Dr. Mina Foroohar, MD

Dr. Mina Foroohar, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 47
(71)
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Dr. Mina Foroohar, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Arlington Heights, IL and has been practicing for 17 years. She graduated from Northwestern University The Feinberg School Of Medicine in 1995 and specializes in neurosurgery.

880 W Central Rd Ste 3200

Arlington Heights, IL 60005

Contact Information

(847) 398-9100

Insurance Accepted

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois

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Top Care Areas

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

Spondylosis
high
more than 88% of peers
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
high
more than 87% of peers
Spine Disorders
high
more than 82% of peers

Dr. Foroohar'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

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1  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*

47  Conditions Treated

  • 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 Tumor
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Herniated Disc
  • Cervical Radiculopathy
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Herniated Disc
  • Lumbar Radiculopathy
  • Lumbar Spinal Stenosis
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Injuries
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Torticollis
  • Vascular Disease

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20  Procedures

  • Brain Surgery
  • Brain Tumor Surgery
  • Cervical Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Cervical Spine Surgery
  • Disc Replacement
  • Epidural Lysis of Adhesions (LOA)
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Lower Spine Surgery
  • Lumbar Spine Surgery
  • Microdiscectomy
  • Neuroplasty
  • Pituitary Gland Tumor Excision
  • Spinal Cord Surgery
  • Spinal Decompression
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spine Fracture Treatment
  • Spine Surgery
  • Stereotactic Radiosurgery, Spinal or Cranial

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

  • Northwestern Center Feinberg School Of Medicine
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1991
  • Northwestern University The Feinberg School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1995
  • Rush University Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1996
  • Rush University Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2001
  • University Of Chicago Medical Center
    Other Education | Completed

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Foroohar's Reviews

4.7
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Foroohar to family and friends
71 total reviews (20 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (71)

  • 5
    (65)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (6)

Dr. Foroohar'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

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (20)

Dr. Foroohar assisted in my 2nd spine surgery in 2004 and now she did my neck surgery, I was very scared and nervous but she totally put me as ease explaining everything and assured me all was going to be good she totally exceeded my expectation, my scar is so small she is very caring, patient and...more
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Dr. Foroohar performed my cervical spine fusion. My neck is much improved after only 4 months, and the scar is almost nonexistent already. A plastic surgeon couldn’t have done better. She is professional, thorough, kind, takes time to listen to every concern and addresses them all. I would...more
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Every element of my treatment by Dr Foroohar has been excellent. No problem getting an initial appointment. Evaluation was professional. Clearly responded to questions. Surgery went well. Recovery has been just about exactly as she predicted. I think the partnership she has with Dr Minnion to...more
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Dr, Farooha exudes confidence and professionalism in a most pleasant manner. I was treated, by her, for a couple of years prior to my surgery....and now am getting back to "'normal" with physical therapy following the surgery... Her staff is every bit as capable and pleasant as the...more
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Dr.Foroohor is very knolageble,smart and kind doctor. Dr.Foroohor's office staff is the best. The whole team has unbelievable bedside manner! I highly recommend Dr.Foroohor to anyone who needs a help of a nurosergen! Julia Vayner
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