Amir Rounaghi - PIH Health - Whittier, CA

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Amir Rounaghi

Amir Rounaghi, MD

4.9 / 5 (based on 550 Reviews) View 196 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.

OFFICE INFORMATION

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

PROFILE

GENDER

Male

SPECIALTIES

  • Orthopedic Surgery

LANGUAGES

  • English

Education

Residency

University of California Medical Center (Davis)

MD

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

BOARD CERTIFICATIONS

Orthopaedic Surgery (General Cert)

Sports Medicine (Sub-Spec Cert)

Patient Reviews

March 07, 2019
PIH is the best.
March 06, 2019
Dr. Rounaghi was absolutely wonderful. He took his time and all though the office is extremely busy our vivir did not feel like we were pressed for time. He was able to schedule my surgery as I requested.
March 05, 2019
I would say that ,the Dr. Took his time with me ,and informative. All of the office made me feel at home. Originally the appt. Was for a month away ,but the office called me and got me in sooner. I thought that was great!
March 05, 2019
Everything I needed was provided
March 05, 2019
Doctor is very knowledgeable and really listens in order to direct patient treatment and provide medical guidance but there can be a slight delay in getting an appointment due to his popularity.
March 01, 2019
a wonderful dr.
March 01, 2019
Have more appointments available and less time waiting. Would it be possible to have a nurse practitioner available to handle shots or bandage dressing?
March 01, 2019
Yes definitely
February 28, 2019
Once again, this doctor and office provided outstanding assistance.
February 26, 2019
He is my first choice for Orthopedic Surgery and has been for many years.
February 26, 2019
Dr. Rounaghi seems genuinely interested in his patients and willing tolisten and address questions and concerns.
February 14, 2019
Well worth the visit and helpful us decide what to expect
February 13, 2019
Dr Rounaghi is an excellent physician with that great combination of surgical skill, and patient compatibility, which is rare. He is an ultimate professional who cares about his patients. Other physicians have raved to me about his surgical prowess and technique.
February 06, 2019
I felt comfortable
February 05, 2019
The best DR in the business!!! Do not hesitate to make an appointment to see Amir!!!!
January 31, 2019
Doctor listens to my concerns and explains everything I ask throughly so I can understand what is involved completely
January 23, 2019
This is the doctor you want to see for any and all of your orthopedic needs!
January 22, 2019
Dr. Rounaghi and his staff are wonderful at what they do. Sometimes he has many patients, but his expertise is worth any wait. I have had 2 surgeries and trusted him with both my parents.
January 22, 2019
Dr. Rounaghi is a fantastic Dr. His bedside is exactly what you want in a doctor. Wait time was maybe 15minutes. A very knowledgeable and personable man.
January 18, 2019
That PIH has great doctors and staff. As well as top notch facilities.
January 17, 2019
Very Professional And Knowledgeable ! Very kind and caring
January 09, 2019
He is concerned and always asks how I am doing and is a very honest Doctor.
January 09, 2019
I was very happy with my experience at Dr.Rounaghi's office.
January 09, 2019
Doctor is very knowledgeable; however, you have to spend a long time waiting for him.
January 08, 2019
If you need orthopedic surgery, Dr. Rounaghi is a consummate professional who is compassionate and will provide the best possible care you can get.
January 04, 2019
Doctor and staff were very polite, helpful and efficient.
December 31, 2018
Dr Rounaghi is the best. Thank you for being available for our family in each situation from collar bone snowboarding, foot car accident to fractured wrist ice fall. We hope not to need you again but just in case we're glad your there.
December 31, 2018
continue the caring you give your patients.
December 31, 2018
Trust him completely. I feel that I am in good hands with a doctor who is genuinely concerned about my medical needs.
December 28, 2018
Friendly, this Dr. listens to you & very informative.
December 28, 2018
Thank you.
December 21, 2018
I had a good experience.
December 20, 2018
