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Dr. Ahmad Bader, MD

Neurosurgery ·  Male · Age 37

Dr. Bader

Dr. Ahmad Bader, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Cedar Rapids, IA and has been practicing for 4 years. He graduated from Faculty Of Medicine, Alquds University in 2005 and specializes in neurosurgery.


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Dr. Bader's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Traumatic Brain Injury
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Bader treats Traumatic Brain Injury more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Bader treats this condition more than 98% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Acquired Brain Injuries
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
Cranial Trauma
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Bader treats Cranial Trauma more than 95% of his peers

Dr. Bader treats this condition more than 95% of his peers

Spondylosis
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high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Bader treats Spondylosis more than 88% of his peers

Dr. Bader treats this condition more than 88% of his peers

Dr. Bader's conditions and procedures:

  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Acquired Brain Injuries
  • Aneurysm
  • Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
  • Anterior Cervical Herniated Disc Surgery With Plating and Fusion
  • Anterior Cervical Microdiscectomy With Fusion
  • Arthritis of the Neck
  • Arthritis of the Spine
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain Injury
  • Brain Lesion
  • Brain Surgery
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cauda Equina Syndrome
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Herniated Disc
  • Cervical Microdiscectomy
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Complex Spinal Deformity Correction
  • Complex Spine Surgery
  • Compression Fracture
  • Congenital Spine Disorders
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Craniectomy
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Craniotomy for Aneurysm
  • Craniotomy for Brain Tumor
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Degenerative Scoliosis
  • Degenerative Spine Disorders
  • Degenerative Spondylolisthesis
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Ear Disorders
  • Endoscopic Endonasal Surgery
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Glioma
  • Hemifacial Spasm
  • Herniated Disc
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Hydrocephalus Due to Congenital Stenosis of Aqueduct of Sylvius
  • Hydrocephalus, Adult
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Kyphoplasty
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Herniated Disc
  • Lumbar Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Lumbar Laminectomy
  • Lumbar Microdiscectomy
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Medulloblastoma
  • Meningiomas
  • Microsurgical Spine Surgery
  • Microvascular Decompression
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Destruction by Neurolytic Agent
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Neuroplasty
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Obstructive Hydrocephalus
  • Occult Spinal Dysraphism
  • Open Spine Fracture Treatment
  • Ossification of the Posterior Longitudinal Ligament of the Spine
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pituitary Gland Tumor Excision
  • Pituitary Surgery
  • Pituitary Tumor
  • Posterior Cervical Laminectomy
  • Posterior Lumbar Interbody Fusion Surgery (PLIF)
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Repair Intracranial Aneurysm
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Skull Base Surgery
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Surgery
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Discectomy
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Instability
  • Spinal Internal Fixation
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spinal Tumor Surgery
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fracture Treatment
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stereotaxis
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Vascular Disease
  • Ventriculoperitoneal Shunt

About Me

Biography

Dr. Ahmad Bader, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Cedar Rapids, IA and has been practicing for 4 years. He graduated from Faculty Of Medicine, Alquds University in 2005 and specializes in neurosurgery.

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Board Certifications

Education

2015
University Of British Columbia / Faculty Of Medicine
Residency Hospital
2009
University Of British Columbia / Faculty Of Medicine
Internship Hospital
2005
Faculty Of Medicine, Alquds University
Medical School
2015
2009
2005

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Dr. Bader's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Bader

