Amir Vokshoor, M.D.
Dr. Amir Vokshoor is a neurosurgeon who is currently affiliated with Cedars-Sinai Marina del Rey Hospital. His passion is researching brain performance. The surgeon embraces a multi-disciplinary approach in the treatment of adult spinal and cranial disorders. With focus areas ranging from disc degeneration to complex tumors, Dr. Amir Vokshoor's expertise lies in minimally invasive microsurgical spinal techniques, such as dynamic stabilization and motion preservation. Some of the conditions he treats include brain cancer, herniated disc, hydrocephalus, neck pain, spinal cord injuries, fractures, spinal tumors, and trauma. Dr. Amir Vokshoor continues to advance the field of neurological and spinal surgery through numerous contributions to peer-reviewed journals. He is a distinguished medical professional, as he holds numerous important positions within multiple hospitals and institutes at the moment, such as Adjunct Assistant Professor at John Wayne Cancer Institute and Spine Surgery Chief at Providence Saint Johns Health Center. He has approximately 20 years of professional experience and has mastered the latest techniques in robotics and artificial disc replacements.
Dr. Amir Vokshoor earned his medical degree from the Medical College of Virginia of the Virginia Commonwealth University, where he was elected to the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society. He completed his neurosurgery residency training at the Ohio State University and obtained additional complex spine Fellowship training at the University of South Florida. The surgeon is a Diplomate of the American Board of Neurological Surgery. In 2002, Dr. Amir Vokshoor was chosen as the Chief of Neurosurgery at the Kaiser Medical Center, where he began his practice and was also the Assistant Chief of Neurosurgery at the Los Angeles Medical Center, which is where he gained additional experience prior to joining the innovative DISC spine and sports center. The surgeon is a member of the American Association of Neurological Surgeons, the North America Spine Society, and the California Association of Neurological Surgeons. Before practicing in California, Dr. Amir Vokshoor had a medical license for Ohio and he can currently practice in Florida as well.
Procedures Dr. Amir Vokshoor Performs at Cedars-Sinai Marina del Rey Hospital
- Blue Cross / Blue Shield
- United Healthcare
Education & Training
Medical College of Virginia, AΩA
The Ohio State University Hospitals - General Surgery
Ohio State University Hospital - General Surgery
Ohio State University Hospital - Neurological Surgery
University of South Florida - Spine
Memberships & Affiliations
Publications & Media
The importance of neutral spinal alignment for patients of all sizes.
Haskell, G. H., Vokshoor, A.; JEMS. 2006 Mar 01.
Pediatric atlantoaxial instability: management with screw fixation.
Wang, J., Vokshoor, A., Kim, S., Elton, S., Kosnik, E., Bartkowski, H.; Pediatr Neurosurg. 1999 Feb 01.
Contribution of the deltoid ligament to ankle joint contact characteristics: a cadaver study.
Earll, M., Wayne, J., Brodrick, C., Vokshoor, A., Adelaar, R.; Foot Ankle Int. 1996 Jun 01.