The Section of Neurosurgery at UChicago Medicine
The Section of Neurosurgery at the University of Chicago Medicine is devoted to the evaluation and treatment of pediatric and adult diseases of the central nervous system. Providers within the Section of Neurosurgery use a full range of neuro-medical and neurosurgical technologies to provide the most up-to-date and effective treatments for the entire spectrum of neurological disease.
David M. Frim, M.D., Ph.D.
Neurosurgeon with expertise in treating: Chiari malformation, hydrocephalus, craniosynostosis, CNS congenital anomalies (pediatric & adult), and more.
Issam A. Awad, M.D.
Neurovascular Surgeon with expertise in treating: Hereditary hemorrhagic telangiectasia (HHT), cerebral cavernous malformation (CCM), carotid stenosis, aneurysm, and more.
Edwin Ramos, M.D.
Neurosurgeon with expertise in treating: spinal stenosis (cervical, thoracic, and lumbar), herniated disks, degenerative disc disease, spinal tumor, radiculopathy, spondylolisthesis, and more.
Paramita Das, M.D., M.S.
Neurosurgeon with expertise in treating: adult patients, spinal stenosis, spinal degeneration, spinal tumor, Chiari malformation (adults), brain tumor, and more.
Martin Herman, M.D., Ph.D.
Neurosurgeon with expertise in treating: herniated disks, degenerative spine conditions, spinal stenosis, spinal cord tumor, spinal injuries due to work-related incident, and more.
Bakhtiar Yamini, M.D.
Neurosurgeon with expertise in treating: brain tumor, pituitary tumors, meningiomas, brain metastasis (brain cancer), craniosynostosis (pediatrics), cervical spine herniations, and more.
Peleg M. Horowitz, M.D., Ph.D.
Neurosurgeon with expertise in treating: brain tumor, pituitary tumors, meningiomas, schwannomas, gliomas, glioblastomas, brain metastasis, and more.
Peter Warnke, M.D.
Neurosurgeon with expertise in treating: brain tumor, pituitary adenoma, glioblastoma, hydrocephalus, seizure disorders with deep brain stimulators (DBS), trigeminal neuralgia, and more.
Javad Hekmat-panah, M.D.
Neurosurgeon with expertise in consulting patients with history of neurosurgical interventions and procedural history of the spine. Medically advises patients of next steps when patients have no recent imaging (or older then one year). No longer an operating surgeon.