Dr. B. Barry Chehrazi, M.D., F.A.C.S.
Dr. Chehrazi graduated with a B.S. degree, cum laude, in psychology from the University of Wisconsin, Madison, in 1969. He received his medical degree from the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) in 1973 and completed his residency training in surgery and neurological surgery at Yale University in 1979. Dr. Chehrazi served on the faculty of Yale University and held the position of Chief of the Section of Neurosurgery at West Haven V.A. Hospital. In 1981, he joined the faculty of the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), and served as the Chief of Section of Neurosurgery at Wadsworth Hospital. Dr. Chehrazi joined the faculty of the University of California, Davis (UCD), in 1983 where he served as Director of the Cerebral Vascular Surgery and Vice-Chair of the Department of Neurological Surgery prior to establishing private practice in the greater Sacramento area. Presently he is a clinical professor of Neurological surgery at UCD.
Dr. Chehrazi has been awarded a number of honors including Phi Eta Sigma, Phi Beta Kappa, Phi Kappa Phi, and the Outstanding Professor of the Year in Neurosurgery in 1988 and 1993.
While at Yale Dr. Chehrazi embarked on basic science and clinical research programs in the area of spine and spinal cord injury. During his tenure at UCD, he established basic science and clinical research in cerebral vascular disease, and developed a large clinical referral practice in cerebral aneurysms and vascular malformations as well as other intra cranial, spinal, and peripheral nerve disorders.
Dr. Chehrazi is Board Certified by The American Board of Neurological Surgery. He is a member of the American Association of Neurological Surgeons, the Congress of Neurological Surgeons, Joint Sections on Tumors, Trauma, and Cerebral Vascular Surgery, the Western Neurosurgical Society, the California Association of Neurological Surgeons, and a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons. He has served on the Board of Directors of the Sacramento-El Dorado Medical Society, the California Association of Neurological Surgeons, and The Golden Empire Chapter of The American Heart Association. He has served as a commissioner and Expert Medical Reviewer for the Medical Board of California. Dr. Chehrazi has more than fifty publications in scientific journals and made more than seventy scientific presentations.
Dr. Chehrazi is committed to providing an exceptional quality of neurosurgical care with an efficient, knowledgeable, and caring staff in a pleasant and relaxing environment. The staff will assist you with all phases of scheduling, record keeping, insurance questions, and billing.