Dr. Bagherian has been practicing in San Francisco since 1997. He is the founder and clinic director of Synapse Health Center where he and his team evaluate and treat musculoskeletal and soft tissue injuries for professional athletes, auto accident victims, injured workers, and the private sector.
Dr. Bagherian is a certified functional capacity evaluator and holds advanced certification in the diagnosis and clinical management of soft tissue injuries from whiplash-associated disorders (WAD) and mild traumatic brain injuries (mTBI). Dr. Bagherian has completed extensive post-doctorate training within the areas of injury causation, injury biomechanics, occupant kinematics, human factors, accident reconstruction, functional capacity evaluations, disability, and permanent impairment. Dr. Bagherian also is a fellow of the American Board of Vocational Experts.
Dr. Bagherian utilizes Class IV Laser technology to treat a variety of conditions. He has successfully treated patients in the general population, injured workers, auto accident victims, the military, peace officers, and professional athletes. Dr. Bagherian has treated professional athletes the UFC, NHL, NFL, MLS, PGA, and the USTA.
Dr. Bagherian holds a black belt in Enshin Karate and has been involved with the world of full-contact fighting for over 25 years. He has represented the United States kickboxing and Muay Thai team as Team USA’s physician in the 2006 World Cup in Thailand and the TAFISA Games under the International Olympic Committee in South Korea in 2007. He has treated many patients with WAD, soft tissue injuries and mTBI including professional athletes, crash victims, fall victims and members in the military.