Dr. Nima Salari, MD

Dr. Nima Salari, MD

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Dr. Nima Salari, MD is an orthopedic spine surgery specialist in Phoenix, AZ and has been practicing for 6 years. He graduated from Temple University in 2007 and specializes in orthopedic spine surgery.Read his story

1635 E Myrtle Ave Ste 400

Phoenix, AZ 85020

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Insurance Accepted

  • AZ Foundation Medical Care (AZFMC)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Golden Rule
  • Guardian
  • Medicare
  • MetLife
  • MultiPlan
  • Tricare
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Dr. Salari's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Chronic Neck Pain
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Salari treats Chronic Neck Pain more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Salari treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Back Pain
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Salari treats Back Pain more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Salari treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Salari performs Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy) more than 96% of his peers

Dr. Salari performs this procedure more than 96% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Laminectomy
  • Laminoplasty
  • Laminotomy
  • Lumbar Laminectomy
  • Posterior Cervical Laminectomy

Dr. Salari's conditions and procedures:

  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Neck
  • Bursitis
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Disc Replacement
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Gout
  • Herniated Disc
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Drainage
  • Kyphoplasty, Percutaneous
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Neuroplasty
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Percutaneous Vertebroplasty
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fracture Treatment
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spine Surgery
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Steroid Injection
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Vertebral Fracture
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

About Me

At Desert Institute for Spine Care, we are dedicated to providing compassionate care for our patients, and offer the least invasive treatment options that are the most effective for getting them back to their active lifestyle.

Specialties

  • Orthopedic Spine Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

2013
Stanford
Fellowship Hospital
2012
Johns Hopkins
Residency Hospital
2007
Temple University
Medical School
2003
University of Pittsburgh / Main Campus
Undergraduate School
2013
2012
2007
2003

Languages

  • Farsi
  • German
  • English

Awards

Dr. Salari's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Salari

4.8

Based on 85 reviews

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1 Star
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He is my hero. I had chronic lower back pain for 2 years. I had surgery October 25, 2018, and was and am completely pain free. From my first appt. at the office, I was treated with the utmost respect from the front office right through to Dr. Salari himself. I recommend this practice to anyone...Read More
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Excellent surgeon. Highly recommend him
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I spent seven months sleeping in my recliner because the pain in my lower back and leg would not allow me to lie down. The DISC Institute was recommended by an old friend. Dr. Salari performed surgery on the 3rd of January 2019. The issue is resolved. I have nothing but the finest comments and...Read More
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Dr Salari is incredible. His staff goes over and beyond. My wife just had a back surgery. We had issues with Cigna about codes from the MRI. He was in direct contact with them and had everything taken care of prior to surgery. But, I also have to acknowledge the Neurophysiologist, Nikita who ...Read More
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Not only do I think he is a remarkable surgeon, I think he is a remarkable human being. He did my cervical surgery and will next do my lumbar surgery. Wouldn't think of going to any other surgeon!
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Desert Institute For Spine Care

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