Dr. Sepehr Sani, MD

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Specializes in Neurosurgery • Male

2040 Ogden Ave Suite 300
Aurora, IL 60504
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Dr. Sani:

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Dr. Sani's Experience

Research training, expertise and qualifications

Dr. Sani's Specialties

Procedures Dr. Sani Performs

Conditions Dr. Sani Treats

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

The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

Rush University Medical Center
1653 West Congress Parkway
Chicago, IL 60612
Rush - Copley Medical Center
2000 Ogden Avenue
Aurora, IL 60504

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Patient Satisfaction

Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Sani

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
Rush-Copley Neurosurgery
Rush-Copley Neurosurgery
2040 Ogden Ave Suite 300
Aurora, IL 60504
1725 W Harrison St
Chicago, IL 60612
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    Dr. Sani's Experience

    Research training, expertise and qualifications

    Specialties

    • Neurosurgery
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    • Aneurysm Surgery
    • Artificial Disc Replacement
    • Brain Tumor Surgery
    • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunts - Insertion, Repair or Removal
    • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
    • Deep Brain Stimulation
    • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Spinal Cord Repair
    • Epilepsy Surgery
    • Kyphoplasty
    • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
    • Minimally-Invasive Spine Surgery
    • Repair Intracranial Aneurysm
    • Spinal Fusion
    • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
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    • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
    • Brain Aneurysm
    • Brain Cancer
    • Cerebral Vascular Disease
    • Degenerative Disc Disease
    • Epilepsy
    • Hydrocephalus
    • Low Back Pain
    • Meningiomas
    • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
    • Osteoarthritis of Spine
    • Osteosarcoma
    • Pseudotumor Cerebri
    • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Secondary Malignancies
    • Spinal Cord Tumor
    • Spinal Stenosis
    • Spine Deformities
    • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
    • Spondylolisthesis
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    Background Check for Dr. Sani

    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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    Awards & Recognitions

    Media & Publications

    • Sani S and Lopes DK. Treatment of a middle cerebral artery bifurcation aneurysm using a double neuroform stent "Y" configuration and coil embolization: technical case report. 57(1 Suppl):E209; 2005.
    • Sani S, Smith A, Leppla DC, Ilangovan S, Glick R. Elipermoid cyst of the sphenoid sinus with extension into the sella turcica presenting as pituitary apoplexy: case report.63(4):394-7; 2005.
    • Sani S, Boco T, Lewis SL, Cochran E, Patel AJ and Byrne RW. Postoperative acute disseminated encephalomyelitis after exposure to microfibrillar collagen hemostate, J Neurosurgery. 109(1):149-52; 2008.
    • Rayport M, Sani S, Ferguson SM. Olfactory Responses Evoked by Electrical Stimulation of Amygdalar Region in Man are Qualitative Modifiable by Interview Content: Case Report and Review.76:35-42; 2006
    • Sani S Jobe KW Lopes DK. Treatement of wide-necked cerebral aneurysms with the Neuoforms2 Treo stent. A prospective 6-month study. 18(2):E4, 2005.
    • Jimenez JC, Sani S, Braverman B, Deutsch H, Ratliff JK. Palsies of the fifth cervical nerve root after cervical decompression: prevention using continuous intraoperative electromyography monitoring. 3(2):92-7; 2005.
    • Sani S, Shimamoto S, Turner RS, Levesque N, and Starr PA. Microelectrode recording in the posterior hypothalamic region in humans. Neurosurgery 64(3sup):161-7; 2009.
    • Sani S, Jobe KW, Smith A, Kordower J, Bakay RAE. Deep brain Stimulation for treatment of obesity in rats. J Neurosurgery. 107(4):809-13; 2007
    • Pilitsis JG, Metman LV, Toleikis JR, Hughes LE, Sani S, Bakay RA. Factors involved in long-term efficacy of deep brain stimulation of the thalamus for essentual tremor, J Neurosurgery. 109(4):640-6; 2008
    • Sani and Byrne RW. Advances in diagnosis and treatment of epilepsy - The Rush experience. 2005.
    • Sani S, Jobe KW, Byrne RW. Successful repair of an intracranial nail-gun injury involving the parietal region and the superior sagittal sinus. Case Report. 103(3):567-9; 2005.
    • Sani S, Ratliff J, and Cooper P. A critial review of cervical laminoplasty. 14(1):5-16, March 2004.
    • Musaacchio M, Kuchay B, Patel N, Sani S, Lopes D. Long-Term Follow-Up of Quality of Life after Gamma Knife Radiosurgery Treatment for Arteriovenous Malformations. 6:211-20; 2006.
    • Lopes DK and Sani S. Histological post-mortem study of an internal carotid artery aneurysm treated by the neuroform stent. 56(2):E416; 2005.
    • Sani S, Boco T, Deutsch H. Cervical stenosis presenting with acute Brown-Sequard syndrome: case report. 30(16):E481-3; 2005.
    • Sani S, Traul D, Klink A, Niaraki N, Gonzalo-Ruiz A, Wu CK, and Geula C. Distribution, progression and chemical composition of cortical amyloid-beta deposits in aged rhesus monkeys: similarities to the human. 105(2):145-56,2003.
    • Sani S and Medhkour A. Olfactory groove meningiomas: Psychiatric symptoms foster delayed diagnosis. 52(2):13-18; 2006
    • Sani S, Ostrem JL, Shimamoto S, Levesque N, and Starr PA, Single Unit "Pauser" Characteristics of the Globus Pallidus Pars Externa Disinguish Primary Dystonia from Secondary Dystonia and Parkinson's Disease.
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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    University Of Toledo College Of Medicine
    Graduated in 2001

    Internship Hospital

    Rush University Medical Center
    Complete in 2002

    Residency Hospital

    Rush University Medical Center
    Complete in 2007

    Fellowship Hospital

    University Of California In San Francisco
    Complete in 2008

    Undergraduate Schools

    UCLA
    Graduated in 1997
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Sani & Staff

    • English
  2. Healthgrades

    9 Facts About Hospital Quality

    Patients’ risk of dying during a hospital stay for heart bypass surgery could be 85.2% lower, on average, at a hospital rated 5 stars compared to a hospital rated 1 star for that procedure. Choosing the right hospital is critical to your health. View Slideshow

    Dr. Sani'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. Sani has admitting privileges:

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    • Rush - Copley Medical Center

    • Rush University Medical Center

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    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Sani

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Sani to family and friends

    66 responses
    above
    national average

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    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    66 responses
    above
    national average
    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    66 responses
    above
    national average
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    66 responses
    above
    national average
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    10 – 15 minutes 63 responses
    same as
    national average
    Experience with Dr. Sani
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    66 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    66 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    66 responses
    above
    national average
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    66 responses
    above
    national average

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    1

    Appointments & Offices

    Check insurance plans, locations and make an appointment

    Is Dr. Sani accepting new patients?

    • Yes.

    What insurance does he accept?

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    Office Locations

    A
    Rush-Copley Neurosurgery
    2040 Ogden Ave Suite 300
    Aurora, IL 60504
    (630) 978-6770 (Office)
    B
    1725 W Harrison St
    Chicago, IL 60612
    (630) 978-6770 (Office)
    (630) 978-6773 (Fax)
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