Dr. Ashraf Ragab, MD

Dr. Ashraf Ragab, MD

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Orthopedic Spine Surgery  |  
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55 y/o
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Dr. Ashraf Ragab, MD is an orthopedic spine surgery specialist in Clearwater, FL and has been practicing for 23 years. He graduated from University Of Alexandria, Faculty Of Medicine in 1986 and specializes in orthopedic spine surgery, orthopedic surgery, and more.

Comprehensive Spine Institute

1988 Gulf To Bay Blvd

Clearwater, FL 33765
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Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • AvMed
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Evolutions Healthcare Systems
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio
  • MultiPlan
  • Tricare

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Low Back Pain
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more than 95% of peers
Spondylosis
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more than 95% of peers
Back Pain
very high
more than 94% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Ragab "Dr. Ragab is a leader in developing and applying innovative techniques to treat patients with spinal disorders. He is a board-certified, fellowship trained spine and orthopedic surgeon who is dedicated to providing patients with information on all treatment options, both surgical and non-surgical, to best suit the patient's needs. He is a leader in minimally invasive spine surgery and in the use of stem cell therapy. His procedures include the use of computerized spinal navigation."
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Specialties

  • Orthopedic Spine Surgery
  • Non-Surgical Orthopedics
  • Orthopedic Surgery
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Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*
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Conditions Treated

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cervical Spine Disorders
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Cervical Spondylitis
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complex Spine Disorders
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Degenerative Scoliosis
  • Degenerative Spine Disorders
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Sprain
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Neck Pain
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteoporotic Spine Fractures
  • Osteoporotic Vertebral Fracture
  • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Radiculitis
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spinal Instability
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy

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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Florida.

0 Sanctions

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

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • University Of Alexandria, Faculty Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1986
  • St Elizabeths Hosp Tufts University
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1994
  • University Hospital Of Cleveland
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2001
  • University Hospitals of Cleveland
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1995
  • University of Wisconsin Hosp Clinics Authority
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2002

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Ragab has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Arabic

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Ragab's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Ragab to family and friends
4.4
based on 28 total reviews (2 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (28)

  • 5
    (23)
  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Ragab's Performance

Trustworthiness
EXCELLENT
Explains condition(s) well
EXCELLENT
Answers Questions
EXCELLENT
Time well spent
EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
EXCELLENT
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

Stay away from Ragab!. He performed a lower back surgery on me 8 years ago. IT WAS A COMPLETE FAILURE. He fractured 2 vertebrae. How ? He never had a bone density test performed on an 80 year old male, ME.. In addition the screws to hold the rods were not installed horizontally but at about a 20%...more
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Dr Ragab is a fine professional that in most cases.his surgeries and proceedures work. With me I had a Spine Stimulator trial and on one leg he hit a nerve and ended uo in the er. No communication from the surgical coordinator and my primary care physician. There are other choices that you will...more
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