Dr. Abid A. Qureshi, MD

Dr. Abid A. Qureshi, MD


Orthopedic Surgery | Male | 49 years old

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Dr. Qureshi began practicing orthopedic surgery in 2002. He earned his Medical Degree from The Aga Khan University Medical College...Read more

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Vallejo, CA |
Dr. Qureshi was just the best with my dad and his neck injury! He was so patient and listened to my dad. He explained everything and every option and really took time with my dad over these last 8 months. He has been a blessing.
Walnut Creek, CA |
Dr. Qureshi is not only a skilled surgeon, but a good hearted communicator as well. He never seems rushed at appointments and answers all questions. My neck spinal fusion was very successful, great to be pain free again. His assistant Zack, and all staff there excellent as well.
in Brentwood, CA |
I highly recommend Dr Qureshi. After suffering from spinal stenosis and having two epidurals on both sides they recommended Dr Qureshi. I had a spinal fusion over 3 years ago and haven't had any sciatica pain since.
in Oakley |
He changed my life! I got to the point where I was walking with a cane and could barley move around without heavy pain meds. Dr qureshi did a bylatural laminectomy with disc repair. It has not even been a year and I'm now off all pain meds and I'm walking like I did 20 years ago. I'm a new man. Thank you Dr. Qureshi. YOU DA MAN
in Pleasant Hill, CA |
Dr. Qureshi seems like a great guy who is very knowledgeable. I say "seems" as it's most difficult to talk to him as he's walking out of the exam room from where we had the examination. Spends very little consultative time with me. I doubt whether he spends any preparation time prior to our exams as well. He's reviewing my tests as he's explaining my problem. Information overload, and he seems to almost do this intentionally, so as to speed his departure from our exam.
in Walnut Creek, CA |
I've never been to a doctor where the entire appointment was 10 min and he wanted to leave the room faster than answer our questions which we have been wanting answers for about a month. When I asked him about the side effects of medication that he prescribed, he said talk to your primary care physician. It's either him or Muir Orthopaedic Specialists that have this type of patient care. I advice you go elsewhere.
in Walnut Creek, CA |
Dr. Qureshi performed 2 level fusion back surgery on me in early January 2016. He is a very patient man, very approachable, listens very well, answered my questions and concerns regarding the procedure he was about to perform. I tend to be a bit impatient with recovery and want to push the envelop in an effort to speed getting back to my active lifestyle. He helped me realize a full recovery (six months after surgery) by discouraging my overly aggressive approach.
in Oakland, CA |
Dr. Abid Qureshi , MD served me for the last 3 years and I am very grateful for the excellent care I provide me thank Dr
in Martinez, CA |
Having suffered with a herniated disc and savior sciatica for several years, it became evident that I need to move beyond the routine treatment of medication, physical therapy, exercises, weight loss and back injections. I was referred to Abid Quishi, MD in early 2015. After reviewing x-rays and an MRI, Dr Quishi suggested lumbar fusion of L4-5. The LAST back/leg pain I had experienced was when I moved from the transfer bed onto the operating table. I followed his post-operative instruction
in Antioch, CA |
Dr. Qureshi is not just a spine surgeon but a perfect friend whose words and actions gives you hope in your hopeless situation. He was a friend to me in my situation and perform a perfect surgery in my back and today I am fine again. My name is Samuel Ankrah am 59years old.
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Dr. Qureshi says...

Dr. Qureshi began practicing orthopedic surgery in 2002. He earned his Medical Degree from The Aga Khan University Medical College in Karachi, Pakistan in 1991, and then completed a research fellowship in orthopedic oncology and molecular biology at Rush Presbyterian St. Luke's Medical Center. He completed his residency training in orthopedic surgery here, which prepared him for a dual-clinical fellowship.

He gained fellowship training in orthopedic trauma and reconstructive surgery at the Florida Orthopaedic Institute in Tampa, FL from 2000 to 2001, and in spinal surgery at Emory University Hospital in Atlanta, GA from 2001 to 2002.

Hardworking and driven, he has won several research citations including the Howard Schneider Research Award.

Dr. Qureshi has also served as Chairman of the Department of Orthopaedics at the John Muir Medical Center.

Dr. Qureshi says...

Dr. Qureshi practices spinal surgery and orthopedic trauma surgery. He is fellowship-trained in orthopedic trauma and reconstructive surgery and spinal surgery, and did a research fellowship in orthopedic oncology and molecular biology.

Dr. Qureshi's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

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  •  Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
  •  Board certified in Orthopedic Surgery
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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  • Orthopedic Surgery

Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Broken Arm
  • Broken Neck
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Gout
  • Hammer Toe
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Sprain
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Morton's Neuroma
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Strain (incl. Whiplash Injury)
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rib Fracture
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Trigger Finger
  • Wrist Fracture


  • Medical School
    Aga Khan Medical College, The Aga Khan University

    Graduated in 1991

  • Internship Hospital
    Rush Presbyterian St Luke's Medical Center

    Completed in 1996

  • Residency Hospital
    Rush Presbyterian St Luke's Medical Center

    Completed in 2000

  • Undergraduate School
    Aga Khan University Medical College

    Graduated in 1989

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships &
Professional Affiliations

  • California Orthopaedic Association, Member


  • Orthopedic Surgery

Procedures Performed

  • Disc Replacement
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Fracture Care
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee Surgery
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Kyphoplasty, Percutaneous
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Point Injection