Dr. Bilal Shanti, MD

Pain MedicineMaleAge 51

Dr. Shanti
Accepting new patients
Telehealth services available

Omnia Pain Consultants

5051 E THOMAS RD Phoenix, AZ 85018

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(480) 473-7246

Dr. Bilal Shanti, MD is a Pain Medicine Specialist in Phoenix, AZ. He is accepting new patients and has indicated that he accepts telehealth appointments. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Shanti to book an appointment.

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  • Explains Conditions Well
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  • Offers Telehealth
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Dr. Shanti's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Low Back Pain
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Shanti treats Low Back Pain more than 98% of his peers

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

Back Pain
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Shanti treats Back Pain more than 98% of his peers

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

Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Shanti treats Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement) more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Shanti treats this condition more than 97% 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
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Dr. Shanti's conditions and procedures:

  • Acupuncture
  • Acute Postoperative Pain
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Foot
  • Arthritis of the Neck
  • Arthritis of the Shoulder
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Back Disorders
  • Back Pain
  • Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Facet Joint Injection
  • Cervical Injection
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Chronic Postoperative Pain
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Degenerative Joint Disease in the Shoulder
  • Degenerative Scoliosis
  • Degenerative Spine Disorders
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Disc Injection
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Disorders
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Epidural Steroid Injections
  • Facet Joint Injection
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Injuries
  • Foot Sprain
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Muscle Strain
  • Hand Pain
  • Head and Neck Conditions
  • Headache
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Arthritis
  • Hip Disorders
  • Hip Pain
  • Interventional Pain Management
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Kidney Disease
  • Knee Arthritis
  • Knee Injuries
  • Knee Pain
  • Knee Tendinitis
  • Low Back Pain
  • Migraine
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Neck Injuries
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Neck Pain
  • Nerve Diseases
  • Occupational Injuries
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Elbow
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Pinched Nerve
  • Pinched Nerve in Back
  • Pinched Nerve in Neck
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis-Related Fibromyalgia
  • Sacroiliac Joint Injection
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Sciatica as Seen in Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Instability
  • Shoulder Muscle Strain
  • Shoulder Pain
  • Spinal Instability
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Steroid Injection
  • Tendon and Bursa Injection
  • Tendon Disorders
  • Tendonitis
  • Tennis Elbow (Lateral Epicondylitis)
  • Tension Headache
  • Thoracic Epidural Steroid Injection
  • Thoracic Facet Joint Injection
  • Traumatic Spine Disease
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Upper Back Pain
  • Wrist Disorders

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Dr. Shanti accepts the following insurance:

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Dr. Shanti's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Shanti

