Accepting new patients

Dr. Ali Shakir, MD

Pain Medicine ·  Male · Age 46

Dr. Shakir

Vertical Spine & Sports Medicine

103 5th St SE Ste S Barberton, OH 44203

Accepting new patients

Make an Appointment

(330) 753-3232


Dr. Ali Shakir, MD is a pain medicine specialist in Barberton, OH and has been practicing for 15 years. He graduated from New York Medical College in 1999 and specializes in pain medicine, sports medicine, and more.


Insurance Check

Search for your insurance provider

Dr. Shakir accepts

Accepted insurance can change. Please double-check when making an appointment.

(330) 753-3232

Dr. Shakir accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Coventry Health Care
Coventry Health America PPO
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO

Background Check

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice claims information for Ohio
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
Learn more about background checks

Experience Check

Check Dr. Shakir's experience treating your condition or procedure

Dr. Shakir's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Fibromyalgia
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Shakir treats Fibromyalgia more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Shakir treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Deposition Disease-Related Fibromyalgia
  • Epstein Barr Virus-Related Fibromyalgia
  • Major Depressive Disorder-Related Fibromyalgia
  • Primary Fibromyalgia
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis-Related Fibromyalgia
  • Secondary Fibromyalgia
  • Sleep Disturbance-Related Fibromyalgia
  • Tension Myositis-Related Fibromyalgia
Spondylosis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

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

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

Autoimmune Diseases
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Shakir treats Autoimmune Diseases more than 98% of his peers

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

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
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Hand Conditions
  • Headache
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee Disorders
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Low Back Pain
  • Migraine
  • Myelopathy
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Upper Back Pain
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

Dr. Shakir's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Shakir

4.9

Based on 17 reviews

5 Stars
94.11764705882354%
(16)
4 Stars
0%
(0)
3 Stars
5.882352941176471%
(1)
2 Stars
0%
(0)
1 Star
0%
(0)

Leave a review

How likely are you to recommend
Dr. Shakir?
(Select your rating)
Average Reported Wait Time
  • Under 10 minutes
Dr. Shakir's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
  • Explains condition(s) well
  • Answers questions
  • Time well spent
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
What People Say About Dr. Ali Shakir, MD
Reply
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.
Was this helpful?
thumbs up icon option2
thumbs down icon option
×Post a ResponseAre you Dr. Ali Shakir, MD?

Leave a review

How was your experience with Dr. Shakir?

About Me

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: manu...

Specialties

  • Pain Medicine
  • Sports Medicine
  • Sports Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

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
2004
2003
2000
1999
1995

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

Affiliated Hospitals

Check the quality of care at hospitals where Dr. Shakir treats patients.

Learn more

75% Patient experience rating, 6% higher than the national average