Dr. Nader Sanai, MD

Dr. Nader Sanai, MD

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Neurosurgery  |  
Male  |  
41 y/o
9 reviews

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Barrow Brain and Spine

2910 N 3rd Ave

Phoenix, AZ 85013
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Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Compassionate Care Network (CCN)
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • MultiPlan
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Care Philosophy

At BNA, we put our patients first.  We are committed to treating our patients with compassion and to providing innovative and sound medical options for the treatment of our patient's neurological conditions.  As a patient of BNA, your health and well-being are important to us.  The neurosurgeons, physiatrists, hospital staff, neurological institute, and other members of our multidisciplinary team work together with one goal in mind - helping you get well. 
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Dr. Sanai's Experience

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Dr. Sanai's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Neurosurgery
  • Board certified in Neurosurgery
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Specialties

  • Neurosurgery
  • Anatomic & Clinical Pathology
  • Anatomic Pathology
  • Brain Research
  • Cancer Research
  • Clinical Pathology
  • Clinical Research
  • Research
  • Tumor Pathology
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Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*
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Conditions Treated

  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Adrenal Gland Cancer
  • All Lymphoma
  • Anal Disorders
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Anemia
  • Aneurysm
  • Aphasia
  • Arachnoid Cyst
  • Astrocytoma
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Blood Disorders
  • Blurred Vision
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Cysts, Adult
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain Hemorrhage
  • Brain Lesion
  • Brain Tumor
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Diseases
  • Broken Neck
  • Burkitt's Lymphoma
  • Cancer
  • Central Nervous System Lymphoma
  • Cerebellar Ataxia
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Cholesteatoma
  • Cholesterol Granuloma
  • Chondroblastoma
  • Chondrosarcoma
  • Chordoma
  • Coagulation Disorders (incl. Hemophilia)
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Craniopharyngioma
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Diplopia
  • Dizziness
  • Dysphagia
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epilepsy
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Fracture
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Glioblastoma
  • Glioma
  • Gynecologic Cancer
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Hemangioma
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Hypercoagulable State
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura (ITP)
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Kidney Cancer
  • Larynx Conditions
  • Leukocytosis
  • Liver Cancer
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Lung Cancer
  • Macroglobulinemia (incl. Waldenstrom's )
  • Malignant Brain Tumor
  • Melanoma
  • Meningiomas
  • Metastatic Tumor
  • Metastatic Tumors (Brain)
  • Myeloma
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Neurofibromatosis
  • Neutropenia
  • Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Numbness
  • Obstructive Hydrocephalus
  • Optic Nerve Disorder
  • Optic Nerve Tumor
  • Orbital Nerve Tumor
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Ovarian Cancer
  • Pancytopenia
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Polycythemia Rubra Vera
  • Pregnancy-Related Disorders
  • Primary Central Nervous System Lymphoma
  • Primary Hypercoagulable State (incl. Factor V Leiden Disease)
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Purpura
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rasmussen's Syndrome
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Sickle Cell Disease
  • Skin Cancer
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thrombocytosis
  • Thrombosis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Uterine Diseases
  • Vascular Disease

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Procedures

  • Bone Marrow Biopsy
  • Brain Biopsy
  • Brain Surgery
  • Brain Tumor Surgery
  • Brainstem Surgery
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Craniotomy
  • CyberKnife® Robotic Radiosurgery
  • CyberKnife®, Cranial (Stereotactic Radiosurgery, Cranial) incl. Gamma Knife and LINAC Photon Beam
  • Intracranial Vessel Angioplasty and Stenting
  • Intraoperative Mapping
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Microsurgery of Brain Tumors
  • Neuroplasty
  • Neurostimulation
  • Neurosurgical Procedures
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus Surgery
  • Plasmapheresis
  • Radio Surgery
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Stenting, Intracranial Vessels
  • Stereotactic Radiosurgery
  • Stereotactic Radiosurgery, Spinal or Cranial
  • Stereotactic Surgery
  • Thoracentesis
  • Tumor Resection
  • Tumor Surgery
  • Ventriculoperitoneal Shunt

Background Check

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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 California At San Diego
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • University of California At San Francisco
    Medical School | Graduated
  • University of California At San Francisco
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • University of California At San Francisco
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • BARROW NEUROLOGICAL INSTITUTE
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Visiting Professor, Swedish Neuroscience Institute Department of Neurosurgery, 2013
  • Press Award, Congress of Neurological Surgeons, 2010
  • Kaiser Award for Clinical Research, San Francisco Neurological Society, 2007
  • Conquer Cancer Foundation of ASCO Career Investigator Award, American Society of Clinical Oncology, 2013
  • National Brain Tumor Foundation Mahaley Award, American Association of Neurological Surgeons, 2010
  • Edwin F. Boldrey Award for Basic Science Research, San Francisco Neurological Society, 2004
Media & Publications

Dr. Sanai has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dignity Health - St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center

is a Recipient of a Healthgrades Excellence Award
Cranial Neurosurgery Excellence Award

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Dr. Sanai'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
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Dr. Sanai accepts 10 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
    Blue Cross Blue Shield POS
    Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna
  • Compassionate Care Network (CCN)
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • MultiPlan
    RAN/AMN
  • Tricare
    TriCare for Life
  • UnitedHealthCare
    PacifiCare HMO
    PacifiCare PPO
    United Healthcare

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Dignity Health - Mercy Gilbert Medical Center
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Gilbert, AZ 85297
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