Dr. Mark Shaya, MD

Dr. Mark Shaya, MD

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42 y/o
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Dr. Mark Shaya, MD is a neurosurgery doctor who practices in Coral Gables, FL. He is 42 years old and has been practicing for 13 years.Read his story

Neurosurgical Institute of Florida

201 Bird Rd

Coral Gables, FL 33146
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Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Assurant Health
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • CareSource
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Community Health Choice
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • EmblemHealth
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)

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Cervical Spine Myelopathy
very high
more than 91% of peers
Spinal Stenosis
high
more than 85% of peers
Spine Disorders
high
more than 84% of peers

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Dr. Shaya's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Shaya "The Neurosurgical Institute of Florida is one of the premier providers of neurosurgical care in the region, and recognized as a center of excellence. Providing services to thousands of patients with hundreds of successful surgical procedures each year, the physicians and staff place special emphasis on offering the finest in patient care. We are uniquely equipped to handle routine cases and technically demanding cases. The Neurosurgical Institute of Florida is comprised of neurosurgeons who specialize in a variety of neurological areas including radiosurgery, neuro-oncology, pediatric neurosurgery, stereotactic procedures, skull base surgery, spinal instrumentation, spinal lesions, aneurysm repair, and others. We offer state-of-the-art technology for treating neurological disorders, including Cyberknife and Gamma Knife technology. Having treated hundreds of patients with this advanced approach to brain surgery, we are a leader in radiosurgical care in Florida."

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Shaya "Dr. Mark Shaya's success rate is second to none. He is careful in recommending surgery as a first option. Non-invasive modalities are offered in the office. Pain management options are available as well. He never has students, residents or trainees at surgery. "
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Specialties

  • Neurosurgery
  • Orthopedic Spine Surgery
  • Sports Medicine Pain Management
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Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*
  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*
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Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Arthritis of the Spine
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Avulsion Fracture
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brachial Neuritis
  • Brain Abscess
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Damage
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain Hemorrhage
  • Brain Tumor
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brainstem Glioma
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebral Palsy Dystonia
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Disc Degeneration
  • Cervical Dysplasia
  • Cervical Radiculopathy
  • Cervical Rib
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Cervical Spondylitis
  • Cervical Spondylolisthesis
  • Cervical Sprain
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Complex Fractures
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Compound Fracture
  • Compression Fracture
  • Cranial Dystonia
  • Cranial Nerve Disorders
  • Cranial Nerve Lesions
  • Cranial Neuralgia
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Degenerative Spine Disorders
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Discitis
  • Discogenic Pain
  • Dystonia
  • Ear Disorders
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Epidural Hematoma
  • Epilepsy
  • Eyelid Spasm
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Intra-Articular Fracture
  • Joint Fracture
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Limb Cramp
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Disc Degeneration
  • Lumbar Herniated Disc
  • Lumbar Malsegmentation - Short Stature
  • Lumbar Radiculopathy
  • Lumbar Spinal Stenosis
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Lumbar Sprain
  • Lupus
  • Meningiomas
  • Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Neck Pain
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Neuritis
  • Neuritis With Brachial Predilection
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Ossification of the Posterior Longitudinal Ligament of the Spine
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Pain Disorder
  • Pain, Intractable
  • Parkinson's Disease
  • Pathologic Fracture
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pediatric Fractures
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Peripheral Neuritis
  • Pituitary Gland Cancer
  • Polyneuritis
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Spinal Compression Fracture
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Dysostosis, Anhalt Type
  • Spinal Instability
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA)
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spinal Tuberculosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stress Fracture
  • Stroke
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Thoracic Disc Disorders
  • Thoracic Outlet Syndrome
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thrombosis
  • Torticollis
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Ulnar Neuritis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertebral Column Tumors
  • Vertebral Fracture

