Dr. Nader Sanai, MD

Dr. Nader Sanai, MD

Neurosurgery | Male | 40 years old

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  • Fellowship Hospital
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      Dr. Sanai accepts 10 insurance carriers

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      • 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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      4.7 based on 9 responses
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      • How well provider listens and answers questions
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      • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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      Dr. Sanai's Office & Staff
      • Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
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      • Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
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      • Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
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      Specialties

      • Neurosurgery
      • Brain Research
      • Cancer Research
      • Clinical Research
      • Neurological Skull Base Surgery
      • Oncology
      • Tumor Pathology

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      • Neurosurgery

      Conditions Treated

      • Acoustic Neuroma
      • Adrenal Gland Cancer
      • All Lymphoma
      • Anal and Rectal Cancer
      • Anal Disorders
      • Anemia
      • Aneurysm
      • Aphasia
      • Arachnoid Cyst
      • Astrocytoma
      • Ataxia
      • Autoimmune Diseases
      • Bleeding Disorders
      • Blood Disorders
      • Blurred Vision
      • Bone Cancer
      • Bone Disorders
      • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
      • Brain Aneurysm
      • Brain Cancer
      • Brain Cysts, Adult
      • Brain Disorders
      • Brain Hemorrhage
      • Brain Lesion
      • Brain Tumor
      • 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

      Procedures Performed

      • 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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        Malpractice Claims not available

        Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Arizona.

      • 0
        Sanctions

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      • 0
        Board Actions

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      Education

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

      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
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      Languages Spoken

      • English
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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
      • Malpractice claims in Arizona not available
      • No sanctions found
      • No board actions found
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      Dr. Sanai's Office & Staff

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      Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
      10 – 15 minutes

      Experience with Dr. Sanai

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      How well provider explains medical condition(s)
      How well provider listens and answers questions
      Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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      Dr. Sanai's 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.