Fardad Mobin, M.D.

Fardad Mobin, M.D.

Dr. Fardad Mobin is a highly trained spinal and general neurosurgeon. He specializes in the treatment of spinal disorders and can perform complex reconstructive spinal surgery and microsurgery. The surgeon completed a distinguished neurovascular and microsurgical fellowship at UCLA, prior to becoming the Director of Neurosurgery at Daniel Freeman Hospital. With over 25 years of experience in the field of neurosurgery and a specialization in minimally invasive surgical techniques, Dr. Fardad Mobin has completed over 3,000 cranial and spinal procedures, ranging from herniated disc repair to complex reconstructive spinal surgery and microsurgery. His pioneering image-guided surgery involves computer-generated simulations to design and navigate the safe surgical corridors for patient-specific anatomy.

The surgeon's techniques are famous for their minimally invasive approaches, delicate tissue handling, and microsurgery. Dr. Fardad Mobin provides his patients with a very honest and complete evaluation. He prepares a thoroughly informative treatment plan and engages his patients in their own recovery. Dr. Fardad Mobin graduated from the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy, New York in 1990 and went on to earn his medical degree from the University of California Davis School of Medicine in 1995, where he also served as intern and resident. He is certified by the American Board of Neurological Surgery. With considerable experience in treating a number of spinal disorders, at his practice, the surgeon is dedicated to the diagnosis, treatment, and care of patients. He provides his patients with their much-needed relief from spinal pain by virtue of the vast array of procedures he can perform.

Dr. Fardad Mobin is recognized for his exceptional operative skills, as well as for his excellent patient care. Through his mastery of the latest minimally invasive surgical techniques, he delivers the advantages of rapid recovery through his use of microscope-assisted technology. A hallmark of Dr. Fardad Mobin's practice is outpatient neck and back surgery, allowing his patients to get back to their lives as quickly as possible with minimal disruption. His medical areas of interest are craniocervical junction abnormalities and Chiari malformation, spinal oncology - benign and malignant tumors of the spine, stem cell therapy for spinal disorders, and degenerative disc disease - cervical, thoracic, and lumbar spine. In 1995, Dr. Fardad Mobin earned a Doctor of Philosophy degree from UCLA. Over the years, he has been the recipient of numerous awards, such as the Guardian Angel Award for Compassionate Care and the Outstanding Senior Resident in Neurological Surgery.

Procedures Dr. Fardad Mobin Performs at Cedars-Sinai Marina del Rey Hospital

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross / Blue Shield
  • United Healthcare
  • Cigna
  • HealthNet
  • United Healthcare
  • WellPoint

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Education & Training

Medical Degree

University of California, Davis School of Medicine


Division of Neurosurgery, UCLA - Functional and Stereotactic Neurosurgery


University of California, Davis, Department of Neurological Surgery - Neurological Surgery


University of California Los Angeles Medical Center Los Angeles - Cerebrovascular and Microsurgery

Memberships & Affiliations

  • American Association of Neurological Surgeons American Association of Neurological Surgeons
  • Congress of Neurological Surgeons Congress of Neurological Surgeons
  • Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society
  • North America Spine Surgeons Association North America Spine Surgeons Association
  • Publications & Media