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Dr. Alfred Shen, MD

Neurosurgery ·  Male · Age 54

Dr. Shen

Dr. Alfred Shen, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Rancho Mirage, CA and has been practicing for 20 years. He graduated from University Of Texas Southwestern Medical Center At Dallas in 1991 and specializes in neurosurgery.


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(760) 837-8020

Dr. Shen accepts the following insurance:

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
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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
Spondylosis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Shen treats Spondylosis more than 89% of his peers

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

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

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 Cord Tumor
  • 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
  • Spondylosis
  • 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 20 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
1998
University Ca Irvine Med Center
Residency Hospital
1991
University Of Texas Southwestern Medical Center At Dallas
Medical School
1999
1998
1991

Languages

  • Chinese
  • English

Awards

Dr. Shen's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Shen

4.1

Based on 9 reviews

5 Stars
66.66666666666667%
(6)
4 Stars
11.11111111111111%
(1)
3 Stars
0%
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2 Stars
11.11111111111111%
(1)
1 Star
11.11111111111111%
(1)

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Dr. Shen was highly recommended to me by a local pain management doctor for a further evaluation. My preliminary meeting with him was very thorough, asking lots of questions, and providing answers I understood and provided me with realistic options. Also, he spent a great deal of time with me...Read More
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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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