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Dr. Kazuko Shem, MD

Spinal Cord Injury Medicine ·  Female · Age 52

Dr. Shem

Dr. Kazuko Shem, MD is a spinal cord injury specialist in Milpitas, CA and has been practicing for 21 years. She graduated from University Of California, San Francisco, School Of Medicine in 1994 and specializes in spinal cord injury medicine, physical medicine & rehabilitation, and more.


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(408) 885-5000

Dr. Shem accepts the following insurance:

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Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
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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. Shem's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Spinal Cord Injury
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Shem treats Spinal Cord Injury more than 98% of her peers

Dr. Shem treats this condition more than 98% of her peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Craniospinal Trauma
  • Spinal Shock
  • Spine Dislocation
Cerebral Palsy
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Shem treats Cerebral Palsy more than 96% of her peers

Dr. Shem treats this condition more than 96% of her peers

Gait Abnormality
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Shem treats Gait Abnormality more than 91% of her peers

Dr. Shem treats this condition more than 91% of her peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Antalgic Gait
  • Myopathic Gait
  • Scissoring Gait
  • Spastic Gait
  • Steepage Gait

Dr. Shem's conditions and procedures:

  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Anterior Horn Disease
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Autonomic Dysreflexia
  • Back Pain
  • Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Brain Disorders
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Elbow Injuries
  • EMG (Electromyography)
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Hand Conditions
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Knee Disorders
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Low Back Pain
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Phantom Limb Pain
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Post-Concussion Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylosis
  • Upper Back Pain

About Me

Biography

Dr. Kazuko Shem, MD is a spinal cord injury specialist in Milpitas, CA and has been practicing for 21 years. She graduated from University Of California, San Francisco, School Of Medicine in 1994 and specializes in spinal cord injury medicine, physical medicine & rehabilitation, and more.

Specialties

  • Spinal Cord Injury Medicine
  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Pain Medicine
  • Rehabilitation

Board Certifications

  • Pain Medicine
  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
  • Spinal Injury Medicine

Education

1998
Stanford University
Residency Hospital
1995
West La Va
Internship Hospital
1994
University Of California, San Francisco, School Of Medicine
Medical School
1998
1995
1994

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Dr. Shem's Reviews

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2.0

Based on 4 reviews

5 Stars
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1 Star
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