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Farr Ajir, M.D.

Neurosurgeon & Neurosurgeon Consultant

Dr. Ajir - surgery

Diplomate of the American Board of Neurological Surgery

Credentials

CERTIFICATIONS:

  • Diplomate, American Board of Neurological Surgery
  • Fellow, American College of Surgeons
  • Certified, American Board of Independent Medical Examiners
  • Diplomate, American College of Physician Executives

EDUCATION & TRAINING:

  • Masters Degree, Business Administration
    Pepperdine University School of Business, Malibu, California
  • Residency in Neurological Surgery
    University of Wisconsin School of Medicine, Madison, Wisconsin
  • General Surgery Straight Internship
    Maimonides Medical Center, Brooklyn, New York
  • Medical Degree & Rotating Internship
    Tehran University School of Medicine, Tehran, Iran

MEDICAL LICENSES:

California, Colorado, Montana, New York, North Dakota, Pennsylvania, Washington, Wisconsin, and Utah

NEUROSURGICAL EXPERIENCE:

Private Practice, Westlake Village, California
Mayo Clinic Health System, Eau Claire, Wisconsin
Kaiser Permanente, Los Angeles & Woodland Hills, California
Private Practice, Thousand Oaks, California
Gundersen Clinic, La Crosse, Wisconsin

LEADERSHIP EXPERIENCE:

  • Regional Chief of Neurosurgery
  • Member, Board of Directors
  • Chairperson, Quality Care Committee
    Southern California Permanente Medical Group, Los Angeles, California
  • Chief, Department of Neurosurgery
  • President & President-elect, Hospital Staff
  • Chairperson, Executive Committee
  • Chairperson, Accreditation Committee
  • Chairperson, Credentials Committee
    Kaiser Permanente Medical Center, Woodland Hills, California

COMMITTEE ASSIGNMENTS:

  • Rules & Regulations Committee
  • Dispute and Resolution Committee
  • Bioethics Committee
  • Executive Committee
  • Physician Benefits Committee
  • Quality Care Committee
  • Operating Room Committee
  • Accreditation Committee
  • Utilization Management Committee
  • Out-Patient Access Committee
  • Hospital Reconfiguration Committee
  • Business Plan and Marketing Committee
  • Medical Director Review Committee
  • Credentials Committee
  • Critical Care Committee
  • Quality Improvement Committee
  • Medical Group Budget Committee
  • Physicians and Administration Interaction Committee

AWARDS:

  • America’s Top Surgeons Awards
  • Physicians’ Exceptional Contribution Award
  • Distinguished Scholar Award
  • Top-Rated Physician in America

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS:

  • American College of Surgeons
  • American College of Physician Executives
  • California Association of Neurological Surgeons
  • Congress of Neurological Surgeons
  • University of Wisconsin Medical School, Alumni
  • Pepperdine University School of Business, Alumni
  • Physicians without Borders

PRESENTATIONS:

  • Current Management of Pituitary Incidentaloma
  • The Future of Healthcare in the United States
  • Healthcare Reform System
  • Improved Outcome and Decreased Length of Stay for Laminectomies
  • Impact of Managed Care on Physician Supply and Demand in the U.S.
  • Decreased Length of Stay by Implementing Care Paths
  • Empowerment, A Cure for Organizational Burnout

BIBLIOGRAPHY:

  • Mucus Secreting Adenoma of the Fourth Ventricle Choroids Plexus
  • Cerebral Spinal Fluid Shunt Infections in Children
  • Post-Traumatic Occlusion of Supraclinoid Internal Carotid Artery