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Dr. Mina Foroohar, MD

Neurosurgery ·  Female · Age 49

Dr. Foroohar

Dr. Mina Foroohar, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Arlington Heights, IL and has been practicing for 18 years. She graduated from Northwestern University The Feinberg School Of Medicine in 1995 and specializes in neurosurgery.


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(847) 398-9100

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

Treatment Frequency
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Foroohar treats Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement) more than 90% of her peers

Dr. Foroohar treats this condition more than 90% 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
Myelopathy
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Foroohar treats Myelopathy more than 88% of her peers

Dr. Foroohar treats this condition more than 88% of her peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Autoimmune Myelopathy
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Foroohar treats Cervical Spine Myelopathy more than 85% of her peers

Dr. Foroohar treats this condition more than 85% of her peers

Dr. Foroohar's conditions and procedures:

  • Aneurysm
  • Arthritis of the Spine
  • Back Injuries
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain Surgery
  • Brain Tumor
  • Brain Tumor Surgery
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Herniated Disc
  • Cervical Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Cervical Radiculopathy
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Cervical Spine Surgery
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Disc Replacement
  • Epidural Lysis of Adhesions (LOA)
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lower Spine Surgery
  • Lumbar Herniated Disc
  • Lumbar Radiculopathy
  • Lumbar Spinal Stenosis
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Lumbar Spine Surgery
  • Meningiomas
  • Microdiscectomy
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Injuries
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Neuroplasty
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pituitary Gland Tumor Excision
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Surgery
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Decompression
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fracture Treatment
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spine Surgery
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stereotactic Radiosurgery, Spinal or Cranial
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thrombosis
  • Torticollis
  • Vascular Disease

About Me

Care Philosophy

Refer to www.northwestneurosurgery.com

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Board Certifications

Education

2001
Rush University Medical Center
Residency Hospital
1996
Rush University Medical Center
Internship Hospital
1995
Northwestern University The Feinberg School Of Medicine
Medical School
1991
Northwestern Center Feinberg School Of Medicine
Undergraduate School
University Of Chicago Medical Center
2001
1996
1995
1991

Awards

Dr. Foroohar's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Foroohar

4.7

Based on 78 reviews

5 Stars
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4 Stars
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1 Star
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I feel Dr Foroohar was an answer to prayer. After 4 years of excruciating back pain, I saw her for a second opinion. She gave a detailed explanation about how surgery could help my back. I was then confident for her to perform a laminectomy and fusion. Until this time, I did not want surgery. After...Read More
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Beautiful lady, beautiful, professional doctor. Extremely qualified and she is personable too. She performed two cervical fusions on me. After the went home the same. Even referred my hushand, 87 year old mother, and my neighbor. Confidence level is very high.
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Dr. Foroohar is a saint! I had been having pain radiating down my right side for more then 2 decades with me just putting a band aid on it before I would seek out intervention from a surgeon. The care you receive from her and her staff cannot be measured in money, it comes with training and...Read More
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Seriously one of the best doctors and neurosurgeons around! I had a herniated disc in my C5-C6 level. This being my first surgery I was a bit nervous on what to expect, but her and her staff walked me through it step by step. By the time of the surgery date, I walked in with no doubt in my mind...Read More
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Exactly one year ago, Dr. Foroohar performed spinal fusion surgery on me along with Dr. Manion. The results have been all one could ask for. The office staff is so caring and efficient. Scheduling is easy and I'm usually seen right on time or even before my appointment is scheduled. When...Read More
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