Dr. Richard Alexan-Shirabad, MD

Dr. Richard Alexan-Shirabad, MD

Neurology  ·  
Male  ·  
47 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Richard Alexan-Shirabad, MD is a neurology specialist in Bakersfield, CA and has been practicing for 14 years. He specializes in neurology.

Alexan Richard MD

4900 Commerce Dr

Bakersfield, CA 93309
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Insurance Accepted

  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Health Net of California
  • Humana
  • Kaiser Permanente
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • WellPoint

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Alexan-Shirabad performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
very high
more than 98% of peers
very high
more than 97% of peers
Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
very high
more than 96% of peers

Dr. Alexan-Shirabad's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Alexan-Shirabad "Dr. Alexan is a diplomate of the American Academy of Psychiatry and Neurology and is a member of The American Academy of Neurology and the Association of California Neurologist. He takes great pride in staying up to date in the latest advances in the field of neurology. He regularly attends continuing medical education opportunities to stay abreast of the most current neurological treatments and pharmaceutical improvements."

1  Specialties

  • Neurology

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurology
    Accredited by: American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology*

80  Conditions Treated

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10  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

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.


  • Universite Laval, Faculte De Medecine
    Medical School | Graduated 1998
  • Laval University
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1999
  • Enfant Jesus/Laval University
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2002
  • Mni/McGill University
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2003
  • University AZ
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2004

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Alexan-Shirabad has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Alexan-Shirabad's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Alexan-Shirabad to family and friends
16 total reviews (6 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (16)

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  • 3
  • 2
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Dr. Alexan-Shirabad's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (6)

Had a 8:00 am appointment and finally left at 9:00 am without seeing the doctor.
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I was extremely impressed with Dr Alexan and his staff. After going to two previous doctors, he was the only one to accurately diagnose my problem. He took the time to explain what needs to be done and how long it would take. I felt very comfortable with his opinion. He is very knowledgeable....more
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I saw Dr. Alexan the first time four years ago for a bad case of vertigo and just recently for a spinal cord injury. Dr. Alexan is a super person and doctor. He is very warm, friendly and caring. Dr. Alexan is also a very competent neurologist.
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I have been suffering for 3 months; I was referred to this witch doctor. He ordered a bunch of test and finally my Primary Care ask why I have been doing all this test due to the fact it has nothing to do with my illness. I returned for a follow up visit; and the PA was the one I saw and said...more
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Prompt to get in exam room, followed by 45-60 minutes in room waiting. Forget seeing the doctor after your first visit, only the PA is available. Staff is very slow in sending in prescriptions and horrible at returning phone messages. FORGET about reaching a live person on the phone during " Office...more
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