Dr. Rachid Assina, MD

Dr. Rachid Assina, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
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Age 47
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Dr. Rachid Assina, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Newark, NJ and has been practicing for 6 years. He graduated from Ross University / School Of Medicine & Veterinary Medicine in 2008 and specializes in neurosurgery, orthopedic surgery, and more.Read his story

90 Bergen St Ste 8100

Newark, NJ 07103

Contact Information

(973) 972-6323

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • UPMC
  • Worker's Compensation

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No malpractice claims found for New Jersey
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Assina's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Chronic Neck Pain
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high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Assina treats Chronic Neck Pain more than 89% of his peers

Dr. Assina treats this condition more than 89% of his peers

Low Back Pain
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high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Assina treats Low Back Pain more than 86% of his peers

Dr. Assina treats this condition more than 86% of his peers

Back Pain
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Assina treats Back Pain more than 82% of his peers

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

Dr. Assina's conditions and procedures:

  • Acrodysplasia Scoliosis
  • Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis
  • Adult Scoliosis
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Artificial Disc Replacement
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain Surgery
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cauda Equina Syndrome
  • Cavernous Malformation of Spine
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Artificial Disc Replacement
  • Cervical Disc Replacement
  • Cervical Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Cervical Spine Surgery
  • Cervical Spondylolisthesis
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chordoma
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
  • Complex Fractures
  • Complex Spinal Deformity Correction
  • Complex Spine Surgery
  • Compound Fracture
  • Compression Fracture
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Craniectomy
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Craniospinal Trauma
  • Craniotomy
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Degenerative Scoliosis
  • Degenerative Spondylolisthesis
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Disc Replacement
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • EEG (Electroencephalogram)
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Endoscopic Spinal Surgery
  • Epilepsy
  • Excision of Scapula, Clavicle, Rib, or Sternum
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Fracture Care
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Glioma
  • Gliomatosis Cerebri
  • Gout
  • Herniated Disc
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Hydrocephalus Due to Congenital Stenosis of Aqueduct of Sylvius
  • Hydrocephalus, Adult
  • Image-Guided Spine Surgery
  • Implantable Peripheral Neurostimulator
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Drainage
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Kyphoplasty
  • Kyphoplasty, Percutaneous
  • Kyphosis
  • Kyphosis Surgery
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Laminectomy
  • Laminoplasty
  • Laminotomy
  • Limb Pain
  • Lordosis
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lower Spine Surgery
  • Lumbar Disc Replacement
  • Lumbar Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Lumbar Spine Surgery
  • Medulloblastoma
  • Meningiomas
  • Microdiscectomy
  • Microsurgical Spine Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
  • Muscular Dystrophy (MD)
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Neuritis
  • Neuroplasty
  • Neurostimulation
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Obstructive Hydrocephalus
  • Occult Spinal Dysraphism
  • Orthopedic Spine Surgery
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporotic Spine Fractures
  • Osteoporotic Vertebral Fracture
  • Pathologic Fracture
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pediatric Spine Surgery
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Radiation-Induced Meningioma
  • Radiculitis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Scoliosis as Part of Neurofibromatosis
  • Scoliosis With Unilateral Unsegmented Bar
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Cord Surgery
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Discectomy
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Instability
  • Spinal Internal Fixation
  • Spinal Reconstruction
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spinal Tumor Surgery
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Dislocation
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fracture Treatment
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spine Surgery
  • Split Spinal Cord Malformation
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stereotactic Radiosurgery
  • Stereotactic Radiosurgery, Spinal or Cranial
  • Stereotaxis
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thrombosis
  • Torticollis
  • Total Disc Replacement
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Trigger Finger
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertebral Fracture
  • Vertebroplasty

About Me

I am committed to providing outstanding, expedient, compassionate and technologically sophisticated care and expertise to my patients. 

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery
  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Pediatric Neurosurgery

Education

2015
Rutgers Med Sch
Residency Hospital
2013
The Mount Sinai Medical Center
Fellowship Hospital
2009
Umdnj-University Hospital
Internship Hospital
2008
Ross University / School Of Medicine & Veterinary Medicine
Medical School
1998
Massachusetts College Of Pharmacy and Health Sciences
Undergraduate School
2015
2013
2009
2008
1998

Languages

  • Arabic
  • French
  • English

Dr. Assina's Reviews

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4.9

Based on 35 reviews

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1 Star
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Dr. Assina is a very caring and compassionate doctor. He is very knowledgeable and has great bedside manners. If you are looking for a back or neck doctor i would highly recommend him.
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Excellent Dr knowledgeable and caring
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He is the best of the best
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I love Dr. Assina. HE HELP ME OUT SO SUCH THROUGH MY SURGERY AND AFTER. I WILL RECOMMEND HIM FOR ANYBOBY.
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Thank you Dr Assiina for relieving my back pain you are the greatest
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Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Cigna
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Coventry Health Care
Coventry Health America PPO
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus POS
Navigate HMO
Navigate POS
Options PPO
UPMC
UPMC PPO
Worker's Compensation
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