Research Fellows - Past and Present

Research Fellows

Pooria Hosseini, MD, M.Sc.

Past Research Fellows

Navid Arandi, B.S.

Nima Kabirian Dekhordi, M.D.
General Surgery Internship
Keck School of Medicine
University of Southern California

Pooria Salari, M.D.
Orthopaedic Surgery Resident
St. Louis University
School of Medicine


More Information

The San Diego Spine Fellowship Program welcomes research fellows, international observers and fellows every year.  For more information, or, to apply for a fellowship or observership, please download application here



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Research Programs

The San Diego Spine Foundation is actively engaged in a number of research programs intended to improve spine care.

Fellowship Programs

The Foundation supports the San Diego Spine Fellowship, in affiliation with a number of local hospitals and medical centers.

Weekly Fellows Conference



December 3, 2016 - Our Gala Fundraiser at the Hilton La Jolla Torrey Pines. We hope to see you there.

April 4, 2016 - Dr. Akbarnia's mentorship of the next generation of spine surgeons is featured in Beckers Spine Review. Read Now

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