Dr. Mina Foroohar, MD

Dr. Mina Foroohar, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 48
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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more than 88% of peers
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
more than 87% of peers
Spine Disorders
more than 82% of peers

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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.


  • 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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What People Say About Dr. Mina Foroohar, MD
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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Michael Crim in Schaumburg, IL – Aug 06, 2018
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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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AlanD in Arlington Heights, IL – Jun 12, 2018
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My experience with Dr. Foroohar has been excellent. She is very business like and professional. Everything has gone exactly as discussed. I would highly recommend her. Her staff has been right there to answer any questions or to help in any way.
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Dale Ditmars in Hawthorn Woods – Jun 03, 2018
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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...Read More
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Ida Cassata in Arlington Heights – Mar 21, 2018
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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...Read More
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L Ecklund in Lake Zurich, IL – Nov 15, 2017
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