Dr. Bob Shafa, MD

Dr. Bob Shafa, MD

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Dr. Bob Shafa, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Torrance, CA and has been practicing for 17 years. He graduated from University Of Pittsburgh School Of Medicine in 2001 and specializes in neurosurgery.

3400 Lomita Blvd Ste 104

Torrance, CA 90505

Contact Information

(310) 540-0965

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
  • Health Net
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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for California
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. Shafa's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Subdural Hemorrhage
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Shafa treats Subdural Hemorrhage more than 66% of his peers

Dr. Shafa treats this condition more than 66% of his peers

Herniated Disc
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Shafa treats Herniated Disc more than 64% of his peers

Dr. Shafa treats this condition more than 64% of his peers

Intervertebral Disc Disease
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Shafa treats Intervertebral Disc Disease more than 56% of his peers

Dr. Shafa treats this condition more than 56% of his peers

Dr. Shafa's conditions and procedures:

Aneurysm
Bone Cancer
Bone Disorders
Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
Brain Aneurysm
Brain Cancer
Brain Disorders
Brain Surgery
Broken Neck
Cancer
Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
Cerebral Hemorrhage
Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
Cerebrovascular Disease
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
Chiari's Deformity
Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
Craniopharyngioma
Degenerative Disc Disease
Disc Replacement
Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
Ear Disorders
Epilepsy
Fracture
Herniated Disc
Herniated Disc Surgery
Hydrocephalus
Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
Low Back Pain
Lumbar Spine Fracture
Meningiomas
Myelopathy
Nerve Block, Somatic
Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
Osteosarcoma
Pathological Spine Fracture
Pituitary Gland Tumor Excision
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Secondary Malignancies
Spina Bifida
Spinal Fusion
Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
Spinal Stenosis
Spine Deformities
Spine Disorders
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
Spondylolisthesis
Spondylosis
Stereotactic Surgery
Stereotaxis
Stroke
Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
Subdural Hemorrhage
Thoracic Spine Fracture
Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
Thrombosis
Traumatic Brain Injury
Vascular Disease
Vertebral Column Tumors

About Me

Biography

Dr. Bob Shafa, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Torrance, CA and has been practicing for 17 years. He graduated from University Of Pittsburgh School Of Medicine in 2001 and specializes in neurosurgery.

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Education

  • 2001
    University Of Pittsburgh School Of Medicine
    Medical School
    2001

Languages

  • Farsi
  • English

Dr. Shafa's Reviews

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3.9

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1 Star
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I thank God for giving me you as my doctor. He anointed you and send you to save people lives. I have never met any doctor in my life like who is wonderful, caring, talented and always joyful. You always make the patient feel comfortable, safe and secure. If not for God's love and you who treat me,...Read More
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Dr Shafa is the most caring Doctor I have ever been too. I was diagnosed with a brain tumor in January of 2015 and he removed it in March of that same year. The surgery went great even though my tumor was in a difficult spot to get I was told after the surgery. I feel so bad I have taken so long...Read More
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Dr. Shafa performed brain surgery on my mom. He worked on her for 10 hours and was able to keep us updated the entire time. He and his staff left us feeling secure and hopeful. I have already recommended him to a friend whose mother needs surgery and I will continue to reccomend him to anybody who...Read More
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Dr Shafa did surgery on me I was in car accident he did excellent job, broke my neck 2 places and my upper back 3 places, excellent Doctor will recommend him for any cervical surgery his the best Doctor and his assistant Rosell shes great in filling out paper work.
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Roselle is very polite and helpful. Scheduling was somewhat difficult but it's understandable since it's a very busy place. What I like the most about Dr. Shafa is EVERYTHING! DR. SHAFA IS THE BEST!!!
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Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Anthem Blue Cross
Power Select HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
CaliforniaCare HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
Advantage Preferred DirectAccess Plus PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California PPO
Pathway X Direct Access PPO
Pathway X Guided Access HMO
Pathway X Tiered Direct Access
Select Plus HMO
Select PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Commercial Insurance Company
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
GEHA
Health Net
Blue & Gold HMO
Employer Group HMO
Health Net PPO
Individual and Family PPO
WholeCare Network HMO
MultiPlan
Kaiser PHCS Network PPO
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
Premera Blue Cross
Heritage Signature
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus POS
Navigate HMO
Navigate POS
Options PPO

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