Dr. Ahmad Shikhtholth, MD

Dr. Ahmad Shikhtholth, MD

Pain Medicine  |  
Male  |  
Age 45
(12)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Ahmad Shikhtholth, MD is a pain medicine doctor who practices in Decatur, AL. He is 45 years old and has been practicing for 22 years.

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
  • CHAMPVA
  • 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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See how frequently Dr. Shikhtholth performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

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

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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

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Back Pain
  • Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Fracture
  • Headache
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Knee Disorders
  • Low Back Pain
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Phantom Limb Pain
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Upper Back Pain

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Procedures

  • Cervical Epidural Steroid Injection
  • Chronic Pain Management
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Epidural Steroid Injections
  • Facet Joint Injection
  • Joint Drainage
  • Lumbar Epidural Steroid Injection
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Nerve Block, Sympathetic
  • Nerve Blocks
  • Nerve Destruction by Neurolytic Agent
  • Pain Management
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Sacroiliac Joint Injection
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Point Injection

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Alabama.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • 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

Dr. Shikhtholth has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Arabic

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Shikhtholth's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Shikhtholth to family and friends
2.8
based on 12 total reviews (1 with a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (12)

  • 5
    (5)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (6)

Dr. Shikhtholth's Performance

Trustworthiness
GOOD
Explains condition(s) well
GOOD
Answers Questions
GOOD
Time well spent
GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
FAIR
Office environment
GOOD
Staff friendliness
GOOD
Average wait time
16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

in Decatur, AL |
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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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Shikhtholth accepts 15 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
    Dental Blue 100/200/300
  • CHAMPVA
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Golden Rule
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
    GEHA
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare
    United Healthcare
  • USI Affinity

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Hospitals where Dr. Shikhtholth has admitting privileges

Decatur Morgan - Parkway Campus
1874 Beltline Rd SW
Decatur, AL 35601
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Decatur Morgan Hospital
1201 7th St SE
Decatur, AL 35601
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