Dr. Uri Ahn, MD

Dr. Uri Ahn, MD

Minimally Invasive Orthopedic Spine Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 49
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Dr. Uri Ahn, MD is a minimally invasive orthopedic spine surgery doctor who practices in Bedford, NH. He is 49 years old and has been practicing for 24 years. Read his story

4 Hawthorne Dr Ste 3000

Bedford, NH 03110

Contact Information

(603) 472-8888

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
  • MultiPlan
  • Tufts Health Plan

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Chronic Neck Pain
more than 89% of peers
Herniated Disc
more than 83% of peers
Intervertebral Disc Disease
more than 82% of peers

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Dr. Ahn's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Ahn "I am a Korean American who was born in the United States, after my parents emigrated to the United States from Korea. My parents lived through the Korean War, and came to America, for a better future for myself and my brother. I am extremely proud to be an American and feel that we live in the best country on the planet. I grew up in Illinois outside of Chicago, where my father practiced primary care medicine. I went to public schools, and went to college in Baltimore Maryland at Johns Hopkins University. There, I graduated in 3 years and spent a year doing research at the Johns Hopkins School of Public Health. I was lucky to gain entrance to the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, and then trained at the Johns Hopkins Hospital Department of Orthopedic Surgery. I stayed at Johns Hopkins to undergo my specialty training in Spine Surgery with one of the most prominent surgeons in the history of spine surgery, Dr. John Kostuik. I met my wife, Kerri, while training in Baltimore. She grew up in Marshfield Mass, and wanted to return to New England. I joined Dr. Kleeman at NH Neurospine in 2000, and our practice included 3 doctors, including myself with less than 10 employees. Since then we have grown to an organization of 11 physicians and over 40 employees. I enjoy taking care of patients, and my success in pain resolution and function restoration as a surgeon has brought me joy in my career. "


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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Ahn "I am an extremely conservative spine surgeon.  Because our practice at NH Neurospine offers conservative treatments such as Physical Therapy and Epidural Steroid Injections, our philosophy of reserving surgery as a last resort has been extremely effective in successfully treating patients with Spine pathology for over 20 years.  If surgery needs to be performed, our goal is maximizing success with an experienced surgeon, and compassionate PA's with a well coordinated team approach."


  • Minimally Invasive Orthopedic Spine Surgery
  • Orthopedic Spine Reconstructive Surgery
  • Orthopedic Spine Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*

Conditions Treated

  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Pointer Injuries
  • Hip Sprain
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA)
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Systemic Sclerosis


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  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Kyphoplasty, Percutaneous
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Neuroplasty
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for New Hampshire.

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.


  • Johns Hopkins University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1989
  • Johns Hopkins University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1994
  • Johns Hopkins University / School Of Medicine
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1995
  • Johns Hopkins University / School Of Medicine
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1999
  • Johns Hopkins University / School Of Medicine
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2000

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Ahn has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Ahn's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Ahn to family and friends
based on 91 total reviews (73 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (91)

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Dr. Ahn's Performance

Explains condition(s) well
Answers Questions
Time well spent

Office & Staff Performance

Office environment
Staff friendliness
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (73)

in Nashua |
Dr. Ahn is one of the best doctors that I've worked with. Honest, professional, informative. I had a ruptured disc and needed surgery. Dr. Ahn explained in detail the procedure, recovery, and lifestyle changes needed during the healing process. I am grateful for his expertise and the perfect...more
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in Manchester, NH |
Dr, Ahn was so helpful and polite throughout the whole process of my disc surgery. He even checked in on me multiple times before surgery when the anesthesiologist was running behind, which was above and beyond what his duty was as surgeon. Before my surgery, I had constant sciatic pain for years...more
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in Bedford |
Highly recommended. Very knowledgeable, High concern for patient. Very competent.
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in Manchester, NH |
Dr. Ahn is a amazing doctor. I like his manner and he was very thorough. He did my Cervical surgery and I am feeling much better! I would recommend him to everyone! He answered all my questions very promptly. The quality of my life is much better now, I am not in constant pain. he is very...more
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in Manchester, NH |
Dr.Ahn has performed surgery on my back and neck for degenerative discs ..Because of his surgical skills I am now able to enjoy my retirement. He has been very supportive and caring. I would highly recommend him to anyone.
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Ahn accepts 9 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
    BlueConnect HMO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
    Preferred Blue PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
    Harvard Pilgrim Health Care PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • Tufts Health Plan
    Tufts PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Ahn has admitting privileges

Catholic Medical Center
100 McGregor St
Manchester, NH 03102
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Elliot Hospital
1 Elliot Way
Manchester, NH 03103
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