Medical Team
 Neurosurgeon specialists of Palms Springs and Rancho Mirage

Medical Neurological Team
Our neuroscience team

Eisenhower Spine and Neurosurgical Institute Clinic at Rancho Mirage, CA.

The neurosurgery team at DSNI from left to write: Dr. Shahin Etebar, Dr. Alfred Shen, and Dr. Farhad Limonadi

Dr. Limonadi is a director of neurosurgery at Eisenhower Neuroscience Institute and Partner at Desert Spine and Neurosurgical Institute.

Eisenhower Neuroscience Institute is part of Eisenhower Medical Center at Rancho Mirage, Ca. Desert Spine and Neurosurgical Institute provides comprehensive neurosurgery coverage at Eisenhower Medical Center and also provides care at Desert Regional Medical Center at Palm Springs.



Farhad M Limonadi MDDr. Limonadi and all members of Desert Spine and Neurosurgical Institute's are U.S. board certified and fellowship trained neurosurgeons and neurologists with expertise in various brain and spinal disorders. Armed with a constantly updated evidence based approach to each illness, and utilizing the latest medical technology they treat various brain disorders such as complex brain tumors, brain vascular diseases, stroke, head and facial pain.


Desert Spine and Neurosurgical Institute has championed and chaired the first comprehensive brain tumor board in this area since 2008. A multi-disciplinary team of physicians lead by Dr. Limonadi as the chairman which includes neurosurgeons, neurologists, radiation oncologists, medical oncologist, pathologists, radiologist, primary care physicians, psychologists, and visiting scholars participate in bi-weekly tumor board meetings where complex patient cases are presented and discussed.


Desert Spine and Neuroscience Institute chairs monthly neuroscience conference where complex neurological, spinal, and brain disorders are reviewed. Dr. Limonadi, together with other physicians at Desert Spine and Neuroscience Institute are faculty members and direct these conferences.


Annual neuroscience meetings have been chaired and coordinated by Desert Spine and Neurosurgical Institute since 2009 where hundreds of primary care physicians and health care providers attend and are updated with the latest medical and technological innovations in the field of neurosurgery and neuroscience.


In addition to all the conference above Desert Spine and Neurosurgical Institute holds weekly spinal conference at their headquarter where faculty members composed of neurosurgeons, neurologist, and orthopedic surgeons, discuss individual cases of complex spinal disorders in a multidisciplinary fashion.


Dr. Limonadi, together with other neurosurgeons, neurologists, and orthopedic surgeons at Desert Spine and Neurosurgical Institute are recipient of many awards and are annually recognized for excellence in their field.