Paul Dwan, M.D.

Paul Dwan, M.D.

Dr. Paul Dwan is a neurosurgeon who is currently affiliated with Cedars-Sinai Marina del Rey Hospital. He graduated from the University of Minnesota Medical School. The neurosurgeon has over 40 years of professional experience and is certified by the American Board of Neurological Surgery. Dr. Paul Dwan is a Fellow of the American Association of Neurological Surgeons. Until 2016, Dr. Paul Dwan was Major General Paul S. Dwan, the Mobilization Assistant to the Surgeon General of the Air Force, Headquarters U.S. Air Force, Washington, D.C. He was commissioned in 1994 and served as an individual mobilization augmentee in the Department of Neurosurgery, David Grant Medical Center, Travis Air Force Base, California.

The surgeon was also the senior flight surgeon attached to the 79th Air Refueling Squadron at Travis AFB. Dr. Paul Dwan has been aerospace medicine chief, professional services chief, medical squadron commander, and deputy group commander. He has twice been Chief of Aerospace Medicine in Southwest Asia and served two tours as a flight surgeon for the National Science Foundation's mission to Antarctica. From September to December 2009, he was deployed in support of Operation Enduring Freedom as Chief of Neurosurgery, 455th Expeditionary Medical Group, Bagram Air Base, Afghanistan. Dr. Paul Dwan has a Bachelor of Science in Economics and Mathematics, which he earned in 1977 from Stanford University.

Insurance Accepted

  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • Aetna
  • MultiPlan

Languages Spoken

  • English

Education & Training

Medical Degree

University of Minnesota Medical School


UCLA - General Surgery Internship


UCLA Medical Center, General Surgery

UCLA Medical Center, Neurological Surgery



Memberships & Affiliations

  • American Association of Neurological Surgeons American Association of Neurological Surgeons
  • Congress of Neurological Surgeons Congress of Neurological Surgeons
  • Publications & Media