MEDICAL SPECIALISTS


LAUREN M. PAPA, D.C.
Born in Long Island, New York, Dr. Papa has been a licensed Doctor of Chiropractic and practicing as a Primary Treating Physician in southern California since 1997. She specializes in the medical-legal aspect of treating industrial injuries, which is imperative to an injured worker’s claim.

Her expertise in the correct diagnosis and treatment of industrial and traumatic injuries has been paramount in expediting the treatment process, therefore her patient’s claims to resolution so that they can get on with their lives.

She understands the workers compensation system in California and has helped thousands injured workers obtain authorization from the insurance companies, so that they are able to quickly undergo medical procedures necessary to recover from their injuries. These procedures may include specialist consultation, surgery, conservative treatment or post-operative therapy. She insists on working with the most well trained and skilled doctors, as well as reputable attorneys so that her patients can get the best medical treatment possible.

Dr. Papa is a single mother of four children and is very active in children’s and injured workers’ rights.

Languages spoken: English, Spanish, French, Japanese

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SERGE K. OBUKHOFF, M.D., Ph.D.
Serge is a Diplomat of the American Board of Neurological Surgery, Serge Obukhoff M.D,. Ph.D., graduated from the Medical Academy in Moscow, Russia and completed a two year fellowship in Neurosurgical training at the Burdenko Neurosurgical Institute, as well as the UCLA Medical Center, where he is currently on staff. He has held multiple postgraduate teaching and research positions all over the world.

Dr. Obukhoff has been a visiting professor at Columbia University, Duke University Medical Center, Vienna University Hospital, Austria, Frenchay Hospital, Birmingham Children's Hospital, and the Imperial Cancer Research Fund Laboratories in London, England.

Through his extensive training and surgical experience he has developed significant expertise in numerous aspects of neurological surgery, and specializes in minimally invasive neck and low back spine surgeries, which decreases the amount of time the patient is in the operating room, minimizes post operative complications, and decreases patient trauma.

Languages spoken: English, Russian, Lithiwanian

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LARRY R. MILLER, M.D.
  • Diplomate, American Board of Pain Medicine

  • Diplomate, American Board of Anesthesiology

  • Diplomate, American Board of Internal Medicine

  • Diplomate, American Board of Nephrology

  • Diplomate, National Board of Medical Examiners

  • Fellow Interventional Pain Physicians QME, AME

  • Certificate of Added Qualification in Pain Management

  • Fellowship of Interventional Pain Practice

    Lawrence Miller, M.D. received his BA from Cornell University, graduated Cum Laude with honors in all subjects. He went on to medical school at State University of New York, Brooklyn where he also graduated Cum Laude. Dr. Lawrence Miller went on to Emory University in Atlanta Georgia where he was awarded “Resident Teaching Award” before he came to California to plant his roots.

    Lawrence Miller, M.D. went to work in the field of Pain Management at Orange Coast Memorial Medical Center where he became Medical Director for Orange Coast Pain Management Center and was awarded “Physician of the Year - Orange Coast Memorial Medical Center.”

    Dr. Miller started practicing in Beverly Hills where he would go into private practice. Dr. Miller has an “all-encompassing” knowledge base in Interventional Pain Management. His extensive background and years of experience differentiates him as a practitioner and allows him to give the best possible guidance, treatment plan and solution to your medical needs. It is his comprehensive knowledge, planning, compassion and dedication that was instrumental to him being awarded the “Patients Choice Award.”

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