Dr. Amir Vokshoor is a board-certified neurosurgeon who specializes in the minimally invasive surgical treatment of adult cranial and spinal disorders.
He continues to advance neurological spine surgery through rigorous research and contributions to peer reviewed journals, including surgical treatment of painful discs and the relationship of brain health to optimal surgical outcome, with the goal of decreasing pain, quickening the recovery period, and lessening the burden of the surgical trauma on a patient’s overall wellness.
Dr. 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. He is a diplomate of the American Board of Neurological Surgery.
In 2002, he 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. He is a member of the American Association of Neurological Surgeons, the North America Spine Society, and the California Association of Neurological Surgeons.
Dr. Vokshoor champions a comprehensive approach to neurological well-being. He is the founder of the Institute of Neuro Innovation, a non-profit organization uniting clinical research, technology and neuroscience education in order to improve lives by optimizing brain health and energy expenditure in recoverying from injuries. By understanding the role of brain health on overall wellness, the organization seeks to serve people with cognitive decline or individuals seeking to optimize their brain heatlh and neurological wellness.