Dr. Asif Bashir, MD

Dr. Asif Bashir, MD

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Dr. Asif Bashir, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Edison, NJ and has been practicing for 12 years. He graduated from King Edward Medical College in 1995 and specializes in neurosurgery.

65 James St

Edison, NJ 08820

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerihealth
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • EmblemHealth
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • Oxford Health Plans
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for New Jersey
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Bashir's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Spine Disorders
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normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Bashir treats Spine Disorders more than 53% of his peers

Dr. Bashir treats this condition more than 53% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Arthritis of the Spine
  • Degenerative Spine Diseases
  • Ossification of the Posterior Longitudinal Ligament of the Spine
  • Pediatric Spinal Tumor
  • Progressive Spinal Muscular Atrophy
  • Progressive Spinobulbar Muscular Atrophy
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Dysostosis, Anhalt Type
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA)
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Ryukyuan Type
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Scapuloperoneal
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Type I
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Type II
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Type III
  • Spinal Tuberculosis
Spondylosis
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normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Bashir treats Spondylosis more than 52% of his peers

Dr. Bashir treats this condition more than 52% of his peers

Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
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normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Bashir treats Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement) more than 50% of his peers

Dr. Bashir treats this condition more than 50% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Brachial Neuritis
  • Neuritis
  • Neuritis With Brachial Predilection
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Peripheral Neuritis
  • Polyneuritis
  • Radiculitis
  • Ulnar Neuritis
  • Vestibular Neuritis

Dr. Bashir's conditions and procedures:

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Aneurysm
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain Surgery
  • Brain Tumor
  • Brain Tumor Surgery
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Carotid Surgery
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cauda Equina Syndrome
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Complex Spine Surgery
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Craniotomy
  • CyberKnife®, Cranial (Stereotactic Radiosurgery, Cranial) incl. Gamma Knife and LINAC Photon Beam
  • Deep Brain Stimulation
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Disc Replacement
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Ear Disorders
  • Endoscopic Spinal Surgery
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Laminectomy
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Microdiscectomy
  • Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Pain
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Neuroplasty
  • Neurostimulation
  • Neurosurgical Procedures
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Paracentesis
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pituitary Gland Tumor Excision
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spinal Tumor Surgery
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fracture Treatment
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spine Surgery
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stereotactic Radiosurgery
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thrombosis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Vascular Disease

About Me

Biography

Dr. Asif Bashir, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Edison, NJ and has been practicing for 12 years. He graduated from King Edward Medical College in 1995 and specializes in neurosurgery.

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Board Certifications

Education

2007
Mayo Medical School
Fellowship Hospital
2007
Upstate Med Ctr (Suny-Upstate)
Fellowship Hospital
2007
SUNY Upstate Medical University
Residency Hospital
2007
Gamma Knife Radiosurgery @ University Of Pittsburgh
2006
Harvard Boston Children Hospital
Residency Hospital
1999
University Of Minnesota / Twin Cities Campus
Internship Hospital
1995
King Edward Medical College
Medical School
Aitchison College, Lahore
Undergraduate School
2007
2007
2007
2007
2006
1999
1995

Languages

  • Hindi
  • Punjabi
  • Urdu
  • English

Awards

Dr. Bashir's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Bashir

4.2

Based on 29 reviews

5 Stars
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1 Star
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Dr. Bashir helped my family beyond our expectations. We went to multiple doctors for my mom who was in severe pain for months. All of them said that she had a minimal chance of getting better or that they wouldn't operate due to her 2 previous spinal fusions. Dr. Bashir committed to helping us...Read More
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Dr. Bashir is a fantastic doctor. He has extremely caring bedside manner and is very honest and understanding about patient concerns & exploring different treatment options. As a neurosurgeon, he is just first class
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My name is Christopher Bellofatto. I was crippled for approximately one and a half years. I recently had my third major surgery in less than one year! Dr. Asif Bashir performed two of those major surgeries on me...lumbar spine disctectomy with decompression, and cervical spine surgery to do cutting...Read More
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It's been almost 4 yrs since my husband had spine surgery and has recovered so well. We went to 3 Neurosurgeons and I am glad we chose him to do surgery. He is caring, he listens to you and he will advise you what he can and cannot do. He is very realistic with results and will help you all through...Read More
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My wife has multiple sclerosis and we were directed to see him because of a c spine MRI. She has been in serious pain and many other issues. Dr Bashir was rude and spent more time on phone and talking about my and my wife's relationship and lunch then he did about her issue. He was not helpful or...Read More
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Amerihealth
Amerihealth PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Open Access
EmblemHealth
GHI PPO
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
Oxford Health Plans
Freedom Plan
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus POS
Options PPO
Oxford Liberty