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Our Neurosurgical Services

Loma Linda University Medical Center’s (LLUMC) Department of Neurosurgery offers a wide range of surgical options for the treatment of adult and pediatric patients with disorders of the brain, spine and peripheral nerves. Our doctors specialize in:

Adult Specialty Care
•    Cerebrovascular Surgery/Endovascular Treatment
•    Brain Tumor/Skull Base Surgery
•    Epilepsy Surgery
•    Movement Disorder Surgery
•    Surgery for Chronic Pain
•    Spine Surgery

Pediatric Specialty Care
•    Brain Surgery
•    Craniofacial Surgery
•    Epilepsy Surgery
•    Spine Surgery


Contact Us

To learn more about our neurosurgical services, contact the Department of Neurosurgery at (909) 558-6388 or toll-free at (877) 558-0800.

Our expert team of neurosurgeons offers consultation to thoroughly review patients’ medical histories and diagnostic data in order to carefully select patients for potential surgery.

Spine Procedures
We perform a wide range of minimally invasive and open spine procedures, including:

  • Anterior cervical discectomy and fusion (ACD&F)
  • Cervical laminectomy with or without fusion
  • Cervical and lumbar artificial disc replacement
  • Lumbar laminectomy and discectomy
  • Lumbar fusion, including anterior lumbar interbody fusion (ALIF), and transforaminal lumbar interbody fusion (TLIF)

Cranial Procedures
The most common procedures we perform related to the scalp, skull, and brain include:

Endovascular Procedures

  • Carotid artery stenting for carotid stenosis
  • Coiling of cerebral aneurysms
  • Embolization of arteriovenous malformations

Peripheral Nerve Procedures

  • Carpal tunnel release
  • Peroneal nerve decompression
  • Ulnar nerve decompression

San Bernardino County
Loma Linda Outpatient Clinic
Loma Linda Professional Plaza

25455 Barton Road, Suite 108-A
Loma Linda, CA 92354
Toll Free: (877) 558-0800
Fax: (909) 558-6309
Get Driving Directions

Beaumont/Banning Outpatient Clinic
81 South Highland Springs Avenue
Beaumont, California 92223
Toll Free: (877) 558-0800
Fax: (909) 558-6309
Get Driving Directions

Victorville Outpatient Clinic
12571 Hesperia Road
Victorville, CA 92395
Toll Free: (877) 558-0800
Fax: (909) 558-6309
Get Driving Directions

Riverside County
Corona Outpatient Clinic
2071 Compton Ave, Suite 101
Corona, CA 92881
Toll Free: (877) 558-0800
Fax: (909) 558-6309
Get Driving Directions

Murrieta Outpatient Clinic
28078 Baxter Road, Suite 430
Murrieta, CA 92563
Telephone: (951) 290-6378
Toll Free: (877) 558-0800
Get Driving Directions

Los Angeles County
Palmdale Outpatient Clinic
615 West Avenue Q, Suite E
Palmdale, CA 93553
Toll Free: (877) 558-0800
Fax: (909) 558-6309
Get Driving Directions

LLUMC’s Department of Neurosurgery physicians are committed to offering the best surgical treatment of brain and spine conditions. Our physicians have many years of experience and hold specialty certifications.
View all Neurosurgery Doctors

Physicians and Allied Health Professionals

Adult Neurosurgery
•    Farbod Asgarzadie, MD
•    Austin R. T. Colohan, MD
•    Sam Ghostine, MD
•    Mayra Martinez, PA-C
•    Jonnell Myren, NP
•    Melinda Sloan, NP
•    Mark Spicer, PhD, MD
•    Kamal R.M. Woods, MD

Pediatric Neurosurgery
•    Yuthana Kong, PA-C
•    Asma Taha, PNP
•    Alexander Zouros, MD
•    Venkatraman Sadanand, MD

Multiple Sclerosis Quiz

The nervous system is made up of the brain, nerves and spinal cord. It is responsible for our thoughts, emotions and movements. How much do you know about the nervous system? Do you know what happens when the system malfunctions? Test your knowledge by taking this quiz.


Our expert team of neurosurgeons offers consultation to thoroughly review patients’ medical histories and diagnostic data in order to carefully select patients for potential surgery.

