Dr. Alexander R. Shikhman, MD

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Dr. Alexander R. Shikhman, MD

Rheumatology | Male

Institute for Specialized Medicine, San Diego, CA 4125 Sorrento Valley Blvd Ste A, San Diego, CA 92121 Get Directions
(858) 794-9192

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  • Fellowship Hospital
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      • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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      Specialties

      • Rheumatology

      Board Certifications

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      • Rheumatology

      Conditions Treated

      • Ankylosing Spondylitis
      • Arthritis
      • Autoimmune Diseases
      • Bone Disorders
      • Bursitis
      • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
      • Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
      • Chronic Neck Pain
      • Classic Polyarteritis Nodosa
      • Degenerative Disc Disease
      • Difficulty With Walking
      • Elbow Injuries
      • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
      • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
      • Fibromyalgia
      • Foot Conditions
      • Gout
      • Hand Conditions
      • Intervertebral Disc Disease
      • Joint Pain
      • Knee Disorders
      • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
      • Limb Pain
      • Low Back Pain
      • Lupus
      • Lyme Disease
      • Muscle Weakness
      • Osteoarthritis
      • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
      • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
      • Osteoarthritis of Hands
      • Osteoarthritis of Hip
      • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
      • Osteoarthritis of Knee
      • Osteoarthritis of Spine
      • Osteopenia
      • Osteoporosis
      • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
      • Plantar Fasciitis
      • Polymyositis
      • Psoriatic Arthritis
      • Pulmonary Disease
      • Rheumatoid Arthritis
      • Sarcoidosis
      • Seronegative Spondyloarthropathy
      • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
      • Sjögren's Syndrome
      • Spine Disorders
      • Spondylitis
      • Systemic Sclerosis
      • Trigger Finger
      • Vascular Disease
      • Wegener's Granulomatosis

      Procedures Performed

      • Acupuncture
      • Antibiotic Infusion
      • Arthrocentesis
      • Biological Therapy
      • Chemotherapy
      • Diet Counseling
      • Epidural Cortisone Injection
      • Epidural Steroid Injections
      • Exercise Counseling
      • Facet Joint Injection
      • Injection of Tendon
      • IV Therapy
      • Joint Drainage
      • Joint Injection
      • Lumbar Epidural Steroid Injection
      • Lumbar Facet Joint Injection
      • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
      • Peripheral Nerve Block
      • Physical Therapy
      • Sacroiliac Joint Injection
      • Spinal Injections
      • Steroid Injection
      • Trigger Point Injection
      • Ultrasound, Musculoskeletal
      • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

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        Sanctions

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        Board Actions

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      Education

      • Medical School
        Second Moscow Ni Pirogov State Medical Institute

        Graduated in 1982

      • Internship Hospital
        Oklahoma University Medical Center

        Completed in 1995

      • Residency Hospital
        Oklahoma University Medical Center

        Completed in 1997

      • Fellowship Hospital
        Scripps Green Hospital

        Completed in 1999

      Awards & Recognition

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      Languages Spoken

      • English
      • Russian
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      Dr. Shikhman's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

      • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
      • Specializes in Rheumatology
      • Board certified in Rheumatology
      • No malpractice claims found
      • No sanctions found
      • No board actions found
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      Dr. Shikhman's Office & Staff

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      Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
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      Dr. Shikhman's Care Philosophy

      Our approach to patients care is based on state of the art diagnosis in combination with the best of Western and Eastern therapies