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 5 years. He graduated from Temple University in 2007 and specializes in orthopedic spine surgery.

1635 E Myrtle Ave Ste 400

Phoenix, AZ 85020

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • AZ Foundation Medical Care (AZFMC)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Medicare
  • MultiPlan
  • Tricare
  • Worker's Compensation

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Salari performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Spondylosis
very high
more than 97% of peers
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
very high
more than 94% of peers
Chronic Neck Pain
very high
more than 93% of peers

Dr. Salari's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Salari "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."

1  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Spine Surgery

1  Board Certifications

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

52  Conditions Treated

  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Neck
  • Bursitis
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Gout
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • 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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19  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.

Education

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

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Salari has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Farsi
  • German

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Salari's Reviews

4.8
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Salari to family and friends
76 total reviews (50 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (76)

  • 5
    (72)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (2)
  • 1
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Dr. Salari'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 (50)

I had a really bad bulging disc that was pinching my sciatic nerve and because of that i had the worst pain i've ever felt from my lower back all the way into my foot...it would start 20 sec after would stand up and i would literally have to sit down every 20ft just to get a little relief. went...more
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I would have him treat all of my family and friends. Very caring and thoughtful person who will explain what's going on and how he can fix it. The philosophy of not letting people suffer any longer than at all possible is god sent. He took on my case when others told me to try to enjoy life and...more
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Excellent Excellent Excellent - Dr Salari is the most compassionate & understanding Surgeon I have ever met. Having had prior spine surgeries elsewhere by other Surgeons, all I can say is I am incredibly amazed at the kindness Dr Nima Salari along with his PA-C, Nicholas Davis extended towards me...more
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Absolutely fantastic. I can't say enough good things about Dr. Salari and the DISC office. Diagnosed my problem immediately, operated promptly, I can walk again pain free. If you have back trouble, you need to go see this guy. It will change your life.
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Great surgeon in every way.back to work in 6 month from surgery. You will not find a better surgeon And his pa. There bed side manor is excellent.
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