Dr. Roham Moftakhar, MD

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Specializes in Neurosurgery • Male • Age 40

1725 W Harrison St Suite 855
Chicago, IL 60612
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Dr. Moftakhar:

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Dr. Moftakhar's Experience

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Dr. Moftakhar's Specialties

Procedures Dr. Moftakhar Performs

  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunts - Insertion, Repair or Removal
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
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Conditions Dr. Moftakhar Treats

  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
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Hospital Quality

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Peacehealth Southwest Medical Center
400 North East Mother Joseph Place
Vancouver, WA 98664
Rush University Medical Center
1653 West Congress Parkway
Chicago, IL 60612

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Appointments & Offices

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University Neurosurgery
University Neurosurgery
1725 W Harrison St Suite 855
Chicago, IL 60612
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    Dr. Moftakhar's Experience

    Research training, expertise and qualifications

    Specialties

    • Neurosurgery
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    • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunts - Insertion, Repair or Removal
    • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
    • CyberKnife®, Cranial (Stereotactic Radiosurgery, Cranial) incl. Gamma Knife and LINAC Photon Beam
    • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Spinal Cord Repair
    • Herniated Disc Surgery
    • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
    • Spinal Fusion
    • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
    • Stereotactic Radiosurgery
    • Vascular Transcatheter Embolization
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    • Acoustic Neuroma
    • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
    • Brain Aneurysm
    • Brain Cancer
    • Cerebral Vascular Disease
    • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
    • Cerebrovascular Disease
    • Craniopharyngioma
    • Degenerative Disc Disease
    • Epilepsy
    • Hydrocephalus
    • Intervertebral Disc Herniation
    • Low Back Pain
    • Meningiomas
    • Myelopathy
    • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
    • Osteoarthritis of Spine
    • Pseudotumor Cerebri
    • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Scoliosis
    • Secondary Malignancies
    • Spinal Stenosis
    • Spine Deformities
    • Spondylolisthesis
    • Stroke
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    Background Check for Dr. Moftakhar

    0 Malpractice Claims

    • No malpractice history found for Illinois.
    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    0 Board Actions

    • No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    George Washington University / School of Medicine And Health Sciences
    Graduated in 2001
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Moftakhar & Staff

    • English
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    Dr. Moftakhar's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

    Check out the quality of care at the 2 hospitals where Dr. Moftakhar has admitting privileges:

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    • Peacehealth Southwest Medical Center

    • Rush University Medical Center

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    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Moftakhar

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Moftakhar to family and friends

    3 responses
    above
    national average

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    Dr. Moftakhar's Office & Staff
    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    3 responses
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    national average
    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    3 responses
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    national average
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    3 responses
    above
    national average
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    Under 10 minutes 3 responses
    shorter than
    national average
    Experience with Dr. Moftakhar
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    3 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    3 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    2 responses
    above
    national average
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    3 responses
    above
    national average

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    Appointments & Offices

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    Is Dr. Moftakhar accepting new patients?

    If you are a new patient, please check with Dr. Moftakhar before scheduling an appointment.

    What insurance does he accept?

    • Aetna
    • Cigna
    • Commercial Insurance Company
    • First Choice Health
    • Health Net
    • HealthSmart
    • Humana
    • Medicaid
    • Medicare
    • National Elevator
    • Providence Health Plans
    • Regence Blue Cross Blue Shield
    • United Healthcare
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    Office Locations

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    University Neurosurgery
    1725 W Harrison St Suite 855
    Chicago, IL 60612
    (312) 942-6644 (Office)
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