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Roham Moftakhar, MD

  • Neurological Surgery
Board Certification:
  • Neurological Surgery
Faculty Rank: Assistant Professor
Medical or Graduate Education: George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences
Residency: University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics - Neurological Surgery
Fellowship: University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics - Neuroendovascular Surgery
  University of Miami Jackson Memorial Medical Center - Cerebrovascular/Skullbase Surgery; Neuroendovascular Surgery
Clinical Expertise:
  • Angiogram, cerebral
  • Arteriovenous malformations
  • Brain and spinal cysts
  • Brain aneurysm
  • Brain tumor
  • Carotid endarterectomy and stenting
  • Coil embolization
  • Endovascular/vascular neurosurgery
  • Intracerebral hemorrhage
  • Meningioma
  • Sinus and skull base tumors
  • Skull base surgery
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid hemorrhage
  • Trigeminal neuralgia
Research Interests:
  • MR imaging to study risk of cerebral aneurysm rupture
  • Use of neuroprotective drugs in acute stroke
  • Minimally invasive skullbase and micro neurosurgery
  • Neuroendovascular device development
Languages Spoken:
  • Farsi
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  • University Neurosurgery
  • Professional Building
  • 1725 W. Harrison St.
  • Suite 855
  • Chicago, IL  60612
  • Phone: (312) 942-6644
  • Fax: (312) 927-2176
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Below is a list of scientific publications for which this practitioner was either the primary author or a contributor. Citations come from PubMed, a database of biomedical literature, life science journals and online books. PubMed is a service of the US Library of Medicine at the National Institutes of Health. Click on the title of the cited work for more information (this will take you directly to Listings go back five years.

  1. Treatment of a ruptured vertebrobasilar fusiform aneurysm using pipeline embolization device.
    Tan LA, Moftakhar R, Lopes DK.
    J Cerebrovasc Endovasc Neurosurg. 2013
    2013 Mar
    15(1):30-3. doi: 10.7461/jcen.2013.15.1.30. Epub 2013 Mar 31.
  2. Solitaire FR Thrombectomy for Acute Ischemic Stroke: Retrospective Multicenter Analysis of Early Postmarket Experience after FDA Approval.
    Mokin M, Dumont TM, Veznedaroglu E, Binning MJ, Liebman KM, Fessler RD 2nd, To CY, Turner RD 4th, Turk AS, Chaudry MI, Arthur AS, Fox BD, Hanel RA, Tawk RG, Kan P, Gaughen JR Jr, Lanzino G, Lopes DK, Chen M, Moftakhar R, Billingsley JT, Ringer AJ, et al.
    Neurosurgery. 2013
    2013 Feb 25. [Epub ahead of print]
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