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Dr. Alfred Shen, MD

Neurosurgery*
4.2 (10)
Map Pin Small Rancho Mirage, CA
Accepting new patients
33 years of experience

Overview of Dr. Alfred Shen, MD

Dr. Alfred Shen, MD is a Neurosurgery Specialist in Rancho Mirage, CA. They specialize in Neurosurgery, has 33 years of experience, and is board certified in Neurosurgery. They graduated from University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center and is affiliated with Eisenhower Medical Center. Dr. Shen, completed a residency at University CA Irvine Medical Center. Patients rated Dr. Shen an average 4.2 star rating.

Dr. Shen works at Practice in Rancho Mirage, CA. They frequently treat conditions like Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Cross Blue Shield as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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Dr. Shen's Office Locations

  1. 1
    Desert Spine and Neurosurgical Institute Inc
    72780 Country Club Dr Ste A104, Rancho Mirage, CA 92270 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (760) 837-8020
    Monday
    08:30 - 16:45
    Tuesday
    08:30 - 16:45
    Wednesday
    08:30 - 16:45
    Thursday
    08:30 - 16:45
    Friday
    08:30 - 16:45
  2. 2
    Eisenhower Health
    39000 Bob Hope Dr, Rancho Mirage, CA 92270 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (760) 346-5078

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  • Eisenhower Medical Center

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Many providers have expertise treating multiple conditions or procedures. FindCare uses a variety of data sources to determine which conditions or procedures a provider treats and their level of experience.
Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)
Cancer of Cerebral Meninges
Spinal Stenosis
Back Pain
Broken Neck
Cerebral Edema
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
Cervical Stenosis
Compressed Spinal Cord
Degenerative Disc Disease
Herniated Disc
Hypothalamus Cancer
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Low Back Pain
Lumbar Spine Fracture
Myelopathy
Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
Radiculopathy
Spinal Stenosis with Neurogenic Claudication
Spine Deformities
Spondylolisthesis
Thoracic Spine Fracture
Brain Surgery
Destruction of Brain Tumor
Herniated Disc Surgery
Spinal Fusion
Aneurysm
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Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM)
Benign Neoplasm of Brain
Bone Cancer
Brain Abscess
Brain Aneurysm
Cerebral Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM)
Cerebral Palsy
Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
Communicating Hydrocephalus
Complete Spinal Cord Injury
Cranial Nerve Cancer
Hydrocephalus
Intracerebral Hemorrhage
Lumbar Spinal Cord Injury
Myelomalacia
Obstructive Hydrocephalus
Pituitary Gland Cancer
Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
Spina Bifida
Spinal Cord Tumor
Spinal Instability
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
Syringomyelia
Tethered Cord Syndrome
Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
Thoracic Stenosis
Upper Back Pain
Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
Laminectomy
PET-CT Scan
Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
Spine Fracture Treatment
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    About Dr. Alfred Shen, MD

    Specialties*
    • Neurosurgery

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    Years of Experience
    • 33 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English
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    NPI Number
    • 1598879595
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    Education & Certifications

    Fellowship
    • University Tennessee
    Fellowship
    Residency
    • University CA Irvine Medical Center
    Residency
    Medical Education
    • University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • Neurosurgery
    Board Certifications
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    Dr. Alfred Shen, MD is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. Shen is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

    Dr. Shen has indicated that they do offer telehealth services. Please call the provider’s office at for more information.

    Dr. Shen has seen patients for Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI), and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Shen on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    10 patients have reviewed Dr. Shen. The overall rating for this provider is 4.2. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Shen.

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