Dr. Abhay Sanan, MD

Dr. Abhay Sanan, MD

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Dr. Abhay Sanan, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Tucson, AZ and has been practicing for 19 years. He graduated from Boston University School Of Medicine in 1991 and specializes in neurosurgery.

2450 E River Rd

Tucson, AZ 85718

Contact Information

(520) 795-7750

Insurance Accepted

  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
  • Aetna
  • Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System (AHCCCS)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Health Net
  • Humana
  • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • Worker's Compensation

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Meningiomas
very high
more than 93% of peers
Brain Surgery
high
more than 86% of peers
Spine Disorders
high
more than 79% of peers

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Care Philosophy

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1  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*

26  Conditions Treated

  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Tumor
  • Broken Neck
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari Malformation Type 1
  • Craniopharyngioma
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Epilepsy
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Vertebral Column Tumors

34  Procedures

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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Education

  • Boston U
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1987
  • Boston University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1991
  • University Of Minnesota Hosp & Clinic
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1992
  • Mayo Clinic-Minnesota
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1997
  • University Of Minnesota Hosp & Clinic
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1997
  • University Of Cincinnati College Of Medicine
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1999

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Sanan's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Sanan

5.0

Based on 86 reviews

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This man is amazing. He is observant, listens intently and takes the time to explain exactly what he can or can not do for a specific issue. Found this Doctor to be approachable and very knowledgeable. I felt comfortable with his diagnosis and confident in his ability to help me.
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I was referred to Dr. Sanan from a friend and right from the get-go I felt comfortable. He and his staff answered any concerns we had before the surgery and made me feel confident with the decision I made to have surgery.. Post surgery I am happy and recovering well. I am very happy with the...Read More
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I had a rapidly growing tumor that was greatly impacting my vision. Dr. Sanan recognized the severity of the situation, and his office quickly got the surgery scheduled, and approved by Triwest. Since the tumor was cancerous, Dr. Sanan went above the level of care and inserted chemotherapy wafers...Read More
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Dr. Sanan has had to do a second brain surgery on my son Craig Chester in 9 years. Once again he has performed brilliantly. Without going into detail, I'll just say that he is the best of the best! He was and is caring and very professional. We felt like we were very important to him - not just...Read More
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When my family went with me to my appointment to see Dr. Sanan about the tumor in my brain, we all felt at peace with the fact that he was going to be able to take care of the surgery and that I would be OK. I had so many friends and other family members who were very concerned for me. I was...Read More
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