Dr. Aruna Ganju, MD

Dr. Aruna Ganju, MD

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Neurosurgery  ·  
Female  ·  
50 y/o
(15)

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Dr. Aruna Ganju, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Chicago, IL and has been practicing for 18 years. She specializes in neurosurgery.

Northwestern Medical Group

259 E Erie St Ste 13-205

Chicago, IL 60611
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • HealthLink
  • HFN
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
  • Tricare
  • UniCare
  • UnitedHealthCare

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Illinois
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Ganju's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Spondylosis
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Ganju treats Spondylosis more than 84% of her peers

Dr. Ganju treats this condition more than 84% of her peers

Spine Disorders
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Ganju treats Spine Disorders more than 76% of her peers

Dr. Ganju treats this condition more than 76% of her peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Arthritis of the Spine
  • Degenerative Spine Diseases
  • Ossification of the Posterior Longitudinal Ligament of the Spine
  • Pediatric Spinal Tumor
  • Progressive Spinal Muscular Atrophy
  • Progressive Spinobulbar Muscular Atrophy
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Dysostosis, Anhalt Type
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA)
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Ryukyuan Type
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Scapuloperoneal
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Type I
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Type II
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Type III
  • Spinal Tuberculosis
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Ganju treats Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement) more than 71% of her peers

Dr. Ganju treats this condition more than 71% of her peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Brachial Neuritis
  • Neuritis
  • Neuritis With Brachial Predilection
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Peripheral Neuritis
  • Polyneuritis
  • Radiculitis
  • Ulnar Neuritis
  • Vestibular Neuritis

Dr. Ganju's conditions and procedures:

Aneurysm
Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
Back Pain
Bone Cancer
Bone Disorders
Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
Brain Aneurysm
Brain Cancer
Brain Disorders
Brain Surgery
Broken Neck
Cancer
Carotid Ultrasound
Cauda Equina Syndrome
Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
Cerebral Hemorrhage
Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
Cerebrovascular Disease
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
Chiari's Deformity
Cranial Trauma
Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
Degenerative Disc Disease
Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
Ear Disorders
Epilepsy
Fracture
Herniated Disc
Herniated Disc Surgery
Hydrocephalus
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Kyphosis
Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
Low Back Pain
Lumbar Spine Fracture
Meningiomas
Minimally Invasive Surgery
Myelopathy
Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
Nerve Sheath Tumors
Neuroplasty
Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
Osteosarcoma
Pathological Spine Fracture
Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Sciatica
Scoliosis
Secondary Malignancies
Spina Bifida
Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
Spinal Cord Injury
Spinal Cord Tumor
Spinal Fusion
Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
Spinal Stenosis
Spine Deformities
Spine Disorders
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
Spine Surgery
Spondylolisthesis
Spondylosis
Stereotactic Radiosurgery
Stereotactic Radiosurgery, Spinal or Cranial
Stroke
Subdural Hemorrhage
Thoracic Spine Fracture
Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
Thrombosis
Traumatic Brain Injury
Vascular Disease
Vascular Transcatheter Embolization
Vertebral Column Tumors

About Me

Care Philosophy

"Better people means better experiences. Our care team is committed to delivering results that change lives." 

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Board Certifications

Education

2001
McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University
Fellowship Hospital
1999
Henry Ford Hospital
Residency Hospital
1993
University of Miami Miller School of Medicine
Medical School
2001
1999
1993

Languages

  • Hindi
  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

Dr. Ganju's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Ganju

3.9

Based on 15 reviews

5 Stars
60%
(9)
4 Stars
13.333333333333334%
(2)
3 Stars
0%
(0)
2 Stars
6.666666666666667%
(1)
1 Star
20%
(3)

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Average Wait Time
  • 16 – 30 minutes
Dr. Ganju's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
  • Explains condition(s) well
  • Answers questions
  • Time well spent
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
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I had a wonderful experience with Dr. Ganju. I was referred to her by one of her patients when 2 different doctors wanted to operate on my back to relieve debilitating pain that had put me in a wheelchair. Dr. Ganju identified a cyst in my vertebrate that was causing the pain & chose the least...Read More
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Extremely friendly Doctor with a lot of positive energy. The very best Neuro Surgeon in Chicago.. God Bless her.
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Arrogant and dismissive-in denial about failed surgery. Do not trust her with your spine.
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Dr. Ganju was very nice and kind. She is very intelligent and experienced. I would highly recommend her. She went out of her way to schedule everything I needed for surgery the same day so we wouldn't have to make another trip up there before surgery. I will have my surgery soon and after the...Read More
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Aetna
Aetna HMO
Aetna POS
Aetna PPO
Beech Street (Multiplan)
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Advantage PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna POS
Cigna PPO
Coventry Health Care
Coventry Health Care PPO
HealthLink
HFN
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Medicaid
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
Tricare
UniCare
UniCare PPO
UnitedHealthCare
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