Dr. Shahnaz A. Karim, MD

Dr. Shahnaz A. Karim, MD

Pain Medicine | Female | 59 years old

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I came to Dr. Karim after my recent surgery and she was very helpful in prescribing me alternatives to help with the pain. She showed me some exercises to aid with the physical therapy. Very friendly. Staff is nice and attentive. Great location as well.
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Dr. Karim's Care Philosophy

Help relieve pain and disability to the best of my ability.

Dr. Karim's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Pain Medicine
  •  Board certified in Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  Board actions found

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    Dr. Karim has 1 board action

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    • Substandard Care (6/10/2016)
    • Action Taken: Education
    • Summary: Please reference the following Document
    • State: Texas
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  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

Conditions Treated

  • Arthritis
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Bursitis
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Foot Conditions
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Hand Conditions
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Knee Disorders
  • Low Back Pain
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Upper Back Pain

Education

  • Medical School
    Sindh Medical College, Dow University Of Health Sciences
  • Internship Hospital
    University Tx
  • Residency Hospital
    Baylor College Of Med
  • Undergraduate School
    St. Lawrence College Karachi.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Gujarati
  • Hindi
  • Spanish
  • Urdu

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Specialties

  • Pain Medicine
  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

Procedures Performed

  • Joint Drainage
  • Joint Injection
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Physical Therapy
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

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