.A (Prudent Buyer/Small Grp)-CA PPO
Silver Priority Select-CA HMO
Silver Select (Select / Small Grp)-CA HMO
Silver w/ H.S.A (Prudent Buyer PPO/Small Grp)-CA PPO
Tenet Network-CA PPO
Traditional
Traditional PPO
UC Care-CA PPO
UC CORE-CA PPO
UC Health Savings Plan-CA
UC High Option Supplement to Medicare-CA
UC Medicare with Prescription Drugs-CA PPO
UC Medicare without Prescription Drugs-CA PPO
UC Resident and Fellows-CA PPO
UCSHIP-CA PPO
USC Plan (Two Tiered Network)-CA HMO
Vivity-CA HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California PPO
Priority Select HMO
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
HealthyBlue 2.0
HealthyBlue Advantage
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO

Locations

Nuvo Spine

Nuvo Spine16633 Ventura Blvd Ste 802 Encino, CA 91436
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