Dr. Reza Shahim, MD

Dr. Reza Shahim, MD

Neurosurgery | Male | 78 years old

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Dr. Shahim specializes in Neurosurgery and practices in North Little Rock, AR. He practices at 1 location.

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based on 25 total surveys (6 with reviews)
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in Little Rock, AR |
Had 8 AM appointment. Dr. was not there and staff did not know where he was or when he would arrive. Waited 30 min. and asked for refund and left. Staff was not the least bit apologetic to the situation. As I was leaving parking lot the Dr. pulled in - 40 min. late. No wonder others complain of long wait times. There where 3 others waiting for him when I left. He starts his day off with a backlog apparently. With no considerations for others time.
in Maumelle, AR |
Very rushed and uncaring. Did not listen to reason why I was visiting him. Told me I had symptoms that I did not have and told me "I am a surgeon I don't do that". Treated me like I was beneath him and he couldn't be bothered with me and take enough time to listen to me when I waited for over an hour waiting on him. While he may be an outstanding surgeon I wouldn't trust him to operate on me.
in Monticello ar |
Very rushed, very uncaring, Did not have time to listen about my issues. He ended up telling me I don't have issues that I had been diagnosed with at Cook Children's hospital Fort Worth TX, at the age of 5, now I'm 20, and making up these issues according to Dr.Shahim. waste of time.
Royal, AR |
Dr. Shahim performed a laminectomy/discectomy for my severe sciatica a week ago. I experienced immediate nerve pain relief & minimal incisional pain due to his minimal surgical approach. Also, the Ark. Surgical Hosp. is an excellent place to have surgery. There is obvious apprehension experienced by anyone facing these type procedures. Dr. Shahim and his nurses were very helpful in the whole process. Excellent surgeon.
in Pine Bluff, AR |
I'm very satisfied. I wish I had not waited.
in Hot Springs, Arkansas |
Dr. Shahim is a remarkable human being. Had it not been for him, I would have been permanently handicapped. His bedside manner was unmatched. I admired Dr. Shahim's compassion and genuine concern for my well being. If you have the good fortune of having Dr. Shahim as your surgeon, you will not be dissapointed. I feel that he is amongst the very best at what he does and would highly recommend him to anyone.
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  •  Specializes in Neurosurgery
  •  Board certified in Neurosurgery
  •  Malpractice claims in Arkansas not available
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
    • Part of Spine Program Top 1% in Nation, 2012
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  • Neurosurgery

Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Craniopharyngioma
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Pain
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Stroke
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Vascular Disease

Education

  • Medical School
    University Of Arkansas For Medical Sciences

    Graduated in 1995

  • Internship Hospital
    University Of Kentucky Medical Center

    Completed in 1996

  • Residency Hospital
    University Of Kentucky Medical Center

    Completed in 2001

  • Undergraduate School
    University Of Arkansas

    Graduated in 1990

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Farsi

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Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Procedures Performed

  • Brain Surgery
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
  • Cervical Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Craniotomy
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Laminectomy
  • Microdiscectomy
  • Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Nerve Destruction by Neurolytic Agent
  • Neuroplasty
  • Neurostimulation
  • Neurosurgical Procedures
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spinal Tumor Surgery
  • Spine Surgery
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