Dr. Amir S. Malik, MD

Dr. Amir S. Malik, MD

Neurosurgery | Male | 52 years old

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My goal as a neurosurgeon is to provide the most effective care with the least amount of interruption to the patient's life. The ideal option is always to treat the patient without surgery. Conservative therapy, including physical therapy, medication, and injections, if required, are always prescribed first and foremost. If absolutely necessary to the patient's health, I will recommend minimally-invasive surgical procedures. My key objective is to improve my patients' well-being.Read more

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I waited to see Dr.Malik patiently. When he finally came into the room he only examined me for TWO minutes and he said he needs to review the reports from the other doctors. Then after 45 minutes his nurse practitioner told me you can go home and he will call me back the latest the next day to talk about the next step in my issue. THEY DID NOT CALL ME BACK AT ALL. I CALLED FOR TWO WEEKS STRAIGHT. THE NURSE WOULD NOT LET ME TALK TO THE DOCTOR. THEN THEY SAID COME BACK IN TWO MONTHS. I WILL NOT.
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Dr. Malik's Care Philosophy

My goal as a neurosurgeon is to provide the most effective care with the least amount of interruption to the patient's life. The ideal option is always to treat the patient without surgery. Conservative therapy, including physical therapy, medication, and injections, if required, are always prescribed first and foremost. If absolutely necessary to the patient's health, I will recommend minimally-invasive surgical procedures. My key objective is to improve my patients' well-being.

Dr. Malik's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Neurosurgery
  •  Board certified in Neurosurgery
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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  • Neurosurgery

Conditions Treated

  • Arthritis
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Disorders
  • Broken Neck
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Epilepsy
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Hand Conditions
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Pain
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Knee Disorders
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Pain
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Osteoporosis
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Post-Concussion Syndrome
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Instability
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Stroke
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thrombosis
  • Torticollis
  • Upper Back Pain
  • Vascular Disease

Education

  • Medical School
    Rawalpindi Medical College, University Of Health Sciences Lahore

    Graduated in 1987

  • Internship Hospital
    La Crosse Lutheran Hospital

    Completed in 1991

  • Residency Hospital
    Temple University Hospital

    Completed in 2001

  • Fellowship Hospital
    University Of Washington Hospitals

    Completed in 1994

  • Undergraduate School
    Pakistan Air Force Degree College Peshawar

    Graduated in 1982

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Hindi
  • Spanish
  • Urdu

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Specialties

  • Neurosurgery
  • Pain Medicine
  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

Procedures Performed

  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
  • Cervical Artificial Disc Replacement
  • Cervical Decompression Therapy
  • Cervical Disc Replacement
  • Cervical Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Cervical Microdiscectomy
  • Cervical Spine Surgery
  • Decompression Surgery
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • EMG (Electromyography)
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Joint Drainage
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Lumbar Decompression Therapy
  • Lumbar Disc Replacement
  • Lumbar Fusion
  • Lumbar Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Lumbar Microdiscectomy
  • Lumbar Spine Surgery
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Neuroplasty
  • Neurostimulation
  • Posterior Lumbar Fusion With Robotic Assistance
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Instrumentation Procedures
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Vertebroplasty

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