Dr. Arash Vishteh, MD

Dr. Arash Vishteh, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
Male  ·  
52 y/o

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Dr. Arash Vishteh, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Tempe, AZ and has been practicing for 19 years. He specializes in neurosurgery and neurological spine surgery.

A. Gianni Vishteh, MD, PC

21 E 6th St Unit 304

Tempe, AZ 85281
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Allstate
  • American Family Insurance
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • CopperPoint Mutual
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Golden Rule
  • Lincoln
  • MetLife
  • MultiPlan
  • State Farm
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • Worker's Compensation

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Top Care Areas

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Spine Disorders
more than 72% of peers
Spinal Stenosis
more than 70% of peers
Intervertebral Disc Disease
more than 68% of peers

Dr. Vishteh's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

2  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery
  • Neurological Spine Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*

35  Conditions Treated

  • Arthritis of the Spine
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cauda Equina Syndrome
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Cervical Spondylolisthesis
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Degenerative Spine Disorders
  • Degenerative Spondylolisthesis
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
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28  Procedures

  • Brain Surgery
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
  • Cervical Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Cervical Spine Surgery
  • Complex Spine Surgery
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Image-Guided Spine Surgery
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Lower Spine Surgery
  • Lumbar Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Lumbar Spine Surgery
  • Microdiscectomy
  • Microsurgical Spine Surgery
  • Neuroplasty
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Discectomy
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Internal Fixation
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Reconstruction
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spinal Tumor Surgery
  • Spine Fracture Treatment
  • Spine Surgery
  • Stereotactic Radiosurgery, Spinal or Cranial

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

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  • University of Southern California
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1987
  • University of Pittsburgh / Main Campus
    Medical School | Graduated 1992
  • Maricopa Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1993
  • Barrow Neur Inst
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1999
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Vishteh has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Vishteh's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Vishteh to family and friends
71 total reviews (34 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (71)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Vishteh's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (34)

Dr. Vishteh was recommended to me by one of my doctors who had had successful spine surgery by him. Dr. Vishteh is a Barrow's trained neurosurgeon who is extremely knowledgeable, thorough and patient. I suffered from a combination of terrible neck and low back spinal problems. After a number of...more
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I can't say enough about my experience with Dr. Vishteh. I was very nervous to even make an appointment with a neurosurgeon. By the time I left I was at ease with my decision to have surgery because Dr. Vishteh was so awesome. He took time to answer all my questions and was compassionate when I...more
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Dr. Vishteh operated on my wife about 2 years ago for disk degeneration in her neck. She did fantastic! When I started to suffer from a similar neck problem I went to see him. Dr. Vishteh is extremely caring and down to earth. He spent a lot of time showing me my MRI and describing what he thought...more
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first everything went well...very smart doctor...Dana is very helpful and works hard and cares so does Dr vishteh....waited months to finally be seen since insurance gave us problems to just now be told last minute they decided to no longer accept my insurance.....im in constant pain....can barely...more
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Dr. Vishteh was great from day one. I was intimidated and uneasy with the thought of back surgery, but was put at ease instantly after my extensive consultation. His thorough knowledge is comforting and his personable demeanor makes asking questions so easy. Once I was scheduled for surgery, I knew...more
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