Raman Gurai, MD, is a board-certified physical medicine and rehabilitation physician with a special interest in interventional spine. He serves patients at Spine & Nerve Diagnostic Center.
Dr. Gurai was born and raised in northern California. His interest in medicine started in college, where he majored in molecular and cell biology with an emphasis on neuroscience at the University of California at Berkeley.
After graduating, he headed to Grenada (West Indies) for his medical degree. After that, he completed his physical medicine and rehabilitation residency at the West Los Angeles Veterans Affairs Medical Center in California. Dr. Gurai stayed for an extra year to complete his current specialty, interventional spine.
His medical interests include diagnosing and healing ailments of the spine with a multitude of modalities, including EMG/NCS nerve testing and spine procedures, including facet injections, epidurals, medial branch blocks, radiofrequency ablations, sacroiliac joint injections, and spinal cord stimulation, among other cutting edge techniques.
Dr. Gurai’s personal approach to medicine is to treat each individual as if they were a family member. With this approach, he hopes to restore the quality of life and function each person deserves.