Dr. Ali Araghi, DO

Dr. Ali Araghi, DO

Orthopedic Spine Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 52
(38)
Save
Dr. Ali Araghi, DO is an orthopedic spine surgery specialist in Phoenix, AZ and has been practicing for 21 years. He graduated from New York College Of Osteopathic Medicine, New York Institute Of Technology in 1990 and specializes in orthopedic spine surgery and orthopedic surgery.Read his story

18444 N 25th Ave Ste 210

Phoenix, AZ 85023

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • AARP
  • Aetna
  • AZ Foundation Medical Care (AZFMC)
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • City of Mesa Health Plan
  • CopperPoint Mutual
  • Coventry Health Care
  • 15 More

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

Learn about Dr. Araghi

Be confident in your decisions by checking out your provider's top areas of care, education, patient reviews and more. Learn about finding the right doctor for you.

Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Araghi performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Low Back Pain
very high
more than 99% of peers
Back Pain
very high
more than 99% of peers
Chronic Neck Pain
very high
more than 98% of peers

Dr. Araghi's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Dr. Araghi's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Araghi "Ali Araghi, DO is a board certified and fellowship-trained orthopedic spine surgeon with more than 13 years of clinical experience. He specializes in minimally invasive surgery, arthroplasty to include artificial disc replacement and cervical and lumbar spine surgery. Dr. Araghi completed his fellowship program in orthopedic spine surgery at the Texas Back Institute and received an additional fellowship in advanced spine training at Professor Jurgen Harms in Germany. Prior to that, he completed his orthopedic residency at Peninsula Hospital Center in New York and his pediatric orthopedic surgery rotations at Shriners Hospital for Crippled Children in Kentucky. Dr. Araghi earned his medical degree from the New York College of Osteopathic Medicine and earned his bachelor's degree at New York Institute of Technology, where he graduated magna cum laude and was honored on Dean's List, and participated in a combined seven-year accelerated program. Currently, Dr. Araghi is the Deputy Editor of the Spine Arthroplasty Journal, the Associate Editor of the Spine Journal, resides on the Board of Directors for the American Board of Spine Surgery, and was on the Editorial Board and the President of the Spine Section of the American Osteopathic Academy of Orthopaedics. Dr. Araghi presents lectures around the world and has authored numerous journal articles and book chapters in his field."
Less
Read Less

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Araghi "It is important to me to make sure that I give the best care possible to all my patients, by understanding their complaints, diagnosing their condition with the information which I have at hand, obtaining the appropriate diagnostic testing and when complete give the patient their treatment options, risks, and benefits in detail so they can participate actively in their treatment program within the confines of accepted medical and surgical care."

2  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Spine Surgery
  • Orthopedic Surgery

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Araghi does not have any board certifications listed.

75  Conditions Treated

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Neck
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Fracture
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Limb Cramp
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Lupus
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Scapular Fracture
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA)
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
Less
Read Less

39  Procedures

  • All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
  • Arm Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Cervical Spine Surgery
  • Disc Replacement
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Elbow Replacement
  • Excision of Scapula, Clavicle, Rib, or Sternum
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Fracture Care
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Replacement
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Knee Surgery
  • Kyphoplasty, Percutaneous
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Lumbar Spine Surgery
  • Neuroplasty
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Reverse Total Shoulder and Total Shoulder Replacement
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spine Surgery
  • Steroid Injection
  • Synovial Biopsy
  • Thoracic Surgical Procedure
Less
Read Less

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Arizona.

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

  • New York College Of Osteopathic Medicine, New York Institute Of Technology
    Medical School | Graduated 1990
  • Massapequa General Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1991
  • Peninsula Hospital Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1996
  • Texas Back Institute
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1997

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Araghi has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Araghi has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Farsi
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

Dr. Araghi does not have any memberships or affiliations listed. If you are Dr. Araghi and would like to add memberships or affiliations, please update your profile.

Dr. Araghi's Reviews

2.8
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Araghi to family and friends
38 total reviews (13 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (38)

  • 5
    (13)
  • 4
    (4)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (2)
  • 1
    (18)

Dr. Araghi's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    GOOD
  • Answers questions

    GOOD
  • Time well spent

    GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes
Dr. Araghi Says:
"

Patients' perceptions of the quality of care and services they receive at our practice provide valuable information and data on which to build improvement efforts.

"

Patient Comments (13)

I have always had a positive experience with Dr Araghi who did a wonderful surgery on my neck for me. Highly recommend. I am sure he rubs some folks the wrong way most busy doctors can, but he is a great surgeon.
Was this helpful? thumbs up icon option3thumbs down icon option0
Flag this
Pt (2) 07/19/17 I refuse to play Russian Roulette with spinal injections for weeks,months or years instead of just fixing the problem. He wouldn't even listen or look at a paragraph I was trying to show him about the FDA not approving the steroid for injections into the spine!!! He said the FDA...more
Was this helpful? thumbs up icon option3thumbs down icon option0
Flag this
I had him for 2 surgeries. I was very pleased that he took his time explaining my issue n explaining pros n cons of surgery. Was very thorough
Was this helpful? thumbs up icon option6thumbs down icon option0
Flag this
Waited 50 minutes past my appointment time for him to spent 5 minutes with me. Very poor bedside manner. Left with more questions than I came in with. Didn't explain things to me just told me what to do. I am sure he is a good surgeon but he really needs to work on his interaction with his...more
Was this helpful? thumbs up icon option11thumbs down icon option1
Flag this

Thank you for your comments. The CORE Institute has a dedicated Patient Advocate who assists patients with questions or concerns. You can reach him at 855.897.2673 or via e-mail at remarksonyourexperience@thecoreinstitute.com.

Flag this
My chronic pain began in 2013 after I tried a partial discectomy with another dr. After several years of PT, nothing was improving, only getting worse. My legs were getting numb, my hips hurt, all on top of my back pain. I saw Dr Araghi and he was incredible! We looked at my scans together and...more
Was this helpful? thumbs up icon option8thumbs down icon option1
Flag this