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Our Team

The ActivCentre’s includes an interdisciplinary team that works together to provide you with the most appropriate care. This team includes board-certified surgeons, specialty-trained nurses, therapists and clinicians, including:

  • Neurosurgeons
  • Orthopedic Spine Surgeons
  • Neurologists
  • Pain Management Specialists
  • Physiatrists
  • Psychiatrists
  • Physical Therapists
  • Integrative Medicine Specialists (acupuncturists, massage therapists, dieticians)
  • Rehabilitation (Physical Therapy and Occupational Therapy)
  • Nurse Navigators

Personalized Coordination of Your Care

An ActivCentre Nurse Navigator will act as your personal advocate - scheduling your appointments, coordinating with your primary care physician and coordinating diagnostics, treatments and therapy without delay.

ActivCentre for Spine Care Physicians


Dr. Jeffrey L. Chen, MD
Poway, CA, 92064

Physiatrist (Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation)

Dr. Keyvan Esmaeili, MD
Poway, CA, 92064

Physiatrist (Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation)

Dr. Christopher Chisholm, MD
Poway, CA, 92064

Interventional Pain Management

Dr. Bassem A. Georgy, MD
Escondido, CA, 92025

Interventional Neuroradiologist

Dr. Choll Kim, MD, PhD
Poway, CA, 92064

Orthopedic Spine Surgeon

Dr. Paul D. Kim, MD
Poway, CA, 92064

Orthopedic Spine Surgeon

Dr. Laurence M. McKinley, MD
Escondido, CA, 92025

Orthopedic Spine Surgeon

Dr. Kamshad Raiszadeh, MD
Poway, CA, 92064

Orthopedic Spine Surgeon

Dr. Ramin Raiszadeh, MD
Poway, CA, 92064

Orthopedic Spine Surgeon

Dr. Jeffrey S. Schiffman, MD, FAAOS
Escondido, CA, 92025

Orthopedic Spine Surgeon

Dr. Mark S. Stern, MD
Escondido, CA, 92025

Neurosurgeon

Dr. Vrijesh Tantuwaya, MD
Poway, CA, 92064

Neurosurgeon

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Make the Call Today

Just call 858.613.6252 or toll-free 855.35-ACTIV and we will start you on the path that leads you back to your normal routine.

 

 

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