4.5

Based on 25 reviews

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He was condesending, arrogant, and rude. He claimed he was far superior tha the MRI Specialist. When I started asking questions in a polite manner I guess he got upset and left the room after only 5 minutes. I waited 20 ninutes for my discharge papers telling me I shoud go to a certain therapist, or anything at all. i never got the papers so, I left to the hall to find the nurse for about 5 minutes and then a security showed up with him and said the "Dr." wanted me escorted out of the entire building. I guess when I started asking questions that he couldn't deal with, he acted like a baby throwing tantrum fit. I don't reccommed him in the least bit.
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Dr. Bader performed my Cervical fusion three months ago. My husband and I were very impressed by the amount of time he spent with us and how thorough he was in explaining what needed to be done and why. During my post surgery visits, he was very thorough as well and answered all of our questions. My neck has healed with no problems at all. I am facing another fusion in my lower back in the near future and will definitely be going back to Dr. Bader for that one as well.
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I would highly recommend Dr. Bader. He was very through. I felt very comfortable with him.
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I had great care from Dr. Bader. I had back surgery and the results were great. Dr. Bader was very good about taking time to explain his recommendations. I would highly recommend Dr. Bader to anyone.
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Our daughter was examined by Dr. Bader, after a very serious neck injury from a car accident, and we were given the option of transferring to a different doctor at a bigger hospital and have never regretted our decision to stay under his care. He was very thorough explaining the surgery he was to perform and possible outcomes. We will be forever grateful for his knowledge and skillfulness to allow us with many more years to celebrate with our daughter.
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I am thankful I found Dr. Bader and he was successful repairing the spinal stenosis in my upper vertebrae. Dr. Bader was precise and very professional performing this procedure. I would recommend him as an extremely professional neurosurgeon to anyone.
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100% professional, knows what he's doing and is very good at it, I felt at ease with him performing my surgery, I am very happy I chose him, I know he cares, he listened to any concerns, explained everything thoroughly, his team was amazing and went above and beyond, I am so grateful I was surrounded with such caring and professional people, somehow they made me feel at ease during the scariest point in my life, thank you.
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I was hospitalized with a herniated disk in my lower back. Dr. Bader saw something that he didn't think looked right in my cervical spine area, and stated that needed to be corrected before my lumbar back. He was right. I had the 2 surgeries within 24 hours of each other. It has taken months to recuperate, but I have no pain and am able to do normal activities. Dr. Bader is very professional, I never have to wait for him in the office, and I am very grateful to him for his help.
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Dr Ahmad performed an acdf on me in September and did an excellent job and was wonderful on follow up definitely recommend to everyone.
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Dr. Bader is an exceptional surgeon. In December 2016 he performed back surgery on me. I was amazed when I came out of the anesthetic I was pain free. There was of course the minor pain of the surgery itself but the pain for the reason of the surgery was totally gone. Dr. Bader had explained everything to me and has a very good bedside manner. Thank you Dr. Bader!!!
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Dr. Badar is a gentle caring soul.. I highly recommend him for any procedure one may need done. In fact I plan to reschedule for another consultation in the next few months, for other concerns. .
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Yes, I would recommend Dr Bader for any spinal surgery . He spent a lot of time explaining the procedure & answered all of my questions. I am very glad I had Dr Bader for my surgery.
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Yes, I would highly recommend Dr. Bader for any spinal surgery. He preformed two back surgeries and one Neck surgery on me. he kept me from ending up in a Wheelchair. Also found a problem with my neck, that I didn't realize I had.
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I came to Dr. Bader when I was diagnosed with a serious tumor in my vertebrae. Dr. Bader was very compassionate and explained the surgery in terms my wife and I could understand. His follow up care was excellent. With each visit he spent as much time with us as we needed. His staff holds as much respect for him as we do. I would highly recommend him and have.
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I ESPECIALLY LIKED THE PRELIMINARY VISIT TO DR BADER BECAUSE THE SURGERY WAS EXPLAINED IN DEPTH, AND HE ALSO TOLD ME WHAT COULD NOT BE DONE. I WOULD RECOMMEND HIM TO ANY ONE NEEDING SPINAL SURGERY, IN FACT I HAVE.
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My experience with Dr. Bader was great. His exam was very thorough and he was honest when explaining what needed to be done about my condition. He performed two back surgeries on me and I have very little back pain now. I am not using morphine to control my pain any longer. He also has a great bedside manner.
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I had seen another doctor who was very rude to me so I wanted a different doctor. Dr. Bader was fantastic! He was reassuring and showed me all of my MRI/X-ray information. He was very open and honest and I felt very good having him perform my surgery, Even after the surgery, I am very happy with his care.
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Professional, compassionate, did a good job explaining things.
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Thorough and sincere. Gave options.
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