Dr. Anuj Daftari, MD

Interventional Pain MedicineMaleAge 42

Interventional Pain Medicine

Dr. Anuj Daftari, MD is a Interventional Pain Medicine Specialist in Gilbert, AZ. He is affiliated with medical facilities such as Banner Baywood Medical Center and Banner Desert Medical Center. His office accepts new patients.

Dr. Anuj Daftari, MD

Dignity Health Medical Group Arizona

3420 S Mercy Rd Ste 200 Gilbert, AZ 85297
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Dr. Daftari's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
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Dr. Daftari treats Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome more than 98% of his peers

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

Chronic Pain
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Daftari treats Chronic Pain more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Daftari treats this condition more than 97% of his peers

Osteoarthritis of Spine
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Daftari treats Osteoarthritis of Spine more than 96% of his peers

Dr. Daftari treats this condition more than 96% of his peers

Dr. Daftari's conditions and procedures:

  • Acute Postoperative Pain
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Arthritis of the Neck
  • Arthritis of the Shoulder
  • Arthritis of the Spine
  • Ataxia
  • Back Pain
  • Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cauda Equina Syndrome
  • Celiac Plexus Block
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chest Wall Pain Syndrome
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Chronic Pain Management
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Degenerative Spine Disorders
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Epidural Steroid Injections
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Arthritis
  • Hip Bursitis
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Drainage
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Arthritis
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spinal Stenosis
  • Neck Pain
  • Neck Strain (incl. Whiplash Injury)
  • Nerve Blocks
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Neurostimulation
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Pain Management
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Injections
  • Phantom Limb Pain
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculitis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Spinal Compression Fracture
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Subacromial Bursitis
  • Trigger Finger
  • Trochanteric Bursitis
  • Upper Back Pain
  • Vertebral Compression Fractures
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

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(866) 974-2673

Dr. Daftari accepts the following insurance:

AARP
Aetna
Anthem
National (BlueCard) PPO
Arizona Foundation
Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System (AHCCCS)
American Indian Health Plan
Care1st Health Plan Arizona
Health Choice Arizona
Health Net Access
Medicaid of Arizona
UnitedHealthcare Community Plan
University Family Care
Banner Health
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Bridgeway Health Solutions
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
HealthyBlue 2.0
HealthyBlue Advantage
CHAMPVA
Cigna
Coventry Health Care
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
Health Net
HealthSmart - Interplan Health Group
Interplan Health Group
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
Medicaid
Self Pay
Tricare
UnitedHealthCare
United Healthcare
Worker's Compensation
Worker's Compensation WC

Dr. Daftari's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Daftari

4.5

Based on 89 ratings

5 Stars
82.02247191011236%
(73)
4 Stars
6.741573033707865%
(6)
3 Stars
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2 Stars
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1 Star
11.235955056179776%
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Helping me manage my pain
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Sep 22, 2022
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Listens, discusses, gives you straight up diagnosi
Daftari not only listens he explains and tells you sraight up what can and what cannot be done and how he feels he can help you. His staff are all kind, smiling, considerate and work well together you can tell the whole team works well together and love and respect Dr. Daftaritheir doctor.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
  • Long wait times
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Sep 13, 2022
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Great team
Great team, they know their stuff, funny, caring & fast!
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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JaxAz – Aug 24, 2022
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This is my 4th time other 3 were sedated this time no, wasn't too bad I will have the same procedure next time
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Joe S – Aug 20, 2022
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Very caring and knowledgeable
Dr Daftari is a very caring and knowledgeable doctor. He listens to you and discusses any options available. I have been going to the Core institute for a few years and have been very happy with the entire staff that I have dealt with.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
1 person found this helpful
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Bernice – Aug 20, 2022
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Awesome doctor
It was really great everything was done so fast l was in and out so quickly
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Nadine Ruiz – Aug 18, 2022
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Expert!
Dr. Daftari has given me 4 injections for the arthritis in my hip. He’s an expert & I would recommend him highly.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
1 person found this helpful
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Barb – Aug 06, 2022
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Dr Daftari
Dr Daftari explains things in detail! He & the staff was helpful & polite, & considerate. I'd recommend the Core Institute to others.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
1 person found this helpful
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Aug 06, 2022
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great
As planned no problems
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Kurt Pietrzak – Jul 28, 2022
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Great, caring Doctor
Today was my 5th time having a procedure by Dr Daftari (all for different reasons!). He is professional and listens to what I have to say and what my symptoms are. He explains everything so that I understand what to expect.
What went well
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Kathleen Green – Jul 07, 2022
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Outstanding pain Dr. I highly recommend him
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Donald E ORR – Jul 06, 2022
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Outstanding!
I can't believe how efficient Dr. Daftari and his team are. You never have to wait and in fact many times you get in early. They make the whole procedure comfortable and reassure you in every way. Thank you!
What went well
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
  • Difficult to schedule appointment
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Amber J Cunningham – Jun 16, 2022
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Dr. Daftari was great. He spent lots of time with me and I didn't feel rushed. He addressed all of my concerns and was very accommodating.
What went well
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Jenna – Jun 02, 2022
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Best Pain Manager
I feel Dr. Daftari is a very good doctor. He is very thorough, asked the questions to get to the root of the issue. He cares about his patients and the fellowship doctor, 'Jennifer' did a very thorough examination.
What went well
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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E. Jimenez – Jun 02, 2022
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Dr. Daftari is professional and explains all of your choices and what the plan of action will be
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Patti Kroeger – Jun 02, 2022
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Gave update. Seemed very interested in relieving pain. And making sure the treatments are working
What went well
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
  • Office environment
  • Long wait times
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May 26, 2022
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Normal visit
This was a normal visit with Dr. Daftari and as usual he was very helpful and personable. Really cares and has great connection with his patients.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Rich B – May 18, 2022
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GF
Was very professional. Answered all questions. Seemed accurate and acceptable diagnosis.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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GF – May 12, 2022
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Very caring and took the time to explain the procedure. Gave me a
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Catherine Carey – May 07, 2022
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Helped me so much.
I think he is wonderful. He has helped me with my pain a number of times. I have two upcoming procedures and I am sure it will help me. I am so happy when I see him he reminds me of my grandson. Thank you Ginger Walker'
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Ginger W – May 06, 2022
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About Me

