Hamid Mir, M.D.

Hamid Mir, M.D.

Dr. Hamid Mir is a board-certified orthopedic surgeon with fellowship training in combined neurosurgical and orthopedic spine surgery. He has been practicing at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center since 2004. The physician specializes in a wide range of lumbar, thoracic, and cervical spine conditions such as fractures, infections, and stenosis, with a keen interest in scoliosis and complex reconstructive surgery. As a distinguished member of the DISC Sports & Spine Center, one of Dr. Hamid Mir's basic approaches includes utilizing microscopic-surgical techniques in the treatment of spinal conditions. For him, the ultimate professional goal is to restore the patient's movement without pain, which can often be achieved by non-surgical means such as spinal injection, therapy, or medication.

Upon completion of his Bachelor of Science at the University of California, San Diego in Cell Biology and Biochemistry, the surgeon graduated Magna Cum Laude. When surgery is necessary, Dr. Hamid Mir employs advanced microscopic technology with proven efficacy to produce the most optimal results. He also emphasizes education throughout the process of each case, actively involving his patients in their treatment plans and recovery. The surgeon has conducted extensive research, producing multiple abstracts and national presentations, including posterior cervical fusion techniques at the American Association of Neurological Surgeons. Dr. Hamid Mir's authored chapters include "Anterior Cervical System", "Surgical Techniques in Spinal Instrumentation", "The Unconstrained Implant", and "Non-Fusion Techniques for the Spine".

He is a member of the North American Spine Society, the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, the Scoliosis Research Society, and the California Orthopaedic Association. He has approximately 15 years of professional experience. Prior to practicing in California, Dr. Hamid Mir had a medical license for Colorado and Illinois. The spine surgeon is also part of the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society. Dr. Hamid Mir is currently pursuing education at UCLA, Anderson School of Management, to obtain a Master's degree in Business Administration to further strengthen his skills as an innovator in the field of medicine. He also serves as an expert on legal matters pertaining to spine surgery.

Procedures Dr. Hamid Mir Performs at Cedars-Sinai Marina del Rey Hospital

Insurance Accepted

  • Blue Cross / Blue Shield
  • Coventry Health Care
  • United Healthcare
  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross
  • Medicare
  • United Healthcare
  • Corvel

Languages Spoken

  • Arabic
  • English
  • Farsi
  • Spanish

Education & Training

Medical Degree

State University of New York Downstate


University of Illinois


University Of Illinois College of Medicine, Chicago


Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Institute for Spinal Disorders

Memberships & Affiliations

  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • North American Spine Society North American Spine Society
  • California Orthopaedic Association California Orthopaedic Association
  • Scoliosis Research Society Scoliosis Research Society