Javad Hekmat-panah, MD

Neurosurgery, Spine Surgery, Surgery | More

Professor of Neurosurgery, Neurology and Cancer Research

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Javad Hekmat-panah, MD, has 35 years of experience as a neurosurgeon and neurologist. He now offers evaluations, consultations and second opinions for patients with complex neurological conditions and back pain.

Dr. Hekmat-panah is an active medical researcher. His areas of focus include brain tumors and brain injuries caused by trauma and ischemia.

Dr. Hekmat-panah is a recent recipient of the Distinguished Educator/Mentor Lifetime Achievement Award at the University of Chicago. He was nominated by his peers for his accomplishments and contributions to the community.

Areas of Expertise

Medical Education

  • University of Tehran

Internship

  • Mount Sinai Hospital

Residency

  • University of Chicago Medicine; University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics

Memberships & Medical Societies

  • American Academy of Neurology
  • Chicago Neurological Society
  • Chicago Surgical Society
  • Society of Neurological Surgeons
  • American Association of Neurological Surgeons
  • American College of Surgeons
  • Aetna POS
  • Aetna HMO
  • Aetna PPO
  • BCBS Blue Precision HMO
  • BCBS HMO (HMOI)
  • BCBS PPO
  • Cigna HMO
  • Cigna POS
  • Cigna PPO
  • CountyCare
  • Coventry Health Plan PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Illinicare*
  • Medicare
  • Multiplan PPO
  • PHCS PPO
  • United Choice / Choice Plus
  • United Options (PPO)
  • United Select (HMO & EPO)
  • United W500 Emergent Wrap
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At a Glance

Practicing Since1964

Board Certifications

  • Neurological Surgery
  • Psychiatry and Neurology

Languages Spoken

  • Farsi
  • English
  • French