He is a wonderful Doctor. Takes his time with you.
December 18, 2018
He is a very caring, thoughtful and thorough surgeon! He did a wonderful job on my husband's knee replacement! My husband was back golfing in 6 weeks! Thank you !!!
December 18, 2018
Great bedside manner.
December 17, 2018
Dr. Rounaghi sufficient and very courteous and professional individual. The staff as well a very courteous. Thank you PIH.
December 17, 2018
Dr rounaghi takes his time with you he is kind and very considerate of your feelings, I was very scared to have knee surgery and his calmness has made me reconsider and I am now going to have the surgery , I feel I can express myself to him and he understands.
December 13, 2018
Dr. Rounaghi is the orthopedic for my husband and daughter as well as myself, and he always provides straightforward information and care for all of us.
December 07, 2018
Dr. Rounaghi was excellent. He and his staff were very thorough and listened to all of my concerns. I appreciate all the time they took with me. I highly recommend Dr. Rouhaghi.
November 29, 2018
It would be nice if appointments were available much sooner. I believe I had to wait over a month to see the doctor.
November 27, 2018
Some of the Very-Best Service I have ever Experienced!
November 27, 2018
El Doctor Amir Roughnaghi es un profesional que inspira confianza y habla con certes. Es doctor de mi hija y es el mejor en su area.
November 20, 2018
Dr. Rounaghi is very kind.
November 20, 2018
I hope Dr Rounaghi stays with PIH a long time!
November 19, 2018
Office and doctor were all courteous and helpful.
November 19, 2018
The best.......
November 16, 2018
Dr. Rounaghi is a very thorough man. He remembered my Achilles tendon repair he did years ago.Very polite and unhurried atmosphere. Well done!
November 14, 2018
The Dr. was well informed, easy to converse with, and answered all of my questions.
November 14, 2018
He was very knowledgeable about my medical history and test results. He was totally prepared for my visit.
November 13, 2018
Dr. Rounaghi took the time to listen to my pain story. He understood why I was there, looked up my medical history, discussed solutions, and treated me. Dr. Rounaghi is truly a professional.
November 13, 2018
Great!
November 13, 2018
He has been my Orthopedist for over 14 years-I wouldn't change anything.
November 13, 2018
One of best doctors in practice; if you need any ortho doctor I definitively recommend Dr. Rounaghi
November 13, 2018
Good doc. Someone I would return if needed
November 13, 2018
He is the best Orthodontist at PIH
November 13, 2018
Dr. Rounaghi is a wonderful orthopedic surgeon. His bedside manner is extraordinary, he listens, and responds with great knowledge. He is not pushy, allows you to make adequate decisions for yourself based on the information provided to you.
November 01, 2018
He had great communication skills. He listened well and gave great advice in a down to earth way.
November 01, 2018
Dr Rounaghi took the time to review and understand why I was there. Knows my history. Took the time to make sure I was comfortable and satisfied before I left.
October 31, 2018
This doctor is great! He definitely knows what he's talking about, he doesn't waste your time at all. Very thoughtful and considerate. Overall great!
October 31, 2018
Dr. Rounaghi is a wonderful doctor and very compassionate. He listens to patients concerns and give advice. He has done both of my knee replacements which were very successful.
October 31, 2018
We all agree. We wouldn't go to another orthopedist.
October 30, 2018
Dr. Rounaghi gave me options, including "do nothing," which I liked. He ordered an in-house x-ray right there on the spot. No waiting or coming back. This is a very efficient way to operate, and he gave me the results immediately. He has a very nice open manner.
October 25, 2018
Spread good experience.
October 23, 2018
Very professional and responsive. Answered questions in easy to understand language.
October 22, 2018
I would highly recommend him. I've had previous appointments with him throughout years & he's a great doctor!
October 22, 2018
He gives a thorough check and treats the matter conservatively.
October 18, 2018
The doctor was a total professional and understood my health issue . He included me in all health decisions .
October 18, 2018
