About Me

Dr. Payam Farjoodi is an orthopedic surgeon affiliated with Orange Coast Memorial Medical Center. He attended the prestigious Johns Hopkins School of Medicine in Baltimore, Maryland and completed his internship and residency at the Johns Hopkins Hospital.

Dr. Farjoodi has published numerous articles about orthopedic surgery and spine surgery in peer review journals, and has taught courses on the latest surgical techniques available, both nationally and internationally. He has served as a contributing team physician for the Baltimore Orioles and contributed to the care of the U.S. Naval Academy football team. Dr. Farjoodi believes in taking time with his patients, carefully explaining each patient’s condition in detail, and developing personalized treatment options for his patients. He is fluent in English, Spanish and Farsi.


  • Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery

Spine Conditions

  • Compression Fracture (Trauma)
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Herniated Disc – Cervical
  • Herniated Disc - Lumbar
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoporosis
  • Sciatica
  • Scoliosis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Stenosis – Cervical




English, Farsi, Spanish

Provider Specialty

Orthopedic Surgery, Spine Surgery


Medical Education

Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine


The Johns Hopkins Hospital


The Johns Hopkins Hospital


UC San Diego Medical Center

Locations & Affiliations


Payam Farjoodi, MD

8700 Warner Ave., Suite 140

Fountain Valley, CA

Office: (714) 850-7300

Insurances Accepted

Accepts most major HMO, PPO, EPO and POS health plans
UnitedHealthcare SignatureValue Harmony HMO