Care Philosophy

Anuj Daftari, MD a fellowship-trained physician specializing in interventional spine and pain management.

Biography

Anuj Daftari, MD a fellowship-trained physician specializing in interventional spine and pain management. Dr. Daftari received his fellowship training...Read more

Specialties

  • Interventional Pain Medicine
  • Acute Pain Medicine
  • Interventional Spine Medicine
  • Musculoskeletal Medicine
  • Musculoskeletal Rehabilitation
  • Pain Management
  • Pain Medicine
  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Pain Medicine
  • Spine Physiatry
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Board Certifications

  • Pain Medicine
  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

Education

Case Western Reserve University - Metro Health Medical Center
Residency Hospital
St. Barnabas Medical Center
Internship Hospital
St. George's University Medical School
Medical School
St. George's University School Of Medicine
Medical School
2013
Henry Ford Hospital / Wayne State University
Fellowship Hospital
2012
MetroHealth Medical Center and Cleveland Clinic Foundation
Residency Hospital
2009
SAINT BARNABAS MEDICAL CENTER
Internship Hospital
New Jersey Institute of Technology
Undergraduate School
New Jersey Institute of Technology
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Languages

  • English
  • Gujarati

Awards

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Is Dr. Anuj Daftari, MD accepting new patients?

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What are Dr. Anuj Daftari, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Daftari frequently treats Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome, Chronic Pain, and Osteoarthritis of Spine. See all procedures and conditions Dr. Daftari treats.

Where is Dr. Anuj Daftari, MD's office located?

Dr. Daftari's office is located at 3420 S Mercy Rd Ste 200, Gilbert, AZ 85297. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

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Dr. Daftari speaks Gujarati and English. View profile to see all.

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Locations

Dignity Health Medical Group Arizona

Dignity Health Medical Group Multispecialty - Mercy Gilbert3420 S Mercy Rd Ste 200 Gilbert, AZ 85297
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Practice

The CORE Institute - Gilbert3591 S Mercy Rd Ste 204 Gilbert, AZ 85297
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The CORE Institute

Anuj Daftari, MDMercy 200 Rd Gilbert, AZ 85297
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The CORE Institute - Gilbert Spine Center2680 S Val Vista Dr Ste 146 Bldg 9 Gilbert, AZ 85295
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The CORE Institute - Gilbert Spine Center2680 S Val Vista Dr Ste 146 Bldg 9 Gilbert, AZ 85295
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Affiliated Hospitals

Dr. Daftari is affiliated with the following hospitals. Select a hospital below to learn more.

Learn more about how Healthgrades measuresHospital Quality.

Banner Baywood Medical Center

Mesa, AZ

66% Patients that would definitely recommend, 4% lower than the national average

10 Awards Received

Award Highlight: America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2021)

Banner Desert Medical Center

Mesa, AZ

65% Patients that would definitely recommend, 5% lower than the national average

9 Awards Received

Award Highlight: Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2022)

Banner Gateway Medical Center

Gilbert, AZ

77% Patients that would definitely recommend, 7% higher than the national average

The Core Institute Specialty Hospital

Phoenix, AZ

87% Patients that would definitely recommend, 17% higher than the national average

5 Awards Received

Award Highlight: Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2022)