Maziyar Kalani

Dr. Maziyar A. Kalani, MD

Neurosurgeon at Mayo Clinic Spine Center

Meet Dr. Maziyar A. Kalani, MD

Maziyar Kalani, M.D. is a board-certified, multi-fellowship-trained neurosurgeon with the Mayo Clinic Spine Center.

He completed a combined orthopedic-neurosurgical fellowship in Complex and Reconstructive Spinal Surgery.

Dr. Kalani at a Glance

  • Dr. Kalani's clinical interests include: degenerative disease of the cervical, thoracic and lumbar spine, spine and spinal cord tumors, and cervical and thoracolumbar spinal deformities
  • He also performs complex spinal revision surgery.

Connect with Dr. Kalani to learn more about your options for relief customized to your unique circumstances.

Dr. Kalani is a member of Mayo Clinic Spine Center

Doctor Quote

I believe in customizing care for each individual patient. No two patients are exactly alike and a thorough conversation to understand the problem and a list of potential solutions are what I offer.

Directions to our primary location in Phoenix, AZ

How Dr. Maziyar A. Kalani, MD Can Help You


  • Neurosurgeon
  • Spine Surgeon

Languages Spoken

  • English

Years in Practice

  • 11 Years


  • Fellowship - Combined Neurosurgery/Orthopedic Surgery Complex Spine and Deformity, Cleveland Clinic
  • Fellowship - Advanced Clinical Year in Spine Surgery, Stanford University Medical Center
  • Fellowship, Healthcare Systems Innovation - Stanford Medicine Clinical Excellence Research Center
  • Residency - Neurological Surgery, Stanford University Medical Center
  • Medical School - Molecular Basis of Medicine, Stanford University School of Medicine


  • Acute Pain
  • Arm Pain
  • Auto Accident Injuries
  • Cervical Spine Disorders
  • Complex Spinal Disorders
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Degenerative Spinal Conditions
  • Failed Back Surgery Syndrome
  • Foot Drop
  • Herniated Disc/Bulging Disc
  • Kyphosis
  • Lower Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Disorders
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Disorders
  • Neck Pain
  • Nerve Pain/Neuralgia
  • Neuropathic Pain
  • Osteoporosis
  • Post-Surgical Pain
  • Sciatica/Radiculopathy/Leg Pain
  • Scoliosis and Deformity
  • Spinal Infections
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spinal Trauma
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Thoracic Spine Disorders
  • Tumors


  • Anterior Cervical Corpectomy
  • Anterior Cervical Discectomy and Fusion (ACDF)
  • Anterior Lumbar Interbody Fusion (ALIF)
  • Anterior/Posterior Lumbar Fusion
  • Bone Graft Substitutes
  • Cervical Disc Replacement
  • Disc Arthoplasty
  • Kyphoplasty/Vertebroplasty
  • Laminectomy
  • Lateral Lumbar Interbody Fusion
  • Lumbar Corpectomy
  • Microdiscectomy/Microdecompression
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Neck/Cervical Spine Surgery
  • Posterior Cervical Foraminotomy
  • Posterior Lumbar Interbody Fusion (PLIF)
  • Posterolateral Lumbar Fusion
  • Scoliosis Surgery
  • Spinal Cord Surgery
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Transforaminal Lumbar Interbody Fusion (TLIF)

Accolades for Dr. Maziyar A. Kalani, MD

Professional Distinctions

  • Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery at the Alix School of Medicine
  • Director of Spinal Oncology at Mayo Clinic Arizona Department of Neurosurgery

Professional Affiliations

  • Member, North American Spine Society
  • Member, Congress of Neurological Surgeons
  • Member, American Association of Neurological Surgeons
  • Member, Hanbery Society

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Neurological Surgery


  • Stanford-NIH Biodesign Program
  • Blake Wilbur Award
  • Irene Best Award
  • Stanford Medical Scholar Program
  • Alpha Omega Alpha Research Award

Office Information for Dr. Maziyar A. Kalani, MD

Mayo Clinic - Phoenix, AZ 5779 E. Mayo Blvd. Phoenix, AZ 85054 Driving Directions

Primary Location

Mayo Clinic - Phoenix, AZ
5779 E. Mayo Blvd.
Phoenix, AZ 85054


Monday: 8:00 – 5:00 MT
Tuesday: 8:00 – 5:00 MT
Wednesday: 8:00 – 5:00 MT
Thursday: 8:00 – 5:00 MT
Friday: 8:00 – 5:00 MT

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