Amir Rounaghi - PIH Health - Whittier, CA

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Amir Rounaghi

Amir Rounaghi, MD

4.8 / 5 (based on 495 Reviews) View 110 Comments

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Dr. Rounaghi sums up the appeal of his specialty in orthopedics this way: “I enjoy diagnosing a problem, formulating a treatment plan and watching a patient improve after being treated.” Dr. Rounaghi, who derives satisfaction from working with patients to increase their long-term mobility, says “I like to perform operations and enjoy seeing patients improve following surgery.”  The former high school basketball player enjoys spending time with family, traveling and mountain biking in his off hours.


12462 Putnam St #402
Whittier, California 90602
  • Main: 562.789.5461
  • Fax: 562.789.4468

Hospital/Group Affiliation

PIH Health Physicians

PIH Health Hospital - Whittier

PIH Health Hospital - Downey





Orthopedic Surgery



University of California Medical Center (Davis)


Finch University of Health Sciences/Chicago Medical School (Illinois)


Orthopaedic Surgery (General Cert)

Sports Medicine (Sub-Spec Cert)

Patient Reviews

May 05, 2017
Great and caring doctor!! Takes the time to listen to your concerns and questions. Explains everything to you.
May 02, 2017
No comment
May 02, 2017
Dr. Amir has a fabulous personality and is an awesome provider.
April 25, 2017
PIH is great!
April 24, 2017
He is caring and great at what he does.
April 24, 2017
Dr. Rounaghi took the time necessary in 2009 to explain the surgical procedure for a hip replacement and was able to put me at ease. I've had several follow-ups since then and now addressed my concerns with pain associated with my other hip. I have recommended him to several people, family and friends.
April 20, 2017
He listened attentively to my concerns and answered all my questions with out me feeling like he was in a hurry
April 18, 2017
This doctor is great! He listens and shares. His bedside manner is exceptional. He was very thorough and provide much needed guidance.
April 14, 2017
Relate my experience to my friend if they have similiar issue and ask Doctor's help
April 11, 2017
This provider is an excellent orthopedic surgeon/doctor and caring, which is extremely rare these days!! The world needs more providers like this one!! Thank you for being outstanding!!
March 28, 2017
That Dr. Rounaghi is not only a very skilled surgeon but kind and caring as well.
March 23, 2017
I had the best experience. I was in and out in no time. everyone friendly and very helpful.
March 17, 2017
He is a wonderful doctor who cares
March 09, 2017
very good provider for what I needed
March 07, 2017
I would absolutely recommend this provider to family or friends.
March 03, 2017
He listens and is through in his evaluation.
March 02, 2017
He was friendly, personable and informative
March 02, 2017
February 28, 2017
he was good
February 27, 2017
Waited 3 months for an appointment
February 23, 2017
It took me a month to get an appointment with Dr. Roughnagi but everything after that point seems to be flowing
February 23, 2017
I would recommend Dr.Rounaghi
February 21, 2017
Dr Rounaghi listened to my complaints, examined me and developed a plan of action. It felt proactive and made me feel very comfortable in my choice of physician. He was the surgeon for 2 friends and they gave him high marks.
February 21, 2017
Very pleasant!!
February 16, 2017
Excellent care
February 14, 2017
Good listener. Very patient concerned doctor. Very willing to explain to you your questions so that you can understand .
February 14, 2017
Very good. Explained options. Listened. Quickly did the procedure we decided on.
February 14, 2017
don't expect cookies and milk
February 13, 2017
Same as before
February 07, 2017
Dr. Rounaghi was pleasant, polite, and explained my options completely. I agree with his advice and will go forward with it.
February 02, 2017
He is understanding and listens.
January 30, 2017
He is kind, honest, thorough, takes time to educate & inform U, making sure U understand plus orders the tests, rehab, meds to assist ur healing.??
January 30, 2017
Very nice doctor. Understanding and well informed and experienced with my problem. Awesome bedside manner.
January 26, 2017
I have and will continue to recommend him to family, friends, co-workers, he is just the best.
January 19, 2017
He's a busy doctor apparently and it took over 1 month to get appointment.
January 17, 2017
Disappointed that the office manger did not call me back, when I left a message about a situation we had with the office. But PIH is bad about that in all departments.
December 30, 2016
Friendly and and on reasonable time for appointment.
December 29, 2016
Down to earth and makes you feel like he has time for youWonderful doctor
December 23, 2016
Great facility, starting with the personnel in the check-in desk.The doctor is very pleasant to talk with, doesn't hurry and listens to me very carefully.He explained everything to me very well and easy to understand.
December 19, 2016
Follow my lead.
December 15, 2016
So far so good
December 09, 2016
Professional and Courteous
December 08, 2016
Dr. Was totally engaged and thorough. In an obviously busy office I truly appreciated his attention.
December 02, 2016
The Dr explained things in a manner I would understand. I left the office with a plan of action.
December 02, 2016
The best
November 29, 2016
Dr. Rounaghi, take his time with his patients. You feel relax with your office visited.
November 29, 2016
This was my first visit with Dr. Rounaghi and he was wonderful. He listened to my concerns and explained everything to me. He answered all my questions thoroughly and made my visit very pleasant. The staff was also great. They checked me in right away and I didn't have to wait long at all. I was seen within a few minutes of getting into the room. This was a great first visit. I would definitely recommend Dr. Rounaghi and this Orthopaedic office.
