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Dr. Reza Shahim, MD

Neurosurgery ·  Male · Age 80

Dr. Shahim

Dr. Reza Shahim, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in North Little Rock, AR and has been practicing for 18 years. He graduated from University Of Arkansas For Medical Sciences in 1995 and specializes in neurosurgery.


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(501) 225-0880

Dr. Shahim accepts the following insurance:

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Dr. Shahim's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Shahim performs Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy) more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Shahim performs this procedure more than 100% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

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

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Shahim treats Herniated Disc more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Shahim treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Intervertebral Disc Disease
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Shahim treats Intervertebral Disc Disease more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Shahim treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Shahim's conditions and procedures:

  • Aneurysm
  • Back Pain
  • 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
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Craniotomy
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Laminectomy
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Microdiscectomy
  • Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Pain
  • Nerve Destruction by Neurolytic Agent
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Neuroplasty
  • Neurostimulation
  • Neurosurgical Procedures
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pituitary Gland Tumor Excision
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spinal Tumor Surgery
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spine Surgery
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Vascular Disease

About Me

Biography

Dr. Reza Shahim, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in North Little Rock, AR and has been practicing for 18 years. He graduated from University Of Arkansas For Medical Sciences in 1995 and specializes in neurosurgery.

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Board Certifications

Education

2001
University Of Kentucky Medical Center
Residency Hospital
1996
University Of Kentucky Medical Center
Internship Hospital
1995
University Of Arkansas For Medical Sciences
Medical School
1990
University Of Arkansas
Undergraduate School
2001
1996
1995
1990

Languages

  • Farsi
  • English

Awards

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

Dr. Shahim's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Shahim

3.9

Based on 28 reviews

5 Stars
67.85714285714286%
(19)
4 Stars
0%
(0)
3 Stars
7.142857142857143%
(2)
2 Stars
0%
(0)
1 Star
25%
(7)

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Does not take time with the patient to explain what is needed. Does not offer any assistance with pain. Cost $450 for him to walk in, introduce himself, and tell me the could not do anything until I got a CT or MRI. $450. Charges for a cortisone shot were $4851! He has absolutely NO interest...Read More
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Dr. Shahim is very professional, very thorough, and explains everything in detail. My back surgery went off without a hitch. His staff are very efficient, caring, and friendly. I would recommend Dr. Shahim to anyone with back issues.
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Dr Shahim operated on my back a few years ago and the results were wonderful. My neck started giving me bad problems so I went back to him and he performed another surgery on my neck two months ago and the results were great. my back and neck are both doing really well. Arkansas Surgical Hospital...Read More
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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...Read More
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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...Read More
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