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Aria Fallah

Assistant Professor


DepartmentsType of Faculty
Health Policy and ManagementJoint Appointment
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Dr. Aria Fallah is a fellowship trained pediatric neurosurgeon who practices at UCLA Mattel Children’s Hospital and Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center. He is an Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery and Pediatrics at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA. He is board certified in Neurosurgery by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons. He is also board certified by the American Board of Pediatric Neurological Surgery.

Dr. Aria Fallah trained at the neurosurgical residency program at the University of Toronto.  He earned a graduate degree in Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics at McMaster University under the tutelage of leaders in Evidence-Based Medicine as he led an international multi-center study on Epilepsy Surgery for Tuberous Sclerosis Complex.  His research interests include individual participant data meta-analysis, multi-center studies, clinical trials and economic analyses as it relates to pediatric epilepsy surgery.   Currently, he is leading an international global study on hemispherectomy outcomes in children with medically intractable epilepsy that seeks to recruit 1000 participants from over 20 centers.

Fellowship - Pediatric Neurosurgery, Miami Children's Hospital, 2014-2015
Residency - Neurosurgery, University of Toronto Faculty of Medicine, 2008-2014
Degree - McMaster University School of Medicine, MD, 2008
Graduate Degree – Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, MSc, 2013
Medical Degree - McMaster University School of Medicine, MD, 2008