Dr. Bakshian is an active member in the North American Spine Society, California Orthopedic Association, American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, and a diplomat of the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery. He specializes in Spinal Surgeries that relieve pressure and restore stability to the spine, treating a wide array of pathologic conditions of the spine, including Spinal Tumors, Fractures, Deformity, Degenerative Issues and Complex Revisions of the spine. Dr. Bakshian utilizes the latest approaches in Minimally Invasive Spinal Surgery and Endoscopic Techniques as well as Minimally Invasive Spinal Fusions. He specializes in the surgical treatment of Disorders of the Cervical, Thoracic and Lumbar Spine. He is continually pioneering and participating in clinical trials, with emphasis on surgical techniques that preserve spinal motion.

Procedures Dr. Sam Bakshian Performs at Marina Del Rey Hospital

Insurance Accepted

  • Coventry Health Care
  • Humana
  • Medicare
  • United Healthcare

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Education & Training

Medical Degree

Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University

Internship(s)

LAC/USC Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA Orthopaedic Surgery

Residency(ies)

LAC/USC Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA Orthopaedic Surgery

Fellowship(s)

Southern California Orthopedic Institute, Spinal Surgery



Honors & Awards

Memberships & Affiliations

  • North America Spine Surgeons Association North America Spine Surgeons Association
  • California Orthopaedic Association California Orthopaedic Association
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • American Medical Association American Medical Association
  • American Board of Orthopedic Surgeons American Board of Orthopedic Surgeons
  • Publications & Media