Hooshang Pak, MD

Dr. Hooshang Pak is a board certified neurosurgeon with vast experience in a wide range of neurosurgical procedures.

A graduate of Tehran University, Dr. Pak began his postgraduate training in New York in 1975 where he completed his surgical internship at Saint Vincent Medical Center of Staten Island. He then moved to Michigan where he undertook a neurosurgery residency at Henry Ford Hospital. He also completed a year of fellowship training in microneurosurgery of cerebral vascular diseases under the supervision of James Ausman, MD, PhD.

Dr. Pak has been a diplomat of the American Board of Neurological Surgery since 1983 and a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons since 1986. He has published numerous scientific papers in neurosurgical journals and text books. He has presented papers and scientific exhibits in national and international medical meetings. Currently, he is a member of the editorial board of the international neurosurgical journal, Surgical Neurology.

His membership in different organizations include:

  • The American Association of Neurological Surgeons
  • The American College of Surgeons
  • The American Congress of Neurological Surgeons
  • California Association of Neurological Surgeons

Dr. Pak has been selected by his peers since 1996 as one of The Best Doctors in America, a list that contains the top five percent of the American doctors. He has been selected again to be included in the 2007-2008 edition of this list.

Dr. Pak’s areas of medical interest include:

  • Cerebral aneurysms and vascular malformations
  • Brain tumors and skull base surgery
  • Pituitary tumors
  • Trigeminal neuralgia
  • Complex spinal procedures

Dr. Pak enjoys outdoor activities including skiing and hiking.


  • Neurosurgery
  • Neurosurgery - Pediatric
  • Spine Surgery

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