Dr. Sam Safavi-Abbasi, MD

Dr. Sam Safavi-Abbasi, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
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Age 45
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Dr. Sam Safavi-Abbasi, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Phoenix, AZ and has been practicing for 11 years. He graduated from Johann Wolfgang Goethe Universitat in 2002 and specializes in neurosurgery.

2910 N 3rd Ave

Phoenix, AZ 85013

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Insurance Accepted

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • MultiPlan

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Dr. Safavi-Abbasi's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
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high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Safavi-Abbasi treats Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement) more than 88% of his peers

Dr. Safavi-Abbasi treats this condition more than 88% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Brachial Neuritis
  • Neuritis
  • Neuritis With Brachial Predilection
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Peripheral Neuritis
  • Polyneuritis
  • Radiculitis
  • Ulnar Neuritis
  • Vestibular Neuritis
Traumatic Brain Injury
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high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Safavi-Abbasi treats Traumatic Brain Injury more than 84% of his peers

Dr. Safavi-Abbasi treats this condition more than 84% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Acquired Brain Injuries
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
Spine Disorders
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high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Safavi-Abbasi treats Spine Disorders more than 83% of his peers

Dr. Safavi-Abbasi treats this condition more than 83% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Arthritis of the Spine
  • Degenerative Spine Diseases
  • Ossification of the Posterior Longitudinal Ligament of the Spine
  • Pediatric Spinal Tumor
  • Progressive Spinal Muscular Atrophy
  • Progressive Spinobulbar Muscular Atrophy
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Dysostosis, Anhalt Type
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA)
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Ryukyuan Type
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Scapuloperoneal
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Type I
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Type II
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Type III
  • Spinal Tuberculosis

Dr. Safavi-Abbasi's conditions and procedures:

Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Aneurysm
Bone Disorders
Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
Brain Aneurysm
Brain Cancer
Brain Disorders
Brain Surgery
Broken Neck
Cancer
Cauda Equina Syndrome
Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
Cerebral Hemorrhage
Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
Cerebrovascular Disease
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
Chiari's Deformity
Cranial Trauma
Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
Degenerative Disc Disease
Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
Ear Disorders
Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
Epilepsy
Fracture
Herniated Disc
Herniated Disc Surgery
Hydrocephalus
Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
Low Back Pain
Lumbar Spine Fracture
Meningiomas
Myelopathy
Neuroplasty
Neurostimulation
Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
Pathological Spine Fracture
Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Scoliosis
Secondary Malignancies
Spinal Cord Injury
Spinal Cord Stimulation
Spinal Fusion
Spinal Nerve Block
Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
Spinal Stenosis
Spine Deformities
Spine Disorders
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
Spondylolisthesis
Stroke
Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
Subdural Hemorrhage
Thoracic Spine Fracture
Thrombosis
Traumatic Brain Injury
Vascular Disease
Vertebral Column Tumors

About Me

Biography

Dr. Sam Safavi-Abbasi, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Phoenix, AZ and has been practicing for 11 years. He graduated from Johann Wolfgang Goethe Universitat in 2002 and specializes in neurosurgery.

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Education

  • 2014
    University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Ctr
    Residency Hospital
    2014
  • 2007
    BARROW NEUROLOGICAL INSTITUTE
    Fellowship Hospital
    2007
  • 2002
    Johann Wolfgang Goethe Universitat
    Medical School
    2002

Dr. Safavi-Abbasi's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Safavi-Abbasi

4.3

Based on 6 reviews

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Ok first off, he looked at my Mri for a second, said he didn't see anything. But I have medical records from another neurologist that says different. So I was confused. I thought they at least talked each other or looked at my records. This made me upset and was crying. I had an anxiety attack. And...Read More
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