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Christopher M. Putman, MD

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4201 Torrance Boulevard, 520
Torrance, CA 90503
2283.4 miles away
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Speaks: English

Pacific Neuroscience Institute

4201 Torrance Boulevard, 520, Torrance, CA 90503

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About Christopher M. Putman

Christopher M. Putman, MD, is a board-certified interventional neuroradiologist with specialty training in radiology. He treats a variety of complex intracranial, head and neck, and spine vascular conditions including acute stroke, cervical and intracranial stenosis, vascular malformations, cerebral aneurysm and venous occlusive diseases. He specializes in brain aneurysm treatment, carotid artery stenting, middle meningeal artery embolization for chronic subdural hemorrhage, dural arteriovenous fistula (DAVF) treatment, and arteriovenous malformation (AVM) treatment. Dr. Putman has previously served as director of interventional neuroradiology at the Massachusetts General Hospital and the Brigham and Women’s Hospitals at Harvard School of Medicine. He also served as director of interventional neuroradiology at Inova Fairfax Hospital. Dr. Putman’s particular research interest is in stroke and cerebral aneurysms have resulted in authorship and co-authorship of more than 100 peer-reviewed articles, reviews, and book chapters.

Medical School

Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine - Baltimore, MD


Yale New Haven Hospital


Yale New Haven Hospital
Neuroradiology and Interventional Neuroradiology

Professional Associations

Society of Neurointerventional Surgery

American Society of Neuroradiology

American Medical Association

Board Certifications
  • American Board of Radiology, Diagnostic Radiology
Pacific Neuroscience Institute
4201 Torrance Boulevard, 520
Torrance, CA 90503

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2125 Arizona Avenue
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Medical Groups & Affiliations
Saint John’s Physician Partners

Affiliated Locations
Providence Little Company of Mary Medical Center Torrance
Providence Saint John's Health Center
Providence St. Joseph Medical Center
Providence Little Company of Mary Torrance - Stroke and Neurosciences




Clinical Interests

  • Aneurysm
  • Avm Embolization
  • Brain And Spine Arteriovenous Malformations
  • Carotid Stenosis
  • Cerebral Aneurysm
  • Cerebral Angiogram
  • Cerebral Angiogram With Stenting
  • Cerebral Angiogram With Tumor Embolization
  • Cerebral Venogram
  • Cerebrovascular Accident (Cva)
  • Cerebrovascular Disorders
  • Common Carotid Artery Angiogram
  • Common Carotid Artery Embolization
  • Common Carotid Artery Pta
  • Common Carotid Artery Stenting
  • Compression Fracture
  • Cta Of The Head
  • Discography
  • Dural Arteriovenous Fistula
  • Dural Arteriovenous Fistula Embolization
  • Epistaxis
  • Epistaxis Embolization
  • External Carotid Artery Angiogram
  • External Carotid Artery Embolization
  • External Carotid Artery Pta
  • External Carotid Artery Stenting
  • Extracranial-Intracranial Bypass
  • Fiducial Marker Placement
  • Hemimegalencephaly
  • Image Guided Biopsy Of The Spine
  • Internal Carotid Artery Angiogram
  • Internal Carotid Artery Embolization
  • Internal Carotid Artery Pta
  • Internal Carotid Artery Stenting
  • Intracranial Angioplasty And Stenting
  • Intracranial Hemangioma
  • Intracranial Hypertension
  • Kyphoplasty
  • Lumbar Spine Epidural Steroid Injection
  • Meningioma
  • Middle Meningeal Artery Embolization
  • Needle Biopsy Of Cerebral Meninges
  • Nerve Ablation Of The Spine
  • Neural Foramen Injection
  • Neurovascular Stenting
  • Non Ruptured Cerebral Aneurysm
  • Pseudotumor Cerebri
  • Pulsatile Tinnitus
  • Sclerotherapy For Vascular Or Lymphatic Malformation
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subclavian Stenosis
  • Subdural Hematoma Embolization
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Surgical Ligation Of Spinal Dural Arteriovenous Fistula
  • Thoracic Spine Epidural Steroid Injection
  • Thrombectomy Of Cranial Vessels
  • Tumor Embolization
  • Vascular Malformation
  • Vascular Malformations Of The Brain
  • Vascular Malformations Of The Spine
  • Venous Sampling
  • Vertebral Artery Angiogram
  • Vertebral Artery Embolization
  • Vertebral Artery Pta
  • Vertebral Artery Stenting
  • Vertebroplasty
  • Visualase Thermal Laser Ablation
  • Wada Testing