Dr. Shapur Ameri, MD

Dr. Shapur Ameri, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 71
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Dr. Shapur Ameri, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Framingham, MA and has been practicing for 33 years. He graduated from Tehran University Of Medical Sciences, Faculty Of Medicine in 1973 and specializes in neurosurgery.

61 Lincoln St Ste 108

Framingham, MA 01702

Contact Information

(508) 879-5040

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • Tufts Health Plan

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Low Back Pain
very high
more than 99% of peers
Spondylosis
very high
more than 99% of peers
Herniated Disc
very high
more than 99% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*

53  Conditions Treated

  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Aneurysm
  • Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epidural Hematoma
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pituitary Gland Cancer
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Torticollis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertebral Column Tumors
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11  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Brain Surgery
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Epidural Lysis of Adhesions (LOA)
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Neuroplasty
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities

Background Check

1 Malpractice Claim
  • Settlement : 10/28/2015
    Amount or Range: Average
    State: Massachusetts
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

  • Tehran University Of Medical Sciences, Faculty Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1973
  • Albert Einstein Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1978
  • Hahnemann University Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1983
  • Massachusetts General Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1985

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Ameri has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Ameri has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Farsi

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Ameri's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Ameri

3.0

Based on 29 reviews

5 Stars
48.275862068965516%
(14)
4 Stars
3.4482758620689653%
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1 Star
48.275862068965516%
(14)

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I've had two surgeries with Dr. Ameri - one in 2012 and one earlier this month on 1/9/2018. He is fabulous. He got me into surgery very quickly and my relief was immediate.
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Feb 01, 2018
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I hope this MD is wonderful, because both of the office staff in both locations I spoke to were two of the rudest individuals I have worked with at an MD office. What on earth. Wow.
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Cambridge, MA – May 26, 2017
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I was in such pain for 6 months. I went to therapy and received cord-ozone shots in my neck and hips. This went on for a while. I had x-rays and MRI's. Finally decided to go to a Neurosurgeon. Dr Ameri was the answer to my prayers. He looked at all the X-rays and MRI's I had one more MRI with...Read More
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Michelle in Stow, MA – Feb 18, 2016
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