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Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Anterior Cervical Herniated Disc Surgery With Fusion
  • Anterior Cervical Herniated Disc Surgery With Plating and Fusion
  • Arthroscopic Spine Surgery
  • Artificial Disc Replacement
  • Atlantoaxial Fusion
  • Auditory Brainstem Implantation
  • Brain Aneurysm Embolization
  • Brain Aneurysm Repair
  • Brain Biopsy
  • Brain Radiation Treatment
  • Brain Surgery
  • Brain Tumor Surgery
  • Brainstem Auditory Evoked Response Test
  • Brainstem Surgery
  • Carotid Ultrasound
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
  • Cervical Artificial Disc Replacement
  • Cervical Disc Replacement
  • Cervical Epidural Steroid Injection
  • Cervical Facet Joint Injection
  • Cervical Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Cervical Injection
  • Cervical Medial Branch Block
  • Cervical Medial Branch Neurotomy
  • Cervical Spine Surgery
  • Complex Spinal Deformity Correction
  • Complex Spine Surgery
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • CyberKnife®, Cranial (Stereotactic Radiosurgery, Cranial) incl. Gamma Knife and LINAC Photon Beam
  • Deep Brain Stimulation
  • Disc Replacement
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Endoscopic Spinal Surgery
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Fracture Care
  • Fracture Open Reduction and Internal Fixation (ORIF)
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Image-Guided Spine Surgery
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Surgery
  • Kyphosis Surgery
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Laminectomy
  • Lower Spine Surgery
  • Lumbar Disc Replacement
  • Lumbar Discography
  • Lumbar Epidural Steroid Injection
  • Lumbar Facet Joint Injection
  • Lumbar Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Lumbar Laminectomy
  • Lumbar Medial Branch Block
  • Lumbar Medial Branch Radiofrequency Neurotomy
  • Lumbar Puncture
  • Lumbar Selective Nerve Root Block
  • Lumbar Spine Surgery
  • Lumbar Transforaminal Injection
  • Microdiscectomy
  • Microsurgical Spine Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Neck Surgery
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Nerve Block, Sympathetic
  • Nerve Destruction by Neurolytic Agent
  • Neuroplasty
  • Neurostimulation
  • Orthopedic Spine Surgery
  • Pediatric Spine Surgery
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Posterior Cervical Laminectomy
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Cord Surgery
  • Spinal Discectomy
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Internal Fixation
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Reconstruction
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spinal Tumor Surgery
  • Spine Fracture Treatment
  • Spine Surgery
  • Stereotactic Radiosurgery
  • Stereotactic Radiosurgery, Spinal or Cranial
  • Stereotaxis
  • Steroid Injection
  • Thoracic Disc Surgery
  • Thoracic Epidural Steroid Injection
  • Thoracic Facet Joint Injection
  • Thoracic Outlet Surgery
  • Thoracic Surgical Procedure
  • Thoracic Sympathectomy for Sweaty Palms
  • Total Disc Replacement
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Vascular Transcatheter Embolization

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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Florida.

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.

Education

  • University Of Michigan / Ann Arbor
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1995
  • University Of Michigan / Ann Arbor
    Medical School | Graduated 1999
  • Baylor University Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2000
  • Baylor University Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2002
  • Lsu Health Sciences Center, Shreveport
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2005
  • Lsu
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2005
  • Cyberknife Center Of Miami
    Other Education | Completed 2006

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • President of Florida Neurosurgical Society, 8/15/2011
Media & Publications

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Shaya's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Shaya to family and friends
4.6
based on 127 total reviews (39 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (127)

  • 5
    (112)
  • 4
    (2)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (12)

Dr. Shaya's Performance

Trustworthiness
EXCELLENT
Explains condition(s) well
EXCELLENT
Answers Questions
EXCELLENT
Time well spent
EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
EXCELLENT
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (39)

in Miami, FL |
Simple the best neurosurgeon!!Woke up free of pain
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Excellent Doctor. takes the time with you to explain everything.
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Excellent surgeon! The best at what he does. He explains things very clearly and is caring and has a true concern for his patients. Takes the time to answer all questions and is always available when you call with concerns etc. I would highly recommend him. Thank you Dr. Shaya, you are the best!
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in Coral Gables, FL |
Just fininished my second appointment with Dr. Mark Shaya - have to say the Doctor and his staff are top notch. My first appointment was to consult regarding five herniated discs - so much pain.... I was able to make a fast first appointment with a followup. I was also referred for PT and his...more
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in East Setauket, NY |
My mom lives in Fort Myers and we traveled 2 hours over to Miami to be treated by Dr. Mark Shaya because this was the doctor we wanted to cure my mom of her pain from spinal stenosis! Let me just tell you he gave her, her life back!! She woke up the very next day after a 2nd laminectomy performed...more
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Dr. Shaya accepts 37 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
    Medicaid
  • Assurant Health
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • CareSource
    Medicaid
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Community Health Choice
    Medicaid
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • EmblemHealth
    Emblem Health
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Florida Combined Life
  • Florida Health Administrators
  • Florida Hospital Healthcare System
  • Golden Rule
  • Guardian
  • Health Net
    Medicaid
  • HealthPlus
    Medicaid
  • HealthSmart
  • Humana
  • inHealth
    Medicaid
  • INTotal Health
    Medicaid
  • Medicaid
  • Midwest Health Plan
    Medicaid
  • Molina Healthcare
    Medicaid
    Molina
  • MultiPlan
  • New York Life
  • Peach State Health Plan
    Medicaid
  • Preferred Care Partners
  • Preferred Medical Plan
  • Staywell (Wellcare)
    Medicaid
  • Tricare
    TriCare for Life
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Medicaid
    United Healthcare
  • Wellcare of Georgia
    Medicaid

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Hospitals where Dr. Shaya has admitting privileges

Aventura Hospital & Medical Center
20900 Biscayne Blvd
Aventura, FL 33180
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Mercy Hospital
3663 S Miami Ave
Miami, FL 33133
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Coral Gables Hospital
3100 S Douglas Rd
Coral Gables, FL 33134
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Doctors Hospital
5000 University Dr
Coral Gables, FL 33146
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Hialeah Hospital
651 E 25th St
Hialeah, FL 33013
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North Shore Medical Center
1100 NW 95th St
Miami, FL 33150
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Palm Springs General Hospital
1475 W 49th St
Hialeah, FL 33012
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Palmetto General Hospital
2001 W 68th St
Hialeah, FL 33016
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