Dr. Shahnaz Karim, MD

Dr. Shahnaz Karim, MD

Pain Medicine  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 61
(46)
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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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Top Care Areas

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

Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
very high
more than 99% of peers
Chronic Neck Pain
very high
more than 99% of peers
Peripheral Nerve Disorders
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Karim'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. Karim "Help relieve pain and disability to the best of my ability."

2  Specialties

  • Pain Medicine
  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

1  Board Certifications

  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
    Accredited by: American Board of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation*

47  Conditions Treated

  • Arthritis
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer Pain
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Foot Conditions
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Hand Conditions
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Knee Disorders
  • Low Back Pain
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • 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 Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Upper Back Pain
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11  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Texas.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

1 Board Action
  • Substandard Care (6/10/2016)
    Action Taken: Education
    Summary: Please reference the following Document
    Documentation: Download here (PDF)
    State: Texas

Education

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

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Karim has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Karim has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Gujarati
  • Hindi
  • Spanish
  • Urdu

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Karim's Reviews

4.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Karim to family and friends
46 total reviews (22 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (46)

  • 5
    (34)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (2)
  • 1
    (9)

Dr. Karim's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (22)

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...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...more
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Dr.Karim has been one of the best Dr's , I have had in years ,she has shown me that great Dr's do exist.She has been so instrumental in getting my health back on track,it was getting to the point where I feared for my health, I am diabetic and overweight , coming to her has changed my life for the...more
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She is a wonderful doctor treating my pain. I highly recommend her.
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