When it comes to selecting a location for your Pain Management therapy, it is important to consider not only your physical well-being, but your emotional needs as well. Our thoughtful staff understands your concerns and will take the time to make sure you are comfortable throughout your visit with us at Playa Medical Plaza. You can also rest easy, knowing […]

Acute & Chronic Pain Management

Back and neck pain may be caused by compression or damage to nerve roots resulting from a variety of possible causes. These include degeneration of the vertebral bone (the bone which protects the spinal cords), herniation of the gelatin-like disc between vertebrae, narrowing of the spinal column through which the spinal cord runs, or through trauma. With electromyography and electro-diagnostic […]

Whiplash & Neck Pain

Failed back syndrome is a general term that refers to chronic severe pain experienced after unsuccessful surgery for back pain. Surgery for back pain is conducted when there is an identifiable source of pain-usually to decompress a pinched nerve root or to stabilize a painful joint. However, back pain can have a number of causes and accurate identification of a […]

Failed Back Syndrome

Sports injuries are injuries that occur in athletic activities. They can result from acute trauma, or from overuse of a particular body part. Injuries are a common occurrence in professional sports and most teams have a staff of athletic trainers and close connections to the medical community. Many retain team physicians. Controversy has arisen at times when teams have made decisions that could […]

Sports Injury

What is carpal tunnel syndrome? Carpal tunnel syndrome occurs when the median nerve, which runs from the forearm into the hand, becomes pressed or squeezed at the wrist. The median nerve controls sensations to the palm side of the thumb and fingers (although not the little finger), as well as impulses to some small muscles in the hand that allow […]

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Chronic pain syndrome (CPS) is a common problem that presents a major challenge to healthcare providers because of its complex natural history, unclear etiology, and poor response to therapy. CPS is a poorly defined condition. Most authors consider ongoing pain lasting longer than 6 months as diagnostic, and others have used 3 months as the minimum criterion. In chronic pain, […]

Chronic Pain Syndrome

Austin car accident
Car accident injuries effect various parts of the body. Head, neck and back injuries are certainly the most common, but car accidents also frequently affect internal organs, and upper and lower limbs. The following are some of the most common injuries, symptoms and treatment for car accident injuries: Head & Neck injuries Traumatic brain injury (TBI) is an extremely serious […]

Auto Accident Related Injury

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Our board-certified otolaryngologists provide state-of-the art, comprehensive medical and surgical treatment for diseases of the ear, nose and throat in patients of all ages. Services also include head and neck surgeries and plastic surgery of the outer ear. Ear Treatment for: Eardrum perforations Hearing loss Infections of the outer and middle ear Middle ear effusions (placement of ventilating tubes) Removal of earwax […]

Ear, Nose and Throat Service

General Surgery
Our board-certified general surgeon offers a full range of consultations and surgical services for: Minimally invasive laparoscopic surgery (hernia, gallbladder, gastrointestinal) Gastrointestinal disease (cancer, diverticulitis) Cancer surgery (sentinel lymph node, stomach, colon, rectum, melanoma, pancreas) Minor procedures (including cosmetic) for benign lesions, cysts, and skin cancers

General Surgeon Service

Plastic Surgery
Some of the cosmetic and reconstructive services provided are: Face – nose surgery (rhinoplasty), facelift, eyelid surgery, ear lobe repairs, Botox® and filler injections, chemical peels Breast – breast reconstruction, breast reduction, breast augmentation, breast lift, male breast reduction, breast implant removal Body – tummy tuck (abdominoplasty), body-contouring after weight loss, laser hair removal, liposuction, thigh lift, upper arm lift […]

Plastic Surgeon Service

Hand Surgery
Playa Medical Plaza hand surgeons provide comprehensive care to patients seeking specialized treatment for the hand, involving all functional problems from the tips of the fingers to the shoulders. The surgeons use both surgical and non-surgical methods, including endoscopic surgery for carpal tunnel syndrome. They treat a wide range of conditions from hand pain and numbness to traumatic injuries. The […]

Hand Surgeons Service

Our podiatrists are devoted to the care of conditions affecting the function of the foot and ankle. They treat most conditions including bunions, plantar fasciitis/heel pain, Achilles tendon pathology, fractures and sprains, as well as, hammertoes, ingrown nails, fungal infections and warts. Diabetic foot care is a very important part of the practice along with wound care. Treatments include:  In-office […]

Podiatry Service

Orthopedic Surgery
Minimally Invasive Surgery Minimally invasive surgery aims at minimizing tissue damage to improve the recovery and the surgical outcome. Their other benefits of minimally invasive surgery include: Less blood loss Less pre-operative pain Less scarring Shorter hospital stay Most minimally invasive procedures are performed under local anesthesia or regional block with sedation. This has the additional advantage of preventing complications […]

Orthopedic Surgeons

Sleeve Gastrectomy Gastric Sleeve surgery is one of the most popular and successful weight loss options available when it comes to bariatric surgery. The Gastric Sleeve procedure reshapes the stomach into a sleeve-like position, decreasing its size by nearly 85%, effectively curbing your appetite and assisting in healthy, gradual weight loss. Gastric Sleeve procedures utilize minimally invasive techniques, ensuring ease […]

Types of Bariatric Surgery

Dr. Atul Madan is a Bariatric Surgeon at Marina Del Rey’s Weigth Loss Department. Dr. Madan graduated from the Medical College of Pennsylvania and engaged in a specialized training at the Rush University, where he gained expertise in Laparoscopy and Bariatric Surgery. He is trained to perform procedures such as Lap-Band, Gastric Bypass, Gastric Sleeve, Gastric Plication, Bariatric Revision Procedures, […]

Atul Madan

Primary specialty: Anesthesiology in Marina Del Rey Languages Spoken by Doctor & Staff: English Dr. Alexander Sorokurs specializes in anesthesiology in Marina Del Rey area. Dr. Alexander Sorokurs, MD has a medical practice at 1024 Oxford Avenue, Marina Del Rey CA, and has over 38 years of experience in the field of medicine. He graduated from his medical school with his […]

Alexander Sorokurs, MD