Sheri K. Palejwala, MD

Board Certified

Dr. Palejwala is a native of Southern California and completed her undergraduate studies at UCLA with degrees in Neuroscience and Biology. She obtained her medical degree at St. Louis University, and then went on to complete her neurosurgical training in 2017 at the University of Arizona. Dr. Palejwala recently completed an endoscopic, minimally-invasive surgical neuro-oncology fellowship at the John Wayne Cancer Institute with Pacific Neuroscience Institute in Santa Monica, California.

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Abraham Rayhaun, MD, FACS

Abraham Rayhaun, MD, FACS

Dr. Rayhaun is a board certified neurosurgeon and a fellow of the American College of Surgeons.  He treats a broad spectrum of neurological disorders utilizing the latest technical modalities including neuronavigational tools, stereotaxis, and microneurosurgery.

He is particularly interested in treating patients with cerebrovascular disease and brain tumors using conservative approaches with a combination of stereotactic radiosurgery and cyberknife as well as open microsurgical techniques when necessary. Dr. Rayhaun is also specialty trained in treating complex spinal conditions with minimally invasive approaches or with instrumented fusion when required.

His undergraduate studies began at the University of California, Davis (UCD) where he conducted clinical research on aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhages of the brain. He then attended medical school at the Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons in New York, where he was awarded a full scholarship and researched the molecular biology of the articular cartilage. He graduated from medical school with honors and was recognized for high educational achievements by Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society.  From there he moved to Michigan to start his neurosurgical residency under the mentorship of Dr. James Ausman and Dr. Mark Rosenblum at Henry Ford Hospital, where he focused on neurovascular disorders, brain tumors, and stereotactic procedures. After completing his chief residency year, Dr. Rayhaun spent a year focusing his attention on specialty training in complex disorders of the spine and was involved with clinical research related to treating cervical disc disease.

Dr. Rayhaun is a member of the Physicians Excellence Committee at Long Beach Memorial medical center and a member of the Peer Review Committee at Los Alamitos Medical Center. These committees oversee issues related to quality of patient care at the respective hospitals. Dr. Rayhaun has served as the director of Neurosurgery at Fountain Valley Hospital, and as the chief of the Department of Neurosurgery at Long Beach Memorial Medical Center.  He is a member of the American Association of Neurological Surgeons, Congress of Neurological Surgeons, as well as a member of the brain tumor section.

While priding himself in being at the cutting edge of neurosurgery, his greatest interest remains treating the individual patient with empathy, expertise and professionalism.

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Hooshang Pak, MD, FACS

Hooshang Pak, MD, FACS

Dr. Hooshang Pak is a board certified neurosurgeon.

A graduate of Tehran University, he began his postgraduate training in New York where he completed his surgical internship at Saint Vincent Medical Center of Staten Island. He then moved to Michigan where he undertook a neurosurgery residency at Henry Ford Hospital. He also completed a year of fellowship training in microneurosurgery of cerebral vascular diseases under the supervision of James Ausman, MD, PhD.

Dr. Pak has been a diplomat of the American Board of Neurological Surgery and a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons. He has published numerous scientific papers in neurosurgical journals and textbooks. He has presented papers and scientific exhibits in national and international medical meetings. He has also been a member of the editorial board of the international neurosurgical journal, Surgical Neurology.

Dr. Pak has been selected by his peers since 1996 as one of The Best Doctors in America, a list that contains the top five percent of the American doctors.

His areas of medical interest include:

His membership in different organizations include:

  • The American Association of Neurological Surgeons
  • The American College of Surgeons
  • The American Congress of Neurological Surgeons
  • California Association of Neurological Surgeons
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Ramin Joseph Javahery, MD

Ramin J. Javahery, MD, FAANS

Dr. Ramin Javahery is a board certified neurosurgeon. His education began at UCLA where he graduated Magna Cum Laude with a degree in English Literature.

During his undergraduate years, Dr. Javahery also engaged in research in the field of molecular biology, publishing and presenting on theories in gene transcription. He then went on to medical school at USC and became editor in chief of the USC Journal of Medicine. He continued to engage in research activities, with a focus on glutathione transport mechanisms.

Beyond Dr. Javahery’s academic pursuits, he was also interested in humanitarian activities and organized the USC-Rwanda Relief Fund to send money to the victims of Rwandan genocide.

After graduating from medical school, Dr. Javahery remained at USC for his Internship in General Surgery. From there, he spent 6 years at the University of Miami, completing both a Neurosurgery residency and a fellowship in Spine Surgery. He then began to focus his research activities on neurosurgery & published papers on Chiari Malformations and wrote chapters in textbooks on Spine Surgery.

After completing his final year in Miami as Chief Resident, he returned to Los Angeles to do a second fellowship in Pediatric Neurosurgery at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles. Today he is the Chief of Pediatric Neurosurgery at Miller Children’s Hospital, where he practices both adult and pediatric neurosurgery, as well as spine Surgery. This year he will also become the Chief of Adult Neurosurgery.

Dr. Javahery’s interest in patients extends beyond curing their diseases. He is passionate about caring for patients and is a member of the ethics committee at Long Beach Memorial. This committee is responsible for evaluating ethically complicated situations in the hospital. Dr. Javahery is also a member of American Association of Neurological Surgeons, the Congress of Neurological Surgeons, and the Children’s Oncology Group.

Dr. Ramin Javahery, is married to Dr. Jill Javahery, who also practices medicine in Long Beach. Together, they have three sons and enjoy being a part of the Long Beach medical community.

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