Payam Vahedifar, M.D. is board certified in physical medicine and rehabilitation and pain medicine and has been practicing in these specialties for more than 10 years. A specialist in non-surgical and interventional treatment and pain management of the musculoskeletal system, he is qualified to treat any patient in need of his comprehensive, innovative services for joint and spine pain relief. He holds appointments at UCLA Los Angeles Orthopedic Hospital, as well as Providence Tarzana, Providence St. Josephs, and West Hills Hospital.
Dr. Vahedifar graduated with honors from UCLA and then graduated from Tulane University College of Medicine, where he did extensive research on nerve-associated pain. He completed residency training at UCLA Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Multi-Campus Residency and its affiliated hospitals, including Shriners Hospital for Children, Wadsworth Veterans Administration, Orthopedic Hospital, and Rancho Los Amigos Medical Center. After residency, Dr. Vahedifar continued his training under the head of orthopedic spine surgery at Orthopedic Hospital and completed postgraduate training in spine and interventional spine treatments.