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Dr. Asher Taban is a neurosurgeon in Northridge. He provides surgical treatments for a range of conditions affecting the nervous system, such as epilepsy and Parkinson's disease.

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Bio (website)

Dr. Taban specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of minimally invasive and complex state−of−the art spinal surgeries, complex brain tumors, aneurysms, trigeminal neuralgia, hydrocephalus, vascular surgeries, ulnar nerve and carpal tunnel decompression, and Chiari malformation. He is an Assistant Clinical Professor at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). He has performed over 10,000 Neurological and Spinal Surgeries in his career. He is at the forefront of his field, utilizing state of the art technology in treating patients with brain and spinal column disorders. Patients from Southern California, across the United States, and even from overseas travel to receive treatments from Dr. Taban.

During his many decades of a long career, Dr. Taban has pioneered and created many unique surgical techniques which are routinely used in treatment of his patients, resulting in unparalleled outcomes.

Dr. Asher Taban is the Medical Director of the Neuroscience Institute at Northridge Hospital Medical Center. Known as the “Doctor’s Doctor,” many physicians choose him when they or a loved one are in need of brain or spine surgery. He is a graduate of the Residency Program at New York University (NYU), one of the top and most competitive in the United States.

He established the Neuro Trauma Program at Northridge Hospital in June of 1984 and served as Director until July of 2009. He has also been the Director of the Neuroscience Program since 2005. Dr. Taban completed special gamma knife training by world renowned physicians at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, the site of the first gamma knife unit in North America and the location of over 8,000 such treatments.

Education & Training  

Medical School


  • New York University School of Medicine
    Residency, Neurosurgery

Hospital Affiliations

  • Northridge Hospital Medical Center

Special Interests  

  • Aneurysms
  • Chiari Malformation
  • Complex Brain Tumors
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Minimally Invasive and Complex Spinal Surgeries
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Ulnar Nerve and Carpal Tunnel Decompression

Languages Spoken  

  • English

Office See Insurance

Asher H. Taban, MD, Inc  


18350 Roscoe Boulevard, Suite 304, Northridge, California 91325-4158

Office Hours

  Open Lunch Close
Mon 9:00 am 12:00 - 1:00 pm 5:00 pm
Tue 9:00 am 12:00 - 1:00 pm 5:00 pm
Wed 9:00 am 12:00 - 1:00 pm 5:00 pm
Thu 9:00 am 12:00 - 1:00 pm 5:00 pm
Fri 9:00 am 12:00 - 1:00 pm 5:00 pm

Office Details

Doctor Specialty Neurosurgery
Practice SpecialtyNeurosurgery
Hospital Affiliation
  • Northridge Hospital Medical Center
Languages Spoken Arabic, English, French, German, Italian, Korean, Mandarin, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, Tagalog, Vietnamese

Insurance Accepted  

  • Health Net