I was very pleased with Dr. Rounaghi. He took a great deal of time to talk with us. He explained the procedure he will do on my hip and explained what I was facing. I totally have confidence in this doctor. He will be doing a hip replacement in a short time for me. His staff is very efficient also. They are organized and very helpful and friendly. I would highly recommend this office to anyone.
October 17, 2018
Very informed Dr made us feel comfortable looking forward to getting my operation done.
October 17, 2018
In order to be seen sooner, I wish that I can get a call when someone canceled his or her appointment.
October 17, 2018
Even though Dr Rounaghi is in high demand and is always busy, he always takes the time to hear my concerns and explain my options to me. I feel that he truly cares about his patients and does whatever he can to help them.
October 16, 2018
Dr. is kind, courteous, and has a general manner about him. You feel comfortable in discussing your health challenges with him.
October 16, 2018
Dr. Rounaghi and staff are great. Helpful with all my questions and concerns.
October 16, 2018
He is the best.
October 16, 2018
He listened, explained everything clearly
October 16, 2018
Very good
October 16, 2018
Excellent doctor
October 12, 2018
Nothing negative, he's very kind, respectful, doesn't rush you and answers all your questions.
October 09, 2018
Very good doctor
October 08, 2018
If you have knee issues try this guy.
October 04, 2018
Dr.Rounaghi is an excellent doctor. He is very knowledgeable in his field, kind, understanding and considerate. He takes his time explaining concerns you may have. I highly recommend him !
October 03, 2018
Excellent doctor however understandably busy.
October 03, 2018
He is an excellent Doctor very personable
October 03, 2018
Top notch surgeon
October 02, 2018
I've used this doctor previously and have always had excellent results and I recommend to friends and family and they too go to him
October 02, 2018
The most professional and kindest orthopedic doctor I've had the pleasure of being treated by.
October 02, 2018
You will get straight forward and clear information on your options for treatment for a sports injury.
October 02, 2018
Very professional and knowledgeable.
September 24, 2018
I was treated promptly, with respect and patience.
September 24, 2018
He is a kind and caring doctoer
September 10, 2018
Great care provider / surgeon
September 10, 2018
That i highly recommend them
September 10, 2018
Definitely.
September 07, 2018
I have been very pleased with the service I receive.
September 07, 2018
He has a easy going "bedside manor" which makes me feel very comfortable.
August 29, 2018
He was good but took 2 weeks to get in.
August 29, 2018
The spent waiting to see the providers that should be a delay the receptionist should let the patients be aware and able to have the Internet is work so the doctor can explain it in from of patients so they are aware
August 28, 2018
Absolutely!
August 28, 2018
First time with Dr. Rounaghi. He is a very nice guy and took a good amount of time to go over questions with me. Highly recommended.
August 28, 2018
Dr. Rounaghi is an excellent surgeon and his joint replacement program makes the whole experience worry free. He is also one of my favorite doctors. He is kind, intelligent and has a great sense of humor.
August 23, 2018
Dr.Rounaghi is terrific - he's been my knee and hip md. for years ... thanks.
August 23, 2018
The Doctor was very friendly and listened to what I had to say. It was a very enjoyable first visit.
August 22, 2018
Si.
August 21, 2018
Very knowledgeable Doctor and a great surgeon. He has been very helpful with a couple of painful issues as I get older. He knows when to use conservative treatment and when you might need a little more. You can tell he is looking out for your best interest.
August 21, 2018
I would recoment Dr Rounaghi to anyone with orthopedic problems.
August 21, 2018
Dr. Rounaghi and his staff were amazing. There were attentive and caring.
August 21, 2018
He is a first class doctor.
August 17, 2018
Recommended
August 17, 2018
I really like Dr. Rounaghi. He patiently listens to all of your questions and gives detailed answers. When it comes time for my surgery, I will feel confident in having Dr. Rounaghi do it.
