Dr. Ali Shakir, MD

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Dr. Ali Shakir, MD

Pain Medicine | Male

Vertical Spine & Sports Medicine 103 5th St SE Ste S, Barberton, OH 44203 Get Directions
(330) 753-3232

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"As a physical medicine and rehabilitation specialist with fellowship training in spine, occupational and sports medicine, my goal is to...Read more

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Specialties

  • Pain Medicine
  • Sports Medicine

Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Arthritis
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Hand Conditions
  • Headache
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Knee Disorders
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Low Back Pain
  • Migraine
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Strain (incl. Whiplash Injury)
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Postherpetic Neuralgia
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Upper Back Pain

Procedures Performed

  • EMG (Electromyography)
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Joint Drainage
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Nerve Block, Sympathetic
  • Nerve Destruction by Neurolytic Agent
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

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    Sanctions

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    Board Actions

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Education

  • Medical School
    New York Medical College

    Graduated in 1999

  • Internship Hospital
    University Of Pittsburgh & Affiliated Hospitals (Upmc)

    Completed in 2000

  • Residency Hospital
    University Of Washington & Affiliated Hospitals

    Completed in 2003

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Buffalo Spine & Sports Institute

    Completed in 2004

  • Undergraduate School
    Carnegie Mellon University

    Graduated in 1995

Awards & Recognition

  • Awards & Honors

    Dr. Shakir has no awards or honors listed.

  • 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

Languages Spoken

  • English

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  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Pain Medicine
  • No board certification on record with Healthgrades
  • Malpractice claims in Ohio not available
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Dr. Shakir's Office & Staff

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Dr. Shakir's Care Philosophy

"As a physical medicine and rehabilitation specialist with fellowship training in spine, occupational and sports medicine, my goal is to help restore optimal function using an integrative medicine model that uses a range of treatment approaches: manual medicine techniques, medical care with functional exercises, spine pain procedures under fluoroscopic guidance and peripheral nerve and joint injections under ultrasound guidance."