Avrom Gart, MD

Physiatrist, Spine Center

Avrom Gart, MD, is the former medical director of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at the Cedars-Sinai Spine Center (1999-2013).

Dr. Gart received his bachelor's degree from Creighton University and his medical degree from State University of New York at Downstate Medical Center in Brooklyn. After an internship in general medicine at Staten Island Hospital, he completed a residency in physical medicine and rehabilitation at the prestigious Rusk Institute, part of New York University Medical Center's Bellevue Hospital system, where he received the Resident's Research Award. He then completed an anesthesia fellowship in pain management at the UCLA Medical Center.

He is board certified by the American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, American Board of Electrodiagnostic Medicine and American Academy of Pain Management.

Dr. Gart has written articles for publication in medical journals and made presentations before professional and public organizations. He is involved in clinical research investigating the etiology of spinal pain and recently published an article focused on utilizing MRI scanning to identify painful discs. He is a member of a number of professional societies, including the International Spine Intervention Society, International Association for the Study of Pain, American Association of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, and American Association of Neuromuscular and Electrodiagnostic Medicine.

In addition to his medical career, Dr. Gart is an accomplished musician, songwriter and children’s book author. His latest publication, Sing Along With Leedo & Booey, has won numerous awards including the Mom’s Choice Award, Academic Choice Award and Global Music Award for Children’s Music.

Dr. Gart is accepting new patients with spinal pain issues interested in pursuing conservative treatment options, as well as musicians having pain complaints associated with playing their instruments.

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