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Katayoun Omrani

Dr. Kathy Omrani

Before becoming an Orofacial Pain specialist, Dr. Katayoun Omrani earned her bachelor’s degree in biology Cum Laude and her dental degree from UCLA with honors. She then completed a one year residency in the AEGD (Advanced Education in General Dentistry) at UCLA followed by a general dentistry private practice. Dr. Omrani returned to UCLA and the field of pain management and completed a two-year residency training in Orofacial Pain and Dental Sleep Medicine, where she served as chief resident. After completing her residency, Dr. Omrani began practicing at the Pain Center at the Cedars-Sinai Medical Center.

Dr. Katayoun Omrani is board certified and is a Diplomate of the American Board of Orofacial Pain. As a lecturer and clinical professor at UCLA in the Department of Oral Medicine and Orofacial Pain, she is responsible for training residents. She is also a member of staff at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center. She is the former co-director of Orofacial Pain mini- residency at UCLA.

Dr. Omrani is a member in several organizations in her field of practice including the American Academy of Orofacial Pain, American Board of Orofacial Pain, American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine, Headache Cooperative of the Pacific and American Headache Society. Her research focus is in headache and neuropathic pain and has lectured extensively on these topics.

At the Los Angeles Pain Clinic, Dr. Omrani has a unique and conservative approach to patient care that consists of a comprehensive examination and an individualized treatment program. Dr. Omrani is committed to medical excellence and provides state-of-art diagnosis and treatment for chronic painful conditions in the head, face, neck and temporomandibular joint with an evidence-based approach and the use of current scientific knowledge and information supported by appropriate studies and research. She also assists patients with obstructive sleep apnea who cannot tolerate a CPAP machine with dental devices.

Education

1991-1993

Bachelors of Science, Cum Laude UCLA

1994-1998

Doctorate of Dental Surgery UCLA

1998-1999

Advanced Education in Dentistry Residency UCLA

2008-1010

Orofacial Pain and Dental Sleep Medicine Residency Chief Resident, UCLA

Academic and Clinical Appointments

2010-2012

Co-director UCLA Orofacial Pain mini-residency

2010-Present

Lecturer and Clinical Professor UCLA Oral Medicine and Orofacial Pain Department

2011-Present

Attending Cedars-Sinai Medical Center

2011-Present

Private Practice The Pain Center Cedars-Sinai Medical Center