ABOUT THE DOCTOR
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 wide 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 directly working with Dr. Richard Lipton and Dr. Lawrence Newman, world renowned headache experts, which has led to his expertise in diagnosing and managing post traumatic headache disorders and migraines associated with traumatic brain injury.
Following residency, Dr. Bahreman entered the fellowship program at 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 completion of his fellowship, Dr. Bahreman joined a local private neurology group and in 2008, he moved to San Diego where he started his own solo practice. He became affiliated with Sharp Health System where he provides services as a 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 he finished his official fellowship, he has received additional training, and become certified in various areas such as 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:
Board Certified Neurologist
Dr. Lasker is trained to diagnose and treat neurological disorders, which result from abnormalities in the brain, spinal cord, and remainder of the nervous system. Dr. Lasker may perform a variety of tests and scans to arrive at the correct diagnosis, which is vital to creating an effective treatment plan for any given patient. Treatments can include medication management, numerous therapies, and lifestyle changes.
About the doctor
Bruce Lasker, M.D. earned a Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) in Science from Northwestern University in Chicago, Illinois. Having studied in the Honors Program as an undergraduate, Bruce Lasker stayed at Northwestern for his medical education, studying at the Feinberg School of Medicine and earning a Doctor of Medicine (M.D.) in 1981. Dr. Lasker completed both his internship in the Department of Medicine and his residency in the Department of Neurology at Northwestern before moving to La Jolla, California for a fellowship in Geriatric Neurology and Dementia at the University of California, San Diego.
After gaining his board certification as a neurologist in 1987, Dr. Lasker opened his own private practice, Pacific Neurology, in San Diego. While still practicing at Pacific Neurology, Dr. Lasker also serves in a number of additional roles. He is currently an Associate Clinical Professor in the Department of Neurosciences at the University of California, San Diego; a Neurological Disability Consultant for the Department of Social Services in San Diego and Los Angeles Counties; as well as a Qualified Medical Evaluator for the California Industrial Medical Council.
Dr. Bruce Lasker is a member of the American Academy of Neurology and is licensed to practice medicine in California, Colorado, and Nevada. Through his various professional positions, Dr. Lasker is currently affiliated with several hospitals including Sharp Memorial Hospital and Scripps Mercy Hospital in San Diego.
Previously, Dr. Lasker served as the Director of the Alzheimer’s Unit and the Stroke Director at Mission Bay Hospital. He also spent time as the Neurology Advisory Consultant for the San Diego Alzheimer’s Association
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