As he grew adept at treating a variety of orthopedic problems, ranging from sports injuries to broken bones to arthritic joint conditions, Dr. Khounganian developed an interest in spine and spine-related disorders. He returned to his home in the San Fernando Valley to expand on his spine surgery training with a fellowship at the Southern California Orthopedic Institute. Here Dr. Khounganian learned some of the most innovative orthopedic techniques available to patients, including treating spine conditions with non-operative techniques and utilizing microscopic and other minimally invasive procedures. His use of these state-of-the-art practices means patients can return to their regular activities as quickly as possible.
Customizing his approach to match each patient’s specific needs, Dr. Khounganian performs procedures involving the cervical, thoracic, and lumbar spine. His extensive list of procedures includes: cervical discectomy and fusion, cervical arthroplasty, lumbar microdiscectomy, lumbar decompression, and fusion procedures.
“Doctor K is the best!!! Had a spinal Discectomy on a Wednesday, was at my sons track meet that following Saturday. Great doctor!”
“I'm not even sure where to begin with Dr. Khounganian, M.D. except to say that he is simply the BEST spinal surgeon in my world ~ and probably the rest of the world. From the first minute I walked in to the office, to being greeted by his amazing staff, it continued uphill. Dr. Khourganian was thorough, explained everything, and suggested to me what he thought would be the right direction. I asked what he'd do if I was his "mother" and he told me that if I was anyone in his family (or out), he suggested surgery. I had been in an automobile accident about a year and half before and that accident caused me to have my first back surgery. After recovering, I fell over a crack in the sidewalk (tree root) and redamaged my back. He operated, removing scar tissue and doing a decompression and disectomy. I left the hospital walking and in very little pain. Dr. Khounganian's office then scheduled nursing and physical therapy at my home for about two weeks and now I'm off to an outside physical therapist to complete treatment. I have referred many, and will continue to refer people to Dr. Khounganian. I truly don't think they come any better...In fact I KNOW they don't come any better than him and I will scream it from the top of the mountains. You will not go wrong and you will walk out knowing that "real doctors" still do exist!!!”
Providers using Kumba Health for their online scheduling believe price transparency enables their patients to make better informed decisions for their healthcare needs.
You have the option of paying direct and securing a prepay discount or using your insurance as you normally would.
Most Americans never reach their deductible so paying direct makes good financial sense.
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