August 16, 2018
I think he is a fine doctor who cares
August 14, 2018
Takes time to listen, thorough, excellent surgeon.
August 13, 2018
Dr. Rounaghi is a tip top professional in his field. I would trust his judgement/opinion always.
August 10, 2018
He is the best doctor.
August 09, 2018
He is the BEST.
August 01, 2018
Excellent Dr. Had me walking out of the office with no pain in over a month
August 01, 2018
I have talked to many seniors on our baseball league about care more and pih facilities. Six surgeries myself from hernias to broken bones to replacement parts! Nothing but great service.
July 31, 2018
Dr. Rounaghi surprised me - he knew about my medical history before he came in the room to see me. Clearly, he reviewed my medical record before he came in. He listened well and I felt confident with his recommendations.
July 31, 2018
He provided all necessary treatments. Excellent doctor.
July 30, 2018
Very professional, caring and knowledgeable.
July 30, 2018
If you need a health care provider network please check out PIH, it is great.
July 26, 2018
Dr. Rounaghi was informative and listened to my questions and concerns. He made me feel what I had to say was important and part of what the next steps in my treatment would be.
July 26, 2018
Dr. Rounaghi is an excellent doctor. His office is very efficient.
July 26, 2018
Dr. Rounaughi was knowledgeable, efficient, and courteous. Hepatiently took all the time I needed to discuss my Ortho problem. He is our preferred Orthopedist, soft spoken, and gentle.
July 24, 2018
Great place to get quality care.
July 24, 2018
Dr Rounaghi is wonderful, and my favorite Doctor.
July 11, 2018
Dr R is so kind and understanding
July 10, 2018
I strongly recommend Dr. Rounaghi"s team for orthopepedic services. He's the best at what he does and always gets things done in a timely manner.
July 10, 2018
An excellent doctor and would recommend him to anyone who needs his services.
July 06, 2018
He is very patient, and understanding, listens well, he suggested something that other doctors did not mention and we will pursue that route. I feel like he does care. You may share my comment.
July 05, 2018
Very satisfied with the doctor and the PIH staff.
July 05, 2018
Professional. Knowledge. Interested. Positive. Friendly.I left feeling I was in very good hands. I can face surgery expecting the very best results possible.
July 03, 2018
Top notch Dr!!! Gives excellent care.
July 03, 2018
Dr.Rounaghi listens and is honest and to the point.
June 28, 2018
Very pleased with the doctor and his staff . From the moment I checked in till the time I left was very pleased with all personal I was in contact with !!
June 27, 2018
No wait time. He knows his stuff and excellent staff.
June 27, 2018
That he is very good of what he does.
June 26, 2018
Dr. Rounaghi is very kind. He is an active listener; and always takes time to answer questions. He provides an honest assessment of the situation; and treatment(s) available. The staff is always friendly, and respectful.
June 26, 2018
Dr Rounaghi is a caring,compassionate professional physician. He is knowledgeable regarding my condition. I trust him whole heartedly with my and my family's care.
June 22, 2018
He’s very friendly and patient
June 22, 2018
Staff is very friendly and helpful.
June 22, 2018
Doctor and staff polite and knowledge to know how to care for you Explains procedure where you can understand
June 22, 2018
Dr. Rounaghi is friendly, professional & extremely knowledgeable.
June 21, 2018
I currently recommend Dr.R to my family and friends. They all have had positive experiences and are still seeing him for their Orthopedic issues.
June 19, 2018
My husband and I have referred Dr. Rounaghi to many friends. We will continue to do so.
June 19, 2018
We would and have highly recommend Dr. Rounaghi and his staff to friends and relatives.
June 18, 2018
Great Dr
June 12, 2018
There is no better place to be then PIH whether it's the orthopedic or surgery or rehab this is where you want to be Love this place .
June 12, 2018
excellent service and good listeners. set up next appointments on a timely basis.
June 12, 2018
Dr. Rounaghi is personable while being efficient. I have complete trust in his knowledge and care.
June 08, 2018
Great at his job!
June 05, 2018
Great doctor
June 04, 2018
