Dr. Ali Raja, MD

Dr. Ali Raja, MD

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Age 43
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Dr. Ali Raja, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Little Rock, AR and has been practicing for 10 years. He graduated from King Edward Medical University in 1998 and specializes in neurosurgery, cerebrovascular neurosurgery, and more.Read his story

5 Saint Vincent Cir Ste 210

Little Rock, AR 72205

Contact Information

(501) 552-6424

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareSource
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Community Health Choice
  • CoreSource
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Chiari's Deformity
very high
more than 99% of peers
Low Back Pain
very high
more than 97% of peers
Traumatic Brain Injury
very high
more than 94% of peers

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Dr. Raja's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Raja "Dr. Raja's clinical expertise includes complex cranial microsurgery, cerebrovascular neurosurgery, brain tumors, complex spine instrumentation, movement disorders and pediatric neurosurgery. Dr. Raja trained in microneurosurgery and skull base neurosurgery with Professor Gazi Yasargil and Dr. Ossama Al-Mefty. Raja is also one of the few pediatric neurosurgeons in Arkansas with a fellowship from Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh as well as residency training from Boston Children's Hospital at Harvard Medical School."

6  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery
  • Cerebrovascular Neurosurgery
  • Minimally Invasive Neurological Spine Surgery
  • Neurological Skull Base Surgery
  • Neurological Spine Surgery
  • Pediatric Neurosurgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*

52  Conditions Treated

  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Aneurysm
  • Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
  • Ataxia
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Broken Neck
  • 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
  • Epidural Hematoma
  • Epilepsy
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Torticollis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vertebral Column Tumors
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19  Procedures

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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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

  • International School
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1994
  • King Edward Medical University
    Medical School | Graduated 1998
  • University Of Arkansas Medical School
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2002
  • University Of Arkansas Medical School
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2007
  • University Of Pittsburgh Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2008

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Raja has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Raja's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Raja

4.4

Based on 22 reviews

5 Stars
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1 Star
13.636363636363637%
(3)

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WHAT A GREAT DOCTOR!!! GLAD I WAS ABLE TO PUT MY LIFE AND TRUST IN HIS HANDS!!!
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I received the best professional friendly greeting from Dr.Ali Raja!!! Staff the ladies at the front desk was awesome. Out of all of my speciality I have went to they're Number one??!! Dr,Raja was very pleasant to talk with, I feel very confident with him,Again Thank you for a job well done!! Look...Read More
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My Dad has been a patient of Dr. Raja for two separate Brain Bleeds from high blood pressure, seven years apart. As soon as they called him about the second bleed and he knew my dad was his former patient he rushed right over to take care of him. He helped our family through by encouraging us to...Read More
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He is a wonderful doctor has great bedside manners. Takes time to adress all questions. Very nice staff is very helpful and professional. I would Revere him!!!!
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Dr. Raja, is a very kind,caring Doctor who really cares about his patients. He takes time to talk with you, I was very scared and he calm my fears. He is a wonderful Doctor and surgeon
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