Dr. Shah-Nawaz Dodwad, MD

Dr. Shah-Nawaz Dodwad, MD

Orthopedic Spine Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 34
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Dr. Shah-Nawaz Dodwad, MD is an orthopedic spine surgery specialist in Houston, TX and has been practicing for 9 years. He graduated from Wayne State Univ Som in 2009 and specializes in orthopedic spine surgery.

6400 Fannin St Ste 2250

Houston, TX 77030

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • Humana Health Plan of Texas
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Dodwad performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Low Back Pain
very high
more than 99% of peers
Back Pain
very high
more than 99% of peers
Chronic Neck Pain
very high
more than 97% of peers

Dr. Dodwad'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.

1  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Spine Surgery

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Dodwad does not have any board certifications listed.

42  Conditions Treated

  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Gout
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Myelopathy
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rib Fracture
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA)
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
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7  Procedures

  • Fracture Care
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Kyphoplasty, Percutaneous
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spine Fracture Treatment

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Texas.

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.

Education

  • Wayne State Univ Som
    Medical School | Graduated 2009

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Dodwad has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Dodwad has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Dodwad's Reviews

3.8
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Dodwad to family and friends
10 total reviews (7 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (10)

  • 5
    (7)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (3)

Dr. Dodwad's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Patient Comments (7)

I've known Dr. Dodwad for a long time and he's always been a great resource in answering my questions regarding an injury or general medical inquiries. He is very personable and has an unmatched intelligence. You are in good hands with Dr. Dodwad.
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Dr. Dodwad is a very talented Surgeon. He is very passionate about his job, at the same time he is very humble and truthful and will never operate on patients unless he knows it will benefit them 100% .
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Very excellent doctor. He did my surgery for L5,S1 and herrniation disc problem. My spine specialist recommend him and I am glad that he recommend Dr Did was. He understood my urgency and gave me appointment. After he show my MRI report him and his staff work on my insurance very quickly got me...more
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I Suffer from server back pain, he missed treated me and would not assist with paper work required for my job. I would not recommend this doctor to anyone. His staff his horrible in regards to following up. They do not return phone calls. It is very sad and a waste of time to see this doctor.
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Dr. Dodwad is an excellent surgeon. I was very leary of having any further surgery to repair discs in my neck. Dr. Dodwad's friendliness and genuine concern for my health helped to make me feel at ease and that helped me to put total trust in his performing the surgery. I am very glad I did.
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