Aymen Rashid, MD will be joining the Orthopedic Department of Slocum-Dickson Medical Group on September 8, 2020. Dr. Rashid specializes in general orthopedics for patients of all ages with a concentration in spine surgery. He performs procedures related to the spine including but not limited to: kyphoplasty, anterior cervical disc replacement, anterior cervical disc fusion, posterior cervical laminectomy and fusion, posterior cervical laminoplasty, posterior spinal fusion for scoliosis, spinal cord stimulator placement, thoracic laminectory, lumbar laminectomy, lumbar microdiscectomy, and lumbar fusion with and without instrumentation. He treats the entire spine including; the cervical, thoracic, and lumbar spine. He specializes in degenerative conditions of the spine caused by bulging discs, arthritis, disc degeneration, infections, fractures, scoliosis, deformity, radiculopathy, myelopathy, pain and more.
Before joining Slocum-Dickson, Dr. Rashid completed his Spine Fellowship at Houston Methodist Hospital and his Orthopedic Residency at SUNY Upstate Medical University. He earned his Doctor of Medicine Degree from Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine where he also previously obtained a Bachelors of Arts Degree in Neuroscience. He was named to the Deans List during both his undergraduate and graduate studies at Johns Hopkins University for his outstanding academic achievement. Dr. Rashid is a member of the American Medical Association, the North American Spine Society, the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, the Scoliosis Research Society, and the Cervical Spine Research Society.
Dr. Rashid’s philosophy is to be able to provide the best possible care for his patients. “Whenever I work with any patient, I am always thinking how I would do things if this person were my own family. Sometimes the best care means doing surgery, and sometimes it means doing something else instead. Ultimately, my goal is to work with the patient together as a team so that we can find the best treatment that will help them the most,” stated Dr. Rashid.