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Dr. Rachid Assina has the following 1 specialty
- Neurological Surgery
A neurological surgeon is a physician who surgically treats disorders of the nervous system, which is comprised of the brain, spinal cord and nerves.
In addition to treating trauma of the head and spine, these doctors also treat disorders like epilepsy, aneurysms, hydrocephalus, Parkinson's disease, multiple sclerosis, stroke, spinal disc herniation, and spinal disease.
Neurological surgeons can perform surgical procedures on the brain, such as stereotactic surgery, microsurgery, endoscopic surgery, stereotactic radiosurgery, and endovascular image guided methods.
Dr. Rachid Assina has the following 10 expertise
- Ankylosing Spondylitis
- Brain Tumor
- Brain Surgery
- Brain Cancer
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Cancelled on me repeatedly
Self-verified patient of Dr. Rachid Assina - Posted on September 14th, 2017
I made my appointment with Dr. Assina in June when my back pain left me unable to walk more than once a week. I was given an appointment at the end of July but Dr. Assina cancelled on me four times now, once for a meeting and three times because he decided he wasn't coming into the office that day. Three of the cancellations I was told less then 24 hours in advanced and then re-scheduled for a month or so later. It has now been almost four months since I called and my first appointment still isnt for another month. A few weeks ago I asked his staff to email him explaining the unbearable pain I am in and to ask for a more accommodating appointment. They told me they would get back to me by the end of the week and I still haven't heard from them and they have not returned any of my messages.
glad to be his patient
Self-verified patient of Dr. Rachid Assina - Posted on October 20th, 2015
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2018)
Compassionate Doctor certification is granted to physicians who treat their patients with the utmost kindness. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and bedside manner scores.
Patients' Choice Award (2018)
Patients' Choice recognition reflects the difference a particular physician has made in the lives of his/her patients. The honor is bestowed to physicians who have received near perfect scores, as voted by patients.
Dr. Rachid Assina Accepts the Following Insurance
- Aetna Choice POS II
- Aetna Choice POS Open Access
- Aetna HMO
- Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
- PHCS PPO
- Oxford Health Garden State
Locations & DirectionsRUTGERS NEUROLOGICAL INSTITUTE, 90 Bergen St Ste 8100, Newark, NJ
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