Dr. Arya N. Shamie, MD

Dr. Arya N. Shamie, MD

Orthopedic Spine Surgery | Male | 47 years old

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We believe every patient has a unique diagnosis and need. We individualize our care for every patient...and stress the fact that surgery is considered only when all non-surgical options have been exhausted. We pride ourselves in taking care of all patients...one patient at a time. We believe in the three A's of success: Ability, Affability and Availability. We strive to provide the best care we can provide for each and every one of our patients.Read more

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based on 37 total surveys (4 with reviews)
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in Chino Hills, CA |
My husband fractured his spine and has seen many doctors all of which either sent him home with meds or wanted to do crazy invasive procedures. Dr. Shamie very personable & patient when he explained the procedure needed. Due to my husbands pain, he expedited my husbands surgery. My husband went from not being able to walk to 99.9% complete pain free recovery. Thank you so much for your professionalism & kind heart, god bless the work that you continue to do. Your the best!!!
in Los Angeles, CA |
After 10 years of doctors trying to keep me on pain meds, Dr Shamie put titanium pins through my SI joint, stabilizing it. My pain is 99% less and I feel great. His staff is fantastic and the other surgeons he works with are phenomenal!
in New York, NY |
Dr.Shamie is one of the worst doctors I have encountered. We went to him recommended by his family & friends and despite all this he catastrophically screwed up my mother's surgery. He did not open the nerve canals as he was supposed to, put in place implants that were not needed and was completely irresponsible. Avoid surgery with this surgeon at all costs. You can look him and see that he receives money from medical companies to promote their devices--same device he put inside my mother's back
in Santa Monica, CA |
Had complex lumbar decompression operation two weeks ago with amazingly good results. I am already up and feeling better than I have in years. Kudos Dr. Nick! You're my hero.
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Dr. Shamie's Care Philosophy

We believe every patient has a unique diagnosis and need. We individualize our care for every patient...and stress the fact that surgery is considered only when all non-surgical options have been exhausted. We pride ourselves in taking care of all patients...one patient at a time. We believe in the three A's of success: Ability, Affability and Availability. We strive to provide the best care we can provide for each and every one of our patients.

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

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

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  • Orthopedic Surgery

Conditions Treated

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Arthritis of the Neck
  • Arthritis of the Spine
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Broken Neck
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cervical Radiculopathy
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Ear Disorders
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Epilepsy
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Hand Conditions
  • Head and Neck Conditions
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Limb Cramp
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Radiculopathy
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Pain
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Infections
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thrombosis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertebral Column Tumors

Education

  • Medical School
    Northwestern University The Feinberg School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1994

  • Internship Hospital
    University Of Southern California / Keck School Of Medicine

    Completed in 1995

  • Residency Hospital
    Sf Marys Mc

    Completed in 2000

  • Fellowship Hospital
    University Of California At Los Angeles

    Completed in 2001

  • Undergraduate School
    University Of California At Irvine / California College Of Medicine & Surgery

    Graduated in 1990

  • Other Education
    UCLA Bone Research Lab

    Completed in 1996

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Persian
  • Spanish

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Specialties

  • Orthopedic Spine Surgery
  • Neurosurgery
  • Orthopedic Surgery

Procedures Performed

  • Cervical Disc Replacement
  • Cervical Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Cervical Spine Reconstruction
  • Cervical Spine Surgery
  • Disc Replacement
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Endoscopic Thoracic Spine Surgery
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Joint Drainage
  • Kyphoplasty, Percutaneous
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Microdiscectomy
  • Microsurgical Procedure
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Percutaneous Vertebroplasty
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Sacroiliac Joint Injection
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spine Surgery
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Point Injection

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