November 17, 2016
She spent good time explaining
November 17, 2016
Very personable very attentive very Carrie excellent doctor
November 11, 2016
Very kind and compassionate
November 10, 2016
Very kind and caring. I felt he actually cared about my welfare.
November 10, 2016
i am 6 years from having a full hip joint replacement and could not be happier with the outcome. I would highly recommend Dr Rounaghi
November 07, 2016
Awesome ,extraordinary, terrific Doctor!!!
November 04, 2016
Dr. Rounaghi is an excellent Dr. and also caring. His front office staff seems a bit sluggish.
November 04, 2016
Dr. Nangia sufficient kind understanding explains things in detail every visit with him has been exceptional every surgery with him has been exceptional I would tell my family and friends he is by far the best orthopedic surgeon I have ever encountered
November 03, 2016
Nice doctor he did a got job.
November 01, 2016
Very professional, knowledgeable and prompt.
November 01, 2016
Very happy with provider and the review and resolution of my issue. Explained results to me in a manner easy to understand.
October 25, 2016
i would have no problem recommending dr,rounaghi to my friends
October 20, 2016
Good bedside manner and very attentive
October 18, 2016
Fantastic Dr verry balanced in his aprouch lays out all options open to you and explains pros & cons of each
October 14, 2016
None . Service is great.
October 13, 2016
he is good
October 11, 2016
Dr. Rounaghi was the only doctor to visit me after a Rotator Cuff surgery in 2007when I fell and my arm was out of the socket!! Three surgeries later including a Two week Staff. Infection!!
October 07, 2016
Good doctor, listens to symptoms and addresses each one. Not shy about referrals or medical tests.
October 06, 2016
Great and fast I really liked ut
September 30, 2016
Always positive visits with this provider, no complaints or issues.
September 29, 2016
All the things I have told them for many years, He's the best
September 26, 2016
Very friendly,and considerate
September 15, 2016
September 13, 2016
Don't ignore problems such as walking pain in hip, get attention and get necessary care.
September 09, 2016
Dr. Amir Rounaghi is the best orthopedic that I have had. He just did a right knee replacement and will do a left knee replacement 11/21/16. I have total confidence in him and his staff.
September 06, 2016
Dr. R was great but it was difficult to get an apt. I had to get someone I knew to intervene
September 02, 2016
Excellent reputation.
August 30, 2016
Excellent doctor.
August 23, 2016
Excellent surgeon, friendly and kind
August 23, 2016
I have recommended Dr. Rounaghi to many of my family members. I let them know his expertise and professionalism and incredible talents as a surgeon.
August 18, 2016
Love Dr Rougnagi
August 18, 2016
Great doctor!
August 18, 2016
I always have a wonderful experience when being served. All is courteous and very helpful. I appreciate the friendliness in this facility. Thank you.
August 05, 2016
He is very caring and listens to everything you have to say. I felt I was well cared for by him.
August 05, 2016
Would 100% recommend this provider. His work, professionalism and "bedside manner" are all excellent.
August 05, 2016
Excellent care.
August 02, 2016
he my go to Doctor
July 29, 2016
Excellent in his field.
July 26, 2016
July 19, 2016
He's good, but the phone system is awful.
July 18, 2016
I would highly recommend Dr Rounaghi to both family, friends and colleagues in the medical field. He attended to me immediately. He listened to my concerns, answered all of our questions, and explained the surgical procedure in detail. His competence and bedside manner were very reassuring to both my family and me. I am very satisfied and feel blessed to have been attended to by Dr Rounaghi.
July 12, 2016
July 08, 2016
Compassionate Dr who cates about you and your healthcare
July 05, 2016
Could not have been more satisfied I was in on time and out in a satisfactory manner X-rays and all. Completely happy with my visit.
July 01, 2016
Amazing provider. Have had procedures done before on myself and family. Excellent work.
July 01, 2016
I have always been pleased with the care that I have received from my doctor and his staff whether it's an office visit or a phone call.
July 01, 2016
See doctor Rounaghi if you have an orthopedic problem!
June 30, 2016
June 28, 2016
This Dr is great and a great repour with his patients and makes you feel very comfortable
June 28, 2016
Dr Rounaghi is professional, honest & kind. Thankful to have him as my Ortho doc.
June 23, 2016
June 21, 2016
I would highly recommend this doctor.
June 20, 2016
He treated me with respect and listened carefully to my concerns.
June 20, 2016
PIH has never failed me and my family yet. They provide excellent customer service and care about the patients.
June 10, 2016
Excellent outcomes on operating on torn miniscus and knee replacements.
June 10, 2016
He's a great Doctor spending time with me and kindly answering all my questions. A very caring doctor!
June 07, 2016
Very kind. Very professional
June 06, 2016
Great Doctor, Great Guy, Great service at PIH
June 06, 2016
He is very attentive and concerned about your needs and wants to help you in any way he can.
June 03, 2016
Very popular Otrtho surgeon. Many patients. Expect minimal one on one time.
June 03, 2016
Dr Rounaghi is patient and thorough
May 31, 2016
Very good experience.
May 26, 2016
That the doctor is GREAT and he takes care of his patience and explain everything so that you know what is going on with your problem.