Nima Salari, MD, FAAOS Awarded As 2024 AZ Top Doc Nima Salari, MD, FAAOS of the Desert Institute For Spine Care has been reviewed and approved by AZ Top Docs based on merit for 2024. Dr. Salari is a Board Certified, Fellowship Trained Orthopedic Spine Surgeon with specialized training in the operative and non-operative treatment of pathologic conditions affecting the spine. His treatment philosophy exhausts all means of conservative care and less invasive surgical techniques before ever recommending spinal fusion.   He specializes in ultra-minimally invasive endoscopic spine surgery and cervical artificial disc replacement. These surgical techniques are excellent spine fusion alternatives and have the highest patient satisfaction scores. Spine fusion alternatives are usually ultra or minimally-invasive tissue-sparing approaches that allow for the fastest recovery times and minimize postoperative pain.   After spending his high school years in Germany, he enrolled in the Bioengineering program at the University of Pittsburgh. A University Read the full article →

AZ Top Docs Approves Dr. Mark A. Greenfield For 2024 Mark A. Greenfield, DO has been reviewed and approved by AZ Top Docs based on merit for 2024.  Dr. Greenfield has served the Greater Phoenix community as an Orthopaedic Surgeon since 1993. He is board certified in Orthopedic Surgery and has a special interest in treating knee and shoulder disorders. Dr. Greenfield also excels in managing and treating work-related injuries.  A graduate of Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences, he completed his Fellowship at Beth Israel Medical Center – Petrie Division. Dr. Greenfield is currently affiliated with HonorHealth, providing exceptional care to the community. About Us AZ Top Docs is a comprehensive, trusted and exclusive  healthcare resource featuring reviewed and approved Top Doctors and Dentists in Arizona online in an easy to use format. AZ Top Docs only reviews and approves providers based on merit after they have been Read the full article →

AZ Top Docs and AZ Top Dentists are proud to present the following recently reviewed and approved providers for April 2024. AZ Top Docs Include: Gastroenterology Dr. Daljit S. Bal – Peoria Infectious Disease Dr. Legesse MeKonnen – Phoenix Ophthalmology Dr. Scott Perkins – Phoenix Orthopedic Surgery Dr. Brandon E. Gough – Scottsdale Plastic / Cosmetic Surgery Dr. John L. Williams – Scottsdale

Facial Plastic Surgeon, Todd C. Hobgood, M.D. Awarded As 2024 AZ Top Doc AZ Top Docs has reviewed and approved Dr. Todd Hobgood of Hobgood Facial Plastic Surgery based on merit for 2024.  Dr. Hobgood is a renowned facial plastic surgeon in Scottsdale who specializes solely in procedures of the face and neck. As a board-certified facial plastic surgeon and board examiner for the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (AAFPRS), he is an expert in advanced facelift techniques like the deep plane and mini facelift. With over 1,000 facelifts, 4,000 rhinoplasties, and countless other facial procedures performed in the Phoenix area, Dr. Hobgood has earned a reputation for creating beautiful, natural-looking results while prioritizing patient comfort and minimizing downtime. His advanced surgical techniques, genuine compassion, and attentive bedside manner have made him a top choice for facial rejuvenation. “I’m honored by the trust patients place in my Read the full article →

Dr. Judd E. Cummings Has Been Reviewed & Approved By AZ Top Docs  AZ Top Docs has reviewed and approved Dr. Judd E. Cummings of HonorHealth Orthopedics based on merit for 2024. Dr. Cummings, a board-certified orthopedic surgeon, specializes in hip, knee, shoulder, total joint care, and orthopedic oncology. Offering a range of specialized treatments including robotics, injections, outpatient joint replacement, minimally invasive joint replacement, revision joint replacement, and tumor surgery. Before surgery, Dr. Cummings employs peripheral nerve blocks to alleviate pain, utilizes specialized cool compression braces for the hip and knee, and employs electrical stimulation to manage swelling and inflammation post-joint replacement. He employs a blend of topical medicines, non-narcotic medications, anti-nausea medicines, and IV hydration to minimize pain, nausea, and headaches post-surgery. His comprehensive post-operative protocol, coupled with home health services, facilitates faster recovery and reduced pain for outpatient joint replacement patients. Dr. Cummings adopts a familial approach Read the full article →

AZ Top Docs Approves Dr. Weimin K. Hu of Specialists in Dermatology, PLLC  Board-certified dermatologist Weimin K Hu, MD, PhD has been reviewed and approved by AZ Top Docs based on merit.  Dr. Hu is a co-partner at Specialists in Dermatology PLLC in Tucson, Arizona, where she’s practiced since 2008. She graduated with honors from Rhodes College in Memphis, Tennessee, where she earned a Bachelor of Science degree in chemistry. Her academic journey continued at St. Louis University, where she obtained dual MD and PhD degrees with Alpha Omega Alpha medical society honors in pharmacology and physiology. As Chief Resident at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio, Dr. Hu completed her dermatology residency training before specializing in Mohs micrographic surgery and cosmetic dermatology during her fellowship at Oregon Health Science University Medical Center. Dr. Hu, recognized for her extensive experience in treating skin cancer using advanced surgical techniques, remains Read the full article →

Brett Baker, DC, MUA-C Awarded As 2024 AZ Top Doc Brett Baker, DC, MUA-C of Arizona’s Premier Chiropractic and Rehab has been reviewed and approved by AZ Top Docs based on merit for 2024. Dr. Baker is certified in the Activator and Graston Technique and has training in muscle therapies as well as cranial adjusting. At Arizona’s Premier Chiropractic and Rehab, the primary focus is pain relief. Pain can happen from many different sources and whether your pain has been caused from sports injuries, auto-accident injuries, chronic pain or age related injuries – visiting Dr. Baker is the best solution. Dr. Baker holds a Bachelor’s degree in Biology, Health and Wellness and Anatomy and Physiology as well as a Doctorate degree in Chiropractic. His treatment approach is designed to meet the specific needs of every patient. Understanding that individuals are different he utilizes a variety of techniques to treat auto Read the full article →