Kamran Parsa, D.O

Kamran Parsa, D.O

Neurosurgeon (Board Certified)Fellowship in Complex & Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery

  • Diplomate of the American Osteopathic Board of Surgery
  • Fellowship in Complex and Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery

Professional Experience

Founder, President, CEO

July 2015 – Present

NeuroSpine Institute- Palmdale, CA

As founder of the NeuroSpine Institute, my mission goals are to provide evidence-based, patient centered, excellence to the delivery of neurosurgical care.

Complex and Minimally Invasive Spine Fellow

July 2014 – June 2015

Mayo Clinic - Jacksonville, FL

As a fellow in the world renowned Mayo Clinic, I was further trained in managing complex surgical spine cases. These included: revision surgery for failed back, complex adult degenerative deformity, spinal tumors and complex spinal trauma. I was also trained in minimally invasive techniques for spinal fusion and decompression.

Neurosurgery Resident

July 2009 – June 2014

Arrowhead Regional Medical Center – Colton, CA

As a neurosurgical resident in one of the busiest trauma centers in all of California, I was trained in all aspects of neurosurgical care that include brain surgery and spine surgery. I was also trained in minimally invasive brain surgery including the use of endoscopes and microscopes.

Neurosurgery Intern

July 2008 – June 2009

Arrowhead Regional Medical Center Behavioral Health – San Bernardino, CA

As a neurosurgical intern, I rotated through multiple surgical and medical services to become acquainted with other specialties and their relevance to neurosurgical care.

Education

  • Western University, College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific
    Doctor of Osteopathy: 2008
  • The Pennsylvania State University, Eberly College of Science
    Bachelors of Science: Life Science, 2004

Publications/Presentations/Research/Lecture Topics

  • A Novel Technique for Harvesting Iliac Crest Bone Graft: 2015 (Submitted to Journal of Neurosurgery pending approval)
  • The Use of Intraoperative 3Dimensional Image Guidance for Revision of Failed Minimally Invasive Sacro-Iliac Fusion: 2015
  • Minimally Invasive Iliac Crest Bone Harvesting: 2014
  • Neuren study: Randomized double blinded multicentered national prospective study on experimental drug for traumatic brain injury: 2009-current
  • False Localization in Delayed Presentation of Ruptured Aneurysms: Series of Cases: 2014
  • Correlation of contralateral subdural hygromas collection with age after craniectomies in traumatic brain injuries. 2013
  • A Prospective Review of a Protocol for the Management of Lumbar Radiculopathy: 2013
  • Review of the management of cervical spine trauma: 2013
  • Predictive value of head CT scans for degree of ICP compared to true values of measured ICP: 2012-current
  • Review of throracolumbar spine fractures' anatomy, pathophysiology and treatment: 2012
  • Review of literature for use of anti epileptic medications in traumatic brain injury: 2012
  • Review of peri-operative care of outpatient spine surgery: 2012
  • Malignant meningioma infiltrating into extra cranial soft tissues: 2012
  • Incidence of vertebral artery injuries with traumatic cervical spine subluxations: 2011
  • Relationship of helmet use to type of closed injury and surgical intervention in skiing and snowboarding accidents: 2011
  • Review of brain anatomy and physiology: 2010
  • A case report of moyamoya and its current management: 2009
  • A case report and review of cardiac manifestations Chagas disease: 2008
  • Industrial falls: incidence, cost, and prevention: 2008
  • Penetrating nail gun cardiac injury: 2008
  • Case presentation of wound botulism: 2007
  • Post-operative ileus: 2007
  • Case report of evisceration of small bowel after blunt force trauma and review of congenital abdominal wall defects: 2004

Conference Appearances

  • AANS/CNS: Peripheral Nerve and Spine Section: 2012, 2013
  • Southern Neurosurgical Society: 2015
  • Florida Neurosurgical Society: 2014
  • Western Neurosurgical Society: 2012
  • Annual Canadian Critical Care Conference: 2014
  • OPTI West research conference: 2013
  • American College of Osteopathic Surgeons: 2007, 2008, 2009, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014
  • American College of Surgeons: 2006, 2008, 2011
  • Arrowhead Regional Medical Center Yearly Research Conference: 2006-2009, 2011-2012
  • Arrowhead Regional Medical Center Trauma Grand Rounds: 2012, 2013
  • Desert Regional Medical Center Nursing Curriculum Lecture: 2012
  • Kaiser Permanente Hospital Nursing Curriculum Lecture: 2010

Awards

  • Resident of the year 2011-2012
  • ACOS poster competition 2011 first place
  • ACOS resident paper competition 2012 third place

Professional Organization Affiliation

  • American College of Osteopathic Surgeons, 2008 - present
  • American Osteopathic Association, 2008 - present
  • North American Spine Society, 2014 - present
  • Phi Beta Kappa, 2004 - present
  • California Association of Neurological Surgeons, 2008 - present
  • Osteopathic Physicians and Surgeons of California, 2010 - present
  • San Bernardino Medical Society, 2012 - 2014
  • American Medical Association, 2014- 2015

Extracurricular Activities

  • Co-founder of Angel Minds (501c), non-profit charity organization with annual drives to help children, 2008-2014
  • Travelled to ‘Tibet’, India to provide medical care to orphanage, monastry, and village, 2014
  • Volunteered at Mayo Graduate Medical School: MedSchool 101, 2014
  • Volunteered at Western University Latino Medical Student Association: Guest panel, 2014
  • Volunteered with Non-profit organization: For Those In Need, 2014
  • Annual contributor to Doctors Without Borders, 2006-2015
  • Avid basketball fan and player, regular at adult leagues
  • Enjoy strength training in free time
  • American College of Osteopathic Surgeons
  • American Osteopathic Association
  • North American Spine Society
  • Osteopathic Physicians and Surgeons of California
  • Phi Beta Kappa
  • California Association of Neurological Surgeons
  • San Bernardino Medical Society
  • American Medical Association