He made my first visit to his office very comfortable.
May 30, 2018
COMMUNICATE WITH YOU LIKE A FRIEND,TREATS YOU LIKE YOU ARE FAMILY
May 30, 2018
Great Doctor great service all my family members come here
May 29, 2018
I would tell my friends and family that he is a great Dr
May 29, 2018
Best of the best. Very impressed with the entire staff.
May 24, 2018
Dr.Rounaghi explained everything in a way that was easy to understand. He was very patient and thorough. I felt very comfortable and at ease with him.
May 24, 2018
I appreciate how Dr. Rounaghi takes the time to provide easy-to-understand explanations to patients.
May 22, 2018
They very friendly
May 22, 2018
Dr. Amir Rounaghi spoke with a smile. He explained my health issues very well. Dr. Amir explained my MRI's in plain English. He had concern with all my health issues. As a 76 rs. young person the doctor was very impressive. Good Job!
May 17, 2018
Dr Rounaghi is very thorough and knowledgeable about orthopaedics and I highly recommend him.
May 17, 2018
I was very pleased with everything.
May 17, 2018
Nice manners, listened to all I said very caringly.
May 16, 2018
very confident doctor
May 16, 2018
Don't hesitate, like I did. Get it checked out.
May 16, 2018
This is a great place. I always get wonderful services.
May 16, 2018
It took a month to see him. I didn’t want any other doctor. The wait was worth it!
May 15, 2018
I love this provider. He is honest and has the best bed side manner. Thank you.
May 15, 2018
Office staff and provider excellent.
May 10, 2018
Dr Rounaghi was very personable and thorough in his explaination of all my options. I enjoyed my visit.
May 10, 2018
Very nice and personable. Lovely bedside manner. Went over and above to fit me in his busy schedule for hip replacement.
May 10, 2018
The very BEST, most Professional, knowledgeable SPORTS Medicine Doctor is Dr. Renaughi! He is very personable, and great listener, he focuses on the patient in the moment. In fact Orthopedic Putnam is very organized, clean, patients are welcome with a smile and an attitude of "How can we assist you!" (From the office to the x-ray tech, nurses etc.) There is definitely a team approach!
May 08, 2018
I am happy I changed providers
May 08, 2018
I was content with it altogether...
May 03, 2018
Staff and dr Rounaghi is the best
May 03, 2018
That this Dr. actually listens and explains everything to you and makes sure you understands or makes sure if you have questions to address them at my level
May 02, 2018
Dr. Rounaghi is amazing However the appointment line is ridiculous. I inform everyone I know that Dr. Rounaghi is amazing, but getting an appointment is a painful process. Be prepared to spend A LOT of time on hold waiting to speak with someone to schedule an appointment. And don't ask to have someone call you back instead of staying on hold. I never get called back.
May 02, 2018
I like the doctor and he is a great surgeon but needsBetter office ethics.
May 01, 2018
I would tell them not to hesitate going to this facility. That Dr. Rounaghi listens, advises, and does not pressue you.
April 19, 2018
He was calm, patient, and provided a friendly environment which made the visit a good experience.
April 17, 2018
Dr. Rounaghi is the BEST! Orthopaetic doctor in my opinion.
April 17, 2018
Very friendly doctor and staff.
April 17, 2018
We had a recommendation from a former patient, as well as the referral from Urgent Care. My husband and I both had a favorable opinion of Dr. R., and thought his assessment and recommendations reasonable.
April 17, 2018
He just seems a careing doctor
April 12, 2018
Great experience!
April 12, 2018
He is a great doctor, and I would definitely trust him.
April 09, 2018
Nice and caring doctor.
April 09, 2018
Very personable and reassuring. Professional at all levels.
April 06, 2018
Wonderful and professional
April 06, 2018
If you need an orthopedic doctor he is the one
April 05, 2018
Caring Dr
April 05, 2018
Easy to talk with and answered questions.
March 30, 2018
Go see him
March 27, 2018
Doctor is very good. He replaced my husbands knee 2yrs ago, beautiful results. He had amazing recovery.
March 26, 2018
Excellent service!
March 26, 2018
For a good Doctor it seems you have to wait about a month. That's happened more then once with this one and my main doctor.