Dr. Alfred Shen, MD

Dr. Alfred Shen, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
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Age 54
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Dr. Alfred Shen, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Rancho Mirage, CA and has been practicing for 19 years. He graduated from University Of Texas Southwestern Medical Center At Dallas in 1991 and specializes in neurosurgery.

72780 Country Club Dr Bldg A

Rancho Mirage, CA 92270

Contact Information

(760) 837-8020

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • Molina Healthcare
  • MultiPlan

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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for California
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Shen's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Low Back Pain
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Shen treats Low Back Pain more than 90% of his peers

Dr. Shen treats this condition more than 90% of his peers

Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Shen treats Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement) more than 89% of his peers

Dr. Shen treats this condition more than 89% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Brachial Neuritis
  • Neuritis
  • Neuritis With Brachial Predilection
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Peripheral Neuritis
  • Polyneuritis
  • Radiculitis
  • Ulnar Neuritis
  • Vestibular Neuritis
Intervertebral Disc Disease
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Shen treats Intervertebral Disc Disease more than 78% of his peers

Dr. Shen treats this condition more than 78% of his peers

Dr. Shen's conditions and procedures:

Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Aneurysm
Bone Cancer
Bone Disorders
Bone Grafting
Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
Brain Aneurysm
Brain Cancer
Brain Disorders
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 Spine Myelopathy
Chiari's Deformity
Cranial Trauma
Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
Degenerative Disc Disease
Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
Ear Disorders
Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
Epidural Lysis of Adhesions (LOA)
Epilepsy
Fluoroscopy
Fracture
Herniated Disc
Herniated Disc Surgery
Hydrocephalus
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
Low Back Pain
Lumbar Spine Fracture
Meningiomas
Myelopathy
Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
Neuroplasty
Neurostimulation
Osteosarcoma
Osteotomy
Pathological Spine Fracture
Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Scoliosis
Secondary Malignancies
Spinal Cord Disorders
Spinal Cord Injury
Spinal Cord Stimulation
Spinal Fracture              
Spinal Fusion
Spinal Nerve Block
Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
Spinal Stenosis
Spine Deformities
Spine Disorders
Spine Fracture Treatment
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
Spondylolisthesis
Stroke
Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
Subdural Hemorrhage
Thoracic Spine Fracture
Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
Thrombosis
Torticollis
Traumatic Brain Injury
Vascular Disease
Vascular Transcatheter Embolization
Vertebral Column Tumors
Vertebroplasty

About Me

Biography

Dr. Alfred Shen, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Rancho Mirage, CA and has been practicing for 19 years. He graduated from University Of Texas Southwestern Medical Center At Dallas in 1991 and specializes in neurosurgery.

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Board Certifications

Education

  • 1999
    Univ. Tennessee
    Fellowship Hospital
    1999
  • 1998
    University Ca Irvine Med Center
    Residency Hospital
    1998
  • 1991
    University Of Texas Southwestern Medical Center At Dallas
    Medical School
    1991

Languages

  • Chinese
  • English

Awards

Dr. Shen's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Shen

4.0

Based on 8 reviews

5 Stars
62.5%
(5)
4 Stars
12.5%
(1)
3 Stars
0%
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2 Stars
12.5%
(1)
1 Star
12.5%
(1)

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Would not recommend. Dr. Shen seemed to be going through the motions of an evaluation, without getting into the nitty-gritty of the problem and discussing surgical r other solutions. Rather, he is sending me to a neurologist for an EMG nerve conduction test. (I have degenerative disc disease and...Read More
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My wife had a,subsural hematoma; it was handled very well. She is slowly recovering.
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Insurance accepted

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Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
Advantage Preferred DirectAccess Plus PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California PPO
Priority Select HMO
Select Plus HMO
Select PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Molina Healthcare
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO

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Eisenhower Medical Center

Rancho Mirage, CA

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