Dr. Reza Karimi, MD

Dr. Reza Karimi, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 41
Dr. Reza Karimi, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Oradell, NJ and has been practicing for 8 years. He graduated from Umdnj-New Jersey Medical School in 2005 and specializes in neurosurgery, cerebrovascular disorders, and more.Read his story

680 Kinderkamack Rd Ste 300

Oradell, NJ 07649

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  • Aetna
  • Amerihealth
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Cigna
  • Devon Health
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Health Net
  • MagnaCare
  • MultiPlan
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Traumatic Brain Injury
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more than 97% of peers
Brain Aneurysm
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more than 90% of peers
more than 88% of peers

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Dr. Karimi's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Karimi "Dr. Reza Karimi is a board certified, double fellowship trained Neurosurgeon at North Jersey Brain and Spine Center. His practice includes all areas of Neurosurgery with special expertise in both microvascular neurosurgery and endovascular neurosurgery. He is a senior member of the Society of Neurointerventional Surgery (SNIS) and an active member of the Congress of Neurological Surgeons (CNS). Dr. Karimi is one of only a small number of neurosurgeons in the nation with advanced fellowship training in both open microvascular neurosurgery and endovascular neurosurgery. Dr. Karimi attended Fordham University in New York and medical school at UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School, where he was inducted into the prestigious Alpha Omega Alpha medical honor society. During medical school, Dr. Karimi was the recipient of several esteemed awards, including the Student of the Year Award and the Arnold P. Gold Humanism in Medicine Award.Dr. Karimi underwent residency training in Neurological Surgery at New Jersey Medical School-University Hospital, Hackensack University Medical Center and Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital. He served as the Chief Resident in Neurosurgery at both the University Hospital and Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital.Dr. Karimi has actively conducted clinical research in the fields of cerebrovascular neurosurgery, neurocritical care, neurosurgical anatomy, flow dynamics of intracranial aneurysms and biomechanics of the spine. He is the author of over a dozen abstracts which have been presented at national neurosurgical meetings and is the author or co-author of multiple peer-reviewed articles in major neurosurgical journals. He has presented and lectured extensively at both national and international neurosurgical meetings. Additionally, he is the author of multiple textbook chapters in highly referenced neurosurgical textbooks including Youman's Neurological Surgery (6th edition), Benzel's Spine Surgery: Techniques, Complication Avoidance and Management, (3rd edition), The Cervical Spine (5th Edition) and Endovascular Surgical Neuroradiology, Theory and Clinical Practice.In addition to completing his residency in neurological Surgery, Dr. Karimi completed advanced fellowship training in both microvascular neurosurgery and endovascular neurosurgery at North Shore University Hospital in New York, where he trained in the latest techniques in the treatment of brain aneurysms, vascular tumors, stroke, and vascular malformations of the brain and spine. Dr. Karimi maintains one of the busiest neurosurgical practices in New Jersey and at the same time offers a personalized, one-on-one approach to each of his patients with emphasis on a patient-centered care philosophy and high quality outcomes. He is a life-long New Jersey resident and practices at Hackensack University Medical Center, Valley Hospital, Holy Name Medical Center and St Barnabas Medical Center."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Karimi "We are committed to delivering the best care and an exceptional patient experience. We are devoted to providing services that are patient-centered and compassionate, and care for you as a person."

4  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery
  • Brain Aneurysms
  • Cerebrovascular Disorders
  • Neurological Spine Reconstructive Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*

68  Conditions Treated

  • Acute Stroke
  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm, Intracranial Berry
  • Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM) Brain
  • Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM) Spine
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain Injury
  • Brain Tumor
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Concussion
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Ear Disorders
  • Fracture
  • Headache
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Inflammatory and Toxic Neuropathy
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Lyme Disease
  • Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
  • Myelopathy
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rasmussen's Syndrome
  • Ruptured Aneurysm
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Instability
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stroke
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thrombosis
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vasculitis
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30  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New Jersey.

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.


  • Fordham University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1999
  • Umdnj-New Jersey Medical School
    Medical School | Graduated 2005
  • Umdnj-New Jersey Medical School
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2006
  • North Shore University Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2010
  • Umdnj-New Jersey Medical School
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2012

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society, 5/1/2005
  • Arnold P Gold/Leonard Tow Humanism in Medicine Award, 5/2005
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Languages Spoken

  • English

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Just the best doctor all around. I’m a 37 years old woman who had a stroke for a brain clot. This doctor saved my life and for his speed and perfect practice Mine experience is a successful story with minor consequences. I just have to thanks God and Dr. Karimi I’m alive
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This is someone who knows how to buck the trend and come up with real solutions. Out of the many, many outstanding doctors we have treating a loved one he is the only one so far who took the right steps to figure out what was wrong.
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Excellent surgeon. Highly recommended. I recently had a very difficult operation and thanks to Dr. Karimi, I am now recovering very quickly and without complications.
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Excellent Doctor!!!!
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