Dr. Shahnaz Karim, MD

Dr. Shahnaz Karim, MD

Pain Medicine  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 62
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Dr. Shahnaz Karim, MD is a pain medicine specialist in Houston, TX. She graduated from Sindh Medical College, Dow University Of Health Sciences and specializes in pain medicine and physical medicine & rehabilitation.

10019 Main St Ste A1

Houston, TX 77025

Contact Information

(713) 668-6000

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • Molina Healthcare
  • 2 More

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Background Check

1 board action Found
  • Substandard Care (6/10/2016)View details
No malpractice claims found for Texas
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Karim's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Karim treats Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement) more than 100% of her peers

Dr. Karim treats this condition more than 100% of her peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Sciatica as Seen in Rheumatoid Arthritis
Peripheral Nerve Disorders
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Karim treats Peripheral Nerve Disorders more than 99% of her peers

Dr. Karim treats this condition more than 99% of her peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Acute Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyradiculoneuropathy
  • Alcoholic Neuropathy
  • Alcoholic Polyneuropathy
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Auditory Neuropathy
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Autonomic Dysreflexia
  • Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Carcinomatous Polyneuropathy
  • Carotid Sinus Syncope
  • Chronic Demyelinating Neuropathy With IgM Monoclonal Gammapathy
  • Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuropathy
  • Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyradiculoneuropathy
  • Congenital Neuropathy With Arthrogryposis Multiplex Congenita
  • Congenital Sensory Neuropathy With Neurotrophic Keratitis
  • Demyelinating Polyneuropathy
  • Diabetic Neuropathy
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Hand Neuropathy
  • Hereditary Neuropathy With Liability to Pressure Palsies
  • Hereditary Sensory and Autonomic Neuropathy, Type I
  • Infantile Refsum Disease
  • Inflammatory and Toxic Neuropathy
  • Inflammatory Neuropathies
  • Leber Hereditary Optic Neuropathy
  • Metabolic Neuropathy
  • Motor and Sensory Neuropathy With Sensorineural Hearing Loss, Bouldin Type
  • Motor Neuropathy
  • Motor Neuropathy, Peripheral With Dysautonomia
  • Multifocal Motor Neuropathy
  • Multifocal Motor Neuropathy With Conduction Block
  • Neuropathy, Distal Hereditary Motor
  • Neuropathy, Distal Hereditary Motor, Jerash Type
  • Neuropathy, Distal Hereditary Motor, Type III
  • Neuropathy, Distal Hereditary Motor, Type VIIa
  • Neuropathy, Hereditary Motor and Sensory, Lom Type
  • Neuropathy, Hereditary Motor and Sensory, Okinawa Type
  • Neuropathy, Hereditary Sensory, Radicular
  • Neuropathy, Hereditary Sensory, Type I
  • Neuropathy, Hereditary Sensory, Type II
  • Neuropathy, Hereditary Sensory, Type IV
  • Neuropathy, Motor & Sensory
  • Optic Neuropathy
  • Peripheral Neuropathy
  • Peroneal Muscular Atrophy
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Polyradiculoneuropathy
  • Pudenal Neuropathy
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Retrobulbar Neuropathy
  • Sensory Neuropathy With Spastic Paraplegia
  • Spinal Bulbar Motor Neuropathy
  • Spinocerebellar Ataxia With Axonal Neuropathy, Type 2
  • Spinocerebellar Ataxia, Autosomal Recessive, With Axonal Neuropathy
  • Toxic Polyneuropathy Due to Acrylamide
  • Ulnar Neuropathy
  • Vascular Neuropathy
Trigger Point Injection
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Karim performs Trigger Point Injection more than 98% of her peers

Dr. Karim performs this procedure more than 98% of her peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection

Dr. Karim's conditions and procedures:

Arthritis
Arthritis of the Elbow
Ataxia
Autoimmune Diseases
Autonomic Disorders
Back Pain
Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
Bone Disorders
Brain Disorders
Bursitis
Cancer Pain
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
Chronic Neck Pain
Chronic Pain
Chronic Pelvic Pain
Chronic Postoperative Pain
Coccygeal Pain
Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
Degenerative Disc Disease
Diabetic Polyneuropathy
Elbow Injuries
Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
Fibromyalgia
Foot Conditions
Gait Abnormality
Hand Conditions
Herniated Disc
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Joint Drainage
Joint Injection
Knee Disorders
Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
Low Back Pain
Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
Nerve Block, Somatic
Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
Osteoarthritis of Hip
Osteoarthritis of Knee
Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
Peripheral Nerve Block
Peripheral Nerve Disorders
Physical Therapy
Polyneuropathy
Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Rheumatoid Arthritis
Runner's Knee
Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Scoliosis
Shoulder Disorders
Spinal Nerve Block
Spinal Stenosis
Spine Deformities
Spine Disorders
Spondylitis
Spondylolisthesis
Spondylosis
Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
Steroid Injection
Tension Headache
Trigeminal Neuralgia
Trigger Finger
Trigger Point Injection
Upper Back Pain
Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

About Me

Care Philosophy

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

Specialties

  • Pain Medicine
  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

Board Certifications

  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

Education

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

Languages

  • Gujarati
  • Hindi
  • Spanish
  • Urdu

Dr. Karim's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Karim

4.1

Based on 50 reviews

5 Stars
76%
(38)
4 Stars
0%
(0)
3 Stars
2%
(1)
2 Stars
4%
(2)
1 Star
18%
(9)

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Average Wait Time
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Amazing Dr. She has given me hope. Thank you!!
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Knowledge and always helpful without long waits. Would definitely recommend to anybody
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Excellent care provided. Wish I had been her patient for many years.
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I recently started seeing Dr. Shahnaz Karim,after my doctor,Wali Gouher of Houston retired and I was really concerned that I would not be able to find a doctor that could give me the same care as my previous doctor! After seeing her for the first time,I knew I was in good hands and that this...Read More
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Dr. Karim used to be my pain doc. Her office was always overcrowded, front staff was rude and the doctor herself spends 5 mins max before she sends you out the door. At first she seems like a very caring and great doctor but give it a few visits. She never kept me in the same med twice. I left...Read More
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Insurance accepted

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Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
Blue Advantage HMO
Blue Choice
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Commercial Insurance Company
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Preferred PPO
Molina Healthcare
MultiPlan
PHCS Network PPO
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus POS
Navigate HMO
Navigate POS
Options PPO

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