4.4

Based on 128 ratings

5 Stars
82.03125%
(105)
4 Stars
2.34375%
(3)
3 Stars
0.78125%
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2 Stars
0.78125%
(1)
1 Star
14.0625%
(18)
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The doctor is good, but staff are rude , they don’t smile , they don’t talk , when they answer the phones they are rude , they don’t get you in .
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
What could be improved
  • Staff wasn't friendly
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Oct 23, 2021
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If it wasn't for this great Dr Shanti my early results of having Parkinson's would have never been detected. He noticed that I had bad shaking of my hands and sent me to a great neurologist who ran all the tests I needed. I can NOT be more happy to be a patient of this great Dr .
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
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Michael Strobel – Mar 04, 2021
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Dr. Shanti was able to reduce my chronic pain significantly. He is very efficient and knowledgeable. Staff is excellent and it is easy to get in the clinic. He is compassionate and caring.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
What could be improved
No results
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Linda Huber – Oct 21, 2020
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I have been seeing Dr. Shanti for many years. I am not good with computer and online thing but I decided to write something about this great doctor. He has enabled me to live with comfort and pain-free life. He is compassionate and caring, sweet and humble. I highly recommend him for pain issues.
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
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Susan McGee – Oct 20, 2020
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There is no one better than Dr. Shanti. I have been on pain for years and he got me taken care of. I am very pleased with him.
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
No results
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Jennifer Rich – Oct 20, 2020
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I have been seeing Dr. Shanti for 4 years now. He has been an awesome Doctor. He has helped me with my pain issues and needs. I would not go to any other pain specialist other than him. He is compassionate and caring and very kind and gentle. I would refer him to any one who needs help.
What went well
  • 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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Lucy Vasquez – Oct 19, 2020
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Dr. Shanti is an excellent doctor, he is compassionate and kind. I never had any problem with Dr. Shanti. He takes good care of his patients.
What went well
  • Staff friendliness
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Elke Mellick – Oct 19, 2020
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I am very pleased with Dr. Shanti and his clinic. He respects his patients and take good care of them. He got my pain under control with minimal medications. His injections helped me.
What went well
  • Staff friendliness
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Jose Ponce – Oct 15, 2020
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Dr. Shanti is an excellent pain doctor. I am US decorated veteran and he has helped me a lot with my back pain. His staff is amazing and helpful. I am very satisfied with his care.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • 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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anthony webster – Mar 20, 2020
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I trust Dr. Shanti with my life. From Day one, he has always treated with utmost care and respect. I highly recommend Dr. Shanti two anyone in pain.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • 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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Naomi Skellett – Mar 13, 2020
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I am totally pleased with the great care of Dr. Shanti. He is thorough, compassionate, and kind. He has very friendly staff.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • 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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Richard Palmer – Mar 12, 2020
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I am happy in my positive change in quality of life. My pain level has significantly decreased thanks to the injections Dr. Shanti gave me. His staff is nice and kind.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • 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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Barbara Anderson – Mar 12, 2020
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Dr. Shanti is nice, caring and friendly. He is competent and confident in his profession. His staff is very kind and helpful.
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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Elaine Braginton – Feb 28, 2020
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My first experience with Doctor Shanti was 2 years ago . he took one look at my MRI and said i can not help you no shot will do anything for you only surgery, NO i said i already had 2surgerys . I had already shots from 2 other doctors and they didnt work out . I went back to the states had one more back surgery. came back to Yuma for some reason i felt like i was being pulled to DRShanti saw him for the second time on 2-20-20 so far so good he only did my right side 1threw 5 this is the first time i have not had pain in years ,Doctor Shanti is so gentle i did not even feel the shot.He talks to you about you he cares dont get me wornghe is very streight forward he will pull no punches. You will never go wrong with him . AND ALSO LADIES HE IS EASY ON THE EYES
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Phyllis – Feb 26, 2020
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This Doctor Cares!
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Michael J Jones – Feb 11, 2020
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Dr. Shanti is the best. We are so fortunate to have him help us hear.
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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Martha Norton – Feb 04, 2020
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I am very pleased with Dr. Shanti. I am a veteran and have very complicated pain issues. He helped me a lot.
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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Richard Sohnery – Jan 31, 2020
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I am satisfied with Dr. Shanti. He took away the majority of my pain. He is very informative of the pain issue that I have.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • 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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Philip Spaulding – Jan 14, 2020
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Dr. Shanti is very very thorough, kind and soft-spoken. He is a true professional. I highly recommend him as a pain MD to anyone who is in pain.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • 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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Wallis Toomey – Jan 10, 2020
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I am very pleased to find Dr.Shanti. Prior to finding him, I could hardly walk and function. He made my life a lot more pleasant and comfortable. I am able to do things I was never able to. When I thank him, he says "thank God, I am His servant".
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • 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
1 person found this helpful
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Diana Speckman – Jan 09, 2020
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About Me

Care Philosophy

Allow me to fight your pain and restore your function. I believe that every modality should be tried to restore your functionality and promote your...Read more

Biography

Aggressively trained and highly experienced to fight your pain and restore your function.  Nobody should live in pain.  

Specialties

  • Pain Medicine
  • Addiction Medicine Anesthesiology
  • Hospice & Palliative Medicine (Anesthesiology)
  • Interventional Pain Medicine

Education

2002
Helms Medical Institute
2000
University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center
Fellowship Hospital
1999
Baylor College of Medicine & Affiliated Hospitals
Residency Hospital
1996
North East Ohio Univ Coll Of Med
Internship Hospital
1995
Harvard Medical School (Massachusetts General Hospital / Brigham and Women's Hospital)
Fellowship Hospital
1995
Post Doctoral Fellowship
Fellowship Hospital
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Languages

  • English
  • Arabic
  • French
  • Spanish

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Does Dr. Bilal Shanti, MD offer telehealth services?

Dr. Shanti has indicated that they offer telehealth. Contact the office to check for eligibility for your needs.

Is Dr. Bilal Shanti, MD accepting new patients?

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What are Dr. Bilal Shanti, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Shanti frequently treats Low Back Pain, Back Pain, and Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement). See all procedures and conditions Dr. Shanti treats.

Where is Dr. Bilal Shanti, MD's office located?

Dr. Shanti's office is located at 5051 E THOMAS RD, Phoenix, AZ 85018. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

What languages does Dr. Bilal Shanti, MD speak?

Dr. Shanti speaks Spanish, Arabic, and French. View profile to see all.

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Locations

Omnia Pain Consultants

Omnia Pain Consultants5051 E THOMAS RD Phoenix, AZ 85018
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