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Dr. Sean Armin

Neurosurgery
Long Beach, CA
18 years experience male

Locations

Brain and Spine Center of Southern CA

Valley Village (North Hollywood), CA

Address

12626 Riverside Dr. #101, Valley Village (North Hollywood), CA
Directions

My office hours

Thursday: 8:00am - 5:00pm
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Fax

9516836626

Beach Orthopedic and Neurosurgical Associates

Long Beach, CA

Brain and Spine Center of Southern CA

Riverside, CA

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Specialties
Doctors may have more than one area of specialty interest. Board certification in a specialty area means the doctor has completed formal training and has practice experience in that specialty, and has passed the certification examination from the corresponding accredited medical specialty board.

Neurosurgery

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

11 Answers
2 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sean Armin
Neurosurgery 18 years experience
Please see below: Is there spinal cord compression on mri? Is nerve root imingement? If that's the case the only definitive treatment would be direct surgical decompres... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sean Armin
Neurosurgery 18 years experience
Please see below.: Peripheral neuropathy is a general term for "disease of the nerve." therefore, as this applies, there can be many different reasons for this condition... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sean Armin
Neurosurgery 18 years experience
Please see below.: Technically speaking, yes you have had a mild head injury. The fact that you lost consciousness although only very briefly indicates injury to the bra... Read More
A 61-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sean Armin
Neurosurgery 18 years experience
Please see below: So called sciatica is related to nerve root irritation and does not result in skin manifestations such as skin eruptions or lesions. Are the red marks... Read More
A 28-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sean Armin
Neurosurgery 18 years experience
Please see below: What reason was the decompression done for? Having worsened symptoms after chiari surgery can happen including headaches . This is why chiari decompre... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sean Armin
Neurosurgery 18 years experience
Please see below.: Cervical spondylosis is a very generic term for degenerative changes or arthritic changes in the spinal column. It can be said that almost everyone de... Read More
A 58-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sean Armin
Neurosurgery 18 years experience
See below: Painless weakness from a disc herniation is unusual. But if it can be correlated with the MRI findings, surgical decompression would beindicated when ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sean Armin
Neurosurgery 18 years experience
Please see below: Your question is extremely general. Tbi can be mild, moderate or severe. The more severe head injury the less the chance of recovery. Often younger pa... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sean Armin
Neurosurgery 18 years experience
Please see below: Herniated disc can be a generic term and not necessarily symptomatic unless it causes nerve root compression. In this case its most important to be ab... Read More
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sean Armin
Neurosurgery 18 years experience
Please see below.: Getting to the pineal region surgically can be very challenging and often risky. Sometimes it can be done minimally invasively via endoscopic techniq... Read More
A 19-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sean Armin
Neurosurgery 18 years experience
Please see below.: The so called "puling of a muscle" is actually usually related to irritation of muscles, ligaments and soft tissue surrounding the spine. As long as y... Read More

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Testimonials
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Armin is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Armin is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! That explained a lot more regarding thenerve root impingement but I am having problem getting to see specialist 8 mths cant walk rightthigh
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This saved my life. Thank You! Thank you so much yes they are compressing on my nerves it gets to where I can't I do anything thank you your my hero
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Thank you, your answer or tip was very helpful! Thank you for your advice

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

UCLA School of Medicine, CA
Graduated 2003MD

Residency

Loma LINDA UNIVERSITY MEDICAL CENTER

Affiliations

American Association of Neurological Surgeons
Congress of Neurological Surgeons
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