Dr. Joshua Abrams, DO

Dr. Joshua Abrams, DO

Minimally Invasive Orthopedic Spine Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 40
Dr. Joshua Abrams, DO is a minimally invasive orthopedic spine surgery specialist in Phoenix, AZ and has been practicing for 7 years. He graduated from Touro Center / College of Osteopathic Medicine in 2005 and specializes in minimally invasive orthopedic spine surgery, orthopedic spine surgery, and more.Read his story

1635 E Myrtle Ave

Phoenix, AZ 85020

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Arizona Foundation
  • Arizona Medical Network
  • Banner Health
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Elderplan
  • Health Net
  • MultiPlan
  • 2 More

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Top Care Areas

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very high
more than 99% of peers
Chronic Neck Pain
very high
more than 98% of peers
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
very high
more than 98% of peers

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Dr. Abrams' bio

This content was provided by Dr. Abrams "Joshua Abrams, DO is a fellowship-trained and board certified orthopedic spine surgeon, specializing in minimally invasive surgery, arthroplasty including artificial disc replacement, and cervical and lumbar spine surgery. Dr. Abrams completed his orthopedic spine fellowship at Stanford University. Prior to his fellowship, he completed his orthopedic residency at Michigan State University, as well as his internship in orthopedics. He gained additional spine training at both University of California Davis in Sacramento, California and at William Beaumont Hospital in Royal Oak, Michigan. Dr. Abrams earned his medical degree from the Touro University College of Osteopathic Medicine in Vallejo, California, where he was appointed both Vice President and President of the Student Body, as well as graduating with presidential honors. He obtained his bachelor's degree at Gonzaga University in Spokane, Washington, where he graduated magna cum laude. While in Washington, Dr. Abrams worked at the Children's Hospital and Regional Medical Center in Seattle. Dr. Abrams is a member of the American Osteopathic Academy of Orthopedics (AOAO), American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons (AAOS) and the American Osteopathic Association (AOA). He has volunteered his orthopedic services overseas in Costa Rica and Guatemala, and has served as a team physician for local high schools. Dr. Abrams has received numerous awards for his research and presentations. Dr. Abrams continues to engage in educational courses that allow him to provide excellence in patient care."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Abrams "The art of medicine is first and foremost about establishing a relationship with patients. Dr. Abrams looks to treat each patient as he would his own family members. His goal is to educate patients so they can make informed decisions about their life and their spine care."

3  Specialties

  • Minimally Invasive Orthopedic Spine Surgery
  • Orthopedic Spine Reconstructive Surgery
  • Orthopedic Spine Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Osteopathic Board of Orthopedic Surgery*

35  Conditions Treated

  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Arthritis
  • Ataxia
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Neck
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Osteopenia
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
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11  Procedures

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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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.


  • Stanford University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 2000
  • Touro Center / College of Osteopathic Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2005
  • Michigan State University
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2006
  • Michigan State University
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2010
  • Stanford University
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2011

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Abrams has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Abrams' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Abrams to family and friends
22 total reviews (11 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (22)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Abrams' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes
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Patient Comments (11)

Doc put me at ease and was thorough in detailing everything I needed to know about my surgery and what I could expect from the procedure. He was warm and professional, courteous and versed in the science. Thanks doc!
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Dr. Abrams is the best. After extensive spinal strain from years of dancing, I needed a transforaminal lumbar interbody fusion- sounded scary when I first heard it, even though it was to be a less invasive procedure. Dr. Abrams made the idea of surgery less daunting, explained and re-explained when...more
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Doctor Abrams is a fantastic spinal surgeon. He did surgery on my husband's back in 2017. Unfortunately no one knows where he's practicing now!!!! If anyone out there knows where he practices please post it! He's not w/the CORE Institute Thank you
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Dr. Abrams' is by far the best dr. I have ever seen. He recently moved practices. . .but, I will travel near and far to see him.
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I would highly recommend Dr. Abrams. I had a double lumbar fusion in February 2017 and I could not be happier with the outcome. Dr. Abrams was kind, caring and answered all my questions and my husbands questions. He took great care of me and my surgery was a complete success. I have my life back...more
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