Dr. Nader Pouratian

Neurosurgery
Los Angeles, CA
18 years experience

Locations

Office

Los Angeles, CA

Address

10945 le Conte Ave Suite 2120, Los Angeles, CA
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About

Bio

Assistant Professor and Director of the UCLA Neurosurgical Movement Disorders Program and Peripheral Nerve Program. Dr. Nader Pouratian specializes in surgeries to restore and preserve brain function, including deep brain stimulation for movement disorders (and other emerging indications) and surgeries that require brain mapping. In addition, he treats peripheral nerve and brachial plexus injuries and tumors. His research focuses on developing novel interventions and technologies for neurological restoration.

Specialties
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Neurosurgery

Licenses

United States: California

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

26 Answers
4 Agrees
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nader Pouratian
18 years experience Neurosurgery
Yes: It is a non-fda approved indication. It is effective in approximately 50% of patients.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nader Pouratian
18 years experience Neurosurgery
Not necessarily: Medication, including Botox therapy, are first line choice.
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A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nader Pouratian
18 years experience Neurosurgery
~50% response rate: This is a non-fda approved indication for dbs. However, patients who fail medical therapies, including botox, can be considered. Approximately 50% of ... Read More

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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Pouratian is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Pouratian is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thanks for your quick reply! This perfectly described the tremor I have and it relieved a lot of anxiety. Thank you.
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This was very helpful. Thanks! Thanks so much for your time helps me to understand more.
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This made me feel good. Thanks! Thanks so much for your insight on the matter at hand.

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

UCLA School of Medicine, CA
Graduated 2003MD
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