Arun Paul Amar, MD

Neurosurgery, Endovascular Neurosurgery, Intracranial Pressure
Accepting New Patients

Locations

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1520 San Pablo St. HC2 - Suite 3800 Ste 3800, Los Angeles, CA 90033
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schedule

Monday - Friday

7 a.m. - 5 p.m.

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1751 Foothill Blvd. Suite 2 Ste 2, La Canada, CA 91011
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schedule

Monday - Friday

8 a.m - 5 p.m.

Provider Details

Language Spoken
English
Gender
Male
About Arun Paul Amar , MD

Arun Amar, MD, is an associate professor and the Director of Endovascular Neurosurgery at the University of Southern California. He is one of the few board-certified neurosurgeons who have completed fellowship training in interventional neuroradiology as well.

Dr. Amar graduated summa cum laude with distinction in philosophy from Yale University, where he was elected to the phi beta kappa society. He then graduated at the top of his class from the University of California, San Francisco, where he earned the MD with Thesis degree based on original research he performed at their renowned Brain Tumor Research Center. Dr. Amar completed neurosurgery residency and fellowship training at USC. Concurrently, he enrolled in the PhD program in Physiology and Biophysics department and was awarded a pre-doctoral fellowship from the Howard Hughes Medical Institute.

After his training, Dr. Amar was recruited back to Yale as Director of Endovascular Neurosurgery. He subsequently worked as a faculty member at Stanford University before returning to the USC School of Medicine.

Dr. Amar's research and clinical interests include brain and spinal cord injury, aneurysms and vascular malformations, stroke and cerebrovascular disorders, blood-brain-barrier, brain tumors, vagus nerve stimulation, interventional neuroradiology, vertebroplasty, kyphoplasty, stem cell therapy, and gene therapy. In these and other topics, Dr. Amar has authored numerous publications in the neurosurgical literature. He has also edited books on spinal cord injury and interventional neuroradiology.

Other Professional Distinctions
Selected for inclusion in America's Top Surgeons by the Consumers Research Council of America, Marquis Who's Who, Academic Keys' Who's Who in Medicine Higher Education, Castle Connolly's America's Top Doctors, and Best Doctors in America database.

Experience

Specialties
  • Neurosurgery
  • Endovascular Neurosurgery
  • Intracranial Pressure
Academic Title
Associate Professor

Insurances Accepted

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Benefits among health plans and employers vary. Please contact your health plan to verify benefits and network providers for specific products. It is important to note that not all of our providers participate in all of a health plan's products or networks.

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Covered California
  • Anthem Blue Cross Prudent Buyer
  • Beech Street Corporation /WC
  • Blue Shield Covered California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Brand New Day
  • ChoiceCare Network
  • CIGNA
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health
  • GEHA
  • Great-West Healthcare of California, Inc.
  • Health Net
  • Health Net Covered California
  • Health Plans of Nevada
  • Interplan
  • Kern Health Systems
  • Laundry and Dry Cleaning Workers Health & Welfare
  • Marian Health Services
  • MultiPlan
  • NEXT
  • Pacificare
  • Presbyterian Intercommunity Hospital
  • Private Health Care Systems
  • Take Care (GUAM)
  • TriWest Healthcare Alliance (UHC)
  • Union Roofers Health & Welfare Fund
  • United Healthcare
  • USC Network
  • Watchtower
  • Medicare

Ratings and Reviews

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  • Provider Listened Carefully
  • Provider Knew Medical History
  • Provider Spent Enough Time

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