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Dr. Greg Khounganian, MD

Spine Specialist, Orthopedic Surgeon

Professional statement

Dr. Greg Khounganian is board certified in spine surgery that emphasizes minimally invasive techniques. After earning his medical degree from the University of Southern California, he completed his orthopedics surgery residency in New York City. 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. Dr. Khounganian has participated in a number of orthopedic research projects and been published in a range of academic journals. His research has been accepted for presentation at both national and international spine surgery meetings. During his medical education, he was awarded recognition for his outstanding scholastic achievements. In his free time, he enjoys music, movies, personal fitness, and outdoor activities with friends and family.

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Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgeon
  • Spine Specialist

Practice names

Hospital affiliations

  • Providence Tarzana Medical Center

Board certifications

  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

Education and training

  • Medical School - University of Southern California, Doctor of Medicine
  • Southern California Orthopedic Institute, Fellowship in Spine Surgery
  • State University of New York, Downstate Medical Center, Residency in Orthopedics

Professional memberships

  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons

Awards and publications

  • Featured in Ventura Blvd. Magazine http://www.ourventurablvd.com/Summer-2012/Greg-S-Khounganian-MD-Orthopedic-Spine-Surgeon-Owner/

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Languages spoken

  • Armenian
  • English
  • Spanish
  • Tagalog

Provider's gender

Male

NPI number

1750560389

Office locations

Dr. Greg S. Khounganian, MD

5363 Balboa Blvd., 245

Encino, CA 91316

Dr. Greg S. Khounganian, MD

5525 Etiwanda Ave., Suite 311

Tarzana, CA 91356

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Thorough explanation of symptoms and remedies for treatment. Caring manner at first meeting.
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Very friendly, kind doctor. Took the time necessary to listen to my concerns.
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So kind, patient, friendly, knowledgable. Highly recommend.
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His office manager came out and spoke with me, seemingly because she needed some attention. He saw me as soon as i could complete my paperwork. He started out friendly enough, but didnt want to hear my concerns about one oftwo potential surguries that i will most likely require. I was unimpressed.
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I liked him very much. He is very intelligent. Very calming.
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Very knowledgable and honest.
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This was my first visit with Dr. Khounganian. I found him to be knowledgeable about his area of expertise and direct in presenting my medical alternatives.
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The entire staff is wonderful. JC and Jackie thank you for your compassion. Dr K is a wonderful surgeon, caring, looks out for your best interest as a patient.
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Had a very good experience with dr Khounganian.also his staff was very accommadation
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He listened to what I has to say about my condition without interrupting. When I was finished, he performed an examination then clearly explained his diagnosis. He answered all my questions, offered options and made a recommendation consistent with the diagnosis and my needs. A very positive experience.
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It was great. He saw me right away and answered all of my questions.
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