Dr. Amir Bahreman, MD, is a quadruple board-certified neurologist, and is an American Diplomat in Neurology and Psychiatry, Brain Injury Medicine, Clinical Neurophysiology and Vascular Neurology by APBN.
Dr. Bahreman trained in neurology at the Albert Einstein University in New York in 2000. During his residency at Montefiore Hospital he developed additional expertise in headache disorders, stroke and neuromuscular diseases. Because of the unique location of Montefiore Hospital in the Bronx New York, he was exposed to a variety of neurological pathologies including traumatic brain injury. During his residency he treated patients with traumatic brain injury, spine injury and neuromuscular disorders. In his last year of residency, he had the privilege of working directly with Dr. Richard Lipton and Dr. Lawrence Newman, world renowned headache experts, which gave him the knowledge necessary to diagnose and manage post traumatic headache disorders and migraines associated with traumatic brain injury.
Following residency, Dr. Bahreman, entered a fellowship program at the University Of Chicago, where he became board certified in Clinical Neurophysiology in 2007 and Vascular Neurology (stroke) in 2008. During his fellowship training at University of Chicago he became skilled in electrodiagnostics including electroencephalography, electromyography, and nerve conduction studies.
Upon completing his fellowship, Dr. Bahreman joined a local private neurology group and in 2008, he moved to San Diego when he started his own solo practice. He became affiliate with Sharp Health System where he presently provide services as Stroke specialist at Sharp Grossmont Hospital. In his private practice, he treats patients with traumatic brain injury, post traumatic headache disorders, migraines, complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS), neuralgias, seizures, musculoskeletal diseases, Parkinson’s disease, stroke, spinal cord injuries, traumatic spinal disease and peripheral nerve injuries.
Since then, he has received extra training and become certified in a variety of areas including VNG (video nystagmography), posturography, Botox and spasticity, and antiaging medicine. He is a member of A4M (American Academy of Anti-Aging medicine). In December 2017, he passed the Stem Cell board exam sponsored by Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine.
Currently, Dr. Bahreman’s primary interest is in medical legal neurology with a special focus on traumatic brain injury (TBI). He provides services as a treating physician and expert witness in neurology for patients with brain or spinal injuries. His expertise has been used by plaintiff and defense attorneys in a variety of neurological cases including TBI, CRPS and peripheral nerve injuries. In 2017, he testified in a class action lawsuit against Bristol Myers and their drug Plavix. He currently performs and offers a variety of neurological studies that are commonly used in medical legal cases including:
Our South Bay chiropractic clinic is completely bilingual in Spanish and offers a full range of chiropractic care including comprehensive examinations, adjustments/manipulations, physiotherapy, rehabilitative exercises, school physicals and x-rays. We treat a large variety of musculoskeletal conditions such as neck & back pain, headaches, sciatica, shoulder, knee, wrist and ankle pain. Dr. Cadava is a highly skilled worker’s compensation and auto accident specialist. Treatment is provided for a wide range of conditions stemming from work injuries, auto accidents and sports injuries. Additionally, we treat children and anyone seeking to improve their overall health. We accept walk-in patients and are a provider on most insurance plans. Attorney and medical referrals are available. Liens are accepted. Some of the chiropractic techniques Dr. Cadava utilizes include:
ABOUT THE DOCTOR
Dr. Cadava did her undergraduate studies at the University of California at San Diego, as a biology major, before receiving her doctorate degree in chiropractic at Palmer College of Chiropractic-West in San Jose, California in 1993. Dr. Cadava has completed extensive postgraduate work in Spinal Trauma, Disorders of the Spine, Whiplash and Rehabilitation, amongst other subjects. Dr. Cadava has been certified as a Qualified Medical Evaluator by the State of California since 2000 and holds a license as a Radiography X-ray Supervisor and Operator by the State of California since 1994.
She is fluent in Spanish and has maintained a successful practice in South Bay San Diego for 18 years. She is an active member of the California Chiropractic Association, San Diego Chiropractic Network and California Worker’s Compensation Professionals.
Dr. Cadava is well respected in the medical community and enjoys a mutual exchange of patient referrals with many medical physicians. She has many years of experience of deposition and expert witness testimony in trials.
She thoroughly assesses each patient and creates a treatment plan tailored to each individual. Her patient management approach is centered on identifying the problems causing the individual symptoms, considering the whole picture, involving the general health and particular needs of each patient. 18 years ago she set out to create a healthcare practice that would be different from others, would be community-based and would manifest her expertise and skill set in alignment with the highest standard of care and her patients’ expectations.
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