Vahe Akopian, MD Expert Witness
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Specialties & Experience of this Expert Witness

General Specialties:

Neurology and Neurological Surgery

Keywords/Search Terms:

Standard of Care, Traumatic Brain Injury, Personal Injury, High Risk Neuro Surgery, Functional Integrity, Electrophysiological Methods, Electroencephalography, Electromyography, Intraoperative Care, Peripheral Nerve Injury, Surgical Complications, Spinal Cord Injury, Stroke, Chronic Pain, Disability


BS, UCLA; MD, St. George's University

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Dr. Vahe Akopian, MD, is a board-certified neurologist and the founder and CFO of Axon Neurology, a multi-neurologist clinic based in Glendale, CA. He has a robust private practice, managing approximately 150 patients weekly. Dr. Akopian completed his undergraduate studies at UCLA, majoring in Physiological Sciences and minoring in Armenian Studies. He earned his medical degree from St. George's University, followed by an internship in Internal Medicine at Lincoln Medical Center, and a Neurology residency at Keck USC, where he also completed a fellowship in Intra-Operative Neuromonitoring (IONM). Throughout his career, Dr. Akopian has been recognized for his contributions to neurology, receiving the Young Investigator Award for his research in IONM. His clinical expertise includes treating conditions such as headaches, numbness, back pain, memory loss, Parkinson's disease, seizures, and sleep disorders. Dr. Akopian is fluent in Spanish and Armenian, and is dedicated to re-establishing himself in Los Angeles, giving back to the community where he grew up. In addition to his clinical practice, Dr. Akopian has contributed to medical literature, particularly in the fields of IONM and stroke. His leadership roles include serving on the EHR Physician Advisory Committee and the Credentialing Committee at USC Verdugo Hills Hospital. Dr. Akopian has also engaged in consulting work for medical startup device companies and has a history of service in underserved hospitals in Los Angeles, New York, and Oakland.