Dr. Ashraf Darwish, MD

Dr. Ashraf Darwish, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 43
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Dr. Ashraf Darwish, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Western Springs, IL and has been practicing for 7 years. He graduated from Southern Illinois University At Edwardsville in 2005 and specializes in orthopedic surgery, adult orthopedic surgery, and more.Read his story

4700 Gilbert Ave Ste 51

Western Springs, IL 60558

Contact Information

(708) 387-1737

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • HealthLink
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • Priority Health

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Top Care Areas

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

Low Back Pain
very high
more than 99% of peers
Back Pain
very high
more than 99% of peers
Intervertebral Disc Disease
very high
more than 91% of peers

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Dr. Darwish's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Darwish "Dr. Ashraf Darwish offers comprehensive care solutions, allowing patients to return quickly to active and healthy lifestyles. His main interests in orthopaedics are diagnosing and treating disorders of the cervical, thoracic, and lumbar spine. The cornerstone of Dr. Darwish's care philosophy is to utilize surgery as the last option. He often recommends nonsurgical solutions for the relief of neck and back pain including diagnostic procedures, pain management, physical therapy, and return to work programs. For patients who are good surgical candidates, Dr. Darwish has had extensive training in procedures that range from common to the more complex, such as minimally invasive surgery, microsurgery, decompression and fusion, and deformity correction. Dr. Darwish's personal mission is to provide individualized care for each patient."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Darwish "The cornerstone of Dr. Darwish's care philosophy is to utilize surgery as the last option. He often recommends nonsurgical solutions for the relief of neck and back pain including diagnostic procedures, pain management, physical therapy, and return to work programs. For those patients who are good candidates for surgery, Dr. Darwish performs common outpatient procedures to the most complex surgeries"

8  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Adult Orthopedic Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Orthopedic Spine Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Orthopedic Surgery
  • Non-Surgical Orthopedics
  • Orthopedic Neck Surgery
  • Orthopedic Spine Reconstructive Surgery
  • Orthopedic Spine Surgery

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Darwish does not have any board certifications listed.

29  Conditions Treated

  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Arthritis of the Neck
  • Arthritis of the Spine
  • Back Pain
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Degenerative Spine Disorders
  • Hip Sprain
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Muscular Dystrophy (MD)
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Ossification of the Posterior Longitudinal Ligament of the Spine
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylosis
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures

23  Procedures

  • Arm Surgery
  • Cervical Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Complex Spine Surgery
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Laparoscopic Spine Surgery
  • Low Back Procedure
  • Lumbar Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
  • Neck Pain Procedure
  • Neck Surgery
  • Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Discectomy
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spine and Back Procedures
  • Spine Surgery
  • Steroid Injection

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 Illinois
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1999
  • Southern Illinois University At Edwardsville
    Medical School | Graduated 2005
  • Wayne State Uni
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2006
  • The Ohio State University Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2010
  • Texas Back Institute
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2011

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Darwish has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Darwish has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Darwish's Reviews

4.6
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Darwish to family and friends
47 total reviews (22 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (47)

  • 5
    (42)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (4)

Dr. Darwish's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (22)

I am eternally grateful to Dr. Ashraf Darwish and his professional staff for having resolved my back problems. In less than 1 year I had two surgeries done--the first was a lumbar interbody fusion w/use of allograft bone and lateral plate with excellent results. The second was a cervical discectomy...more
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I came to Dr Darwish as referral after my family doctor ordered an MRI subsequent to months of physical therapy for lower back pain. He quickly diagnosed the issue as a combination of a cyst and a spinal misalignment. We jointly agreed fusion surgery was my best option for resolving the...more
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Dr. Darwish performed two spinal surgeries for me in the last year and a half, one lumbar and one cervical. I was able to leave the hospital the following day without any great amount of pain. His service was excellent from check in at the first appointment through the entire process. He is a...more
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Dr. Darwish was able to relieve my severe lower back pain and sciatica. I'm 6 weeks out from surgery now and feel I'm on the road to recovery. Dr. Darwish and his staff have been great caregivers and I felt i was in good hands this whole time.
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It is rare to find a doctor who is willing to listen carefully and work with a patient to achieve optimum outcomes. Dr. Darwish did that for me. His approach to healing is holistic and conservative, which I appreciate. The c3-4 surgical procedure he performed has enabled me to return to the active...more
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