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Fellows of Cedars-Sinai's Spinal Surgery Fellowship Program have gone on to serve as neurosurgical and orthopedic surgeons in private practice and academic settings.

Blake A. Burket, MD
Robert C. Ryu, MD
Alisa Alayan, MD

Residency: Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
Medical School: Georgetown University School of Medicine
Hometown: Los Angeles, CA
Areas of Interest: Spine Surgery

  • Saqib Hasan, MD
  • Ajit Jada, MD
  • Christopher Y. Kong, MD
  • Victor P. Lo, MD
  • Jason M. Cuellar, MD
  • Justin Millard, MD
  • Zeeshan Sardar, MD
    Temple University
  • Andrea Simmonds, MD
  • Ashley Simela, DO
    Bronx, New York
  • Harvinder Bedi, MD
    CORE Institute, Arizona
  • M. Kamran Khan, DO
    Midwestern University, Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine
  • Ali Shirzadi, MD
    Texas Tech University School of Medicine
  • Thomas Phillips, MD
    Albany Medical College
  • Stephen Scibelli, MD
    Medical University of South Carolina College of Medicine
  • Gowriharan "Ty" Thaiyananthan, MD
    BASIC Spine, Orange County, California
  • Richard Wupperman, MD
    Vanderbilt University Medical Center
  • Curt Freudenberger, MD
    University of Colorado Health Sciences Center
  • Kevin Ammar, MD
    Neurological Associates of Savannah
  • Eli Baron, MD
    Cedars-Sinai Spine Center
  • Ramin Rabbani, MD
    University of California, San Diego
  • Tooraj Gravori, MD
  • Anthony Hadden, MD
    Loma Linda University Medical Center in Loma Linda, California
  • Stephan Kasimian, MD
    Glendale Adventist in Glendale, California
  • Mukesh Misra, MD
    University of Illinois at Chicago
  • Justin Paquette, MD
  • Edward Rustamzadeh, MD
    University of Minnesota, Minneapolis
  • Khawar Siddique, MD
    Private practice
  • John Hamilton, MD
    Private practice in New York City
  • Hooman Melamed, MD
    Private practice in Los Angeles
  • Brian Perri, DO
    Private practice
  • Adetokunbo Oyelese, MD
    Brown University in Providence, Rhode Island
  • Karin Swartz, MD
    University of Kentucky, Lexington
  • Chris Lycette, MD
    Private practice in Allentown, Pennsylvania
  • Saad Khairi, MD
    University of Indianapolis, Indiana
  • S. Craig Meyer, MD
    Private practice in Los Gatos, California
  • Hamid Miraliakbar, MD
    Tri-City Regional Medical Center
  • Firooz Amjadi, MD
    Kern Bone and Joint Specialists in Bakersfield, California
  • Darren Bergey, MD
    Bergey Spine in Colton, California
  • Mark Wolgin, MD
    Orthopaedic Associates in Albany, Georgia
  • John Stokes, MD
    Private practice in Austin, Texas
  • Alan T. Villavicencio, MD
    Private practice in Denver, Colorado
  • Paul Liu, MD
    Kaiser Permanente in Fontana, California
  • Naresh Patel, MD
    Mayo Clinic-Arizona in Scottsdale
  • Neill Wright, MD
    Washington University at St. Louis, Missouri
  • Jae Lim, MD
    Private practice in Spokane, Washington

Have Questions or Need Help?

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444 S. San Vicente Blvd., #901/800
Los Angeles, CA 90048

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