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Roham Moftakhar, MD  
Roham Moftakhar, MD  

Roham Moftakhar, MD, received his medical degree from the George Washington School of Medicine in Washington, D.C. He completed his residency in neurosurgery at University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics in Madison. Moftakhar went on to complete fellowships in endovascular and cerebrovascular neurosurgery as well as skullbase and complex brain tumor surgery at the University of Miami/Jackson Memorial Hospital.

With this dual training, Moftakhar specializes in treating vascular diseases of the brain with either endovascular techniques or open surgery, depending on which route is better for the patient. He also has expertise in the treatment of complex brain tumors and other cranial pathologies. In addition, Moftakhar performs general and spinal neurosurgical consultations and procedures.

Moftakhar’s areas of expertise include brain aneurysms, arteriovenous malformations (AVM), cavernous malformation, carotid disease, extracranial to intracranial bypass surgery, spinal AVM and dural fistula, acoustic neuromas, meningiomas, pituitary tumors, astrocytomas, fourth ventricular tumors, brainstem tumors, trigeminal neuralgia, hemifacial spasm and spine surgery.

Moftakhar’s areas of research and laboratory interests include minimally invasive skullbase and micro neurosurgery, neuroendovascular device development, MR imaging to study risk of cerebral aneurysm rupture, and use of neuroprotective drugs in acute stroke. 

To make an appointment, please call (312) 942-6644.

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