Dr. Peyman Pakzaban, MD

Dr. Peyman Pakzaban, MD

Neurosurgery  |  
Male  |  
54 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Peyman Pakzaban, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Pasadena, TX and has been practicing for 24 years. He graduated from Baylor University in 1989 and specializes in neurosurgery.

Peyman Pakzaban, M.D.

3801 Vista Rd Ste 440

Pasadena, TX 77504
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Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
  • HealthSmart
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • WellCare

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Top Care Areas


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

Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
very high
more than 96% of peers
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
very high
more than 94% of peers
Herniated Disc
very high
more than 93% of peers

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  • Neurosurgery

Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*

Conditions Treated

  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Aneurysm
  • Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM) Brain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cauda Equina Syndrome
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epidural Hematoma
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Intracranial Hematoma
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Pain
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondolthesis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Vascular Disease


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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Texas.

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.


  • MIT - Massachusetts Institute of Technology
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1985
  • Baylor University
    Medical School | Graduated 1989
  • Massachusetts General Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1990
  • Massachusetts General Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1996
  • McLean Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1994
  • Harvard Medivcal School - NeuroRegeneration Laboratory
    Other Education | Completed 1994

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Pakzaban's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Pakzaban to family and friends
based on 52 total reviews (12 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (52)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Pakzaban's Performance

Explains condition(s) well
Answers Questions
Time well spent

Office & Staff Performance

Office environment
Staff friendliness
Average wait time
16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (12)

Back in 2011 I needed neck fusion surgery. Dr.Pakzaban did the surgery and I had an excellent recovery with my pain and problems completely eliminated and no further problems at all. So in Nov. 2017 when I knew I needed lower back surgery Dr. Pakzaban was who I knew I needed to go see. He...more
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Dr. Pakzaban took great care of my daughter when he operated on her brain. He is very professional, compassionate and competent. Also has a great staff. We could not have asked for better.
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After reviewing my MRI film Dr Peyman Pakzaban showed me exactly how he would correct the acute condition causing my disabling pain, but also made it clear that surgery would not relieve chronic long-term arthritis pain. I appreciated his honesty, and trusted that he could and would help me. My...more
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Dr. Pakzaban is wonderful. He operated on my mother's neck and took her pain away. The surgery and the aftercare were great. He is very professional and considerate. We couldn't ask for a better surgeon or surgery experience.
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Wonderful neurosurgeon. The best in Houston.
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