Dr. Ali Shakir, MD

Pain Medicine •  Male • Age 47
  
Dr. Shakir

Vertical Spine & Sports Medicine

103 5th St Se Ste S Barberton, OH 44203

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Dr. Ali Shakir, MD is a Pain Medicine Specialist in Barberton, OH and has over 21 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Shakir has more experience with Spine, Pain Management, and Arthritis and Arthropathy than other specialists in his area. He graduated from New York Medical College medical school in 1999. He is affiliated with medical facilities Aultman Hospital and Crystal Clinic Orthopaedic Center. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Shakir to book an appointment.


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After visiting several Dr. in area for right leg pain with little or no help, Dr. A. Shakir ,M.D. nailed the problem and treated it with medication. It was a pleasure dealing with him no rushing and answered all question , great Dr.
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Biography

Dr. Ali Shakir, MD is a Pain Medicine Specialist in Barberton, OH and has over 21 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Shakir has more experience with Spine, Pain Management, and Arthritis and Arthropathy than other specialists in his area....Read more

Specialties

  • Pain Medicine
  • Sports Medicine

Board Certifications

  • Pain Medicine
  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

Education

2004
Buffalo Spine & Sports Institute
Fellowship Hospital
2003
University Of Washington & Affiliated Hospitals
Residency Hospital
2000
University Of Pittsburgh & Affiliated Hospitals (Upmc)
Internship Hospital
1999
New York Medical College
Medical School
1995
Carnegie Mellon University
Undergraduate School

Awards

Media & Publications

  • Shakir A, Ma V, Mehta B. Prediction of Therapeutic Response to Cervical Epidural Steroid Injection According to Distribution of Radicular Pain., 11/2011

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(330) 753-3232

Dr. Shakir accepts the following insurance:

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Practice Areas

Spine

Spine specialists diagnose and treat conditions affecting the bones of the spine, including degenerative spine disease, herniated discs, stenosis, and fractured vertebrae, with treatments including medication, physical therapy, and surgery.Compare with other Spine specialists.

Typically treats 75% more than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 13 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Shakir treats Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement) more than 98% of their peers

Dr. Shakir treats this condition more than 98% of their peers

Osteoarthritis of Spine
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Shakir treats Osteoarthritis of Spine more than 98% of their peers

Dr. Shakir treats this condition more than 98% of their peers

Spondylosis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Shakir treats Spondylosis more than 98% of their peers

Dr. Shakir treats this condition more than 98% of their peers

Pain Management

Pain management specialists diagnose and treat pain and pain-related conditions through procedures including medication, electrical stimulation, physical therapy, and alternative therapies such as acupuncture.Compare with other Pain Management specialists.

Typically treats 70% more than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 13 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Shakir treats Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome more than 94% of their peers

Dr. Shakir treats this condition more than 94% of their peers

Spinal Nerve Block
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Shakir performs Spinal Nerve Block more than 91% of their peers

Dr. Shakir performs this procedure more than 91% of their peers

Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Shakir performs Epidural Block, Facet Blocks more than 90% of their peers

Dr. Shakir performs this procedure more than 90% of their peers

Arthritis and Arthropathy

Arthritis and arthropathy specialists diagnose and treat diseases such as rheumatoid arthritis, psoriatic arthritis, osteoarthritis, and ankylosing spondylitis that damage joints, causing pain, stiffness and swelling.Compare with other Arthritis and Arthropathy specialists.

Typically treats 68% more than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 5 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Arthritis
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Shakir treats Arthritis more than 88% of their peers

Dr. Shakir treats this condition more than 88% of their peers

Osteoarthritis of Knee
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Shakir treats Osteoarthritis of Knee more than 82% of their peers

Dr. Shakir treats this condition more than 82% of their peers

Osteoarthritis of Hip
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Shakir treats Osteoarthritis of Hip more than 82% of their peers

Dr. Shakir treats this condition more than 82% of their peers

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Dr. Shakir's conditions and procedures:

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Arthritis
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Back Pain
  • Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Brain Disorders
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Dystonia
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Hand Conditions
  • Headache
  • Herniated Disc
  • Inflammatory and Toxic Neuropathy
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee Disorders
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Low Back Pain
  • Migraine
  • Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
  • Myelopathy
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Neck Strain (incl. Whiplash Injury)
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Nerve Block, Sympathetic
  • Nerve Destruction by Neurolytic Agent
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Osgood Schlatter Disease
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Parkinson's Disease
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Phantom Limb Pain
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Restless Leg Syndrome
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Runner's Knee
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Stellate Ganglion Block
  • Steroid Injection
  • Tension Headache
  • Tremor
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Upper Back Pain
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

Locations

Vertical Spine & Sports Medicine

Vertical Spine Sports Medicineinc103 5th St Se Ste S Barberton, OH 44203
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Ohio Pain & Rehab Specialists

Ohio Rehab Center II Inc6651 Frank Ave Nw North Canton, OH 44720
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Affiliated Hospitals

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Aultman Hospital

Canton, OH

70% Patient experience rating, 1% higher than the national average

Crystal Clinic Orthopaedic Center

Akron, OH

81% Patient experience rating, 12% higher than the national average

  • Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)