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Simi Valley

General Orthopedics
Neck & Spine

What patients are saying about Dr. Nourian…


Alen A. Nourian, MD received his bachelor’s degree with honors in pre-med, economics and education from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). He graduated from UCLA in the top one percent of his class. From there, Dr. Nourian attended medical school at the University of Southern California, Keck School of Medicine. He graduated with honors and was awarded Alpha Omega Alpha, a top honor society medical school award given only to the top 10% of graduates.

Following medical school, Dr. Nourian moved to New York City where he completed his orthopedic surgery internship and residency training at the Downstate Medical Center. During residency, Dr. Nourian was the chief resident of the orthopedic department. He then returned to Southern California to pursue a one-year fellowship in spine surgery at the San Diego Center of Spinal Disorder in San Diego. There, he specialized in the management of spinal disorders in adults and children.

Dr. Nourian has lectured both nationally and internationally about his research on spinal disorders and treatments for both anterior and lateral spinal fusion. He has been published in multiple journals and has written several book chapters. Upon completion of his fellowship training, he joined the doctors of Ventura Orthopedics in the Simi Valley location and currently practices orthopedic spine surgery and general orthopedics.

Dr. Nourian enjoys playing basketball, football, cycling, traveling, paddle boarding and family activities.

Education & Training

Undergraduate Degree
University of California, Los Angeles

Medical Degree
University of Southern California, Keck School of Medicine

Orthopedic Surgery, Downstate Medical Center

Orthopedic Surgery, Downstate Medical Center

Spine Surgery, San Diego Center of Spinal Disorder

Professional Affiliations
American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons
American Board of Orthopedic Surgery
California Medical Association
North American Spine Society
Ventura County Medical Association

Languages Spoken


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