Spine Procedures
We perform a wide range of minimally invasive and open spine procedures, including:

  • Anterior cervical discectomy and fusion (ACD&F)
  • Cervical laminectomy with or without fusion
  • Cervical and lumbar artificial disc replacement
  • Lumbar laminectomy and discectomy
  • Lumbar fusion, including anterior lumbar interbody fusion (ALIF), and transforaminal lumbar interbody fusion (TLIF)

Cranial Procedures
The most common procedures we perform related to the scalp, skull, and brain include:

Endovascular Procedures

  • Carotid artery stenting for carotid stenosis
  • Coiling of cerebral aneurysms
  • Embolization of arteriovenous malformations

Peripheral Nerve Procedures

  • Carpal tunnel release
  • Peroneal nerve decompression
  • Ulnar nerve decompression

San Bernardino County
Loma Linda Outpatient Clinic
Loma Linda Professional Plaza

25455 Barton Road, Suite 108-A
Loma Linda, CA 92354
Toll Free: (877) 558-0800
Fax: (909) 558-6309
Get Driving Directions

Beaumont/Banning Outpatient Clinic
81 South Highland Springs Avenue
Beaumont, California 92223
Toll Free: (877) 558-0800
Fax: (909) 558-6309
Get Driving Directions

Victorville Outpatient Clinic
12571 Hesperia Road
Victorville, CA 92395
Toll Free: (877) 558-0800
Fax: (909) 558-6309
Get Driving Directions

Riverside County
Corona Outpatient Clinic
2071 Compton Ave, Suite 101
Corona, CA 92881
Toll Free: (877) 558-0800
Fax: (909) 558-6309
Get Driving Directions

Murrieta Outpatient Clinic
28078 Baxter Road, Suite 430
Murrieta, CA 92563
Telephone: (951) 290-6378
Toll Free: (877) 558-0800
Get Driving Directions

Los Angeles County
Palmdale Outpatient Clinic
615 West Avenue Q, Suite E
Palmdale, CA 93553
Toll Free: (877) 558-0800
Fax: (909) 558-6309
Get Driving Directions

LLUMC’s Department of Neurosurgery physicians are committed to offering the best surgical treatment of brain and spine conditions. Our physicians have many years of experience and hold specialty certifications.
View all Neurosurgery Doctors

Physicians and Allied Health Professionals

Adult Neurosurgery
•    Farbod Asgarzadie, MD
•    Austin R. T. Colohan, MD
•    Sam Ghostine, MD
•    Mayra Martinez, PA-C
•    Jonnell Myren, NP
•    Melinda Sloan, NP
•    Mark Spicer, PhD, MD
•    Kamal R.M. Woods, MD

Pediatric Neurosurgery
•    Yuthana Kong, PA-C
•    Asma Taha, PNP
•    Alexander Zouros, MD
•    Venkatraman Sadanand, MD

Multiple Sclerosis Quiz

The nervous system is made up of the brain, nerves and spinal cord. It is responsible for our thoughts, emotions and movements. How much do you know about the nervous system? Do you know what happens when the system malfunctions? Test your knowledge by taking this quiz.


Our expert team of neurosurgeons offers consultation to thoroughly review patients’ medical histories and diagnostic data in order to carefully select patients for potential surgery.

Spine Procedures
We perform a wide range of minimally invasive and open spine procedures, including:

  • Anterior cervical discectomy and fusion (ACD&F)
  • Cervical laminectomy with or without fusion
  • Cervical and lumbar artificial disc replacement
  • Lumbar laminectomy and discectomy
  • Lumbar fusion, including anterior lumbar interbody fusion (ALIF), and transforaminal lumbar interbody fusion (TLIF)

Cranial Procedures
The most common procedures we perform related to the scalp, skull, and brain include:

Endovascular Procedures

  • Carotid artery stenting for carotid stenosis
  • Coiling of cerebral aneurysms
  • Embolization of arteriovenous malformations

Peripheral Nerve Procedures

  • Carpal tunnel release
  • Peroneal nerve decompression
  • Ulnar nerve decompression

San Bernardino County
Loma Linda Outpatient Clinic
Loma Linda Professional Plaza

25455 Barton Road, Suite 108-A
Loma Linda, CA 92354
Toll Free: (877) 558-0800
Fax: (909) 558-6309
Get Driving Directions

Beaumont/Banning Outpatient Clinic
81 South Highland Springs Avenue
Beaumont, California 92223
Toll Free: (877) 558-0800
Fax: (909) 558-6309
Get Driving Directions

Victorville Outpatient Clinic
12571 Hesperia Road
Victorville, CA 92395
Toll Free: (877) 558-0800
Fax: (909) 558-6309
Get Driving Directions

Riverside County
Corona Outpatient Clinic
2071 Compton Ave, Suite 101
Corona, CA 92881
Toll Free: (877) 558-0800
Fax: (909) 558-6309
Get Driving Directions

