Orthopaedic Surgeon in Phoenix, Arizona (AZ)

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Nima Salari MD

Orthopaedic Surgeon


  • Desert Institute for Spine Care - Main Location
    1635 E. Myrtle Ave., Suite 400
    Phoenix, Arizona, 85020 - United States
    Phone: 602-944-2900
    Fax: 602-944-0064
  • Desert Institute for Spine Care - East Valley Location
    3487 S. Mercy Road
    Gilbert, Arizona, 85297 - United States
    Phone: 602-944-2900
    Fax: 602-944-0064
  • Desert Institute for Spine Care - Scottsdale
    8630 E Via De Ventura Blvd., Suite 210
    Scottsdale, Arizona, 85258 - United States
    Phone: 602-944-2900
    Fax: 602-944-0064

About Our Practice

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Dr. Salari is a board certified and fellowship trained orthopaedic spine surgeon with specialized training in the operative and nonoperative treatment of pathologic conditions affecting the spine. His expertise in minimally invasive, tissue-sparing approaches allows faster recovery times for his patients and minimizes postoperative pain.

Dr. Salari received his Bachelor of Science degree in Bioengineering from the University of Pittsburgh's School of Engineering graduating summa cum laude. He recevied his Medical Degree at Temple University School of Medicine in Philadelpha, PA and earned membership in the prestigious Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society. Dr Salari completed his orthopaedic surgery residency at the renowned Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, MD followed by a spine fellowship at Stanford University.

He has received appreciation and respect from peers and patients earning various awards, including the Vital's Patients' Choice Award, On-Time Doctor Award, Compassionate Doctor Recognition, and PHOENIX magazine's "Top Doc" in 2016, 2017, 2019, and 2020.

Dr. Salari serves as a contributing team physician for local collegiate and professional sports teams. He has published numerous articles and book chapters on the topic of minimally invasive surgery. He has helped design surgical instruments and implants in use today for several international companies. He teaches at national and international courses in the latest laser-assisted endoscopic techniques and image-guided surgeries.

When not working, he enjoys travel, a variety of sports activities and spending time with his family.

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  • Orthopaedic Surgeon
  • Board Certified
  • Fellowship Trained
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • AOSpine North America
  • International Society for Advanced Spine Surgery
  • North American Spine Society
  • Society for Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
Hospital Affiliations
  • Scottsdale Healthcare
  • Paradise Valley Hospital
  • Surgical Specialty Hospital of Arizona
  • Squaw Peak Surgical Facility

Nima Salari MD has 3 locations.