Dr. Alfred Shen, MD

Dr. Alfred Shen, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 53
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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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Top Care Areas

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Spondylosis
very high
more than 99% of peers
Intervertebral Disc Disease
very high
more than 99% of peers
Low Back Pain
very high
more than 98% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*

54  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cauda Equina Syndrome
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spinal Cord Disorders
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Fracture              
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Torticollis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertebral Column Tumors
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22  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

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

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Shen has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Chinese

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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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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Allie K in PALM DESERT, CA – Jun 09, 2018
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My wife had a,subsural hematoma; it was handled very well. She is slowly recovering.
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Mark Treger, MD in CARLSBAD – Jan 05, 2018
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