Murrieta Outpatient Clinic
28078 Baxter Road, Suite 430
Murrieta, CA 92563
Telephone: (951) 290-6378
Toll Free: (877) 558-0800
Get Driving Directions

Los Angeles County
Palmdale Outpatient Clinic
615 West Avenue Q, Suite E
Palmdale, CA 93553
Toll Free: (877) 558-0800
Fax: (909) 558-6309
Get Driving Directions

LLUMC’s Department of Neurosurgery physicians are committed to offering the best surgical treatment of brain and spine conditions. Our physicians have many years of experience and hold specialty certifications.
View all Neurosurgery Doctors

Physicians and Allied Health Professionals

Adult Neurosurgery
•    Farbod Asgarzadie, MD
•    Austin R. T. Colohan, MD
•    Sam Ghostine, MD
•    Mayra Martinez, PA-C
•    Jonnell Myren, NP
•    Melinda Sloan, NP
•    Mark Spicer, PhD, MD
•    Kamal R.M. Woods, MD

Pediatric Neurosurgery
•    Yuthana Kong, PA-C
•    Asma Taha, PNP
•    Alexander Zouros, MD
•    Venkatraman Sadanand, MD

Multiple Sclerosis Quiz

The nervous system is made up of the brain, nerves and spinal cord. It is responsible for our thoughts, emotions and movements. How much do you know about the nervous system? Do you know what happens when the system malfunctions? Test your knowledge by taking this quiz.


Our expert team of neurosurgeons offers consultation to thoroughly review patients’ medical histories and diagnostic data in order to carefully select patients for potential surgery.

Spine Procedures
We perform a wide range of minimally invasive and open spine procedures, including:

  • Anterior cervical discectomy and fusion (ACD&F)
  • Cervical laminectomy with or without fusion
  • Cervical and lumbar artificial disc replacement
  • Lumbar laminectomy and discectomy
  • Lumbar fusion, including anterior lumbar interbody fusion (ALIF), and transforaminal lumbar interbody fusion (TLIF)

Cranial Procedures
The most common procedures we perform related to the scalp, skull, and brain include:

Endovascular Procedures

  • Carotid artery stenting for carotid stenosis
  • Coiling of cerebral aneurysms
  • Embolization of arteriovenous malformations

Peripheral Nerve Procedures

  • Carpal tunnel release
  • Peroneal nerve decompression
  • Ulnar nerve decompression

San Bernardino County
Loma Linda Outpatient Clinic
Loma Linda Professional Plaza

25455 Barton Road, Suite 108-A
Loma Linda, CA 92354
Toll Free: (877) 558-0800
Fax: (909) 558-6309
Get Driving Directions

Beaumont/Banning Outpatient Clinic
81 South Highland Springs Avenue Suite 301
Beaumont, California 92223
Toll Free: (877) 558-0800
Fax: (909) 558-6309
Get Driving Directions

Hesperia Outpatient Clinic
12021 Jacaranda Ave
Hesperia, CA 92395
Toll Free: (877) 558-0800
Fax: (909) 558-6309
Get Driving Directions

Riverside County
Corona Outpatient Clinic
2071 Compton Ave, Suite 105
Corona, CA 92881
Toll Free: (877) 558-0800
Fax: (909) 558-6309
Get Driving Directions

Murrieta Outpatient Clinic
28078 Baxter Road, Suite 430
Murrieta, CA 92563
Telephone: (951) 290-6378
Toll Free: (877) 558-0800
Get Driving Directions

LLUMC’s Department of Neurosurgery physicians are committed to offering the best surgical treatment of brain and spine conditions. Our physicians have many years of experience and hold specialty certifications.
View all Neurosurgery Doctors

Physicians and Allied Health Professionals

Adult Neurosurgery
•    Farbod Asgarzadie, MD
•    Austin R. T. Colohan, MD
•    Sam Ghostine, MD
•    Valerie Gumangam, NP
•    Mayra Martinez, PA-C
•    Jonnell Myren, NP
•    Mark Spicer, PhD, MD
•    Kamal R.M. Woods, MD

Pediatric Neurosurgery
•    Yuthana Kong, PA-C
•    Asma Taha, PhD, PNP
•    Alexander Zouros, MD
•    Venkatraman Sadanand, MD, PhD

Multiple Sclerosis Quiz

The nervous system is made up of the brain, nerves and spinal cord. It is responsible for our thoughts, emotions and movements. How much do you know about the nervous system? Do you know what happens when the system malfunctions? Test your knowledge by taking this quiz.

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