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 17 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

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Ganju performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Spondylosis
high
more than 85% of peers
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
high
more than 85% of peers
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
normal
more than 79% of peers

Dr. Ganju's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Ganju ""Better people means better experiences. Our care team is committed to delivering results that change lives." "

1  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*

55  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Kyphosis
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Sciatica
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stroke
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertebral Column Tumors
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16  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Illinois.

0 Sanctions

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.

Education

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

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Ganju has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Hindi
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Ganju's Reviews

3.9
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Ganju to family and friends
15 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (15)

  • 5
    (9)
  • 4
    (2)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (3)

Dr. Ganju's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

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...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...more
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