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Dr. Parviz Baghai, MD

Neurosurgery ·  Male · Age 69

Dr. Baghai

Dr. Parviz Baghai, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Pittsburgh, PA and has been practicing for 38 years. He graduated from School Of Medicine Tehran University Of Medical Sciences in 1974 and specializes in neurosurgery.


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Dr. Baghai accepts the following insurance:

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Blue Cross Blue Shield
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Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
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Dr. Baghai's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Baghai treats Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement) more than 90% of his peers

Dr. Baghai treats this condition more than 90% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Brachial Neuritis
  • Neuritis
  • Neuritis With Brachial Predilection
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Peripheral Neuritis
  • Polyneuritis
  • Radiculitis
  • Ulnar Neuritis
  • Vestibular Neuritis
Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Baghai performs Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy) more than 83% of his peers

Dr. Baghai performs this procedure more than 83% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Laminectomy
  • Laminoplasty
  • Laminotomy
  • Lumbar Laminectomy
  • Posterior Cervical Laminectomy
Herniated Disc
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Baghai treats Herniated Disc more than 82% of his peers

Dr. Baghai treats this condition more than 82% of his peers

Dr. Baghai's conditions and procedures:

  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Aneurysm
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain Surgery
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Low Back Pain
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Neuroplasty
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stereotactic Surgery
  • Stereotaxis
  • Stroke
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thrombosis
  • Vascular Disease

About Me

Biography

Dr. Parviz Baghai, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Pittsburgh, PA and has been practicing for 38 years. He graduated from School Of Medicine Tehran University Of Medical Sciences in 1974 and specializes in neurosurgery.

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Board Certifications

Education

1981
U Pitt-U Hlth Ctr
Residency Hospital
1978
Upmc Mercy
Residency Hospital
1976
Brooklyn Hosp
Internship Hospital
1974
School Of Medicine Tehran University Of Medical Sciences
Medical School
1981
1978
1976
1974

Awards

Dr. Baghai's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Baghai

3.7

Based on 21 reviews

5 Stars
61.904761904761905%
(13)
4 Stars
4.761904761904762%
(1)
3 Stars
0%
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2 Stars
9.523809523809524%
(2)
1 Star
23.80952380952381%
(5)

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Arrogant. Condescending.
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I would highly recommend Dr. Baghai. An excellent surgeon that is straightforward and very particular. Doesn't accept second best when it comes to care. That's what I wanted in a surgeon. Also as far as bedside manner, he was there first thing every morning making sure they were giving me...Read More
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From start to finish, Dr. Baghi was both professional and knowledgeable. He really took the time to review my husband's records and discussed a plan of treatment with us that did not, thankfully, involve surgery. His PA was also very thorough and treated my husband very kindly.
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Horrible bedside manner. Would not be specific as to what kind of surgery he wanted to perform and did not tell me the back problem I was having would just move up my spine after surgery, the second neurosurgeon I saw explained everything to me.
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I highly recommend Dr.P. Baghai for the fact that he is the first doctor to physically touch me as part of an examination. I have seen numerous Surgeons and he is the only one that appeared to care about me and my condition. I have a great sense of trust. His physicians assistant and secretary/...Read More
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