Dr. Ahmad Shikhtholth, MD

Dr. Ahmad Shikhtholth, MD

Pain Medicine  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 46
Dr. Ahmad Shikhtholth, MD is a pain medicine specialist in Decatur, AL and has been practicing for 12 years. He graduated from University Of Damascus in 1996 and specializes in pain medicine, interventional pain medicine, and more.

2208 Danville Rd SW Ste G

Decatur, AL 35601

Contact Information

(256) 301-9994

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Golden Rule
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
  • 6 More

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Top Care Areas

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Chronic Neck Pain
very high
more than 99% of peers
very high
more than 99% of peers
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
very high
more than 99% of peers

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3  Specialties

  • Pain Medicine
  • Anesthesiology
  • Interventional Pain Medicine

2  Board Certifications

  • Anesthesiology
    Accredited by: American Board of Anesthesiology*
  • Pain Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Anesthesiology*

40  Conditions Treated


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19  Procedures

Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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  • University Of Damascus
    Medical School | Graduated 1996
  • Graduate Hospital, Philadelphia, Pa.
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2002
  • Wayne State U Harper Dmc
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2000
  • Damascus University
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1999
  • Eclectic Medical College Of The City Of New York
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2005
  • New York Medical College St Vincent Cmc Of Ny
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2006

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Arabic

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Dr. Shikhtholth's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Shikhtholth to family and friends
12 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (12)

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  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Shikhtholth's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

I have been a patient of Dr. Shikhtholth's for 8 months now. He has reduced pain in my lower back and also the sciatica, which has made it better enough to get more done at my job.
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I have been using this doctor for a few years now. He has different methods for relieving pain. I have 2 herniated discs in my back, and 2 or 3 fractured discs. I had trouble finding any long lasting relief. Since I have been using this doctor, my pain is under control and at a minimum. I am...more
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