Dr. Shimul B. Sahai, MD

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Dr. Shimul B. Sahai, MD

Pain Medicine | Female

963 N McQueen Rd, Chandler, AZ 85225 Get Directions
(480) 398-1940

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Dr. Sahai specializes in Pain Medicine and practices in Chandler, AZ. She practices at 3 locations.

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  • Internship Hospital
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  • Fellowship Hospital
  • Undergraduate School
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      3.2 based on 41 responses
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      • Trustworthiness
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      • Helpfulness
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      • Staff
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      • Scheduling
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      Experience with Dr. Sahai
      • Level of trust in provider's decisions
         (41)
      • How well provider explains medical condition(s)
         (41)
      • How well provider listens and answers questions
         (40)
      • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
         (41)
      Dr. Sahai's Office & Staff
      • Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
         (41)
      • Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
         (41)
      • Staff friendliness and courteousness
         (41)
      • Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
        16 – 30 minutes (39)
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      in Glendale, AZ |
      I feel like the second Dr. Sahai walked in and saw my physical status, she was already somewhat pre-judging my disposition. She just about stopped hearing what I was saying shortly after upon hearing my current meds. There was a little back and forth, but from the on, she was hearing me, but not really listening.. One of the worst feelings was that of feeling rushed once it seemed that she had already made her predisposed decision.
      in Chandler, AZ |
      Dr. Sahai always sees me with only minimal wait time and listens to me when I talk.
      in Gilbert, AZ |
      Dr. Sahai blindly ordered me to have a series of injections, epidurals, and branch blocks without knowing what exactly was causing my pain. She routinely ran 45 minutes to an hour late, her office was not well kept/clean, and she bills insurance for the maximum time allowed even though she only saw me for 10-15 minutes. After months with no pain relief, she referred me to a spine surgeon who stated none of the treatments done would have helped me as she was injecting the wrong area of my back.
      in Litchfield Park, AZ |
      Dr. Sahai is a true positive professional doctor who has always been very kind and extremely helpful to me with issues I have experienced with my neck and now my elbow. She is a pleasure to see and I greatly appreciate her as my doctor.
      in Phoenix, AZ |
      Made me wait 1.5 hours and I HAD an appointment! Never even came by to check in or apologize. 45 minutes in the lobby and 45 more in exam room. I had to leave. How can I trust someone with my health who doesn't care or respect me enough to at least have the decency to let me know why she is running so late or apologize for such unprofessional behavior. How will she manage my pain when she can't even manage her time! I will NEVER return.
      in Casa Grande, Az. |
      She has been wonderful. Professional, and very concerned. Takes as much time to explain everything. She actually scheduled a MRI for me, and beside showing back problems, it showed my hip determination and immediately sent me to an Orthopedic surgeon for a hip replacement. Then followed up with me for additional back procedures...Jeff Burks....
      Dr Sahai, never took the time to discuss the treatment plans, only said you this or that. None of these procedures helped in any way, appointments were always delayed 30 to an 1hr, I don't understand that if you have an 8am appointment, what could be delayed as they open at that time. Her office location was to me in dissary, not cleaned regularly. Oh and the last I will mention that she bills the insurance for 1hr appt when time spent was under 10 minutes, then double bills you. She sucks!!!!!!
      in Casa grande Az |
      She just didn't pay a lot of attention, her staff were polite.
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      Specialties

      • Pain Medicine
      • Pain Management Nursing

      Board Certifications

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      • Pain Medicine
      • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

      Conditions Treated

      • Adhesive Capsulitis
      • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
      • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
      • Arthritis
      • Autoimmune Diseases
      • Autonomic Disorders
      • Back Pain
      • Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
      • Bone Disorders
      • Brachial Plexus Palsy
      • Brain Disorders
      • Bursitis
      • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
      • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
      • Chronic Neck Pain
      • Chronic Pain
      • Chronic Pelvic Pain
      • Coccygeal Pain
      • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
      • Degenerative Disc Disease
      • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
      • Elbow Injuries
      • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
      • Fibromyalgia
      • Fracture
      • Gait Abnormality
      • Hand Conditions
      • Headache
      • Herniated Disc
      • Intervertebral Disc Disease
      • Knee Disorders
      • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
      • Low Back Pain
      • Migraine
      • Myelopathy
      • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
      • Non-Traumatic Rupture of Achilles Tendon
      • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
      • Osteoarthritis of Hip
      • Osteoarthritis of Knee
      • Osteoarthritis of Spine
      • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
      • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
      • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
      • Phantom Limb Pain
      • Plantar Fasciitis
      • Polyneuropathy
      • Postherpetic Neuralgia
      • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
      • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
      • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
      • Rheumatoid Arthritis
      • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
      • Scoliosis
      • Spinal Stenosis
      • Spine Deformities
      • Spine Disorders
      • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
      • Spondylitis
      • Spondylolisthesis
      • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
      • Trigeminal Neuralgia
      • Trigger Finger
      • Upper Back Pain

      Procedures Performed

      • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
      • Joint Drainage
      • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
      • Nerve Block, Somatic
      • Nerve Block, Sympathetic
      • Nerve Destruction by Neurolytic Agent
      • Peripheral Nerve Block
      • Spinal Nerve Block
      • Steroid Injection
      • Trigger Point Injection
      • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

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        Malpractice Claims not available

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      • 0
        Sanctions

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      • 0
        Board Actions

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      Education

      • Medical School
        Northeastern Ohio Universities College Of Medicine

        Graduated in 2002

      Awards & Recognition

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      Languages Spoken

      • English
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      Dr. Sahai'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 Pain Medicine and Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
      • Malpractice claims in Arizona not available
      • No sanctions found
      • No board actions found
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      Dr. Sahai's Office & Staff

      Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
      Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
      Staff friendliness and courteousness
      Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
      16 – 30 minutes

      Experience with Dr. Sahai

      Level of trust in provider's decisions
      How well provider explains medical condition(s)
      How well provider listens and answers questions
      Spends appropriate amount of time with patients